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Glory Days: The Joys Of Reliving The Past Over A Pint

I’m meeting a mate for a few beers tonight. I know that’s not earth-shattering news to most people but dads will know the importance of such a statement. I get an evening off. No teeth brushing tussle, no bed time routine, no creeping around the flat trying to silently cobble together an evening meal so […]

Football: Pregnancy For Men Without The Bundle Of Joy At The End

Football – workplace of the filthy rich and a platform that now seems as if it was built entirely to sell advertising space. Yet, for millions, it’s do or die, life or death, or any other over the top phrase you can think of. For those, the next nine months will be a journey that […]

How I Learned To Love Camping Like A Dad

Now that my son is five, our holidays are dictated by the school holidays. The freedom we had between Ollie being born and starting school – to take off whenever we wanted, to find a cottage somewhere at a very reasonable price – has disappeared. And like a lover we took for granted, we are […]

Why Ryan Reynolds Is Twitter’s Best Hollywood Dad

Ryan Reynolds is back in UK cinemas this weekend with action-comedy, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which sees Reynolds’ protection agent and his professional rival, hitman Samuel L. Jackson, form an unlikely team and take a road trip from Manchester to The Hague, via the English countryside, and, erm, Coventry. It’s the latest film of the Reynolds-aisance, which […]

Ranking The Dads Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe, From Worst To Best

Being a superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe tends to necessitate two things: 1) a gratuitous shirtless scene; and 2) severe daddy issues. Go down the list of Marvel’s leading man heroes from the past decade of interconnected films, and there are very few of them (Steve Rogers and Steven Strange being notable exceptions) who […]

7 Lessons From Evil Dead’s Ash On Being A Middle-Aged Man

Just when the men of Generation X had only just (or in many instances, not remotely) come to terms with the loss of Han Solo and Luke Skywalker, we’re hit with the bombshell that yet another of our lifelong heroes is being put out to pasture. Bruce Campbell has officially declared his retirement as Ashley J […]

Apps For Dads: The 5 Best Apps For Expectant Fathers

As regular readers may know, I’m an expectant dad. The bun has been in my wife’s proverbial oven for just about six months now, and while the road has been rocky, it’s also been rather exciting. I’m one of those people who can’t help but read and read and read about what to do once […]

80s TV Cartoon M.A.S.K. Is Being Turned Into A Film

A film is about to go into development based on perhaps the greatest toys from the 1980s – and what’s more, it will be directed by the guy that handled the last movie in The Fast and Furious series. If you were a child who grew up when the M.A.S.K. toys were in the shops, […]

Why The Meg Could Be The Greatest Dad Movie Ever

Every once in a while, there comes a new motion picture that just has ‘Dad’s night out’ written all over it. Such a movie is The Meg, which will see Jason Statham do battle with a 75-foot prehistoric ancestor of the great white shark, known as the Megaladon. Excited yet? Maybe you will be after […]