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Asian Parents React To ‘I Love You’

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

Cultural differences are so interesting to me. Between prejudice and glib observation, society often finds itself strangled societally by concepts about how our compatriots from varying backgrounds deal with parenting, children, and that lovely remix of the two. But what if we could break down stereotypes, whether they were apt or not, by stepping outside […]

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VIDEO SERIES: Week In Dads!

Posted by on September 19th, 2014, under VIDEOTAPE

Lately, we’ve been experimenting on our YouTube channel with some new stuff. One such crazy experiment is a semi-monthly “show” with a few funny dads* covering a week in review. It’s been really fun. I hope you’ll watch with us as we say really foolish stuff and try to look smart while doing so. Here […]

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Kid Snippets: Job Interview

Posted by on September 17th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Going to a job interview can be a harrowing, soul-crushing experience. And kids know exactly how it feels. And by that I mean they have no freaking clue. This new Kid Snippets video from Bored Shorts TV sums up the totality of what kids think what silly things like “work” and “job interviews” mean to […]

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5 Ducktales Videos You Have to See

Posted by on September 9th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, NOTEBOOK

I grew up with Ducktales in my house. In case you’ve been living under a rock, blocked out your childhood or otherwise forgotten the majesty of Ducktales, here is the main theme song to jog your memory: So, now with that firmly in mind here are four other videos that will make your Ducktales day, […]

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Our ALS Ice Bucket + Mentos & Diet Coke Challenge

Posted by on August 29th, 2014, under VIDEOTAPE

Of course we had to do it. Aside from being nominated several bazillion times, the ALS ice bucket challenge has evolved explosively into a cultural and global phenomenon that we’ve been delighted to witness. From celebrities to the people next door, there have been so many inspiring, clever, and not so clever or inspiring (yikes) […]

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Your Weekly Cute: It’s A Rocketship!

Posted by on August 25th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Oh my goodness. OH MY GOODNESS. THIS VIDEO IS ALL THE CUTE. I mean I thought I got giddy about NASA and space exploration and interstellar stuff, but this? “ISSAWOCKETSHIIIIIIIIP!” doesn’t even begin to describe the awesome. Check it out. Your cute for the whole week in one small dose. It’s like alcohol. A little […]

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Things You Can’t Do When You’re Not A Toddler

Posted by on July 28th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Having kids and taking them out in public is basically a clown parade. For some kids, growing up is the process of being told what to do and knowing how to act in public. We strip them down to the behavior only we prescribe. But we reserve the right to act equally childish. Grownups can […]

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This Dad Video Is Legit

Posted by on June 9th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

As we hurtle towards Father’s Day, every brand and marketing guru is going to bludgeon you with videos about dads. Commercials, cards, and advertisements of every sort will suddenly sound bombastically devoted to dads and the experience of fatherhood. Meanwhile, they will ignore us for the rest of the year. But there is a brand […]

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What It’s Like Being A Parent: Part Two

Posted by on June 6th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

So, we covered what it’s like being a parent and having to answer UMPTEENFAFILLION questions, last time. But this time, let’s talk about privacy. Privacy, as you knew it parents and non-parents, becomes extinct when you have children. Or at least the version of it that used to be employed. There is no such thing […]

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What It’s Like Being a Parent: Part One

Posted by on May 28th, 2014, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY, NOTEBOOK

My non-parent friends often ask me what it’s like to have children. I usually answer with something sarcastic or sentimental. Or both, just to confuse them. Because screw them and their “free will.” But I’ve decided it’s time I let them in on my life as a dad. In this continuing series, I will journey […]

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