I was pregnant once. Three times actually. And, seriously, there are some really annoying people out there. Yes, most people are awesome. But some are just really, really annoying — and I wrote about those folks for the Huffington Post today. If you’d like to study, here’s the link. Test tomorrow!
To get them back at them for being so out of touch and making dads look incompetent in TV shows and movies, let’s all kick in money for a movie that makes studio execs and producers look like total clueless jackasses. That’ll show ‘em! HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA! Ha!-ha!… Ha ha ha… heh… Wait… Fuck.
How many of us have been saying this for years? I’m gonna say… probably all of us.
I even wrote a similar article for Huffington Post a while ago, in which I screamed from Mt. Huffington that the bumbling dad character is unrealistic. (Actually, my arguement was moms are bumbling, too, but you know what I mean.) Of course, my piece was just a whiny rant.
This Daily Beast article by Soraya Roberts, however, uses actual Census data and things like facts to make the point that, when it comes to depicting fathers, pop culture is what’s bumbling.
If you are not married then do not give marriage advice.
If you are not a parent then don’t give parenting advice.
This times a million.
When something like this gets posted, invariably people say “Yes, but there’s nothing wrong with offering perspective” or some similar defense.
You know what? There is something wrong with offering perspective because “perspective,” by definition, means you’re looking at something, not being that something.