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WTF: Virginia Man Plants Flag on Random African Land, Claims It So Daughter Can Be “Real” Princess
6 years ago

WTF: Virginia Man Plants Flag on Random African Land, Claims It So Daughter Can Be “Real” Princess

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Jeremiah Heaton

So, like…we’d do anything for our kids, right? Anything. As in, your kid wants to take up soccer, you buy them cleats. Your kid wants a LEGO minifig that isn’t in stores anymore, you hop online and get it for their birthday. Your kid needs a good education, so you put in more hours at work to afford the right school. Your kid wants to be a princess, so you go to Africa, plant a flag on some disputed land and claim it as your own.

WHOA WHOA WHOA, back up. Which LEGO minifig? Those things get expensive when they’re discontinued.

Some dude obviously read our intro and was all “Yep. BRB OMW 2 Africa BBL.” That’s what Virginia dad Jeremiah Heaton did at least.

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Father Dressed As Batman Pulled Over On His Way to Children’s Hospital
8 years ago

Father Dressed As Batman Pulled Over On His Way to Children’s Hospital

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All right-thinking young men, and many right-thinking young women, had dreams of growing up to be Batman. Playboy billionaire by day, stoic ass-kicker at night with all the coolest toys! As we have grown up, VERY few of us have the means to bring these dreams to fruition. As we have become parents, we try to be superheroes for our kids, but we rarely get to wear the cape of “DADMAN!! Defender of naptimes everywhere!!!”

It’s not nearly as glamorous.

One man, however, gets to live his dream!

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New Mexico Father Thwarts Abduction of Someone Else’s Daughter
9 years ago

New Mexico Father Thwarts Abduction of Someone Else’s Daughter

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Monday afternoon, Antonio Diaz Chacon took off work early to go home and be with his family. His washing machine was broken, so he went down the block to …
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Jay Mathews Asks: Who Says I’m An Over-Involved Dad?
9 years ago

Jay Mathews Asks: Who Says I’m An Over-Involved Dad?

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Jay Mathews brings up a good question. Paraphrased, it boils down to this – if Mathews was a former college pitcher and coached his daughter to perfection, how is …
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DC Court Program Turns Fathers Into Dads
9 years ago

DC Court Program Turns Fathers Into Dads

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Nothing terribly funny about this post: a DC-area program called “Fathering Court” helps incarcerated fathers learn how to be dads. The criminals are encouraged and helped with employment, so …
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