R. Eric Thomas, Fatherly

R. Eric Thomas


Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Past articles by R. Eric:

John Legend Talks Baby Esti, Growing With Chrissy Teigen, & Fatherhood

The legendary songwriter John Legend sits down with Fatherly to talk about his new baby Esti, fatherhood, grief, love, and giving the kids lasting memories. → Read More

R. Eric Thomas on Why 'Black Panther' Is the Secret That Got Out

The best pop culture discoveries feel like a private gift. Sharing is hard. → Read More

R. Eric Thomas on His Halloween Costume Era

This Halloween season, R. Eric Thomas is embracing year-round getups. → Read More

Spring Renewal Is Out. It’s All About Fall TV Energy.

R. Eric Thomas sounds off on Abbott Elementary and aching for the old-school television seasons of yore. → Read More

As the Pandemic Continues On, What Is There But Love?

In a crowded home or through a screen, on a Valentine’s Day like no other, the heart prevails. → Read More

Nicola Coughlan Breaks Out in Bridgerton

The 'Derry Girls' fan-favorite breaks out in Shonda Rhimes's splashy historical romance. → Read More

The Year 2020 as Told By Dionne Warwick Tweets

A late-breaking Twitter sensation, there's a Dionne tweet for every 2020 situation. → Read More

Suddenly, I Am an Expert on mRNA

Vaccine news and a quick Wiki search have turned everyone into armchair geneticists. → Read More

Ranking the Most Chaotic Outfits in the 2020 Holiday Movies

Forget ugly sweaters—this year's movies are exhibiting merry madness in their Christmas costumes. → Read More

White House Shocks with Weirdly Non-Terrifying Christmas Theme

Eric Reads The News is a daily humor column which skewers politics, pop culture, celebrity, shade, and schadenfreude. Huh. The Trump White House unveiled its final holiday decor theme and it's... disconcertingly normal. There are twinkling lights and all the trees are tree-colored and the hallways are not filling up with blood and, I gotta say, I'm nervous. I'm looking at these tasteful photos… → Read More

That's Ascertainment! Fate of Nation Rests on One Person Sending a Letter

Emily Murphy of the General Services Administration, please pick up your phone. → Read More

People's Sexiest Man Alive is the Depressed Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

We got the ramshackle struggle tree that this year deserves. → Read More

The Crown Season 4 Review: Everything I Googled

I watched season 4 of The Crown with Google open to answer all my questions. up to and including, "Wait, this happened??" and "Margaret Thatcher weeknight dinner recipes." → Read More

Sad! Trump Fights the Tyranny of Reality, Loses Again

Trump retreats from public eye, refuses to concede, takes some "me" time. → Read More

Republicans Want to Stop Starting or Start Stopping the Ballot Count

Trump supporters either want to stop starting or start stopping the vote count. Unclear at this time. → Read More

Trump Should Tap Warren Beatty to Call the Election

The president declared himself the winner in the court of opinion—more specifically, his opinion. → Read More

Man of the People Will Lock Himself in Borrowed House

The White House is erecting an 'unscalable fence' as barricade for Election Day. → Read More

It's Officially "Not Yet" Season and Mariah Is Our Only Hope

Election results? Don't know her. → Read More

Help! I've Been Invited to Too Many Celebrity Private Islands!

Humbled by the invitation but overwhelmed by the choices! → Read More

We Must Find Out What the Moon Is Plotting

NASA is revealing a big discovery about the Moon. What could go wrong? → Read More