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Forbes: My Dad’s Guide to Watching the Super Bowl
8 years ago

Forbes: My Dad’s Guide to Watching the Super Bowl

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Just in case you don’t follow football, the Super Bowl is tomorrow. Everyone’s putting up their finest Super Bowl related articles about how to tiptoe around dads while the game is on. One such article is by Forbes blogger Justine Rivero titled “My Dad’s Guide to Watching the Super Bowl.” As you can tell from the title, it’s supposed to be a light-hearted to-do list for not pissing off dad and getting the most out of his attention while the game is on. Oh, and it also perpetuates the idea that dad cares more about football than family, and the only way to bond with him is to feign interest in his team of choice and make sure you’re cheering when he cheers.

You know, because if you don’t, you risk a beating and a lifetime of wondering how to get your relationship out of the s**ts.

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Ken Williams Is Proud of His Son, Obvi
8 years ago

Ken Williams Is Proud of His Son, Obvi

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While looking for a picture of Kyle Williams, we ran across this story at SF Gate that literally hit the net as we were sifting through images for the …
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Father’s Invaluable Lesson: How Do You Think Kyle Williams Feels?
8 years ago

Father’s Invaluable Lesson: How Do You Think Kyle Williams Feels?

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HuffPo‘s Ben Mankiewicz had the inside scoop on a great fatherhood story recently, concerning his own godson, Owen Shure. Shure watched the NFC Championship game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants. Late in the game, wide receiver Williams fumbled the ball and it led (from what this non-football-fan has been told) directly to the 49ers’ loss.

Many football dads end up passing down bad sportsmanship to their kids in this sort of situation. But if that was the case here, we wouldn’t have used the word “invaluable” in the title, would we?

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Father & Son Die of Heart Attacks on Same Day
8 years ago

Father & Son Die of Heart Attacks on Same Day

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On August 31, the ultimate father-son tragedy hit: a father and son both died of heart attacks on the same day.

Charles McCauley Senior had a heart attack while …
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New Jersey Father Trio Want Your Kids to Play Online…Offline
8 years ago

New Jersey Father Trio Want Your Kids to Play Online…Offline

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New Jersey dudes Steve Lerner, and David Jacobs and Fabian Nicieza want your kids to play games online to fight childhood obesity. But here’s the catch: gamers on their …
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NFL Fathers Distancing Themselves from Stereotypes
8 years ago

NFL Fathers Distancing Themselves from Stereotypes

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I know nothing about football. Test me; I couldn’t tell you how many points a team gets when they take a field goal kick. I don’t know how many …
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Best NFL Dads from the 2010/2011 Playoff Teams
9 years ago

Best NFL Dads from the 2010/2011 Playoff Teams

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Since 8BitDad is known for seeing things through, we’ll continue today’s entertainment and celebrity news barf with a post to CafeMom’s ‘Best Football Player Dads From the NFL Playoff …
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Devin Hester: NFL Highlights to Father-Highlights
9 years ago

Devin Hester: NFL Highlights to Father-Highlights

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Chicago Bears’ wide receiver Devin Hester is kind of a big deal. He’s hoping to help the Chicago Bears get past the Green Bay Packers this weekend and secure …
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