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 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!

Episode 29 - Youth Sports and Participation Trophies

July 28th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike go over the current state of youth sports and their impact on kids and parents

- Participation trophies... good or bad?

- Bad dad segment covers a bunch of parents who can't control themselves at a little league game

 

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:

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/msa8w8/john-oliver-s-new-york-stand-up-show-cholo-soccer-dad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQIeGSbG8Yc&list=PLLNUevQUGnUNN49joU9gNKhTFlIxjR041&index=3&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6Xtk7ALaUI

https://fox2now.com/2019/06/19/parents-brawl-over-a-13-year-old-umpires-call-at-little-league-game-police-tell-parents-to-grow-up/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-new-you/201806/should-we-give-our-kids-participation-trophies

https://www.athleticscholarships.net/benefits-risks-youth-sport.htm

Thanks for listening!

Episode 21 - LIVE at Sacramento Podcast Festival! First jobs with special guest, Jay Wuck!

June 1st, 2019

On this episode:

***Stand-Up Dads performs LIVE at the first annual Sacramento Podcast Festival***

- Rob, Mike and Jay talk about their first jobs

- Different strategies to introduce your kid to the working world

- Mike tells about how he almost managed to run himself over with his own truck while still driving (Rob's heard the story a dozen times and still doesn't get it)

- This week's bad dad tries to get his 5 year-old daughter to do his dirty work and has to pay the price 

- Who’s the comic of the week?  He's not a comic!  Confused?  Listen and find out!

 

*** Special thanks to the hardworking folks at Stab! Comedy Theater for putting together this amazing Podcast Festival!  Please show them some love and send some business their way so that they can continue to put together wonderful shows like this one.  Check them out at https://www.stabcomedytheater.com/ and www.sacpodfest.com ***

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  International parent?  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://www.thebalancecareers.com/jobs-kids-all-ages-2085439

 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/maryland-father-accused-directing-his-daughter-5-steal-package-porch-n950436

Thanks for listening!

Episode 20 - The Misfit Episode!

May 25th, 2019

On this episode:

- Mike spends some father/son time with his dad at a weed dispensary!

- A Texas school discovers a cure for ADHD without medication???

- Local mom goes too far trying to support her kid's basketball team

- Fire trucks invade!

- A dad goes too far protecting his daughter.

- Mike earns his first nomination as this week's Bad Dad!

- Who’s the comic of the week?  Listen and find out!

 

***SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!!***

Stand-Up Dads Podcast will be at the Sacramento Podcast Festival!!!  June 1st at 4:00 PM at Stab! Comedy Theater.  Come witness a live recording with Mike, Rob and, special guest, Jay Wuck!  Details can be found at http://www.sacpodfest.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://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://www.getholistichealth.com/79283/texas-school-beat-adhd/

http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/arizona-news/man-accused-of-beating-another-man-who-followed-his-daughter-into-a-bathroom

https://abc7news.com/5305911/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 19 - The Grumpy Old Man Episode: Teaching kids about money and millennials about being adults

May 19th, 2019

On this episode:

- Mike calls in remotely to discuss teaching our kids about money.  Turns out we already messed up.

- What are Rob and Mike's stupidest impulse buys?

- This week’s bad dad isn't a dad at all, but earns a spot just in time for Mother's Day weekend!

- Mike learns about bots on dating apps.

- Who’s the comic of the week?  Listen and find out!

 

***SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!!***

Stand-Up Dads Podcast will be at the Sacramento Podcast Festival!!!  June 1st at 4:00 PM at Stab! Comedy Theater.  Come witness a live recording with Mike, Rob and, special guest, Jay Wuck!  Details can be found at http://www.sacpodfest.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://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://www.parents.com/parenting/money/family-finances/teaching-kids-about-money-an-age-by-age-guide/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2013/10/15/the-5-most-important-money-lessons-to-teach-your-kids/#713f61a16826

https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/how-to-teach-kids-about-money

https://www.citylab.com/life/2018/10/millennials-adulting-classes-life-skills-turning-30/574246/

https://news.yahoo.com/woman-arrested-toddler-calls-911-003954475.html

Thanks for listening!

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