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America's favorite podcast about fatherhood with Lex Friedman, John Moltz and Jon Armstrong.

America's favorite podcast about fatherhood with Lex Friedman, John Moltz and Jon Armstrong.
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America's favorite podcast about fatherhood with Lex Friedman, John Moltz and Jon Armstrong.

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Episodes

233: Neck Dongle

9/20/2018
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No show links this week. We still love you. Our thanks to Joule Sous Vide, the easiest way to get an amazing dinner on the table that everyone will love. Thanks to Joule’s precise temperature control, you can make restaurant-quality food at home any night of the week. To get yours, visit chefsteps.com/Joule and use code TTCA to get $15 off for a limited time. Follow us: @ttcashow. Lex Friedman can be found @lexfri, John Moltz can be found at micro.blog/moltz or @Moltz on Mastodon and Jon...

Duration:00:37:45

232: C Pickle

9/13/2018
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Apple announced some new phones this week. Moltz recalls Sleepwalking Through History which is about the Reagan years. Jon brings up Bob Woodward's new book about Trump, Fear. Lex recommends Bankaroo for kids allowances. Our thanks to Away, high-quality luggage that is designed to be resilient, resourceful, and essential to the way you travel. The Carry-On is able to charge anything that’s powered by a USB cord – a single charge will power your iPhone five times. For $20 off a suitcase,...

Duration:00:41:59

231: Cross-Knobbling

9/8/2018
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Lex got to meet Jonathan Van Ness. Jonathan lost 70 lbs and is now completely shredded. The law clerk of Trump's Supreme Court pick flashed a white power sign at his confirmation hearing. Kavanaugh also declined to shake the hand of the parent of a Parkland shooting victim. I was gonna link to the picture of Robert Plant shirtless that Jon sent us but just Google it yourself. Our thanks to Joule Sous Vide, the easiest way to get an amazing dinner on the table that everyone will love....

Duration:00:36:13

230: Rent the Rendway

8/30/2018
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Jon has finally seen Book of Mormon. Jon recalls 30 Rock's Werewolf Bar Mitzvah bit. Jon also saw Be More Chill which is huge with the kids these days. Also popular with the kids is Dear Evan Hansen. Our thanks to Joule Sous Vide, the easiest way to get an amazing dinner on the table that everyone will love. Thanks to Joule’s precise temperature control, you can make restaurant-quality food at home any night of the week. To get yours, visit chefsteps.com/Joule and use code TTCA to get...

Duration:00:39:37

229: Love Children of Rock

8/23/2018
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We discuss the movie Three Identical Strangers. Moltz recommends the audiobook of Year of Wonders. Lex recommends Lily and the Octopus. Liam rocks it. Is there a School of Rock near you.? Our thanks to Away, high-quality luggage that is designed to be resilient, resourceful, and essential to the way you travel. The Carry-On is able to charge anything that’s powered by a USB cord – a single charge will power your iPhone five times. For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/ttca and...

Duration:00:41:36

228: Maaaaaaanscaping

8/17/2018
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Lex saw Ben Folds. And, well, Cake. Visual proof. Jon has some concert experience as well. Jon suggests Life, Animated if you want a good cry. Our thanks to Joule Sous Vide, the easiest way to get an amazing dinner on the table that everyone will love. Thanks to Joule’s precise temperature control, you can make restaurant-quality food at home any night of the week. To get yours, visit chefsteps.com/Joule and use code TTCA to get $15 off for a limited time. Follow us: @ttcashow. Lex...

Duration:00:36:57

227: Testacular

8/11/2018
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So, you're having a vasectomy? Do vasectomies increase the risk of alzheimer's? Probably not. Jon is playing Need For Speed Payback. Hank enjoys videos from The King of Random. Jon's not necessarily a fan of YouTube videos that show Sims trying to get pregnant by every dude in town. Also, we're including the video of the Gummi rat dissection for completeness only. You probably don't want to watch it. Our thanks to Mack Weldon. Mack Weldon makes glorious underwear to hold your bits in...

Duration:00:39:27

226: Command Key

8/3/2018
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Lex is trying to kill MoviePass and it seems to be working. It's too late to see the Spider-Man musical. The movie Eighth Grade should probably only be viewed by those at least in eighth grade or up since it's rated R. Jon recommends the iArk. Moltz correctly remembers the movie Lake Placid. Our thanks to Joule Sous Vide, the easiest way to get an amazing dinner on the table that everyone will love. Thanks to Joule’s precise temperature control, you can make restaurant-quality food at...

Duration:00:30:02

223: Products for Winners

7/14/2018
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Jon still recommends Rocket League for playing with the kids. Our thanks to Sixt, a whole new car rental experience. Rent top quality cars, like a 2018 Jaguar F-Type, at affordable prices in cities like Miami, LA, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, and Seattle, AND in over 105 countries internationally. Go to Sixt.com to find a branch. Our thanks also to Care.com for sponsoring this episode. Care.com helps you find any kind of care help you need: babysitters, nannies, dog walkers and...

Duration:00:43:35

222: My people are big into money

7/7/2018
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Our thanks to Joule Sous Vide, the easiest way to get an amazing dinner on the table that everyone will love. Thanks to Joule’s precise temperature control, you can make restaurant-quality food at home any night of the week. To get yours, visit chefsteps.com/Joule and use code TTCA to get $15 off for a limited time. Our thanks also to Simple Contacts. Renew your prescription and re-order your brand of lenses from anywhere, in minutes, through an online, self-guided vision test. Get $30...

