Download on the App Store Open In Castro
Podcast artwork

You Have to Do This. We Need It.

The Daily Dad

September 22, 2020

2 minutes

"There is a reason that this metaphor keeps popping up. Cormac McCarthy talked about 'carrying the fire' in his haunting novel The Road, which he wrote for his son. Now Alanis Morissette puts her own spin on it in her beautiful song, 'Ablaze,' which she wrote for her two children."

Ryan explores this metaphor further in today's Daily Dad Podcast.


If you enjoyed this week’s podcast, we’d love for you to leave a review on Apple Podcasts. It helps with our visibility, and the more people listen to the podcast, the more we can invest into it and make it even better.

Sign up for the Daily Dad email:

Follow @DailyDadEmail:





See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

Or Listen Elsewhere

Listen On Apple Podcasts
Listen In Pocket Casts
Listen In Overcast
Subscribe to RSS