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About Ben Martin

Ben Martin is the CEO of The Father Life, Inc., and serves as Editor-In-Chief of The Father Life, the Men's Magazine for Dads. Contact him directly at bmartin@thefatherlife.com or follow him on Twitter @scooterodell.

The day Pepsi Next showed up at my door

Once in a while, I get to experience some cool things in my flashy high visibility envious hum-drum role as Editor-in-Chief for The Father Life.  Last week I had one of those experiences: I was one of 100 people nationwide … Continue reading

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Dads with Klout

Three cheers for Adam Cohen, TFL’s own Director of Development, on being named the #1 Dad with Klout by klout.com. Close behind is TFL columnist Bruce Sallan, the #3 Dad with Klout, who also just released his first book, A … Continue reading

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Win a Free Kenmore Grill, Choice Steaks & Accessories for Father’s Day

The fine folks over at Brad’s Deals have alerted us to a Father’s Day giveaway that you might find interesting – a free grill, steaks included!  One randomly chosen winner will receive a brand new Kenmore grill, a variety of … Continue reading

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Award-winning writer? Yeah, we’ve got that.

Kudos and congratulations are in order to Scott Lax, winner of First Place for the 2011 Ohio Professional Writers Communications Contest in the category of “Writing for the Web, Column or Commentary.” His winning entry was “The Long and Winding … Continue reading

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March Madness Giveaway!

Win NCAA merchandise from THE FATHER LIFE! Thanks to the fine folks at lunchbox, we’ve got a whole bunch of NCAA stuff to giveaway to a lucky winner as we celebrate the arrival of March Madness.  Beyond that, there’s some … Continue reading

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#31DaysOfOscar

I’m not sure how I didn’t know this was happening (oh, wait… maybe it’s because I don’t have cable!), but all this month TCM has been offering Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated films in full without commercial interruption as they count down … Continue reading

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RT to win a new BabyBjorn cup!

BabyBjorn is at it again, release a new line of cups. They’re providing us with 10 of these to giveaway… so here’s how you win! Make sure you are following @thefatherlife and @BabyBjorn on Twitter. Then send out a Tweet … Continue reading

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Monster Jam coming to Cleveland — great family deal!

Kids love Monster Jam and I wanted to pass this great deal along to you and your family! It’s coming to the Quicken Loans Arena from February 19-20 for 3 total performances. If you click here http://www.theqarena.com/events/monsterjam_110219-20/, click on BUY … Continue reading

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Pizza party!!!

With the NFL playoffs in full swing, we didn’t really need an excuse to have a pizza/football party. But we found one anyway. Collective Bias, working with Digiorno, offered me the opportunity to do a blog post about throwing a … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve = Hickory Farms

At our house, every Christmas Eve we have crackers, cheese, and sausage from Hickory Farms.  There’s no way to have Christmas Eve without them.  This year, the fine folks at Hickory Farms sent our house a little Christmas-Eve-Preview, their “Beef … Continue reading

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