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Entries from November 2010

The Tantrum, Part 1: Why Can’t Jews Just Ignore Santa?

November 30th, 2010 by Theodore | 6 Comments

So I was walking JP home from his mother’s last night, and as is his usual pattern, he was trying to hit me up for a toy at each gumball machine we passed. He gets his way with this about once a week, which is a pretty high ratio, I think. Last night was a […]


November 30th, 2010 by Matt | 1 Comment

Thank you sooooooo much, officemate, for telling me (and, I suppose, other people) about the hottest gift of the holiday season, the Lalaloopsy Doll. I would’ve gone on in blissful ignorance at least a couple of more days without your timely presentation of this YouTube clip:

He’s on His Way

November 29th, 2010 by Nathan | 8 Comments

No, it’s not even December, but apparently the Christmas culture wars have already commenced. Goody.

My Father Likes ‘Cock,’ and Other Thanksgiving Revelations

November 29th, 2010 by Matt | 3 Comments

Last Wednesday evening, eight members of the Gross clan—including various wives and lovers—gathered in a very nice restaurant in Brooklyn for a bit of pre-Thanksgiving festivity. There were oysters and scallops, wine pairings and a cheese course. And, of course, much discussion of current events. It being almost-Thanksgiving, and many of the Grosses having flown […]

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Obama Will Go Down As "One of the Greatest Presidents"...Just Not on Race


Watch Michael Eric Dyson discuss Obama, race, and Clinton's campaign for the presidency.

Nov 27th 5:20pm • No Comments

Phew! I think this means we no longer have to pay such close attention to our kids, right?

The astonishing amount of data being collected about your children


Remember that ominous threat from your childhood, 'This will go down on your permanent record?' Well, your children's permanent record is a whole lot bigger today and it may be permanent. Information about your children's behavior and nearly everything else that a school or state agency knows about…

Nov 13th 7:21pm • No Comments

OMG! What crazy-ass people! This is nuts! Insane!

(I'm just saying that to get your attention: This is a surprisingly mature discussion, particularly for Reddit. So, uh, read it.)

[First time having sex] One Dad's View • /r/sex


I am a father of a boy(13) and a girl(15). I told them that it was alright for them to be sexually active as soon as they were "ready". I then...

Nov 13th 2:58pm • No Comments

We've known this for years.

Study Finds Every Style Of Parenting Produces Disturbed, Miserable Adults


SANTA ROSA, CA—A study released by the California Parenting Institute Tuesday shows that every style of parenting inevitably causes children to grow into profoundly unhappy adults.

Nov 10th 11:19am • No Comments