Jonathan Parks-Ramage says we should all be our own Daddy

Jonathan Parks-Ramage says we should all be our own Daddy

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Jonathan Parks-Ramage joined the podcast to discuss dating older men, dark novels, and journalism.

He is the author of Yes, Daddy, a novel about a young man who enters a relationship with an older artists. Everything seems to be going well… until it turns dark over a summer vacation.

Parks-Ramage, who spent years writing longform journalism for places like Vice, Slate, Out Magazine, and elsewhere opened up about daddy culture, writing journalism and switching to fiction, as well as what books inspire him. Listen below.

Alex McElroy’s wickedly funny satire The Atmospherians is this summer’s first must-read novel

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Alex McElroy has produced the season’s first must-read book. The Atmospherians is about shitty men, cults, and social media. It couldn’t be a more poignant and insightful view into modern society. McElroy’s also knows how to land a laugh. They’re not trying to be funny, but what they produced in this novel is one of the best satires in a long time.

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Detransition, Baby is a bourgeois melodrama, just like Torrey Peters wanted

Detransition, Baby is a bourgeois melodrama, just like Torrey Peters wanted

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Detransition, Baby, the debut novel by Torrey Peters, is a pretty easy-to-follow domestic romance drama. There’s a woman whose ex wants to raise a baby with her that he accidentally conceived with a coworker.

Oh, the woman in trans. The man has detransitioned. And the coworker is cisgender.

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