Joel Stein writes a weekly column for TIME, and has appeared on VH-1’s I Love the ‘80’s and any other show that asks him. On May 15, Grand
Central Publishing is releasing his first book, Man Made: A Stupid
Quest for Masculinity, in which he finally learns to be a
man; you can pre-order it here: http://tinyurl.com/6sghjok. You can follow him on twitter at @thejoelstein, but it's just going to be more of the same stuff.
Sure, we dads had our cultural heyday in the 1980s: Mr. Mom, Kramer vs. Kramer, Full House, My Two Dads. But we were bumbling dads, the objects of ridicule. Raising a kid was some ridiculous new thing being asked of men, and we responded by purposely …
Do you see how little interest this discussion is generating? DESPITE THE FACT THAT YOU ASKED THE QUESTION IN ALL CAPS? Do you see that it's mostly women talking about it? That's because men don't think of ourselves as dads. We're guys who happen to …