Your Mom’s Favorite Podcast Is Back with New Episodes!
Tell Me About Your Father is back from taking July and August off, and boy do we have a lot of dad news and pop culture to dissect under the harsh light of This Bullshit Summer.
It started with the insta-freeing of Bill Cosby and the slow crawl toward less conservatorship for Britney Spears, and ended with the Supreme Court embodying both to abolish our constitutional right to control the fates of our own collective uteri.
It’s enough to make anyone want to sit in a dark room forever, we know. Consider our brand new, King-Sized "Dads of Summer" edition of our news-review show, Daddy Issues!, our humble attempt to help you process Why We're Like This.
This episode also ponders why noted self-described alcoholic and gambling addict Ben Affleck is making commercials for a new Wynn casino betting app, why Kanye lit himself on fire in front of his children while Marilyn Manson chilled on the porch, what to do about Chet (Haze) Hanks, the perennially wayward son of Tom, Hunter Biden’s fake art career, Matt Damon’s “f-slur” journey, Mike White’s dad-centric tour-de-satire White Lotus, and reformed self-described asshole Mandy Patinkin’s hot and wholesome TikTok.
We’ll be back in a couple of weeks with an interview featuring a woman who found out her dad was a CIA spy and went undercover as a teen to help him, as well as a two-part exegesis on The Sopranos (Marone, that show), plus so much more this fall.
In the words of disgraced former New York governor Andrew Cuomo at a Christmas party where he kissed an aide without asking, Ciao Bella.