Being a Dad Is Weird: Lessons in Fatherhood from My Family by Ben Falcone

By Ben Falcone

A humorous and intimate examine fatherhood from the actor and writer/director of The Boss and Tammy that mixes tales approximately his personal larger-than-life dad and the way his reports elevating daughters together with his spouse, Melissa McCarthy, who additionally penned the Foreword, are formed by means of his personal childhood.

Though he’s most sensible recognized for his appearances within the motion picture Enough Said, in addition to his hilarious function as Air Marshall Jon in Bridesmaids, Ben Falcone isn’t an important shot superstar director at domestic. There, he’s simply dad. during this profitable number of tales, Ben stocks his humorous and poignant adventures because the husband of Melissa McCarthy, and the daddy in their younger daughters. He additionally stocks stories from his personal youth in Southern Illinois, and existence along with his father—an outspoken, excellent, yet unconventional guy with an immense middle and a slightly informal method of employment named Steve Falcone.

Ben is simply a standard dad who has his percentage of fights with different mom and dad blockading his view with their dear digital units in school performances. Navigating the complex function of being the single male in a home choked with ladies, he reveals himself growing to be a growing number of involved as he sounds a growing number of like his dad. whereas Steve Falcone won't were the briefcase and grey flannel swimsuit style, he taught Ben helpful classes approximately what concerns such a lot in lifestyles. A supportive, artistic, and downright humorous dad, Steve made definite his sons’ lives have been by no means dull—a experience of event that consists of via this hot, occasionally hilarious, and poignant memoir.

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