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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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186: Respect the Dead

10/19/2017
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Want to see something scary this month? Watch The Haunted Mansion. It's scary bad. People has supposedly been known to scatter ashes of their loved ones on the Disney Haunted Mansion ride. As always, be sure to check Common Sense Media to find out which bad movies are right for you children to watch. Peter Falk had a glass eye. True story. Our thanks to Lily and Grey, makers of curated gift boxes. Make gifting simple with tailor-made boxes filled with handmade items and goodies from...

Duration: 00:39:46


185: This week's show is cancelled due to Harvey

10/14/2017
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There's a new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer out. Hocus Pocus is another movie. Yes, it is. Emma Thompson has some words to say about Harvey Weinstein. Our thanks to Lily and Grey, makers of curated gift boxes. Make gifting simple with tailor-made boxes filled with handmade items and goodies from small businesses and artisans. Visit LilyAndGrey.com and use promo code "TTCA" to get 10% off! Our thanks also to Sleep Number, the best sleep of your life. Set your sleep number from 0 to 100...

Duration: 00:41:23


184: Favorite Teachers

10/6/2017
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Is this coach kidding? Ryan Gosling's Papyrus skit on SNL was pretty good. Farewell Mr. Bunting is really good, too, but it's not for the kids. Our thanks to Pro Flowers, fresh flowers delivered straight to your door, guaranteed fresh for seven days. It's a no-brainer gift for any occasion. Go to ProFlowers.com, click on the microphone and enter the code "TTCA" at checkout and get $10 off your purchase of $29 or more.

Duration: 00:37:00


183: Lightning Fast Hunter and Pecker

9/29/2017
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Jon references Agile because this is a tech podcast. He's also playing Rocket League. Is the C64 Mini real? Alas, probably not. If you haven't yet, please enjoy Computer Show. Our thanks to Lily and Grey, makers of curated gift boxes. Make gifting simple with tailor-made boxes filled with handmade items and goodies from small businesses and artisans. Visit LilyAndGrey.com and use promo code "TTCA" to get 10% off! Our thanks as well to Blue Apron. Blue Apron ships you ingredients and...

Duration: 00:35:52


182: Lex and Moltz Learn About Mormon Stuff

9/23/2017
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This week we delve into Mormonism. You might want to brush up on the Salamander letter. Mormon leaks is a site that tries to increase transparency within the church. Birdy isn't a great movie for kids but Bye, Bye Birdy is fine. Do you want your child to get into the best colleges and universities, have the best schooling, whether it's public, private, charter or homeschool? Read "Education a la Carte" by parenting expert and educator Dr. Kevin Leman. Go to Revellbooks.com to learn...

Duration: 00:44:26


Mazel Tov To You, Jon

9/17/2017
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Jon is sick. Moltz is travelling, so Lex goes solo. Until the TTCA Slack sent enough messages to wake Jon. Lex talks back-to-school wins. Jon mentions the accidental discovery of

Duration: 00:36:05


180: I'd love an option where I can throttle him

9/7/2017
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Sending good vibes to Florida. Stay safe during the coming storm. In Moltz's neck of the woods, it's fire that's the problem. Probably a good time to learn how to plan for a disaster. Jon saw Dunkirk and The Big Sick and liked both. Moltz recommends The Museum of Flight if you're in the Seattle area. Do you want your child to get into the best colleges and universities, have the best schooling, whether it's public, private, charter or homeschool? Read "Education a la Carte" by...

Duration: 00:39:50


179: Dog-Like Object

8/31/2017
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Lex has now seen all the Star Warses, thanks to Not Playing with Lex and Dan. Long Lake Camp for the Arts is pretty amazing. Here's the camp Lex went to, see if you can find the places he made out. Moltz can't believe it but Urinetown is a real musical. Follow us: @ttcashow. Lex Friedman can be found @lexfri, John Moltz can be found @Moltz and Jon Armstrong is @blurb.

Duration: 00:31:43


178: Disney, No Kids!

8/25/2017
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Lex recently visited Disneyland and his question: "Why is there any amount of Chip 'n' Dale? Our thanks to That's It Fruit for sponsoring this week's episode. That's It Fruit bars are great grab-n-go snacks for kids made of real fruit with no added sugar. Go to ThatsItFruit.com and enter the code "TURNING" to get 10% off your order. Our thanks to Sleep Number, the best sleep of your life. Set your sleep number from 0 to 100 to adjust how firm or soft you want your sleep experience. Find...

Duration: 00:38:27


177: MaxPunCon

8/20/2017
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Who needs a Dew bucket? Have you read The Butter Battle Book? We struggle to remember which Daily Show correspondent was in Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World. Blast From The Past was kind of cute. So was Enchanted. Arrival isn't cute, but it's good. 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 percent off a premium...

Duration: 00:41:31


176: Hamilton Slash Fiction

8/11/2017
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Jon is the best of us at Alto's Adventure. He recommends Zombie Gunship. Liam solved a problem with Nabbit. Dunno if you've heard but the kids love Minecraft. Moltz reminisces about Red vs Blue. Our thanks to Pro Flowers, fresh flowers delivered straight to your door, guaranteed fresh for seven days. It's a no-brainer gift for any occasion. Go to ProFlowers.com, click on the microphone and enter the code "TTCA" at checkout and get $10 off your purchase of $29 or more. Our thanks as...

