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The Fatherly Podcast

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Eavesdrop as famous and notable fathers join an open, honest, and frequently strange conversation between journalists Joshua David Stein and Krishna Andavolu, who are doing the very best they can. Come for the jokes, stay for the realness. Come for the celebrities, stay for stories. Come for the advice, stay because you're stuck in traffic. No matter how you use it, The Fatherly Podcast is the perfect weekly listen for imperfect parents - proven to help, amuse, and stop hair loss.

Eavesdrop as famous and notable fathers join an open, honest, and frequently strange conversation between journalists Joshua David Stein and Krishna Andavolu, who are doing the very best they can. Come for the jokes, stay for the realness. Come for the celebrities, stay for stories. Come for the advice, stay because you're stuck in traffic. No matter how you use it, The Fatherly Podcast is the perfect weekly listen for imperfect parents - proven to help, amuse, and stop hair loss.
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Eavesdrop as famous and notable fathers join an open, honest, and frequently strange conversation between journalists Joshua David Stein and Krishna Andavolu, who are doing the very best they can. Come for the jokes, stay for the realness. Come for the celebrities, stay for stories. Come for the advice, stay because you're stuck in traffic. No matter how you use it, The Fatherly Podcast is the perfect weekly listen for imperfect parents - proven to help, amuse, and stop hair loss.

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English


Episodes

Singing the Screentime Blues: Is the Internet Doing a Good Job Raising Our Kids?

1/17/2019
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All modern parents worry about screen time and internet exposure. Should they? On a search for answers, Joshua David Stein and Jason Gay turn to Alex Goldman, the wifi-enabed demigod behind the hit podcast Reply All and perhaps the only empathetic user of the internet left alive on Earth. Goldman offers some reassurance, but not much. Why not? Because the long-term effects of all these glowing lines are a known unknown -- even if it's hard to make peace with that. Learn more about...

Duration:00:44:16

Don't Trust the Sports Industrial Complex: Can Kids Live Fulfilling Lives Without Soccer?

1/10/2019
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Joshua David Stein, a physical education philistine, gets schooled on the social, emotional, and educational benefits of team athletics by co-host and "Wall Street Journal" sport columnist Jason Gay. Making the case for sports as a cultural foundation, Gay enlists the help of famed NBA writer and not-so-famed youth soccer coach Sam Anderson to convince Joshua that competition can help kids find joy and friends -- if their dads can manage not to be total pricks about it. Learn more about...

Duration:00:47:18

Parenting is the Art of Poorly Calculating Risk: Can We Keep Kids Safe and Should We Try?

1/3/2019
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Joshua David Stein and Jason Gay discuss their different approaches to managing risks and danger. Eager to hear from an extreme risk-taker, they call up legendary base jumper and skier Matthias "Super Frenchie" Giraud, who is raising a 5-year-old competitive vert skater. Then, looking for a counter-example, the co-hosts speak to David Sheff, author of "Beautiful Boy," about what types of risks really need mitigation. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at...

Duration:01:16:00

Luke Cage is Bulletproof and Weepy: Can We Be Superheroes to Our Kids?

12/27/2018
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Joshua David Stein and new co-host (and "Wall Street Journal" columnist) Jason Gay speak to Mike Colter, the actor America knows as Luke Cage, about showing kids weakness and what it's like to parent when you're ripped out of your mind and have a really deep and intimidating voice. Colter offers some hot takes on children's literature and parenting classes. Sweet Christmas! Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn...

Duration:00:42:55

Weed Is the New Mom Wine: Is It OK If Daddy Gets High?

12/20/2018
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Joshua David Stein and Krishna Andavolu, the former host of "Weediquette" on Viceland, talk about smoking marijuana and the strains that today's kids will be smoking when they've grown into belligerent teenagers. The two dads, vape pens in hand, look to Leafly's David Downs about the bright future of getting high and the dark future of worring about your kids getting high. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about...

Duration:00:39:28

The Playground of the Future is a Factory: Since When Was Fun Practical?

12/13/2018
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Joshua David Stein and co-host Krishna Andavolu chat with designer Mark Reigelman, the man behind the instantly iconic Sweetwater Playground, about why most jungle gyms suck and Germans parents don't worry about broken bones. The future of play, it turns out, is kinda scary. Then everyone plays with the best toys of the year as selected by Fatherly's editors, and things take a turn for the violent. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at...

Duration:00:54:56

A Few Laughs Short of a Funny: Why Don't My Kids Like My Jokes?

12/6/2018
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Joshua David Stein speaks to USC comedy professor, film director, and master of funny Barnet Kellman about what makes kids laugh and how to get those giggles without undermining paternal authority or scaring anyone. Looking for other means of entertaining his kids, Joshua then calls Allan Kronzek, author of "Grandpa Magic," and almost destroys his septum trying to make a straw disappear into his nose. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at...

Duration:00:50:18

No One Has Ever Had It All: Why Does the Patriarchy Suck for Patriarchs?

11/29/2018
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Joshua David Stein and co-host Krishna Andavolu chat about the difficulties of establishing a healthy life-work balance with author and commentator Amy Westervelt, who drops some truth bombs about what it means to do unpaid labor and the barriers to happiness in corporatized America. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit...

