For Father's Day: This Guy Wins Funniest Dad of the Year

by Matt Hershberger Jun 19, 2016

IF YOU DON’T HAVE A SENSE of humor, you’re going to have a rough time raising kids. Fortunately for James Breakwell, a father of four daughters under the age of six, having a sense of humor is his job. He Tweets as Exploding Unicorn, and his posts about being a dad are hilarious.

His Twitter account has amassed 580,000 followers thanks in large part to his family Tweets.

Breakwell’s daughters are on board with him using their quotes for Twitter, he told Buzzfeed, “mainly because it’s all about them.”

His wife, he says, is “grudgingly tolerant” of his Twitter account. “She was well-aware I was a jerk when she married me, so my tweets haven’t changed her opinion of me in the slightest.”

On top of the Twitter account, he has a webcomic called Unfridgeworthy, in which he turns his daughters’ drawings into comics.

They also do the cutest impression of Liam Neeson in Taken you’ve ever seen.

The term “dad joke” is usually meant as an insult. James Breakwell is elevating that craft, and for that, we award him the Father’s Day “Funniest Dad” award for 2016. Happy Father’s Day, everyone.

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