whose your daddy…

While reading the twitter timeline & facebook feed on Sunday, I couldn’t help but notice how many of my friends and followers were tweeting about Father’s day. And not necessarily their own fathers. I had at least ten “Oh damn, I didn’t know he had a kid” moments…which led me to another observation…

Many of the “Daddies” in question were those same dudes tweeting/status updating/texting me about their un-readiness for relationshipville. From asking a few homies my detailed research, I’ve garnered that most of the commitment-phobe dudes that I know often cite the increased ‘responsibility’ of being in a relationship as one of the major downsides. Yesterday, elrock schooled us on all the things Daddies are responsible for. It’s an interesting list, but it also made me wonder… Read more of this post

happy father’s day?

so as most of you know…yesterday was father’s day…don’t know how the rest of you missed out but one of the missions of ubf is to keep our people informed…i spent some time in the city looking for work clothes…because i work now…and at every stop, polite cashiers and sales people would ask me if i did anything special for father’s day…as if walking through nordstom’s rack wasn’t special enough…those that know me, know why i usually don’t make special plans for this particular holiday(r.i.p. to the big homie)…these folks obviously weren’t in the know and i decided not to get my billy buzzkill on…so i usually replied with  “i’m buying this shirt so i can meet someone special and if i play my cards right…i’ll be getting my own ugly tie next year”…or something like that…on a quick sweep through cole haan i was having a similar exchange with a young lady who told me she was only getting her dad a shirt because he really hadn’t been that much of a father to her…so i immediately started wondering how many other “fathers” were getting gifts they hadn’t really earned… Read more of this post