Calvin’s Dad Was the Ultimate ‘Gonna Tell My Kids’ Guy

The patriarch of ‘Calvin & Hobbes’ was a master of playful misinformation

What It’s Like to Be a Geek Dad Raising a Jock Son

There’s been a massive shift: Geeks are no longer the underdogs, and jocks are no longer the jerks. What’s a dorky dad to do?

How Trey Edward Shults Turns His Own Family Drama Into Hit Indie Films

Like his previous movies, the acclaimed ‘Waves’ draws from the writer-director’s personal life. Shults talks to MEL about the challenges of father-son relationships and the risks involved in being a white filmmaker telling the story of a black family.

What It’s Like to Be a Son Who Takes Over the Family Business

‘Succession’ showed us the dysfunctional family dynamics of wealthy corporate types, but what about the small, blue-collar business passed down from father to son?