Duration:00:47:13

An Overflowing Gravy Boat of Lies: How Am I Supposed to Thanksgiving Now?

11/22/2018
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Joshua David Stein chats with Tracy Wilson, host of the podcast 'Stuff You Missed in History Class,' about what actually went down in 1621 and David Weeden, tribal historian of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, about his family celebrates Thanksgiving (spoiler: cautiously). Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:39:44

Somewhere Between Raffi and a Viking: Who Knew Being a Dad Was So Hard?

11/15/2018
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Joshua David Stein is joined by Viceland reporter Krishna Andavolu to talk about managing exhaustion, going home to see a legendary kid-rock icon in concert, and following the migrant caravan through Mexico. Then Joshua talks to fellow father Björn Ahlander, captain of the world's largest operational Viking ship, about how to be a little bit tougher and a lot bit more Swedish. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn...

Duration:00:31:56

Season 3 Trailer

8/8/2018
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Season Three of The Fatherly Podcast, with Joshua David Stein and Krishna Andavolu, starts August 15th! Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:00:48

Maz Jobrani Won’t Wear A Turban…Even for Chuck Norris

4/10/2018
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This week’s guest, Maz Jobrani, appears on CBS’ Superior Donuts and on his own Netflix standup special, Immigrant. As the father of two young children and one of the few Iranian-Americans on television, Jobrani consciously turns down terrorist roles...much to the dismay of Chuck Norris. Join us as Maz discusses bringing up his kids, his own father (“He reminded me of Vito Corleone”) and the right way to do ethnic humor. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at...

Duration:00:38:10

Junot Diaz On His First Children’s Book And Why He’ll Never Have Kids

4/3/2018
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Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Junot Diaz stops by to discuss the recent release of his first children’s book, Islandborn, but ends up opening up about why he’ll never be a father himself. Later on, Fatherly’s science editor, Josh Krisch, stops by to discuss at what age children develop thoughts on race. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit...

Duration:00:49:25

Robert Patrick Isn’t a Bad Guy, He Just Played One in Terminator 2

3/27/2018
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The legendary heavy, Robert Patrick, rose to fame as T-1000 in Terminator 2. But the Georgia-raised son of an engineer has had a long and colorful knockabout life. He also has a son and a daughter and many, many thoughts about raising children. Also, Josh Krisch, our Science Editor, drops some science on why a gravelly voice like Patrick’s is so damn trustworthy. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad...

Duration:00:41:48

Beyond Whitelash: Van Jones On Being The Stern Father Of America's Left

3/20/2018
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Author and host of CNN's "The Van Jones Show," Van Jones swings by to discuss how to fight with your friends (nicely), how to fight with your enemies (even more nicely), and whether white kids should dress up as "Black Panther" hero T'challa. Later, Fatherly's Science Editor Josh Krisch stops by to discuss how to teach trauma to a kid without traumatizing them. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad...

Duration:00:53:44

Glenn Beck on Mixing Bleach and Ammonia, Performance and Opinion and Admitting You're Wrong

3/13/2018
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Glenn Beck, conservative host of the Glenn Beck Program and long time provocateur, has made a career of lighting fires. Now he's on a mission to extinguish a few. Fatherly host Joshua David Stein and Beck talk about his newfound moderation, wrestling with his family history and raising four kids of his own. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit...

Duration:00:40:27

Do Gurus Go Grocery Shopping? Talking Fatherhood, Ego and Momos with Buddhist Leader Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

3/6/2018
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As the leader of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche travels the world, both teaching seminars and in retreat. The 55-year-old is also the father of three young daughters. Here the Sakyong — the author of, most recently, The Lost Art of Good Conversation — discusses finding the balance between being a leader to hundreds of thousands and the daddy to three. Later on in the program, Josh Krisch joins us for a special edition of Oh Hey Science called Oh Hey God...and...

Duration:00:42:44

Out To Sea: Legendary Surfer Laird Hamilton On Riding Giants and Raising Daughters

2/27/2018
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For the last 53 years, Laird Hamilton has been pushing the boundaries of what the human body can do. Here, the controversial inventor of big wave surfing and father of three daughters, opens up on how being a dad has — or has not — affected his appetite for risk and why, sometimes, courting disaster is the best choice a dad can make. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to...

Duration:00:37:15

Catching up with Antonio Cromartie. Father of Fourteen

2/20/2018
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Antonio Cromartie, the NFL great and father of 14 — yes, 14 — on going from cornerback to stay-at-home dad and becoming a reality television star. Plus, Fatherly science editor Josh Krisch on when and why vasectomies fail. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:40:22

Chef Massimo Bottura, the visionary chef, is as creative as a dad as he is in his kitchen. He has to be.

12/11/2017
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In the final episode of the first season, Joshua David Stein sits down with Massimo Bottura, who runs one of the best restaurants in the world, who opens up about raising his son Charlie, who is severely developmentally disabled and how creativity takes all forms. Also, Josh Krisch explains why all tantrums are basically the same. Season two of The Fatherly Podcast will launch in 2018 - Be sure to follow The Fatherly Podcast on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to...

Duration:00:35:53