How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


The Creepiest Animation Ever

Posted by on October 12th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

When I was a boy I watched a claymation movie titled “The Adventures of Mark Twain” and it really messed with my head. Twain is one of, if not my favorite author of all time, and at that point in my life I understood him to be both hilarious and dark. I could relate to […]

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Top 25 Cartoon Theme Songs from 80s & 90s

Posted by on March 24th, 2016, under VIDEOTAPE

Alright. This is a tough, arbitrary list but the criteria the videographer used is fairly clear. That, and it just makes me feel like a kid again. Anything I can do to grab a slice of that feeling of total irresponsibility and free time, I’ll grab it. Enjoy a walk through our childhoods, at least […]

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Ducktales Theme Sung By Movies!

Posted by on November 20th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

Who needs a little mental rest stop after the past 7 days? I know I do. Well, YouTuber The Unusual Suspect has provided us with the perfect respite from our daily lives, the headlines and everything in between. If you watched Ducktales as a kid (or a grownup, for that matter), then this will delight […]

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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) 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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7 Things That Scared The Hell Out Of Me As A Boy

Posted by on May 15th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

If you grew up during the 1980s, then you probably were exposed to some crazy stuff. My dad had a bad habit of watching insanely scary stuff around me. I’m definitely more cautious because of it with my kids, but I wonder if everyone had the same insane childhood with television and movies like I […]

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Saying “I Love You” at TWO-MONTHS-OLD???

Posted by on June 12th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I’ve never really paid much attention to all of the average times, sizes, weights and milestone whatnots of parenting, but this amazing. The first time a dad hears his child says the words “I love you” is priceless, but this is made extraordinary by how early it happened! Or maybe it was all just hiccups. […]

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Toddler with the Voice of a Grown Man? (VIDEO)

Posted by on June 5th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Imagine asking a little kid a question and hearing a man’s voice answer you back. Well stop. We’ve got the power of the internet, you don’t need to imagine! I always had an unusually deep voice as a kid, but this is hilarious and weird. This dad took video conversations with his son and digitally […]

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Lego: Ruining Childhoods

Posted by on January 25th, 2013, under EQUIPMENT

So, listen Lego. We have a problem. You have made THIS. Buy it here! Where was this when I was kid, Sirs and Madams? I lost years off my life. I’m not angry. I’m not. JUST SAYING, OKAY? Also, you’ve cut down the amount of time searching for pieces by 1/1,000,000,000,000th, thereby making Lego activities […]

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