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Entries from June 2010

First, We Kill Off the Parents, Starting With Dad

June 30th, 2010 by Matt | 5 Comments

Over at the BBC, Andrew Martin, presenter of the documentary “Disappearing Dad,” looks at the world of fiction and realizes that, when it comes to fathers, there are really only two kinds: bad and dead. In fact, I have a perfectly good relationship with my dad; it’s just that if a father does play his paternal […]


This Is We Why Live in Cities

June 30th, 2010 by Matt | 2 Comments


Why Science Makes Motherhood Impossible

June 30th, 2010 by Theodore | 5 Comments

From the Times’s Motherlode blog: Researchers at Pennsylvania State University videotaped 39 mothers while they put their infants and toddlers (ages 1 month to 24 months) to bed, and also gathered questionnaire data about how the mothers were feeling at each bedtime and how the babies slept each night. Physical actions — holding a baby […]


Women: Is There Anything They Can’t Do Better Than Us?

June 29th, 2010 by Matt | 2 Comments

There are few things more male in this world than beer. Why, just ask men—they’ll tell you. But it turns out, according to the Wall Street Journal, that women are better at tasting beer than men are: [T]he British company SABMiller PLC decided several years ago to reach deeper into its employee pool to find […]


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As Ryu Spaeth pointed out, the only thing worse than "Papa" is the pronunciation "paPA." PERISH THE THOUGHT.

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“I just think ‘dad’ and ‘mom’ are very Saved by the Bell-ish,” said Will Grose, 36, a Brooklyn father of three boys under the age of 5.

Nov 30th 5:20pm • 1 Comment

“I just think ‘dad’ and ‘mom’ are very Saved by the Bell-ish,” said Will Grose, 36, a Brooklyn father of three boys under the age of 5.

Hipster Dads Want to Be Called ‘Papa’

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After the vogue for ‘mama’ comes the attempt to supplant ‘dad’ with ‘papa.’ Will it sweep the country—or stay in Brooklyn?

Nov 30th 3:00pm • 5 Comments

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