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Join Derek Myers, Dan Lee and their many guests as they discuss fatherhood. Or conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes scary and sometimes sad.. just like every day of being a father in the modern world.

Join Derek Myers, Dan Lee and their many guests as they discuss fatherhood. Or conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes scary and sometimes sad.. just like every day of being a father in the modern world.
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Australia

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Join Derek Myers, Dan Lee and their many guests as they discuss fatherhood. Or conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes scary and sometimes sad.. just like every day of being a father in the modern world.

Language:

English

Contact:

0411728364


Episodes

Mantra MC - full time rapper - father of one

5/23/2019
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Mantra is a Melbourne Hip Hop artist and father of one.

Duration:01:19:05

Pip Norman- Father of Two, Mc from TZU

5/16/2019
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Pip is a father of two, a writer and music producer. (He produced Missy’s last record “Solastalgia” actually) and is one of the vocalists/producers in Hip Hop act TZU (Count Bounce)

Duration:01:06:43

Jason Honrado - Father of Three

5/9/2019
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Jason is a stay at home Dad with three daughters and a busy wife. He was raised by his mother and Grandmother - partly in the circus. Wait! What? You’ll see. Topics discussed. Managing your kids in public, restaurant etiquette. Growing up without male role models. Fatherhood is the best of life and the worst of life. Selfish to Selfless- children force growth and maturity. Blokes need to get their hands dirty, it’s a thankless job that women have done for centuries. Balancing your needs with...

Duration:01:33:18

Ben Tuffy Lee

5/2/2019
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Ben is a father of two boys, he’s a rock singer in, self described “Dad punk” band, the Dirty Bloods and he is Dan’s brother. *** Help us reach more dads - PLEASE subscribe and give a review on apple.. it makes a huge difference. Topics discussed. Abandoning fashion- letting yourself go and saying all the same stuff your dad said to you. You reap what you sow- talk nonsense and telling bad jokes comes back at you twice as hard. What is normal for a 4 year old? Footy and the joys of...

Duration:01:13:48

Bonus Anzac Day recap episode

4/28/2019
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D&D found themselves in the eerily empty streets of Collingwood on Anzac Day, so they took the opportunity to reflect on how fatherhood has been effected by war. Also included here, is a quick recap and discussion about the things they have learnt so far with our amazing, insightful and generous guests. Hang on to your hat all you new fathers out there and remember- you're not alone.

Duration:00:35:34

Brett Cousins, Father of Two

4/24/2019
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Brett is a founding member of Red Stitch Actors theatre, an actor of stage and screen, you might even recognise him from his time on Neighbours many years ago. He is a screenwriter, friend and father of two and today he joins us for one of my favourite conversations so far. The topics covered. Red stitch playlist fundraiser, playlets, playwriting, theatre directing. Derek talks about his time at Mooroolbark amateur theatre company. Fixed wheel bicycles, hipster and feeling old in...

Duration:01:10:36

Dr Chris Higgins - Missy's Dad

4/18/2019
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This week our conversation is with Dr Chris Higgins. Chris is a father of three, Grandfather of five, a GP, Head Doctor at the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre and Dan's father in law. He was an early fan and critic of our previous podcast "What now, Derek?" and now he shares with us his thoughts on fatherhood. List of topics covered. The subculture of the 1960's, the Vietnam war, conscription and the terrible possibility of watching your children go to war. what do fathers expect of their...

Duration:01:10:25

Sean M Whelan. Poet, Son and Sperm Donor

4/10/2019
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This week we talk with Sean Whelan about the early death of his father and learn about what it means to be a sperm donor. We discuss how expectations have changed since our fathers generation, tell some anecdotes about our Dad's and their efforts to discipline us before moving on to discuss in detail the wonders of same sex parents and their donor men, conscious conception and considered parenting in the absence of a father. NOTE FROM DEREK: Some serious topics covered in this episode have...

Duration:01:05:21

Scott Edgar - Father of One

4/4/2019
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Dan and Derek get down to some serious fathering anecdotes and peer support with Scott Edgar from musical comedy trio Tripod. We also touch briefly on the joys of Dungeons and Dragons which allows me to say, with great pleasure, that D&D declare that they are D&D curious. We also discuss the logistics of family meetings- the ethics of screen time and mobile phones for eleven year olds, corporal punishment and the terror of the teen years approaches. Scott has illustrated a series of kids...

Duration:01:40:51

Genesis or Metamorphosis

2/28/2019
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Here we go. Dan and Derek's award whining podcast 'What Now" has been rebranded and reborn into a show focussing loosely around fatherhood, and will be having plenty of interesting guests on the show at different levels of PFSD (Pre Fatherhood Stress Disorder) SO... hang on to your hats and let's get stuck in.

Duration:01:28:20