Parents are the original jack of all trades. The range of roles we are called upon to play in a single day is, if you think about it, quite staggering. It is really quite staggering even if you…don’t think about it, and if you are yourself a parent, it is likely you don’t have the time to do so anyway. The different hats we wear as parents are above and beyond the roles that adults already play in general, such as parent, spouse, employee, manager, sibling, child, friend, dog walker, barista, dish… >> Read More
There's a lot of stupid news out there these days. But this may take the cake: Misogynistic British celebrity Piers Morgan — and trust us, his misogyny is well documented — like, he just keeps…messing up) — tweeted a photo of Daniel Craig with wholly unnecessary rude comment about his parenting style. Let's back up a second: Actor Craig, 50, most famous for playing James Bond, married Jewish actress Rachel Weisz, 48, in 2011. As Weisz began her press tour last spring for the Jewish lesbian drama Disobedience, she announced… >> Read More
“I don’t know Kavanaugh the judge. But Kavanaugh the carpool dad is one great guy,” reads the headline of a Washington Post piece published yesterday. When I first saw it, I assumed it was…satire, penned by the Post’s incredible Alexandra Petri (check out her work if you haven’t already). Because surely there is no relevance, pertinence, or merit to putting a non-satirical piece like this in a serious newspaper — a piece that aims to convince me that likely future Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, whatever his judicial… >> Read More
Meet Drake: Canadian rapper, former child star, Jewish dad.
That's right: After rumors started swirling, thanks to fellow rapper Pusha T, that he had secretly fathered a child with adult film…star Sophie Brussaux, Drake addressed the controversy the only way he knew how — by rapping about it in his latest album, "Scorpion." And it turns out, the rumors were true. He first broaches the subject on the album's fourth track, "Emotionless," where he raps: Look at the way we live/I wasn’t hiding my kid… >> Read More
Incredibles 2 was 14 years in the making. And many felt like the wait was worth it: The film widely received rave reviews and broke records in its opening weekend, earning $180 million, the…most ever for any animated film. When the first trailer came out in February 2018, many were worried the film would fall into "Dad is incompetent at being a parent" jokes. The plot, as the trailer laid out, shows Elastigirl (voiced by Holly Hunter) going back to work as a superhero, while her husband, Mr. Incredible (Craig… >> Read More