Father to Child Summer Camp, a program started in 2000 by Washington D.C.-based nonprofit Hope House, aims to re-connect kids with their fathers. Problem is, the fathers are in …
While reading Marsia Mason’s “Father and Farther,” you can’t help but wonder if she wanted it to be more love-letter to herself or more two-way-mirror masturbation. Whatever it was supposed to be, it was a terrible slap to the face of good fathers.
This bit of misandry hurts, because Mason’s tone throughout the story is that no matter what fathers do, there will always be something to knock them back down a peg. Mothers do the work, and fathers just come along for the ride, and play blocks when the time’s right.
You’re going to love this.
BTW, in case you missed it last week, Ray Kurzweil has declared that he’s going to talk to his dad. Problem is, his dad’s been dead for 40+ years.