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GOOD DAD, BAD DAD

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

CinemaCon, Bears HOF, & Boy Scouts Sham | Ep. 3

Welcome back to the podcast, brought to you by Freedom Story Media. In this epic episode, we discuss Boy Scouts Scam? CinemaCon breakdown, Chicago Sports organizational failures, and our fav shows like Shogun, a whole lot of NFL talk as we get ready for the Super Bowl, and more.

Super Bowl 2024 + Connecting with Daughters, and More | Ep. 2

Welcome to the second episode of the podcast rebrand, brought to you by Freedom Story Studios. We are officially now the FanDumb and Dumber Podcast. In this marathon episode, we discuss connecting with our kids, a whole lot of NFL talk as we get ready for the Super Bowl, and more. Here’s what you can expect.

In segment one, Eric and Fury talk about connecting with their daughters, or doing what they can to try.

Video Mentioned: https://www.tiktok.com/@rorymanoban/video/7064215624691600686?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=7334900799724357150

There is a surprise guest for a few minutes.
In our largest segment, NERD NEWS we talk Super Bowl, Coach hirings, Bears Stadium updates, MCU updates, the passing of Carl Weathers, and the release of the Apple Vision Pro.
In Segment 3, we talk about our TOPS & BOTTOMS since the last episode. The things we loved and not so much….
TOPS:
A Murder at the End of the World
NHL players back in the Olympics 2026 & 2030

BOTTOMS
The Underdogs with Snoop Dog
Upper deck hockey and the outrageous costs they are charging for 2023 series 2

The Final Segment is Awards Time
FAN DUMBER AWARD – All-star games across all 4 major sports.
GOLDEN SABER AWARD – Travis Kelce

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Marvel 2024 Lineup, Coaching Changes, & Chicago Sports Sadness | Ep. 1

Welcome to the inaugral episode of the rebrand, brought to you by Freedom Story Studios. We are officially now the FanDumb and Dumber Podcast. In this marathon episode we discuss life, comic book tv and movies, as well as sports fandome in our new segment format. Here’s what you can expect.

To get things started off (00:02:50) the guys share on the personal lives including Arman’s vacation to Italy adn Eric struggles with pessimism.
Then, In the most in-depth segment (00:25:39) Eric and Fury breakdown some of the most notable news items in the fandoms.
-The Mandalorian Update
– NEW MARVEL 2024 LINEUP
– NEW MARVEL SHOWS 2024 LINEUP
– Lions break the slump
– Nick Saban retires
– Luke Getsy Fired
– Bill Belichick out in New England
– Pete Carroll out in Seattle

What have you been watching lately? The fellas dish (01:09:20) on their favorite and least favorite things they’s seen since last episode in the Top to Bottom segment.
Arman’s Top: “What If?”
Eric’s Top: NHL winter classic
Arman’s Bottom: Bears vs. Packers Game
Eric’s Bottom: Marvel’s Echo

In the final segment, (01:43:35) they give out a FanDumber Award and a Golden Saber.
Arman’s Golden Saber: Jim Harbaugh
Eric’s Dumber award: The Chicago Bears organization

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This podcast is brought to you by Freedom Story Studios and the Freedom Story Podcast Network

Freedom Story Studios is a Freedom Story Media Company and exists for small business owners and nonprofit leaders who either don’t have the time, talent, or top dollar to create the compelling media needed to help grow their business or organization. If that’s you? Let Freedom Story Studios help tell your story with video production at affordable prices so that you can experience freedom in life and in business. FreedomStoryStudios.com

***BITTERSWEET ANNOUNCEMENT YOU WILL BE SAD YOU MISSED***

We won’t give it away in the show notes here, but we announce a HUGE change that starts in January.
Listen as we reflect on the past 2 years and then talk Marvels, Bears, Star Wars and more.

Hollywoke Blues & Bad News Bears | Season 2, Ep. 3

We get deep on this episode on some frustrations around lack of creativity and pandering to current cultural agendas as we discuss concerns with Hollywood. We also share convcerns around the Bears after an 0-4 start to their season and then close out teh convo talking about our final thoughts on Ahsoka.

AHSOKA SHOW DISCUSSION | Season 2, Ep. 2

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.

Let us know who you think will win it all this year in the comments.
Stadium sizzle reel we reference: https://vimeo.com/787260229

Let us know who you think will win it all this year in the comments.

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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: https://gooddadbaddadpod.com

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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