Best Rant. “Stop Taking the Play Out of Playgrounds” by Chris Bernholdt at DadNCharge.
Best Book. “One of the Coolest Books of Maps That Your Kid Will Ever See” by Tom B. at Building a Library.
Best Birthday Cake. “Baking Dad: Space Shuttle Birthday Cake” by Chris Routly at Daddy Doctrines.
Best Commentary. “Neoliberalism Has Brought Out the Worst in Us” by Paul Verhaeghe at The Guardian. (NOTE: What Europeans call “neoliberalism”—i.e. extreme economic liberalism—is known as libertarianism in the U.S.)
Best Role Model.“Heisman in Pieces, but Marcus Mariota Remains Whole” by John Canzano at Oregon Live.
Best List. “10 Movies That Were More Biblical Than Left Behind” by Benjamin J Corey at Formerly Fundie.
Best Reflection. “Martha, Misunderstood” by Cara Strickland at The Junia Project.
Best Book Review. “The Closed Mind of Richard Dawkins” by John Gray at New Republic.
Best Relationship Advice. “The Secret to a Conflict-Free Relationship (Just Kidding, I Don’t Believe in Those)” by Natalie Trust.
Best Parenting Post. “Kids and Electronics” Bring Back Boredom” by Cornelia Becker Seigneur.
Most Disgusting. “Types of Boogers: A Cartoonized Guide” by Andy Herald at How to Be a Dad.
Best Question. “Will D.C. Residents Do What Red Mesa Residents Did and Save Their High School Indian Nickname?” by Anthony Brown at Redskins’ Hog Heaven.
Best Dad Post. “Suffering Children” by Brian Doyle in America.
Best Call to Action. “Social Justice for Single People” by Christena Cleveland.
Most Thought Provoking. “Why You Need More Muslim Friends” by John Huckins in Relevant.
Best Video. “She Moved Through the Fair” by Peter Hollens (via YouTube).
His debut album from Sony Masterworks comes out October 27th and is available for pre-order (more details at the end of the video).