Duration: 00:39:16


175: Kids in Cars Not Having Coffee

8/5/2017
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No Armstrong this week so Lex and Moltz talk cars again a bit. Lex has a Tesla Model S. Moltz's wife got a Subaru Crosstrek. Our thanks to Sleep Number, the best sleep of your life. Set your sleep number from 0 to 100 to adjust how firm or soft you want your sleep experience. Find a Sleep Number store near you at SleepNumber.com and tell them Lex from Turning This Car Around sent you (really). Our thanks as well to Revant Optics. Revant Optics makes replacement sunglass lenses for any...

Duration: 00:40:44


174: New Cars!

7/28/2017
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Jon and his kids play Steven Universe Monopoly. Lex uses the Plugshare app to... do electrical car stuff. Our thanks to That's It Fruit for sponsoring this week's episode. That's It Fruit bars are great grab-n-go snacks for kids made of real fruit with no added sugar. Go to ThatsItFruit.com and enter the code "TURNING" to get 10% off your order. Our thanks as well to Revant Optics. Revant Optics makes replacement sunglass lenses for any brand starting at just $24 a pair. Don't suffer...

Duration: 00:41:41


173: Horrible Bike Puns

7/22/2017
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Here's Jessie Char's passenger feet horror with Anderson Cooper. Our thanks as well to Blue Apron. Blue Apron ships you ingredients and amazing recipes. Learn while you cook and cook meals you'll love. Go to BlueApron.com/TURNING and get three meals FREE with free shipping. Our thanks as well to Revant Optics. Revant Optics makes replacement sunglass lenses for any brand starting at just $24 a pair. Don't suffer with scratched lenses, go to RevantOptics.com/TTCA and use the code "TTCA"...

Duration: 00:43:13


172: Lex is a Hero

7/14/2017
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James Thompsons is the author of PCalc and also Lex's personal travel agent. Moltz got a Switch but didn't get the ARMS game. Conan O'Brien battled Will Arnett in a game of ARMS. Our thanks to Pro Flowers, fresh flowers delivered straight to your door, guaranteed fresh for seven days. It's a no-brainer gift for any occasion. Go to ProFlowers.com, click on the microphone and enter the code "TTCA" at checkout and get $10 off your purchase of $29 or more. Our thanks as well to Revant...

Duration: 00:47:17


171: Food & Fireworks

7/7/2017
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Jon discusses his dinner at Yakiniku West. Our thanks to Sleep Number, the best sleep of your life. Set your sleep number from 0 to 100 to adjust how firm or soft you want your sleep experience. Find a Sleep Number store near you at SleepNumber.com and tell them Lex from Turning This Car Around sent you (really). Our thanks as well to Revant Optics. Revant Optics makes replacement sunglass lenses for any brand starting at just $24 a pair. Don't suffer with scratched lenses, go to...

Duration: 00:54:33


170: Home Improvement

6/30/2017
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Lex is away but Jon and Moltz discuss summer plans, fatherly repairs and power tools and such. Jon is a fan of heat-shrink tubing. Don't make it weird. Our thanks to CozyPhones for sponsoring this episode. CozyPhones are comfortable headphones in adorable headbands that your kids will love to wear. Visit CozyPhones.com/TTCA and get 20% off your order! Our thanks as well to Revant Optics. Revant Optics makes replacement sunglass lenses for any brand starting at just $24 a pair. Don't...

Duration: 00:42:58


169: The One Where the Boy Dies

6/22/2017
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Lex will be dragging his tired children around an 11th century castle as a sign of his power. Maybe that's why they got him a character that gets left in a hole. Our thanks to Redbox for sponsoring this week's episode. School is out so it's time to get some movies and games. Go to Redbox.com and use the code "TTCA" to get your first 1-night game rental for free! Our thanks as well to Sleep Number, the best sleep of your life. Set your sleep number from 0 to 100 to adjust how firm or...

Duration: 00:44:56


168: Lex' Father's Day

6/15/2017
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Turns out there's another Lex Friedman. Lex isn't getting a Father's Day present other than the one he's buying himself. We again discuss Randy Pausch's last lecture. Our thanks to Redbox for sponsoring this week's episode. School is out so it's time to get some movies and games. Go to Redbox.com and use the code "TTCA" to get your first 1-night game rental for free! And our thanks to Happy Socks for sponsoring this episode. Everyone needs sock, why not have them be fun? Go to...

Duration: 00:34:50


167: I Was Literally In That Movie

6/8/2017
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Lex attended the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Lex recommends Impractical Jokers for Hank. We also discuss Twitter personality Darth who is a national treasure. We discuss children and their online presence, such as the kid who does makeup tutorials online. Our thanks to the Amazon Kindle e-reader, a co-sponsor of the Scripts National Spelling Bee. The Kindle e-reader is the perfect no-strings-attached device for kids. Go to Amazon.com/KindleForKids to check out a great bundle...

Duration: 00:50:30

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