38: Charlie Demers
37: Captain Hook
Comedian, author, and Real-Life Dad Charlie Demers guests to talk about his dad feelings, and his new book co-written with George Bowering, The Dad Dialogues.
36: Hal Wilkerson
Hook is our favorite movie about an aging drag queen putting on one last show to regain her former glory, and Daniel Shannon is here to talk Dustin Hoffman's queerly paternal turn as the Captain himself.
35: Dads of Mass Effect
Madeleine Drake guests to talk Malcolm in the Middle's fearful, incompetent, reckless father.
34b: Rupert Giles [EXCERPT]
merritt dumps the dad baggage of a whole mess of beloved characters all over the floor of the SSV Normandy and just rummages around in it like a weird space raccoon.
34: Rick Sanchez
Guest John Leavitt drops by to talk about the man himself, Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Rupert Giles.
33: Harry Mason
What if there was a magical (grand)dad who was a total asshole?
32: Thomas Cromwell
Have you seen a little girl? Jae Bearhat guests to talk about Harry Mason and the rich parental themes of the Silent Hill series.
31: Doctor Light
This week, merritt's talking about Hilary Mantel's depiction of Thomas Cromwell, architect of the English Reformation and—in Mantel's universe—a caring and devoted tragic father.
30: Doctor Eggman
It's one doctor after another this week on dadfeelings as Terence Wiggins guests to talk Mega Man's human father, Thomas Light.
29: Bob Ross
The Great Clement guests to talk Sonic's narcissistic nemesis and the closest thing the Sonic mythos has to a dad.
28b: John Cena [EXCERPT]
This week merritt takes a look at real-life TV dad Bob Ross and his encouraging approach to creativity and accomplishment.
Announcement: the new One-offs and Special Projects Division
This week Mat Jones guests to talk about a very special wrestling dad. And his name is... John Cena.
28: Stan Sitwell
An announcement from owner and General Manager of Stay Mean, merritt k.
Charlotte Shane joins merritt to gush about the one truly supportive father figure on Arrested Development.
Brittany Jane and merritt blast off at the speed of light to discuss Pokémon's Giovanni, absent fathers, and the ongoing mystery of Ash's dad.
25: Dracula Untold
Chelsea G. Summers and merritt talk Angel as literal, figurative, and supernatural father.
24: King Triton
Mallory Ortberg guests to discuss the 2014 film Dracula Untold's dadly depiction of this classic horror figure.
23: George Christopher
It's better down where it's wetter—unless you have a terrible dad like King Triton from The Little Mermaid.
22: Joe Biden
merritt gets to grips with George Christopher, the demented god dadfriend of Jonathan Ames' TV series Bored to Death.
Joe Macaré guests to discuss the vice presidential fictional father figure.