How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

Dad Fashion

Posted by on November 30th, 2016, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

[ click images to view larger ]   The “flat lay” above showcases a fairly iconic dad outfit and demonstrates how style can get pretty meh when you become the co-creator of a freshly-made human. Your hairstyle might now be best described as “appears to have been in a bar fight.” An important fashion choice […]

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Slowmotion Baby Crying Is What Your Day Needs

Posted by on November 29th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Reentering the atmosphere of non-holiday life is pretty brutal. We came, we ate, we fell asleep on the couch. But now it’s back to work for a bit before the next holiday comes, centering around eating and sleeping (all of them). So, you can imagine my reaction returning to work. And waking up to take […]

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My Wife Just Said… #293

Posted by on November 28th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

Nature is great. It’s wonderful. Beautiful. Majestic. But so is sleep. And when Jiminy Cricket crashes your bedroom like a drunken friend stumbling out of an unfortunately instructed Uber ride, fully ready to serenade you with insect dubstep for rest of the night, nature can seem like the worst thing ever. Anyone would rather discover […]

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Epic Target Black Friday Pep Talk

Posted by on November 25th, 2016, under NOTEBOOK

I know people in the US are a bit divided over Black Friday. Some are opting outside, while others still camp out overnight for the best deals. Meanwhile, other stores are starting ON Thanksgiving. So, it can be a confusing time for many Americans, especially for those bent on massive overconsumption and an obsession with […]

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Toddler Talks to Himself on the Potty

Posted by on November 24th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Today is the basically the Olympics of eating in America, which is generally already pretty extreme, any other time of the year. But, eating like it was an athletic competition can have some biological… consequences. So! Without it getting gross at all, let’s put our ear to the bathroom door of this video and listen […]

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Dad Hits The Gym(nastics)

Posted by on November 23rd, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Nothing says holiday gorging fun like trying to mimic your kids’ gymnastic skill as an adult. This dad is top shelf rad, trying to copy his daughter’s gymnastic routines and practice. A huge component of fatherhood is attempting the impossible and having a good attitude in the attempt. Love this. Should we make this a […]

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11 Comics & Charts That Tell Thanksgiving Like It Is

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time of reflection and appreciation. No really, I’m serious. It’s sometimes reeeeeally hard to remember that when you’re arguing with a relative, listening to Christmas music in traffic, or just stone cold comatose from overeating. What Thanksgiving winds up being is often a lot more entertaining to look at […]

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Metallica + The Roots + Classroom Instruments = YES

Posted by on November 17th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

I grew up with Metallica serving as a symbol for San Francisco. I knew James Hetfield was born there, like I was. And almost 20 years ago I went to the taping of their live album with the San Francisco symphony. My entry point to their music was definitely the Black album, but that opened […]

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Parenterms: “Dysleftic”

Posted by on November 16th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

It’s sort of cringy-cute when they put their shoes on the wrong foot, right? Like, you know it’s not going to kill them but if you did it, you’d wish you were immediately dead if you did it. And there’s also that you’ve told them a hundred times part that sort of get the eye […]

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The Coolest Museum Ever

Posted by on November 15th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

I want my kids to love and admire art. It’s an important mission of mine as a father because art teaches us so much about ourselves and the world. In that effort, I’ve tried to expose my boys to as many kinds of art as I can. Sometimes these trips impinge and sometimes my kids […]

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