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 104 - Whining

January 3rd, 2021
On this episode:
- Rob and Mike figure out how to stop their kids from whining once and for all!
- Dating My Dad segment makes a return appearance
- Mike is thrilled when he discovers Rob's secret crush on a celebrity
- Rob and Mike are this week's bad dads for taking the side of a high school teacher fired for having an Only Fans account
 

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 

Click here to go the Seattle Gummy site and use the promo code StandUpDads15 

at checkout to get 15% off your order from the Seattle Gummy Company!

Email your parenting stories to thestandupdads@gmail.com to get your sample from the Seattle Gummy Company!

 

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

- Tim Hawkins, “Ungrateful Kids” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qunmtzN8pcg  

- “How to Stop Your Child’s Whining” https://www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/development/behavioral/how-to-stop-your-childs-whining/

- George Carlin, “Whining Baby Boomers”  https://www.upworthy.com/george-carlin-ok-boomer-mic-drop

- A Simple Trick to Get Your Kid to Stop Whining.  The key is in the consistency.  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201704/simple-trick-get-your-kid-stop-whining

- Supernanny, “Stop kids whining by making fun of them” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZMSCzaD_SQ

- Whining Ages 6-12 https://consumer.healthday.com/encyclopedia/children-s-health-10/child-development-news-124/whining-ages-6-to-12-646007.html

- Bad Teacher! https://trendings.net/high-school-teacher-fired-after-students-find-her-onlyfans-account/f8w3e2i

Thanks for listening!

Episode 100 with Very Special Guest: Keith Lowell Jensen!!!

December 6th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike celebrate their 100th episode with very special guest, Keith Lowell Jensen!!!  Keith is a fabulous dad, comic, producer, author and all around great guy!  We talk about everything from music to punching nazis to raising a child capable of critical thought.  Definitely one of our most interesting episodes!

- For Mike's sake, we have a story about the ideal age gap for a relationship

- For Rob's sake, we have another Bad Dad Story

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 

Click here to go the Seattle Gummy site and use the promo code StandUpDads15 

at checkout to get 15% off your order from the Seattle Gummy Company!

Email your parenting stories to thestandupdads@gmail.com to get your sample from the Seattle Gummy Company!

 

Find Keith here!  Please support our guests!  Check out his sites and buy his albums!  Definitely check out his latest special:  NOT FOR REHIRE

- Get his albums here ===>http://thekeithlowelljensenshow.buzzsprout.com

- Twitter:  https://twitter.com/keithlowell

- Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/kljfans

- Instagram:  http://instagram.com/keithlowell

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

Thanks for listening!

Episode 93 - Do You Hate Your Kid’s Friend’s Parents?

October 18th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to deal with other parents on playdates

- This week we have two bad dads, a downer and a funny one

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 

Click here to go the Seattle Gummy site and use the promo code StandUpDads15 

at checkout to get 15% off your order from the Seattle Gummy Company!

Email your parenting stories to thestandupdads@gmail.com to get your sample from the Seattle Gummy Company!

 

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

Bad Dad Articles -

Thanks for listening!

Episode 81 - Co-Parenting with Special Guests: April & Loren Kirk from the Co-Parenting Past Chaos Podcast

July 26th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome the fabulous and interesting hosts of the Co-Parenting Past Chaos Podcast:  April & Loren Kirk

- April and Loren are introduced to the Bad Dad segment

- In honor of the moms on the show, Rob finds a bad mom story and is shocked how creative moms can be when they decide to go wrong

 

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 

Click here to go the Seattle Gummy site and use the promo code StandUpDads15 

at checkout to get 15% off your order from the Seattle Gummy Company!

Email your parenting stories to thestandupdads@gmail.com to get your sample from the Seattle Gummy Company!

 

Links and contacts for Co-Parenting Past Chaos are below.  Please support our guests!

Facebook: @coparentingpastchaos

Instagram: @coparentingpastchaos

Website: www.wifestales.com

Tiktok: @aprilandlo

 

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

Do's and Don'ts of Co-Parenting Well Article

Bad Dad Article

Bad Mom Article

Thanks for listening!

Episode 79 - Potpourri 2: The Rambling

July 12th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike become totally unfocused and produce a potpourri of bullshit

- Mike talks about funding his kid's Roblox addiction

- Rob and Mike talk about OLD TV shows

- Rob and Mike nerd out on books

- The "Dating My Dad" segment makes it back into the rotation!

- Mike takes the side of this week's Bad Dad!

 

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 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 - https://www.amazon.com/Eye-Mongombo-1-Doug-Gray/dp/167811782X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

 

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

Bad Dad - https://thetandd.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/bowman-father-accused-of-shooting-at-daughter-s-boyfriend-friend/article_39fedab4-484c-585d-8741-132547d236cc.html

Thanks for listening!

Episode 78 - Special Guest: Alicia Bates (Part Two) Dating for Single Parents

July 5th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome single mom, teacher, author, small business owner and all around badass, Alicia Bates!

