In a word, I’m pregnant.

OK that’s two words—and no I’m not literally pregnant. A dude pregnant would be like a disgraced game show host becoming president, oh wait.

No my friends, I have help in that regard from the most amazing surrogate in the history of everything. Her name is Lyndsey and my son’s name is Cameron. He’s due here soon, and—even though I’ll prejudge nothing about who he is or hopes to be—I’m pipelining for him to a liberal badass.

In this space I’ll dispense advice, pitfalls, success stories and funny moments as I attempt to handle a newborn son (with a LOT of help).

Join me, won’t you?

As you’ve read on this blog (here, here and here) I’m very mad at the likes of Facebook, YouTube & Instagram, so I’ll be posting infrequently. I do hope to pitch a dad blog somewhere but until then I’ll be posting nuggets right here.

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“The days are long but the years are short”—a very smart pal

UPDATE: Cam was born on 11 Dec 2018 at 4 a.m. on the dot. We made the trek from Worcester, Mass., to Bethel, Conn.; then flew home to Atlanta via White Plains. It’s been a whirlwind of tired days and not enough sleep. But boy hey howdy this kid is a marvel. Family integration with Triscuit has been great and I even owned a MAGA for good measure.

UPDATE 2 (21 Dec 2020): I’m gonna be shutting off my Facebook soon—possibly for good—so I started an Instagram account ( that I’ll hopefully be able to transfer to Cam when he’s of age. By that time IG will be pried away from FB and not harvesting user data for profit. Note: I’ll not be engaging anything nor will I use it to follow other accounts. IG is a wasteland full of body-shaming and wild exaggerations.



Will Pollocksideways is an Atlanta-based freelance multimedia journalist focusing on pop-culture, politics, journalism & media, retail, real estate, travel, politics, parenting, and human-interest stories. 

He is the author of two books (award-winning Pizza for Good & Leaving Triscuit), with more on the way. Sign up for the mailing list, follow on TwitterFacebook and Instagram–and check out the book links below. Make sure to comment often–cranky loves company. 

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