Fatherhood on Friday: Crash Adams and the Wedding Dancer

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Three weeks from right now, we’ll be in the middle of the most exhilaratingly frenetic day of our year: 14 hours of programming on the conference’s pivotal day. And this week, we have two big, bookend announcements for the “Friday Fourteen” for Dad 2.016:

This is also the last Friday when Dad 2.016 tickets will still be available, as we expect this latest news to move our last few tickets out the door. If you can’t make it to DC, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay in the know (look for the #dad2summit hashtag)!


USA Today shared the heartwarming story of Paul Martin, a father who has been in a wheelchair for 17 years, who overcame his fears to dance with his daughter at her wedding:

The new Deadpool film may not be a family flick, but Page Six reports that working on it greatly helped actor Ryan Reynolds deal with his father’s death.

Sian Griffiths and Josh Boswell at The Sunday Times (UK) write how dads feel work-life strain, too.

What kind of dad is Zach Galifianakis? A very strict one, according to this interview with Conan O’Brien:

Over at Mom.me, Tom Burns gets a gem of a “birds and bees” follow-up in “So My Kid Asked: ‘Can Sex Be Fun?’”

Rebecca Ruiz at Mashable writes “Why Mark Zuckerberg is the kind of dad America needs now” and quotes Dad 2.0 alumni Scott Behson and Doyin Richards.

Peyton Manning may be going to another Super Bowl, but the star of his press conference was his proud 4-year-old son:


In closing, congratulations to our awesome friend Mike Adamick on the release of his newest book, The Adventures of Crash Adams: One Ear Returns. Your kids will love it!