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Science and Perspective

We live in an interesting time. Yes, I mean that mostly euphemistically. Let's talk about science and perspective. Your dear old Rent A Dad is no science denier; quite the opposite. And the whole "everybody is entitled to their opinion" thing, while true to a point...

It’s Not Generational

We live in an era of labels. Mostly, that's a bad thing. Sure, there's a value to having a label or labels to assign to some things just so you have an idea what they "are", but very few things can actually be constrained that way. And when we apply labels out of...

Watchlist Videos and Streaming are Getting Scammy

Get ready to pay for streaming videos to which you believe you already have access. And keep on paying. Look, it's a watchlist videos scam! In personal terms, Your Rent-A-Dad has seen this before. Some years ago, one of my kids subscribed to HBO through Amazon Prime...

Avoiding The Sucker’s Bet (Again …)

A few months ago, Dad weighed in on the idea of avoiding a sucker's bet. It's the kind of topic that Rent A Dad (presumably, any dad) would have opinions on, and wish to share. At the time, the bet was simple to understand, but you needed to have some specific...

Good, Fast, Cheap. Pick Any Two.

Rent A Dad has been doing the Dad thing for a long time. He's also been in business for what seems like forever. And one of your Rent-a-Dad's favorite business adages has always been Good, Fast, Cheap ... pick any two. While the image here is pretty silly on its face,...

Those Are Not Oreos

Sometimes Dad is funny. Sometimes Dad is weird. Sometimes Dad is there to help you out with whatever it is that's giving you trouble. And sometimes Dad is just plain cranky. GET OFF MY LAWN, he might say. And then he might really reveal himself. Today, your Rent-A-Dad...

Wayfair Furniture Screw Placement

Well, lookie here. it's a piece of Wayfair furniture with a screw in the wrong place. It is in the wrong place, isn't it? Nope. Wayfair furniture screw placement, like screw location in a lot of flat-pack, assemble-it-yourself furniture, isn't always what it seems....

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