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Entries from July 2012

DadWagon Presents: The Podcast, July 25

July 26th, 2012 by dadwagon | 2 Comments

So, last night’s second edition of “DadWagon Presents” did not go off entirely hitch-free: One of our guests was, sadly, locked in his office by his evil boss and prevented from attending the event. Brian Braiker, your presence was sorely missed, and we hope the handcuff marks quickly fade. Apart from that, our speakers performed […]


Hello, Dan Zanes

July 25th, 2012 by Matt | 1 Comment

So, Sasha and I were walking home from school yesterday, and as we neared our apartment, who should we see a couple of doors down but Dan Zanes, king of the Brooklyn kiddie-music scene. Gray curls blazing, surrounded by fellow musicians. Yep, that’s him. This happens occasionally. Zanes is like Jim Jarmusch in the East […]


Dog Days and Dark Days: Entropy, Chaos, Death, the Inevitable

July 18th, 2012 by Matt | 5 Comments

The last week or so has really sucked chez Gross. And because I’m in a bad, despondent mood, I’m going to just run down a list of all the hassles: • Our boiler/water heater is on the fritz. Again. Less than a month after we had its pump replaced ($660!), an anti-condensing valve, plunger, and […]


The Sex-Negative Preschooler

July 17th, 2012 by Nathan | 1 Comment

This happened on an otherwise normal weekend morning. My boy, just turned four, who loves dinosaurs and whom I think is still sometimes hard to understand when he talks, especially when he has no idea what he’s talking about. As I was getting him dressed in the bathroom: “How did you meet mama?” “Well, we […]


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Alexander and the V Bad, FML Day

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There was quinoa for dinner and I hate quinoa.

Mar 14th 2:07pm • No Comments

Knock knock.

Who's there?

The interrupting toddler.

The interr—

BBC Radio 1

THIS. IS. AMAZING. 😂

When your Dad is live on BBC News but you just can't wait...

(Via Newsbeat)

Mar 10th 4:06pm • No Comments

"They’re both making noise—sometimes a lot. They’re kids, so they do that. It looks like you’re on a date. Are you on a date? He looks like a nice guy."

Why I Sometimes Nix The Sitter And Drag My Kids To Grown-Up Stuff

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Really, it’s good for them—and kind of good for everyone else, too.

Jan 25th 11:50pm • No Comments