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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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The Right Way to Swear in Front of Your Kids


Context, context, context.

Sep 19th 2:33pm • No Comments

I don't care. EAT IT ANYWAY, KID!

‘Five Second Rule’ for Food on Floor Is Untrue, Study Finds


Researchers concluded that no matter how fast you pick up food that falls on the floor, you will pick up bacteria with it.

Sep 19th 11:38am • No Comments


Why Danish Parents Like to Talk About Death


It's because it makes for happier kids, says new book.

Aug 11th 8:19am • No Comments

Not sure whether to be proud or pissed we didn't make this list.

The Awl

The definitive ranking of dads.

Aug 3rd 5:39pm • No Comments