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DT Friday Freakout: Frozen Edition

Rather than freak you out every day on s=some publicist's whim and agenda, here at Daddy Types we store up reports from the worlds of science, health, politics and parenting, and dump them on you all at once, to ruin just your weekend. Show More Summary

The Other Facts Of Life: Where Do Tattoos Come From?

It's a question not just for Pitchfork editors' kids anymore: Henry, realizing tattoos are not painted on: "What?! Why did they do that to you?!!! [pause] But I can get the painted kind when I grow up?" — Brandon Stosuy (@brandonstosuy) May 15, 2014

Street Artist Takes Bugaboo Onto Polo Fields

image: nyt How does an edgy underground street artist like KAWS keep it real when he's attending a lawn party in a polo-playing, art collector's private museum barn in Greenwich on a sunny spring Sunday afternoon? With an All Black Bugaboo...Show More Summary

Philosophers' Kids Always Have The Nicest Inscribed Copies of Capitalist Critique

The French philosopher Gilles Deleuze published one of his most important books, Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, written with the psychoanalyst Felix Guattari, in 1972. It includes a critique of Freud's Oedipus Complex and...Show More Summary


Ads on Daddy Types have response and conversion rates many orders of magnitude better than 1 in 559,000 views. So I am going to assume that in the three days since he posted his goofball #BuyMyVolvo commercial on YouTube, this Swedish...Show More Summary


When you're a capitalist tool, everything looks like product. I have never been able to figure out the DIS Magazine/Red Bull relationship, but I get the sense that they're trying to take a critical stand on art and culture from entirely within the branded corporate consumption bubble. Show More Summary

DT Friday Freakout: Plagio Helmet Edition

This week it's not a roundup, so much as a carefully curated selection of headlines from the worlds of parenting, politics, health, and safety, designed to focus your freakout and ruin just your weekend, not your every day; "HelmetsShow More Summary

Goodnight Nanny-Cam Amuses Some

Every generation of parents gets the Goodnight Moon parody they deserve. The beleaguered progressives of the iPhone era got Goodnight Bush. The HOPE & CHANGE generation having kids in the post-Lehman/TARP/subprime recession got, what else, Goodnight iPad. And now the Sideswiped-by-Snowden Generation gets Goodnight Nanny-Cam. Show More Summary

Mr Potato Head Had A Posse

Everyone has a past, I suppose. Take Mr. Potato Head, whose head used to be made out of real potatoes. The Hassenfeld Bros. Company used to just sell a box of face parts with pins on the back, for sticking in a potato. Then in 1964, they switched to plastic heads, and also Mr. Show More Summary

I'm Sure If This Were Your Kid Your Nanny Would Tell You About It

OH in Park Slope cafe, nanny to child: "I'll give you a muffin, but don't lick the table." — Jeff Chu (@jeffchu) May 8, 2014 Update: He licked the table. And he still got the muffin. #ofcourse #winwin — Jeff Chu (@jeffchu) May 8, 20...

A Golden Treasury Of Punk Is Dad

It felt weird to not hear very much from the Milano Salone design fair this year. I may need to adjust my media diet. But while digging around for pictures, I stumbled across a horrifying window display from Diesel featuring a giantShow More Summary

Amazing GMC Seat Extension Headrest Puts Kids In The Short Seats

Time was if you wanted to keep your kids in the jump seat of your extended cab pickup, you had to make a cage out of chainlink fencing. But with the revolutionary Jump Seat Extension Headrest, the 2015 GMC Canyon has finally led us out of those dark, Social Services-alerting days. Show More Summary

Haute Dads DILPH Blog

Haute Dads is a dads & kids street style photography blog started last year by Nicole Nadeau. Kris, his son Jax, and their rescue dog Tilda were photographed on the streets of their hometown, Brooklyn, New York. For complete fashionShow More Summary

Pittsburgh To Get Next To Last Tom Otterness Playground Sculpture

With the addition of Tom Otterness's 2007 bronze sculpture Playground in a new riverfront park this fall, Pittsburgh will have the highest concentration of playground equipment-as-sculpture in North America. With two. The PittsburghShow More Summary

Here Is A Baby Climbing Out Of A Clock

Finally finished A McCrossen's Making Modern Times. It's good but unexpected images like this make it a must read — Atrophic Parenchyma (@AtrophicP) May 3, 2014 Rather than use the snapshot of the page mentioned above, here's the original image, and McCrossen's caption: Harry M. Show More Summary

Sun Rises In East, Black Hockey Jesus Has It Up To Here With You People

The racoon eyes have faded from the Spring Break skiers' faces. The pear trees' incriminating smell wafts through the streets. The pollen in the grit on the countertop near the open window has changed from soot to soot and neon green. Show More Summary

Two Volvo 850 Race Wagons, Both Alike In Hoonity

Today on Bring A Trailer, someone turned up this rather amazing rebuild: a 1995 Volvo 850 Turbo Wagon transformed into a British Touring Car Championship-style racer. It's currently for sale on craigslist in Bainbridge Island, WA for like nothing. Show More Summary

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