Bud Light Responds to 'Mom Interview' Ad With Inane 'Dad Interview' Ad

Brace yourselves, parodies of that viral "being a mom is the hardest job in the world and we want to sell greeting cards in the most disingenuous way possible" American Greetings ad are coming. Bud Light (AKA the best drink in the world) has already created a response to the original video, selling viewers on another… » 4/19/14 12:37pm Saturday 12:37pm

Dad's Passionate Poem: 'To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter'

A video of Jesse Parent performing at a poetry slam is being passed around this week. In the clip, the tattooed, scowling writer recites, "To the boys who may one day date my daughter: I have been waiting for you. Since before her birth, since before my spark* took hold and ignited the fire in her mother's belly, I… » 4/18/14 1:40pm 4/18/14 1:40pm

Dad's Saturday Morning Vine Compilation is Parenthood in a Nutshell

Vine user Bottlerocket (aka Tony) has garnered quite the following posting silly Vines with his kids. And his three-month Saturday morning compilation of his daughter prancing around to pop music is a beautiful testament to fatherhood and delightfully annoying childhood. » 4/06/14 6:01pm 4/06/14 6:01pm

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Dads Pretend to Breastfeed for Well-Intentioned But Annoying Campaign

Project Breastfeeding is a photo campaign featuring fathers pretending to breastfeed their infants. Its slogan, "If I could, I would," is meant to show male support of breastfeeding, but inadvertently comes off as another source of pressure in the "Breast is best" debate. » 3/05/14 11:40am 3/05/14 11:40am

Desperate Dad Goes to Prison for One Direction Bomb Threat

William H. Klein, a 47-year-old New Jersey man, was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison and 2 months of house arrest this week for calling in a bomb threat before a July 5 One Direction concert at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Klein, a divorced father of two, made the call after failing to procure tickets… » 2/26/14 2:50pm 2/26/14 2:50pm

Nielsen Might Be the Reason Terrible Shows Stay on the Air

Not to beat a dead horse until it's the deadest, but it'd be great to learn the reason why Dads hasn't been cancelled, besides nepotism and the continued power of the white male in an industry supposedly dedicated to creativity. The show's ratings haven't even been that fantastic, though they were better than some of… » 10/16/13 12:20pm 10/16/13 12:20pm

Watch All the Worst Jokes from the Premiere of Dads

There's been plenty of controversy over Fox's new show Dads, but before this week, the only proof that it was a horrible show was from the critics who written angrily about it. Well, the premiere aired Tuesday evening and if you can judge a show from just one episode (which Fox and the creators of Dads really don't… » 9/18/13 12:10pm 9/18/13 12:10pm

Fox is Promoting Dads By Bragging About the Critics That Hate It

After declaring that they wouldn't reshoot any scenes from their new show Dads, Fox has now decided to embrace the fact that their pilot has been deemed by critics as "offensive" "reprehensible" and "morally wrong" by featuring those reviews prominently in their ad campaigns. Just like MTV did with their remake of Skins, and … » 9/12/13 5:40pm 9/12/13 5:40pm

Women Are Doing the Man Things But Men Won't Do the Lady Things

Women are doing all the "man things" they can these days. Wars. Heavy lifting. Dangerous jobs. Cigars. Heart attacks. And men are doing more "lady things" than ever before, like expressing identifiable emotion and caring about children. They are really picking up the slack and the slacks. Get it? From off the floor? But… » 9/09/13 1:20pm 9/09/13 1:20pm

Asian American Advocacy Group Asks Fox to Reshoot Racist Dads Pilot

The Media Action Network for Asian Americans has sent a letter to executives at Fox asking them to rewrite and reshoot scenes from their new fall show Dads because of the show is chock full of "racial and sexual stereotypes", writing that the pilot has been "universally despised" by all that have seen it. » 8/16/13 12:00pm 8/16/13 12:00pm

Dads Is The Worst Show of the Fall TV Season

The show is months from even airing, and already, FOX's Dads is looking to be the most offensive show of the fall television season. At a Television Critics Association panel Thursday, the creators and stars of the show attempted to support its most racist jokes – which include Brenda Song's character being told to… » 8/02/13 12:20pm 8/02/13 12:20pm

Facebook Employee Writes About What He Learned on Paternity Leave

On Sunday, Tom Stocky, a manager at Facebook, wrote a post on his um, Facebook about his experience taking paternity leave at a company that actually allows its employees to take a respectable paternity leave. The result is a totally unsurprising look at the ways that men are discouraged by those around them from… » 7/08/13 6:00pm 7/08/13 6:00pm

Forget The New Woman – The New Dad is All the Rage

First came The New Woman, a 19th century feminist. Then came the New Man, just trying to help her out and make things equal. Now we have The New Dad. What does he look like? According to the Boston College Center for Work and Family, he looks a lot like a woman who's trying to Lean In; he wants it all, but the system… » 6/27/13 6:15pm 6/27/13 6:15pm