Stand-Up Dads

A podcast for parents with a sense of humor. Two stand-up comics just trying to make sense of parenting in today’s world.

Episode 89 - Special Guest: Matt Lower & Playing Board Games with Your Kids

September 20th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike are joined by Matt Lower, the Ultimate Board Game Collector, to discuss the benefits of playing board games with your kids

- Which board games are the most likely to start a fight? 

- This week's Bad Dad segment is a double header and they're both game related!

- Check out Matt and Mike's project at https://www.campgrounds360.com/ 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com 

Find us at https://stand-up-dads.com/ and https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Mike's comic book, Clumsy Love here!

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/ and https://www.gagonthispodcast.com/

Find Doug Gray's WONDERFUL graphic novel, The Eye of Mongombo here 

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Links to the videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://howgameareyou.com/health-benefits-board-games/

https://www.scholastic.com/parents/kids-activities-and-printables/activities-for-kids/arts-and-craft-ideas/benefits-board-games.html 

https://1075koolfm.com/you-are-not-the-father-board-game-is-here/ 

https://11points.com/11-board-games-likely-spark-actual-fights/ 

https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=51523679&itype=CMSID 

Bad Dad Article 1 - https://www.mitchellrepublic.com/news/crime-and-courts/1554173-sioux-falls-man-arrested-after-alleged-dispute-over-board-game 

Bad Dad Article 2 - https://torontosun.com/2014/11/12/dad-reportedly-threatens-daughter-with-rifle-after-suspecting-her-of-cheating-at-battleship/wcm/48117d03-dee4-49b8-a609-2fd0330e9737 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 56 - More Nerdfest and Getting affairs in Order

February 2nd, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike nerd out about Harry Potter, Pokemon and Magic the Gathering

- Rob threatens Mike with the equivalent of a swear jar for each time Mike brings up Harry Potter

- Rob screws up and makes plans for Super Bowl Sunday that aren't Super Bowl related

- What happens to the pre-made merch for the losing team of the Super Bowl?

- Mike and Rob go into how to get your affairs in order for end of life planning... it's never too soon!

- This week's bad dad shows a pretty severe lapse of judgement

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com 

Find us at https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/  Want to send a Bag of Dicks?  Go to https://bagofdicks.com/?rfsn=3343592.79579f and use the code GAGONPODCAST to get 20% off your order!

 

Links to the videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

http://www.livingsmartguides.com/assets/01_livingsmart_endoflifechecklist.pdf

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/getting-your-affairs-order

https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/cherokee-county/dad-son-arrested-driving-around-town-with-siren-pa-system-police-say/PW2XIWGLSZFZZDHPYRL5U2RPRY/

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/29884/what-happens-losing-teams-championship-shirts

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 41 - Autism with Special Guests Damian Harmony and Teo Morgan

October 20th, 2019
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On this episode:

- Rob, Teo and Damian discuss how autism affects parenting, both when the kid has it and when the parent has it as well.  So many tangents!  This promises to be one of our most interesting shows!

 

Links to our guests' shows and projects are below.  Please check them out!  They'll appreciate the support and you'll be rewarded with some quality entertainment!

 

DAMIAN can be found on Twitter @DUHHarmony.  His podcast, A GEEK HISTORY OF TIME, can be found on Twitter at GeekHistoryTime and at https://www.geekhistorytime.com/ and the CAPITOL PUN-ISHMENT SHOW dates can be found on Luna's site here: http://www.lunascafe.com/calendar.html and you can also find them on Facebook under Capitol PUNishment and on Instragram under Capitolpuns.

 

Follow TEO on all social media @offcolorjoke and check out DIVERSITY AND DRAGONS at www.facebook.com/diversityanddragons and buy tickets to the show at Comedy Spot here:  https://www.saccomedyspot.com/dragons/.

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com 

Find us at https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/

 

Links to the videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://www.autismspeaks.org

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2017/05/autism-parenting/526989/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 30 - Adults Playing With Kid Toys, Summer Camps for Adults, Board Games, RPGs and Nerdfest Part 2

August 4th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss the trend of adults playing with kid toys; ranging from adult coloring books to Legos

- They have summer camps for adults???

- Bad dad segment involves the Mafia and a scene reminiscent of the Godfather movie

- Mike and Rob spin off into Nerdfest part 2 as they discuss different board games and role playing games

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com 

Find us at https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/

 

Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://hip2save.com/2016/08/06/diy-lego-travel-case-made-from-lunch-box/ (DIY Lego Lunchbox)

https://www.oprahmag.com/life/g27055445/adult-summer-camps/

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/scaachikoul/i-went-to-a-summer-camp-for-adults-and-it-got-weird

https://psmag.com/social-justice/throw-out-your-computer-and-grab-some-legos

http://mentalfloss.com/article/89957/inside-booming-business-adults-who-play-toys-youtube

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/rise-kidults-toys-no-longer-just-children/

https://nypost.com/2019/07/30/mob-son-accused-of-hiring-hit-man-to-whack-father-faces-brother-in-court/

 

Thanks for listening!

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