All Posts by: Zach Rosenberg

sleep level dad

According to a recent study in the United Kingdom, over half of dads will fake sleep so that they don’t have to get up in the middle of the night for kid duty.

Trigger warning for those parents who love sleep and/or their partners, obvi.

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TMNT cartoon

You’ve read by now that this last weekend was the first weekend in America in over 50 years without the traditional Saturday Morning Cartoons. Tears were had all over Facebook, and everyone declared that the terrorists won.

And while everyone went bananas, my son and I watched cartoons. On Saturday morning, even.

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Fruit Fly Sex

If you found yourself playing “Baby Looks Like” bingo and had that one square you couldn’t stamp, it might be because you didn’t add “my spouse’s ex-boyfriend” to the card. Turns out that a recent study found that maybe – just maybe – your baby inherited some of their looks from an old notch on mom’s bedpost.

This study out of the University of New South Wales has it all: sperm, sex, doubt, fear, and past lovers. Oh, and fruit flies. And because of that, I guess, no technical link to human babies, but let’s not mire in the details here, people.

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BTTF Car

A British dude by the name of Steve Wickenden is making sure his daughter gets to school (dot dot dot) on time. His almost-exact replica of the Back to the Future DeLorean time machine turns heads while driving his eight year old daughter, Molly, to school.

“We certainly turn a few heads,” Wickenden told The Daily Mail. “There are always people waving and beeping at us when we drive past. There certainly isn’t anyone else at the school gates with a flux capacitor.”

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My Son Murdered our Television: A Eulogy

TV Murder

Our Philips LCD TV was only eight years young and its warmth would light up a room. It gave us incredible memories – like the time that one show was on. Or that other time when that other show was on. And probably reality television. And video games. All of the video games.

Philip the TV had more life to give. But that life was cut short Saturday night, murdered. And the murderer was my son.

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Toilet Paper Pirate

This video would be solid gold if this leaf-blower and toilet paper death ray was pointed at anyone, but it just so happens that Eric Cire and his son Remy waited patiently for mom to come home before letting slip the dogs of war.

Good times at Fire Base Charmin.

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Can't Even Lunch Note

This is admittedly weird: I feel actual guilt over the fact that I can’t draw my son a daily picture for his lunch. What?

I totally do. But I’m here to say that I’m becoming okay with it. And if you’re struggling with a similar emotion, I want you to feel okay and that your ability as a dad isn’t being judged because you aren’t drawing Superman for your kid every day.

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Dadvertising Hornbach

I don’t know much about Germany, but I do know about dad commercials and back-to-school. The rest, I Google.

German retailer Hornbach paired with equally-German agency Heimat Berlin to create both a back-to-school and a DIY project ad for the hardware retailer. The result is awesomely gothic.

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