- The trio discuss dating as a single parent and the hilarious nightmare scenarios that come about as a result

- Rob gives Mike grief for dating younger women

- Turns out Alicia was stalked before it was cool 

Find Alicia and her awesome work here - 

www.aliciabates.com
FB Page: @aliciambates
FB Profile: /fireangel414
 
The GOFUNDME page for Alicia's Nephew and Great Niece can be found here.  Anything helps!  https://gf.me/u/x3nmmy

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 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 - https://www.amazon.com/Eye-Mongombo-1-Doug-Gray/dp/167811782X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Thanks for listening!

Episode 77 - Special Guest: Alicia Bates (Part One) Single Moms vs. Single Dads

June 28th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome single mom, teacher, author, small business owner and all around badass, Alicia Bates!

- The trio discuss alternate ways to teach your son about birth control (it's kinda creepy)

- Alicia talks about prepping for an empty nest

- The stand-up parents take a quiz to find out if we're ready to welcome a newborn.  Turns out that we're not.

- Comparing the experience of a single mom to that of a single dad

- This week's Bad Dad shows what he's willing to do for his kid and winds up in jail

 

Find Alicia and her awesome work here - 

www.aliciabates.com
FB Page: @aliciambates
FB Profile: /fireangel414
 
The GOFUNDME page for Alicia's Nephew and Great Niece can be found here.  Anything helps!  https://gf.me/u/x3nmmy

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 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 - https://www.amazon.com/Eye-Mongombo-1-Doug-Gray/dp/167811782X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

 

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

Parenting quizzes can be found here - https://lab.secondstreet.com/articles/5-parenting-quizzes/

https://www.parents.com/parenting/dynamics/single-parenting/single-moms-vs-single-dads-a-look-at-the-double-standards-of-single-parenthood-how-we-can-do-better/

Bad Dad - https://www.wave3.com/2020/06/20/nky-father-son-charged-with-plotting-beat-up-judge-sons-child-porn-case/#:~:text=KENTON%20COUNTY%2C%20Ky.,Preston%20Ritter%20Sr.&text=are%20in%20jail%20accused%20of,Grothaus%20and%20attorney%20Darryl%20Cox.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 58 - Childhood Crushes

February 16th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike talk about childhood crushes and how to deal with them

- Our Bad Dad needs to find better childcare alternatives

 

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:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/13/well/family/valentines-day-children-crushes-parenting.html

https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/school-age/5-ways-to-manage-your-childs-first-crush

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/8kbw38/uncensored---man-crushes (Michael Kosta)

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/ot411r/crushes (Dan Soder)

https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/father-charged-accused-leaving-year-old-son-walmart-himself/mAVwZZB3JGCANbw4BPqxFN/

Thanks for listening!

Episode 57 - Valentine’s Day

February 9th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike talk about Valentine's Day and play a bunch of comedy clips about the holiday

- A romantic Bad Dad story that is bound to become a Lifetime movie!

 

 

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.cc.com/video-clips/jm68ug/comedy-central-presents-valentine-s-day (Russ Meneve)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RydfYOZdkK0 (Mike E. Winfield)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4OXQ0nSKUs (Thor Ramsey)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9-UG0CK_oE (Kellen Erskine)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdJLEYR9Igw (Lewis Black)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u66VQEL6oCs (Aisha Tyler)

https://lifehacker.com/the-valentines-day-survival-guide-5759423

https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/regional/new-details-come-to-light-about-family-members-of-missing-rexburg-kids-lori-vallow-chad-daybell-jj-tylee-arizona-alex-cox/277-5dd27fb6-e38d-4a98-bb75-05071c80509a

 

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 53 - Special Guest: Damian Harmony! Dealing with Miscarriage, Death of a Baby and Nerdfest 2020

January 12th, 2020
On this episode:

- We welcome back special guest DAMIAN HARMONY!!!

- Mike discusses his experiences with miscarriage and how to deal with it as a dad

- Damian shares the painful experience of losing a newborn son

- Mike and Damian swap single dad dating stories and Mike learns about the age formula (half your age plus 7)

- Theories on living life to the fullest

- All three nerd out on comic strips and wrestling

- This week's bad dad has no idea how to dress his daughter for school

 

Resources for dealing with loss mentioned in this episode are below:

https://www.sutterhealth.org/ways-to-give/philanthropy/smcs/childrens-bereavement-art-group

https://www.compassionatefriends.org/

https://www.marchofdimes.org

https://www.mastersincounseling.org/guide/loss-grief-bereavement/

 

Links to Damian's shows and projects are below.  Please check them out!  He'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.  Also, Damian will be at the PUNCHLINE in Sacramento on Wednesday, January 15th at 7:00pm.  Go check it out!

 

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:

https://www.fatherly.com/news/dad-training-underwear-daughter-preschool/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/laugh-cry-live/201610/9-compassionate-tips-surviving-the-death-your-baby

 

Thanks for listening!

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