Move over, Al Bundy: A project based @shitmydadsays, the Twitter feed engineered by the son of a cantankerous father, has been picked up by CBS. The creators of Will and Grace are on board as executive producers, with that selfsame transcriber of a son taking writing duties. The microblog’s title will change once on-air, the Hollywood Reporter adds, helpfully.
Justin Halpern, 29, has also recently signed a book deal, as the account started in August springboarded to its now more than 700,000 followers. A sample: "Just pay the parking ticket. Don't be so outraged. You're not a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement. You double parked." Another? “Why the fuck would I want to live to 100? I'm 73 and shit's starting to get boring.”