Jerry Stahl

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OG DAD #19: The Scream

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It’s no secret, the amount of crying you have to listen to when you have a baby is astronomical. Before this, my exposure to crying females was pretty much limited to those I was in a relationship with

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OG DAD #14: BACKOPALYPSE NOW

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Before what happened happened at Sandy Hook Elementary, I was going to write about back pain. Specifically “boomer back”—dark secret of infant–spawning post-50 boomerdom—a malady specific to “older parents”

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OG DAD #8: Big Daddy Cannes

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First time away from the baby, and the world is a strange new place. Before leaving, I spent an acid-without-the-acid-esque few days contemplating the tiny faux-hawked nipple-sucker perched atop E’s monstro breast.

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OG DAD #7: A Stahl Is Born

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WEEK 39, DAY 7

Spoiler alert: I’m writing this with half-day old, 6 pound, nine ounce newborn and Patton Oswalt-lookalike Baby N curled in my left arm, typing one-handed with a precariously balanced MacBook on my crotch

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OG DAD #6: Dope-A-Mom

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WEEK 39, DAY 6

Here we are, back in the doctor’s office. Our home away from home. We’ve come, yet again, to try and see why our unborn party ball has yet to start its descent into humanity.

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OG DAD #1: The Hum

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OG (Old Guy) Dad will recount the adventures of a man who, in the proverbial autumn of his years, or at least the pre pre-autumn, discovers his girlfriend is pregnant. And having a baby. Whereupon hi-jinks, cosmic and mundane, ensue.

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Post-Young, A New Blog By Jerry Stahl

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“Dip a senior hammer-toe in the pool, and pretty soon you’re sucked in. An entire parallel universe is devoted to the Reluctant Elderly –  from senior swing parties to Testosterone doctors, who’ll give you the body of a young Dolph Lungren, even if they can’t do anything about the fact that your ear lobes now hang down to your shoulders.

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