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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Jun 23rd 8:15pm • No Comments

I mean, who doesn't let their kids eat popsicles in bed?

It's Like They Know Us — “Sure, sometimes after a long day of modeling my...

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“Sure, sometimes after a long day of modeling my spectacular abs on Instagram I don’t feel like putting my entire family into bikinis for bath time - but as parents, we must make sacrifices."

Jun 9th 1:33pm • No Comments

Honestly, shouldn't we just put all teenagers in prison, regardless of whether they've committed any crimes at all?

This Is Insane: House Passes Law Calling For Mandatory 15-Year Prison Sentences for Half of All Teenagers

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Elizabeth Nolan Brown at Reason: Teens who text each other explicit images could be subject to 15 years in federal prison under a new bill that just passed the House of Representatives.... Most of the opposition centered on the bill's effective expansion of mandatory-minimum prison sentences. One vo...

Jun 2nd 12:58pm • No Comments