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The Guys Who Still Rollerblade Are Having Way More Fun Than You

Like the Doppler effect of a passing train, a semi-in-tune rendition of “Walking on Sunshine” grew in volume from behind me as I dragged my…

Why Do Some Grown Men Still Call Their Fathers ‘Daddy’?

In our modern times, the shorthand/slang for “father” holds very different meanings. Dads, for example, are the very men who helped bring you into the…

You Know Tiger Woods Has Another Kid Besides His Son, Right?

Tiger Woods has a son. You know that, because as soon as Woods won the Masters on Sunday, he exited the green, fists high in…

The Rise and Fall of the Century’s Most Infamous Failson

When your father, Mark Van Doren, is a Pulitzer Prize–winning poet, as well as a novelist, critic, playwright, editor and beloved teacher at Columbia University,…