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Entries from January 2011

The Outer Limits

January 31st, 2011 by Matt | 4 Comments

Last Friday, as the F train rolled into Brooklyn, Sasha took off her hat. Ah, crap, not again. It was chilly out, the kid needed a hat, but I didn’t have the energy to fight with her. We got off the train, and I let her start walking home bareheaded. Irresponsible? Maybe, but it was […]


Harper’s Magazine: The Exit Plan Cometh

January 31st, 2011 by Theodore | 27 Comments

Tomorrow, for the first time in over six years, a new week will begin and I won’t return to my job as an editor of Harper’s Magazine. Layoffs have come to Harper’s, and I was targeted for removal because, to borrow the cheery terminology of my employer, my efforts could easily be “absorbed” by the […]


A Week on the Wagon: the Straight Poop

January 28th, 2011 by dadwagon | No Comments

Listen, we know there were important things going on last week. We had to report on Russian babies being swung (this week we were even invited on Irish radio to talk about it). But we longed to get back to the heart of what DadWagon is all about: poop. To be more exact: pig shit […]


Yellow Fever and White Blood Disease

January 28th, 2011 by Nathan | No Comments

Passed along by The Awl, a video about the secret romantic lives of DadWagon (with the advent of Ellie, DadWagon kids are a supreme blend of 40% Asian, 40% Jewish and 20% who fucking knows!). Actually, this video from Taiwan’s sweatshop of awesome, NMA Studios, doesn’t mention DadWagon. But our ears do shoot steam like […]


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An unnamed gunman gestures after shooting the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. Turkish police shot and killed the gunman, Turkish station NTV reported. Russia's ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot in Ankara, according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman. #APPhoto by Burhan Ozbilici

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Dec 19th, 2016 7:32pm • No Comments

"They watch their mothers and fathers overdose and die on the bathroom floor. They live without electricity, food or heat when their parents can’t pay the bills. They stop going to school, and learn to steal and forage to meet their basic needs."

The Children of the Opioid Crisis

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Left behind by addict parents, tens of thousands of youngsters flood the nation’s foster-care system; grandparents become moms and dads again

Dec 16th, 2016 2:11pm • No Comments

Don't forget the gift receipt(s)!

A Gift for Every Type of Dad (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

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Including cricket-flour protein bars, ice-cold beer chillers, and an air fryer that uses hardly any oil.

Dec 9th, 2016 3:27pm • No Comments

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, 2016 5:20pm • 1 Comment