Category Archives: Podcast

S2E3 – Believing in Santa Claus

 

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Happy Holidays from Dad to the Future! In this episode, Dennis and John talk about when they stopped believing in Santa Claus – spoiler alert: Dennis never did; how John and his wife handled Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny with their girls, and Dennis wonders how him and Betsy will present Santa to their son.

S2E1: What These Two Dads Think of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

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John Mick joins the podcast as a regular co-host of Season 2. In this episode, We talk about the perennial controversy over the holiday song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, and use it as a jumping off point to talk about consent – how we learned about it growing up, and how we hope to teach our kids.

The song featured in the 1949 film “Neptune’s Daughter” on YouTube:

The book Dennis mentions, “Beyond the Birds and Bees”, by Bonnie J. Rough

Ep. 12: Harrison’s First Post-Halloween Crash

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This is our son’s second Halloween, but the first one he really grasped something special was happening, and he got into the spirit of “How’Ween”, as he calls it. This is a fast and dirty episode in a week that’s been busy for me and my family.

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Ep. 11 – 8 Simple Rules for Killing Off a Sitcom Character

THE CONNORS recently debuted on ABC, a Roseanne-less spinoff of Roseanne. Her character was killed off, but the show moves forward, with the family coping with their loss. In this episode, I discuss how the series 8 SIMPLE RULES did something similar in 2003, when its star, John Ritter, passed away, and how I viewed that show in light of losing my own dad the year before.