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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Apple's New Campus Has Cutting-Edge Features That Will Amaze You | Architectural Digest

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Steve Jobs's final vision has been realized, and it's in the form of a bold 175-acre, Foster + Partners–designed campus

May 17th 4:21pm • No Comments

On the one hand, this is a cute project. On the other, he named his daughter Madison, which is just awful.

Dad Creates Book For Daughter Who 'Didn't Want To Be Chinese'

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His daughter doesn't have any Asian storybook heroes, so he's creating some.

May 16th 2:50pm • No Comments

Time to teach the kids how to start a fire in the Weber.

The New York Times Makes a Print Play for Kids

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Sunday’s New York Times will include a special print section for kids.

May 11th 12:08pm • No Comments