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My Dad Answers

My Dad Answers

By Mike
My daughter will ask a question and I will try to answer it the best I can. The answers may not be right, the answers may not be factual but they will be answered to the best of my ability as all dads do.

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My Dad Answers

Is the Moon Landing Virtual Reality
Trinity asks me if we are living in a matrix type reality. She then schools me on flat earth and the moon landing.
September 07, 2022
Capitals, Capitals, Capitals!
Trinity asks me why she has to learn her capitals amongst other things.
September 05, 2022
1 Bathroom to rule them all!!
Trinity Asks me if boys had the same problem as girls do when they’re fighting over the bathroom.
August 23, 2022
To Snooze or not to Snooze
T asks me why some people hit the snooze button in the morning and why some people wake right up.
August 16, 2022
Irrational Fears
T asks me why people have irrational fears. She is afraid of elevators, has been since she was a baby. I try to explain but can only hypothesize why.
August 07, 2022
Necessity is the Mother of Invention
Trinity asks me about man kinds innovative nature. We are also toying with a new recording means.
July 27, 2022
Liars and self driving cars.
Trinity asks me why people make up fibs and lies, then she asks me why people don’t let self driving cars drive themselves.
July 24, 2022
Animal Training
Trinity asked me why some animals are easy to train and some animals are not.
June 17, 2022
When Animals Attack
Trinity asks me why some animals attack people and some animals do not.
June 13, 2022
Tuning Out
T asks a few questions today the biggest being about people tuning out. We get interrupted by a phone call mid episode so this one became a two parter.
May 31, 2022
T is calling it a blooper episode so that’s what it is.
Trinity asked me questions that I’m pretty sure we’ve already answered. We argue and sue them calls this a blooper episode. I’ll bite, it’s still a little fun.
May 16, 2022
Falling asleep with our podcast…
Today Trinity asks me why we always seem to loose our perfect sleeping position as soon as it starts to get really comfortable. We go on a little tangent soon after that.
May 11, 2022
Allergies and Whatnot
Trinity asks me why this time of year we all get allergies. She also asks me why middle school kids are such snots. We’ve been doing this for about a year. We’d like to thank all of our eight listeners for their support over the last year.
April 27, 2022
Airbags and Ice Sheets
In this episode T asks me why airbags can hurt people when they are supposed to save people.
February 07, 2022
Fake Friends
Trinity asks me why people can be friends one day then not talk to you the next day. This is probably more of a question for a mom but I do my best to answer her.
December 14, 2021
T asks me why she thinks she had so much energy at school today and I answer, obviously why I don’t know.
November 24, 2021
The sunset
Trinity asks me why the sunset changes the color of the sky amongst other things.
September 28, 2021
Legends and Myths
T asks me why myths and legends seems so real. We dip into some fairytales and some horror stuff just a little bit.
September 20, 2021
Conspiracy Theories
T asks me about the 9/11 attacks and then we slip into a rant about conspiracy theories. The truth is out there guys and gals!
September 17, 2021
Absent Minded
Trinity asks me why we can be so absent minded at times and have a short attention span.
July 28, 2021
Fear of maybe we’ve done this episode before.
T asks me about general fears. We might have done something on this subject be we aren’t sure.
July 06, 2021
Mans Best Friend
T asks me why dogs are mans best friend verse cats. I’m definitely a dog guy and not a cat guy so no offense to you cat lovers.
June 30, 2021
Puppy Dog Eyes
Trinity asks me why kids can get their way sometimes when they use the sad face to manipulate parents amongst other tactics.
June 22, 2021
More sibling talk.
Trinity asked me more questions about why her siblings are so crazy. This is the first podcast done from our living room with Rufus trying to interrupt us.
June 22, 2021
Trinity asked me why the titanic sink even though it’s an unsinkable ship. This is our first podcast that we recorded in segments she is on vacation. It’s a little splicy and it’s something we need to get better at but it works.
June 15, 2021
The Covid
Trinity asked me why there was panic at the beginning of Covid. We get off until almost conspiracy land but who knows the truth about Covid anymore.
June 08, 2021
The Matrix
T ask me about why people are afraid of robots. It turned into a little bit of a ramble session but it’ll do.
June 01, 2021
Trinity asked me about the ethics of airbags.
May 24, 2021
Trinity asked me why people traveling and I go off on a tangent about risk assessment.
May 22, 2021
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Today Trinity asked me if we could do the question in reverse and have me ask her a question. So we did that and I asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up.
May 18, 2021
Trinity asked me a question about cicadas. I didn’t figured I’d have a whole lot to talk about on this one but it ends up we did and we try to come up with some good solutions for them.
May 17, 2021
Strep test and the boogyman.
I Accidentally recorded two episodes on one episode track and two different segments. So I’m releasing it as one. In these episodes to ask me about the strep test doctors use and the bogeyman and my kids are afraid of the dark.
May 12, 2021
Fake News
T asks me why the media lies. We get into the profit motive for most outlets and even explore a future career opportunity for T.
May 05, 2021
People accusing people of racism.
T asks me why people accuse people of racism when they aren’t being racist. It’s a touchy subject and I don’t think anyone is 100% correct on it. I do my best to answer her on the fly but this one is a question we might re-answer in the future with more forethought behind it.
May 03, 2021
Littering and...
T asks me why people just throw their trash out the window when driving down the road.
April 28, 2021
Why math teachers teach differently than in my day.
In this episode T asks me why teachers teach math differently today than they did back when I was in school and I try to explain it to her in the best way I can.
April 27, 2021
Gladiators and siblings
Today we had 2 questions and answered them the first question was about gladiators in Rome and why they had violent sports and the other question was about why T gets so worried about her possessions around her siblings
April 27, 2021