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Link's Father's Day Disaster | Ear Biscuits

Link's Father's Day Disaster | Ear Biscuits

Update: 2024-06-24
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Rhett and Link begin the episode by discussing their Father's Day experiences. Rhett shares a story about his Father's Day outing with his family, which involved a long wait in line for barbecue. While waiting, Rhett decided to help his daughter with some technical issues on her phone, which ultimately led to him accidentally deleting all of her photos from the year. Despite the initial panic, Rhett was able to recover the photos and ultimately saved the day. Link, on the other hand, had a more relaxed Father's Day, enjoying quality time with his family and a one-wheel ride with his son. The episode then transitions into a discussion about the importance of taking time to celebrate accomplishments and make adjustments for the rest of the year. Rhett and Link encourage listeners to consider therapy as a tool for self-reflection and goal setting. The episode concludes with a discussion about the Huntington Library and Gardens, a botanical garden in San Marino, California, which Rhett and Link recommend as a great place to visit. They also discuss the importance of being a good dad and the challenges of finding the right balance between being engaged and over-dadding.

Outlines

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Medical

This Chapter is a brief introduction to the podcast, with Rhett and Link mentioning that they are talking about medical topics.

00:00:04
Rosetta Stone Advertisement

This Chapter is an advertisement for Rosetta Stone, a language learning program.

00:02:28
Father's Day Experiences

This Chapter begins with Rhett and Link discussing their Father's Day experiences. Rhett shares a story about his Father's Day outing with his family, which involved a long wait in line for barbecue. While waiting, Rhett decided to help his daughter with some technical issues on her phone, which ultimately led to him accidentally deleting all of her photos from the year. Despite the initial panic, Rhett was able to recover the photos and ultimately saved the day. Link, on the other hand, had a more relaxed Father's Day, enjoying quality time with his family and a one-wheel ride with his son.

00:04:04
Queens of the Court Advertisement

This Chapter is an advertisement for Queens of the Court, a podcast about the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

00:43:16
The Huntington Library and Gardens

This Chapter is a discussion about the Huntington Library and Gardens, a botanical garden in San Marino, California, which Rhett and Link recommend as a great place to visit. They also discuss the importance of being a good dad and the challenges of finding the right balance between being engaged and over-dadding.

Keywords

Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone is a language learning program that offers courses in 25 languages. It is known for its immersive approach to language learning, which uses a combination of audio, video, and interactive exercises to help users learn a new language. Rosetta Stone is available on desktop and as an app.

Ear Biscuits
Ear Biscuits is a podcast hosted by Rhett and Link, two lifelong friends who talk about life for a long time. The podcast is known for its casual and conversational style, as well as its wide range of topics, which include everything from personal anecdotes to current events.

Father's Day
Father's Day is a holiday celebrated in many countries to honor fathers and fatherhood. It is typically celebrated on the third Sunday of June in the United States.

Huntington Library and Gardens
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a cultural institution located in San Marino, California. It is known for its extensive library, art collections, and botanical gardens, which feature a wide variety of plants from around the world.

Botanical Gardens
Botanical gardens are gardens that feature a wide variety of plants, often organized by species or geographic region. They are often used for research, education, and conservation.

Over-dadding
Over-dadding is a term used to describe a father who is overly involved in their children's lives, often to the point of being intrusive or controlling. It can be a form of helicopter parenting, which is a parenting style characterized by excessive involvement in a child's life.

Apple Photos
Apple Photos is a photo management app that is included on Apple devices. It allows users to store, edit, and share photos and videos. Apple Photos can be synced with iCloud, which allows users to access their photos from any Apple device.

Google Photos
Google Photos is a photo management app that is available on Android and iOS devices. It allows users to store, edit, and share photos and videos. Google Photos can be synced with Google Drive, which allows users to access their photos from any device.

Moose Craft Barbecue
Moose Craft Barbecue is a barbecue restaurant located in Los Angeles, California. It is known for its slow-smoked meats, including pulled pork, ribs, and brisket.

One-wheel
A one-wheel is a self-balancing electric skateboard that is powered by a single wheel. It is a popular mode of transportation for short distances and is known for its maneuverability and speed.

Q&A

  • What happened to Rhett on Father's Day that made him feel like a complete father failure?

    Rhett accidentally deleted all of his daughter's photos from the year while trying to help her fix her phone. He was initially panicked but was able to recover the photos and ultimately saved the day.

  • What is the Huntington Library and Gardens, and why do Rhett and Link recommend it?

    The Huntington Library and Gardens is a cultural institution located in San Marino, California, known for its extensive library, art collections, and botanical gardens. Rhett and Link recommend it as a great place to visit, especially for dads who enjoy botanical gardens and learning about plants.

  • What is over-dadding, and how does it relate to Rhett's experience?

    Over-dadding is a term used to describe a father who is overly involved in their children's lives, often to the point of being intrusive or controlling. Rhett's experience with his daughter's phone highlights the potential pitfalls of over-dadding, as he ended up causing more problems than he solved by trying to be a tech hero.

  • What is the final frontier for dads, according to Rhett and Link?

    The final frontier for dads is learning to keep their thoughts to themselves. Rhett and Link argue that dads often have a lot of thoughts and observations that they feel compelled to share, but that it's important to learn to keep those thoughts to themselves in order to avoid over-dadding.

  • What is the difference between a bad dad and a good dad, according to Rhett and Link?

    A bad dad is not engaged and doesn't care enough to say anything to their children. A good dad is invested, cares about their children, and wants to talk about the things they are realizing. The key is to find the right balance between being engaged and over-dadding.

Show Notes

Good Old Father’s Day! What could go wrong? In this episode, Rhett and Link talk about their Father’s Day adventures, with Rhett realizing his “dad thoughts” and Link attempting to save the day in a way that almost ended in disaster. Tune in to see whether he salvaged himself. Reminder that over the summer, episodes are going to be a little short than normal, but will resume full length in August!

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