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 stories elevating daughters along with his spouse, Melissa McCarthy, who additionally penned the Foreword, are formed through 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 immense shot celebrity 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, remarkable, yet unconventional guy with an immense center and a a bit informal method of employment named Steve Falcone.

Ben is simply a typical dad who has his percentage of fights with different mom and dad blocking off his view with their pricey digital units in class performances. Navigating the advanced function of being the one male in a home jam-packed with girls, he unearths himself growing to be increasingly more involved as he sounds an increasing number of like his dad. whereas Steve Falcone would possibly not were the briefcase and grey flannel go well with sort, he taught Ben worthwhile classes approximately what concerns such a lot in lifestyles. A supportive, inventive, and downright humorous dad, Steve made yes his sons’ lives have been by no means dull—a feel of experience that contains via this hot, occasionally hilarious, and poignant memoir.

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