Punk Rock Dad: No Rules, Just Real Life

Paperback | February 19, 2008

byJim Lindberg

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Jim Lindberg is a Punk Rock Dad. When he drives his kids to school in the morning, they listen to the Ramones, the Clash, or the Descendents and that's it. He goes to all the soccer games, dance rehearsals, and piano recitals, but when he feels the need, he goes into the slam pit at punk shows and comes home bruised and beaten—somehow feeling strangely better. While the other dads dye their hair brown to cover the gray, Jim occasionally dyes his blue or green. He pays his taxes, serves jury duty, votes in all major elections, and reserves the right to believe that there's a vast Right Wing Conspiracy—and that the head of the P.T.A. is possibly in on it. He is a Punk Rock Dad.

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Jim Lindberg is a Punk Rock Dad. When he drives his kids to school in the morning, they listen to the Ramones, the Clash, or the Descendents and that's it. He goes to all the soccer games, dance rehearsals, and piano recitals, but when he feels the need, he goes into the slam pit at punk shows and comes home bruised and beaten—somehow ...

Over the last 15 years, Jim Lindberg's punk band Pennywise has sold three million albums and headlined America's longest running music festival, the Vans Warped Tour. He lives in southern California with his wife and daughters.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.55 inPublished:February 19, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061148768

ISBN - 13:9780061148767

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ageing punker does fatherhood. As a Pennywise fan I wasn't disappointed by this book, in fact I was pleasantly surprised by how well written and candid it was. Brutally honest and funny, you don't have to be a fan of Lindberg's music or the punk scene to read this, you don't even need to be a parent, just enjoy one man's happiness, panic and despair as he faces fatherhood and realises he too has to grow up and be a parental role model.
Date published: 2014-11-01

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“Jim Lindberg is proof positive that childrearing can take the most recalcitrant punk and catapult him in to adulthood.