I’m James Breakwell, the author of The Chosen Twelve, How to Be a Man (Whatever That Means), and a whole mess of comedy parenting books.

Every Monday morning since 2018, I’ve sent out a comedy article full of real, hilarious stories to fill your life with just a little more joy and a little less existential dread. (Unless you’re one of my parents, in which case reading about my misadventures makes your dread level go up exponentially.)

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