Matt Stewart is a widower trying to raise his two daughters, Sarah and Emily, with the help of his live-in father, Sam, a former baseball player for the Boston Red Sox. Further complicating matters, Matt works as an English teacher at Sarah's high school. Matt struggles to keep his nose out of his daughter's social life while attempting to find his own.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Raising Dad - My Dad Wrote a Porno - Netflix
My Dad Wrote a Porno is a British podcast hosted by Jamie Morton, James Cooper, and Alice Levine. Each episode features Morton reading a new chapter of a series of erotic fiction novels, titled Belinda Blinked, written by his Northern Irish father under the pen name Rocky Flintstone; Morton, Cooper and Levine react to the material and provide running commentary. Cooper and Levine are hearing the chapter for the first time, whereas Morton usually reads the chapter before recording the episode. As of February 2018, the series has had over 100 million downloads.
Raising Dad - Reception - Netflix
The podcast initially ran into problems with its title, with iTunes refusing to list it and advertisers being reluctant to be involved. As of February 2018, the podcast has been downloaded over 100 million times. Dedicated fans are known as “Belinkers” and on Mondays, when a new episode is released, the hashtag #PornoDay trends on Twitter. My Dad Wrote a Porno is frequently cited in best UK podcasts lists by media such as GQ, Square Mile (magazine),The Guardian, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and Stuff. The writing style has been described as “unerotic” and “hideous” (The Guardian), “unintentionally hilarious” and having an “extremely sketchy knowledge of female anatomy” (The Times), and “Shakespearesque” (Michael Sheen) In 2016, My Dad Wrote a Porno was nominated for an Audio and Radio Industry Academy (ARIAS) award in the category Podcast of the Year. In 2017, it was nominated for a Webby award in the category Comedy (Podcasts & Digital Audio). Also in 2017, the series was nominated in the Listener Choice category of the British Podcast Awards and the 7th annual Lovie Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
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