Justin Halpern

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Parents Council Threatens CBS Over $#*! My Dad Says

Network just wants to offend people, prez says

(Newser) - Well, that didn’t take long: The Parents Television Council is, in a not entirely shocking move, protesting new CBS show $#*! My Dad Says. The decision to include an expletive—albeit a bleeped expletive—in the name of the sitcom demonstrates the network’s “contempt for families and... More »

'Shit My Dad Says' Heads to TV

Son's lucrative exploitation also includes book deal

(Newser) - 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... More »

Twitter Makes Dad a Star, Son Fields Book Deals

(Newser) - The delightfully profane dad who's the unwitting star of the August Twitter sensation "shitmydadsays," where his recently-moved-back-home son posts his cranky rants about making messes and dodging chores, may not be quite as clueless as he's been made out to be. Sam Halperin is actually a 73-year-old with... More »

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