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A Podcast on Fatherhood, Life, Sports, and Nerd Culture

Welcome to the Good Dad, Bad Dad Podcast where we recognize that any day we could be the good dad or the bad dad. Journey with Arman Sheffey and Eric Shaffer, two very different fathers finding common ground in parenting special needs kids, sports, nerd culture, and who knows what else.

The Latest Episodes


In today’s episode, we struggle through our colds adn allergies and go deep on our thoughts about Star Wars’ shows like Ahsoka! (Spoilers) adn then we discuss what is going wrong with Marvel.

We’re BACK!!!! BEARS 2023 Predictions and Family Trips

We come back finally after a long hiatus…to present the unfiltered and unedited podcast. We hope yuo enjoy some conversation about fun family trips to Universal or Lollapalooza as well as our predictions for the 2023 Bears season. Go Bears!

NFL Special 2022

In this episode, Eric and Arman recap the Bears’ season and reflect on previous episodes regarding their Chicago Bears’ season Predictions. We discover Eric is pretty darn on the money with his guess for the Bears’ record two seasons in a row. We make playoff predictions and guess the winner.

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Andor & Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Review

In this episode, Eric and Arman finally discuss Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and our love for Andor. Subscribe to the podcast or check out more episodes:

Let’s Talk Tech Overload & Black Adam Review

In this episode of the Good dad Bad Dad Podcast we get grumpy about technology, sports streaming, and talk Black Adam.
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She-Hulk & D23 Announcements w/ Special Guest – Eric’s Son Kyle

We have a blast talking She-Hulk, the Bears’ surprising Opening Win, and then we have an epic conversation covering the announcements at D23.

Bears 2022 Season Predictions & Marvel Phase 5 Discussion

In today’s episode, we go in on the Bears with a week-by-week prediction, walk through the Flash Movie controversy, and MCU Phase 5 discussion of what we see as the most exciting upcoming releases.

Obi-Wan Kenobi, Dr. Strange 2, and Jurassic World 3 Breakdown

After an extended break to start the summer, we dive deep into what we missed. We catch up on family drama, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Dr. Strange 2, Jurassic World 3 and more.
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THE ANNIVERSARY EPISODE (Morbius, Moon Knight, and More) | Ep. 18

In this episode, we celebrate one year of the podcast and talk about the identity of the show, Morbius and Moon Knight, among other things. Enjoy!

BONUS: The Batman Review

In this bonus episode, we give our in-depth thoughts on The Batman with Robert Pattinson and Jeffrey Wright. Tell us what you thought of the film.