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Podcast Question: What’s Your Kid’s Favorite Olympic Event?
6 years ago

Podcast Question: What’s Your Kid’s Favorite Olympic Event?

This week’s Podcast Question of the Week is about the Olympics:

What’s your kid’s favorite Olympic event?

Are you watching the Olympics with your children? The best part about …
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Do Fathers Get a Medal at the London Olympics?
6 years ago

Do Fathers Get a Medal at the London Olympics?

Do Fathers Get a Medal in London?

The Olympics have been on for a week now (really, only a week!), and even with all the hub-bub over tape delays, people are glued to their televisions at all hours to see the world compete in everything from archery to wrestling (there was no sport starting with a z, boo hoo). It got us wondering, as we always do elsewhere, how the Olympics would honor dads.

After all, there have got to be a whole lot of Olympians that were coached by fathers, carpooled to their practices by fathers, or at least bought equipment by fathers…right? So, that should translate into viewership and consumers – meaning dads watching the Olympics with their little hopefuls, watching all of the ads, saying “son and/or daughter – tomorrow, we’ll buy one of those products in the commercial.”

Well, we watched, and watched, and then watched some more. At times, we were watching two events picture-in-picture on television, while streaming another on our phone and another on our computer (and another on our laptop)! We sucked up almost everything the Olympics put out there, except for the really long bathroom break we took during equestrian jumping.

We found: the Olympics have definitely been sold to mom this time around, but dad hasn’t been completely forgotten. Really, there’s been one big offender that’s forgotten dads, but we saw it coming and expected it. We’ll explain.

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Episode 014: Bob’s Your Uncle
7 years ago

Episode 014: Bob’s Your Uncle

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Episode 014: Bob’s Your Uncle

This week’s episode covers the following stories on 8bitdad.com for the week leading up to January 23rd, 2012: What Finish Line Has Your Dad Carried …
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