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Unfunny News: Connecticut Man Unknowingly Shoots ‘Intruder’ Son
6 years ago

Unfunny News: Connecticut Man Unknowingly Shoots ‘Intruder’ Son

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Police report that a Connecticut father unknowingly shot his own son, not understanding exactly what had happened until paramedics had arrived to assess the situation.

Late Thursday night, Jeffrey Giuliano got a phone call from his sister, also his next-door neighbor. Giuliano’s sister said that someone was lurking around her home, trying to break in. Giuliano took up arms and charged over to his sister’s home, where he found a man dressed in black with a ski mask on, holding a knife.

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Unfunny News: Pediatrician Accused of “Waterboarding” Eleven Year Old Daughter
6 years ago

Unfunny News: Pediatrician Accused of “Waterboarding” Eleven Year Old Daughter

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A Delaware couple faces charges of conspiracy, endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment after allegedly “waterboarding” their daughter as punishment.

On July 21, a neighbor of Dr. Melvin and Pauline Morse called 911 when the Morse’s 11 year old daughter ran to his house and said that Melvin had dragged her by her ankle across their gravel driveway before spanking her. After an arrest on charges of one count third-degree assault and two counts endangering the welfare of a child, Dr. Morse – a pediatrician – posted bond.

This gets worse, so if you’re not up for it – stop reading.

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Laundromat Dad Puts Toddler Son in Washer
6 years ago

Laundromat Dad Puts Toddler Son in Washer

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I wish this were some sort of joke headline, but it’s not. From what I could glean from YouTube descriptions and the Daily Mail recap, some dirtbag father put his toddler in a laundromat washing machine, then panicked when the machine locked, turned on, and began its spin cycle.

Some accounts say the father was scaring his son, some say he was playing a joke. Some say washing machine, some say dryer. Either way, this guy is an absolute POS.

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Washington Coward Father Kills Kids & Self After Very Probable Murder of Wife
7 years ago

Washington Coward Father Kills Kids & Self After Very Probable Murder of Wife

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It’s always hard for us to cover unfunny news on 8BitDad, but our commitment to reporting on fatherhood compels us to share a terrible story about Josh Powell – a Washington father that has apparently set his house on fire on Sunday, killing himself and his two children. This comes years after his wife not-so-mysteriously disappeared.

This tough-to-read story starts in 2009, when Josh’s wife, Susan Cox-Powell, disappeared. Josh was a suspect in her disappearance, and immediately moved his children from their home in Utah to Washington. And even up to last month, police in Utah were still attempting to find Susan Cox-Powell.

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Father Unknowningly Rescues His Infant Son From Dumpster
7 years ago

Father Unknowningly Rescues His Infant Son From Dumpster

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In case you had a good Friday buzz going, let’s hit you with a crazy fatherhood story out of Canada.

A peach of a 30 year old gal by …
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Old Unfunny News: Father Blames Porn on His Own Children
7 years ago

Old Unfunny News: Father Blames Porn on His Own Children

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Here’s a sad one from last week: Florida resident Robert Walker, 33 year old nominee for the Father of the Year award, was busted last week with child porn …
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UPDATE: Father-Killing Weed-Trimmer Guy Unfit for Trial
7 years ago

UPDATE: Father-Killing Weed-Trimmer Guy Unfit for Trial

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This is just a quickie, but remember Yashesh Desai, who we talked about back in August?

Well, dude was evidently crazy-wafers in court and prosecutors will suggest he be …
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Father Fired From Job While Caring for Son With Leukemia
7 years ago

Father Fired From Job While Caring for Son With Leukemia

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This story is tough to read, but the implications in your own life as a father are very real.

Dan Burdick is a father from St. Cloud, Minnesota, and former employee of four years at T.O. Plastics. The story starts a couple of years ago, when Dan’s son, Tyler, was born.

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