Required Reading

Required Reading: Lorne Jaffe’s 7 Unintentionally Dirty Things I’ve Said to My Kid
Required Reading

Required Reading: Lorne Jaffe’s 7 Unintentionally Dirty Things I’ve Said to My Kid

I’ll concede that the conditions have to be just right. It’d probably help if you’re a parent. If you’ve got a daughter, that’s likely a plus. And having a sense of humor someone might describe as at least ‘slightly askew’ will serve you very well here. If you self-identify with […]

Zach Rosenberg’s Open Letter To His Son About Microsoft Excel Is Today’s Required Reading
Required Reading

Zach Rosenberg’s Open Letter To His Son About Microsoft Excel Is Today’s Required Reading

Today’s required reading comes from Zach Rosenberg, all around good dude and dad.

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Required Reading: What Doesn’t End A Marriage Will Only Serve To Make It Stronger (Or How To Fight With Your Wife Without A Future Court Date)

I am a fighter with my lover.  And yes, if you are curious, my lover will punch me in the arm tonight for caller her “my lover.” If anger is a nail, I never shelve it. Instead I hammer the fucker home strong, proud, and true. Sometimes I whack my […]

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Required Reading: 10 Things I Want My Daughter To Know Before She Turns 10 (from Lindsey Mead Russell)

Simple & elegantly stated truths and bits of wisdom from a Mom to her almost 10-year old daughter. This is a lovely love letter from one parent to one child, and should be read by any and all whether you’ve got a young lady approaching 10 (as I do), or […]

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Required Reading: Good Brother, Bad Father

If you spend any time at all on the internet, chances are you’ve come across some hideous behavior hiding behind the stiff arm of anonymity. People are more cruel here and it can sometimes weigh you down and make you think that this world wide web business is an accurate […]

Required Reading: All Things For A Reason
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Required Reading: All Things For A Reason

“Fail Upwards” by Dave Trott is a super quick read that pretty much sums up my entire philosophy on living a life without regret, with an understanding that the path to true love, success, happiness (whatever makes getting out of bed every day worthwhile, for you specifically) is sometimes (usually) […]

OWTK To Host Twitter Party, The Internet Rejoices
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OWTK To Host Twitter Party, The Internet Rejoices

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Required Reading – September 23 2011

Is there anyone on teh internets better to sum up the emotional tumult of a father & daughter’s inaugural back to school season than Jeff Giles of Dadnabbit?  I’m sayin’ no. You’ve gotta give this 5 minutes of your time this weekend.

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