We Are HUGE Because Parents Fucking Love Us!!!

June 18th, 2010  |  by  |  Published in Uncategorized  |  10 Comments

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Well, actually, we are huge because Parents loves us. They really, really love us! Last night we heard from our blog-friend PetCobra at DadCentric that we’d been named to Parents magazine’s list of its five Favorite Daddy Blogs. According to Parents, we’re “a little better than most blogs.” Did you read that? A little better! That’s us. And do you know why we’re a little better? Because we’re “magazine writers.” And don’t you forget it. We work in a dying medium that pays dismally and that nobody really cares about, and that makes us a little better than everyone else. You hear that, Mom? Still wish you hadn’t paid for my education?

Our pal DadCentric made the list too, but WHO CARES? We’re gigantically, fantastically, wonderfully, superbly, extraordinarily famous now. Everyone should read us all the time because we’re great. Or at least Matt is, considering that he’s the only person mentioned in the writeup, and the photo was of him. He is the famous one, and we are his unpaid, exploited, far-better-looking minions. Not that we’re jealous.

We’re also huge. Seriously.


Responses

  1. beta dad says:

    June 18th, 2010at 2:49 pm(#)

    Congratulations!

    You should work “a little better” into your logo.

  2. dadwagon says:

    June 18th, 2010at 4:35 pm(#)

    Beta Dad: that is a fantastic idea, and already my personal motto. –Theodore

  3. TwoBusy says:

    June 18th, 2010at 4:47 pm(#)

    Congrats on being recognized as the C+ of dadblogs!

    Love,
    one of the non-metaphorically drunken buffoons in the metaphorical Wrigley bleachers

  4. Didactic Pirate says:

    June 18th, 2010at 6:38 pm(#)

    Most excellent! A left-handed compliment is better than no compliment at all, right?
    Er… right? I say run with it.

  5. Kara says:

    June 19th, 2010at 4:31 pm(#)

    At least they meant well.

    And that mention was how I ended up being a fan of your blog — and getting my husband at least mildly interested in reading about other dads.

    Yay.

  6. Jack says:

    June 20th, 2010at 12:05 am(#)

    Let me imitate a mommy blogger- “That is a stupid list that inaccurate. Most of those guys are new.”

    “It is a popularity contest- you know that they paid for their ranking.”

    “This sucks.”

  7. Matt says:

    June 21st, 2010at 9:18 am(#)

    The “compliment” is now part of our About page: http://www.dadwagon.com/about/

  8. Jason says:

    June 21st, 2010at 1:51 pm(#)

    We were excited when “Cat Fancy” named us to their list of Top 250 Blogs Not About Cats. (And Jack – sadly, it ain’t just the mommybloggers that are hatin’.)

  9. Jack says:

    June 21st, 2010at 6:19 pm(#)

    If you haven’t made enemies than you haven’t done much blogging. I was really proud of my first death threat. Now those suckers are old hat. 😉

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