| Nov 21, 2012
Lobeline Communications client Richard Melnick, author of “Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes,” talks Breaking Bad and clairvoyance on Westword.
Richard Melnick was diagnosed with cancer a dozen years ago. While fighting a life-threatening illness and facing what could have been a premature death sentence, though, he discovered a new way of viewing the world.
One of the subjects he often pondered while in medical limbo was parenting, which he writes extensively about in his book Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes. And while Melnick certainly covers his fair share of paternal methodologies, a large part of Parents Who Don’t Do Dishes is devoted to examining life’s simplest philosophies, told in memoir form with a healthy balance of pop-culture references and humor as decoration.
In advance of Melnick’s book hitting the shelves at the Tattered Cover this week, Westword caught up with the first-time author to discuss why parents shouldn’t do dishes, living in the moment and other random personal philosophies.
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