How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


Ever stumble on something noteworthy online? Neither do we, but this is all of that stuff. Stuff we didn’t author ourselves.

1980s Nostalgia-thon

Posted by on January 31st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Having grown up in the 1980s and witnessing the amazing power of nostalgic cartoons, there is nothing better than realizing your children might share a similar love for your animated loves. This mashup of 1980s cartoon heroes is the ultimate tribute. I remember them all. Every single one. How did you do? – Follow us […]

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Fowl Language Comics: Showing Your Kid Useless Crap

Posted by on January 24th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Fowl Language Comics   FROM THE ARTIST, BRIAN GORDON: This dad thing is a challenge on so many levels. Getting the kids to brush their teeth. Begging them to eat their meals. Convincing them that the new thing on their plate isn’t poison, all the while knowing they’ve gleefully attempted to eat actual, inedible things […]

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The Biggest Brother

Posted by on January 21st, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

It’s hard to say exactly which traits you need to teach a big brother. I definitely want Finn to be a better big brother than I am. We talk about specific things each day that are essential to the job, but maybe I should just show him this video… How about her face when he […]

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Maximumble: Jump on the Couch

Posted by on January 16th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

  FROM THE ARTIST, CHRIS HALLBECK: As my children grow up there are lots of rules they have to learn: Don’t throw things in the house. Don’t sit on the table. Don’t put the dog in the toilet. I’m the main rule enforcer. My recitation of the rules are usually followed by a “That’s not […]

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Posted by on January 13th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

What if A. A. Milne’s classic childhood character, Winnie-the-Pooh, had been the Incredible Hulk? I didn’t ask this question, I found its answer. I discovered this amazing series of watercolors from Charles Paul Wilson III, reached out and got his permission to share them with you here. I’ve written in simple, storybook captions because I […]

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Dad Metal

Posted by on January 8th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Well, this. This is sort of mind-blowing. Imagine a world where hairbands and heavy metal of all kinds were genres every stressed out father could enjoy. Well, Funny or Die BROUGHT IT HOME, folks. Dad Metal – watch more funny videos Dad metal is for everyone who loved hairbands, death metal and everything in between. […]

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Most Amazing One-Year Old Beatboxer Ever

Posted by on December 27th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

The Innerrnets is a strange and wonderful place. Not a day goes by that I don’t say to myself, “Wow. I weep for humanity just a little bit more now that I’ve seen that” after finding some odd bit while surfing the tidal wave of information on here. But I must also confess that occasionally […]

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♫ Coming to Town, Yoda Claus Is ♫

Posted by on December 24th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Brilliance created by: Ralph McQuarrie, who was a visionary conceptual designer and futurist responsible for the look of the original Star Wars trilogy.       ♫ Beware, you must be Sad, you must not be Angry, you must not be Tell you why, I will Coming to town, Yoda Claus is Coming to town, […]

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Conan Visits American Girl

Posted by on December 20th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I know. We don’t have any daughters. We have all sons over here. We’re like some weird bootcamp for delinquent boys. But we often talk to dads with daughters and the stories are mind-blowing. There are many things and accessories and products. Don’t get me wrong, boys have lots of stuff too, but our boys […]

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“The Slide” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on December 19th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Whether it’s a slide, a pool, a tricycle or a first-ever taste of ice cream, sometimes kids refuse things that they’ll later spend the next few years of their lives begging us for incessantly. Watch this wonderfully touching scenario that will seem oh so very familiar. (Except for the kid being an unshaven, fully-grown man […]

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