Duration:00:40:03

221: Passive Aggressive Revenge Strategies

6/28/2018
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Renting a Jaguar F-Type seems like it would be pretty cool. NBC News looks at an adventure playground in New York full of hammers and saws. Here's the official site for it. Our thanks to Sixt, a whole new car rental experience. Rent top quality cars, like a 2018 Jaguar F-Type, at affordable prices in cities like Miami, LA, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, and Seattle, AND in over 105 countries internationally. Go to Sixt.com to find a branch. Follow us: @ttcashow. Lex Friedman...

Duration:00:34:52

220: Always Play as Thanos

6/23/2018
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Jon and Moltz discuss Solo before they are joined by one Lex Friedman. Moltz is excited about Mario Tennis Aces. Neven Mrgan makes some great signs at the request of his son. The definition of "bershon". Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom doesn't look all that great so Jon and Moltz have their sights set on Ant-Man and the Wasp. Jon recommends Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2. Our thanks to Control GX, the first grey-reducing shampoo, from Just For Men. Reducing your grey is as easy as...

Duration:00:37:42

219: Our Kids Are Already Ruined

6/16/2018
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We talk about an NPR article on how to get your kids to do chores without hating it and realize it's too late for our kids. Jon recommends The Staircase: An American Murder Mystery on Netflix for your summer viewing (not for the kids). Lex does not recommend watching American Vandal with your parents, depending on how serious your parents are. Our thanks to Sixt, a whole new car rental experience. Rent top quality cars, like a 2018 Jaguar F-Type, at affordable prices in cities like Miami,...

Duration:00:39:13

218: Eat It

6/9/2018
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Our thanks to Simple Contacts. Renew your prescription and re-order your brand of lenses from anywhere, in minutes, through an online, self-guided vision test. Get $30 off your first Simple Contacts order by going to simplecontacts.com/ttca or enter the code TTCA at checkout. Follow us: @ttcashow. Lex Friedman can be found @lexfri, John Moltz can be found @Moltz and Jon Armstrong is @blurb.

Duration:00:40:52

217: Moltz IS the Boilermaker

5/30/2018
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Jon references Cars That Go Boom. Moltz likes The Expanse. Lex is high on Forto. That da Vinci drawing of a man with his arms outstretched is called Vitruvian Man. Our thanks to Sixt, a whole new car rental experience. Rent top quality cars, like a 2018 Jaguar F-Type, at affordable prices in cities like Miami, LA, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, and Seattle, AND in over 105 countries internationally. Go to Sixt.com to find a branch. Follow us: @ttcashow. Lex Friedman can be...

Duration:00:49:33

216: 18

5/25/2018
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How do you keep a yarmulke on? Kippon. Turns out "Dan In Real Life" is the name of a movie as well as being a good name for a podcast with Dan Moren. An amazing thread about Utah children's names. You can find more Utah names at Utah Baby Namer. Lex recommends the Amaze. Our thanks to Control GX, the first grey-reducing shampoo, from Just For Men. Reducing your grey is as easy as washing your hair with Control GX. Get 25% off Control GX using code Regrowth25 at ControlGX.com! Follow...

Duration:00:36:32

215: Kleptosexual

5/11/2018
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Jon and Lex discuss Ready Player One. Two girls who were FaceTime friends meet in real life. Jon's Pick Of The Week is Steam Link for iOS. Finally he can play Dream Date Daddy on his phone. Moltz likes Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories. Jon recommends Chef. RBG looks good for the whole family. Our thanks to Care.com for sponsoring this episode. Care.com helps you find any kind of care help you need: babysitters, nannies, dog walkers and elder care. Go to Care.com/TTCA and you'll get 30...

Duration:00:43:22

214: Cocaine Thursday

5/4/2018
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George Clooney used to have a pet pig. Are the owners of Coors brewing Nazis? Well, not Nazi Nazis, anyway. Some more on free-range parenting. A strange and unfortunate incident from Tacoma. This superintendent is somewhat less than super. Our thanks to CanvasPeople.com, a really easy to use Photo-to-Canvas service that takes your favorite photo memories and turns them into beautiful artwork for you to enjoy every day. Now, as a special, very limited Mother’s Day offer, CanvasPeople.com...

Duration:00:40:47

213: Summer is Coming. With Thanos.

4/27/2018
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Moltz reads the poem Good Bones by Maggie Smith (not the actress). Mission To Mars is not a great movie. Moltz was a budding Art Bell back in the day. Our thanks to March of Dimes. For every parent who’s ever done a frantic online search at 2:00 AM. For the first days home from the hospital, and every long night after that. For every family who’s ever lost a child. For every healthy mom and strong baby. March of Dimes is there... Join us at MarchOfDimes.org/TTCA. Our thanks to...

Duration:00:46:51

212: Promo Code: Butts

4/20/2018
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Kids in Utah are now free-range. Lex's kids were watching An American Tail. Our thanks to March of Dimes. For every parent who’s ever done a frantic online search at 2:00 AM. For the first days home from the hospital, and every long night after that. For every family who’s ever lost a child. For every healthy mom and strong baby. March of Dimes is there... Join us at MarchOfDimes.org/TTCA. Our thanks to Control GX, the first grey-reducing shampoo, from Just For Men. Reducing your grey...

Duration:00:41:38