Posts tagged as nepotism

Dave Foley's 10-Year-Old Daughter Wrote, Directed, and Co-Edited This Video Starring Her Dad

Here's "Mr. Heavyfoot Goes To Buy Milk," a very self-explanatory web video starring legendary Kids in the Hall member Dave Foley that was written, directed, and co-edited by his young daughter Alina. It looks like Foley has instilled in Alina an early appreciation for silent films, physical comedy, and painfully long walking sequences, so I bet her future as a successful filmmaker is pretty much solid.

Every Advantage, by Nick Taylor

When I was five minutes old, my father gave my umbilical cord to a man in a pinstriped suit, who was waiting in the hall. “He’s going to bank your cord blood, son. It might be useful someday. God knows they want a king’s ransom, but your mother and I want you to have every advantage.”

“Ga,” said I.

My sainted mother fought thrush infections in both her breasts and cracked nipples that bled like open wounds in order to provide me with mother’s milk until I was two years old. “I want to tear my chest off,” she cooed in my ear, “but I can’t imagine not giving [...]