10 Wholesome Reminders That Stephen King is a Sleepy Twitter Dad

10 Wholesome Reminders That Stephen King is a Sleepy Twitter Dad

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It’s only three months into 2019, and nothing can keep marathon novelist Stephen King off Twitter, a medium he wields to broadcast his inner thoughts, book reviews, and political criticism. You may remember he recently Tweeted a viral response to a USA Today headline that mentioned fellow writer Tabitha King not by name but simply by “his wife”—an offensive error the Kings corrected with their usual poignancy. Aside from biting clap-backs and no-frills political hot takes, King’s Tweeting trends—which range from cheering on his friends and family to documenting the day-to-day life of his corgi—remind us that behind the author …

13 Memoirs About Celebrity Dads

13 Memoirs About Celebrity Dads

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Father’s Day is approaching fast! It’s a time to celebrate the dads in your life along with all of the advice, mentoring, tough yet unconditional love, and horribly cheesy jokes they bring to the table.     A father is someone who cares for you, looks after you, and helps to guide you along your way. They can be biological, adoptive, or not even your technical “father” at all. A father can come in the form of a close teacher, an uncle, or even a reliable and trustworthy family friend. A “father-figure” doesn’t have to be a man at all because that’s not what any of …

5 Perfect Books for Father’s Day

5 Perfect Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is quickly approaching, but you still have plenty of time to get Dad (or other father figures) the perfect book to celebrate them. Here are a list of some our top picks he’ll love.    1. For the Dog Dad   via Amazon   My Dog: The Paradox is the perfect illustrated explanation of man’s best friend, dogs. From the author of The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman, comes a new comic about his observations of Rambo the dog answering questions like “why do dogs like to chase animals four times their size?” and “why are dogs so excited all the time?”. …

J.K. Rowling Surprises Broke Dad Who Used Harry Potter to Bond With His Daughter

J.K. Rowling Surprises Broke Dad Who Used Harry Potter to Bond With His Daughter

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Harry Potter has been the phenomenon that has brought together communities of fans, friends, and families and no one knows that better than single dad Matt Burke.   In a personal essay published on Medium, Burke reflected on how the Harry Potter books allowed him to bond with his nine-year-old daughter. Due to the financial stresses Burke and his daughter have faced, including times in which Burke had to forgo his own dinner in order to feed his daughter, they haven’t been able to afford many extravagant activities to bond over. Through their mutual love of reading and the discovery of the Harry …