Posted on Monday, November 24, 2014
in Man Cave Moments, Parenting
It is rare these days when the entire family can sit down and enjoy a television program. The teenagers, Bae and J.C. are usually doing homework, Vining, Snapchatting, watching Jimmy Fallon on YouTube, or Messeger-ing with their friends. You know, “turning down, for what” or whatever the heck they say these days. Oz also has his evening activities such as building fortresses out of sofa cushions, donning his Batman cape to save the living room Gotham City, or wrestling his daddy’s hairless noggin because it resembles a hill that obviously needs to be conquered.
Maybe it is the rain, but tonight is one of those nights where Adi, the kids and I happen to migrate into the same room at the same time. I am in the “Man Chair” (which I am lucky to claim tonight – the children always try to call shotgun), and my family is around me. Nothing could be better at the moment. We settle in to watch ABC’s new sitcom black-ish, one of our favorite new shows.
As with several major network sitcoms today, black-ish is relatively family friendly, but pushes the envelope just enough to make people want to tune in the following week (although the episode where the father, Dre, caught Andre Jr. “discovering” himself – while real – may have been too much for television). This episode was no different. (more…)