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Do You Look As Bad As These Famous Cartoon & Fictional Characters Before Coffee?

Posted by on July 1st, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

There are coffee experts. And then there are those who aren’t, but are experts at being abysmally tired. A lot of them are parents. We try to become experts at making ourselves not so tired. A lot of us turn to the liquid wonder of caffein, but we tend to look and feel like absolute […]

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17 Untooned Realistic Cartoons That Are Super Freaky

Posted by on February 12th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

A while ago I created a nightmare-fuel image of what a mouse would look like if there were a species that looked like our favorite jamboree-leading rodent, Mickey Mouse. After everyone was done cringing and dry heaving, I put the question to our readers of which iconic cartoon animal I should do next. The options […]

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The Untold Story of Charlie Brown

Posted by on July 30th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

A photo posted by Charlie N Andy HowToBeADad.com (@howtobeadad) on Jul 24, 2015 at 2:13pm PDT Forty-seven years ago tomorrow marks a day, I would venture to say, no one in any of my circle of friends and their circle of friends even knows took place. A week ago, I flew up to Santa Rosa, […]

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Cartoon Pets IN REAL LIFE

Posted by on April 16th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, SNAPSHOTS

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if the pets in cartoons were actually real animals? Stop wondering. Kyle Bradley answers some of this with brilliant illustrations by Angelica Bamundo on College Humor.   Garfield Yeeeeeeah. Italian food is delizioso, but maybe it isn’t really a sensible pet food.   Tom and Jerry […]

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Business Town Is Where It’s At!

Posted by on February 10th, 2015, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Listen, we don’t often recommend many things. Maybe the occasional foot rub or pithy comment after farting in public, but this one is must-see. If you’re at all familiar with the “Busytown” children’s books, and you’ve ever worked around tech companies, then this is for you. An Instagram account has popped up debuting some of […]

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“Let It Go” with Phonetically Accurate Lyrics

Posted by on January 2nd, 2015, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

Anyone who can read sheet music probably doesn’t need a guide to properly sing Let It Go from Frozen, but since the majority of us can’t sing our way out of a box… that’s open, and on fire… these simple, phonetically accurate lyrics and tips for screaming along may help you or your kid in […]

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Clouds – Scrabble Scribble #1 (a father and son collaboration)

Posted by on September 10th, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

  I recently discovered some “urban art” my 4yo son made on the side of our house and posted a picture of the two graffitied characters. It sparked an idea. I’d like to think it’s me and my son, except he doesn’t look too thrilled. I’d always wanted to do a comic strip, so the […]

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My Wife Just Said… #117

Posted by on July 15th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“No way, no more! I think you’ve watched more Winnie the Pooh than Winnie the Pooh. Give me my phone back, please.” -Elizabeth   – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”Worry. It’s not just an emotion, it’s a way of life. Follow us on Facebook. It’s the best way to stay connected to us. 

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Priceless Commercial: Clifford the Big Red Dog

Posted by on July 10th, 2013, under VIDEOTAPE

Despite all the Japanese-monster-movie-like damage he must do, for the little girl that owns him, he’s priceless. Kinda makes you think, doesn’t it? Just how big are Clifford’s doggie ‘biscuits’ anyways? No seriously. The guy is HUGE. And, remember when he grew so big at first in their apartment building—so his head and tail were […]

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Charlie Brown & Halloween PB&Js of the Heart

Posted by on October 9th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

  When we grow up, we tie some of the things we experience together; associations. Things that will forever remind us of other things later. They’re little peanut butter and jelly sandwiches of the heart. For me, the peanut butter I’m talking about is Halloween and the jelly is It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown. […]

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