41700_642205718_7038_nMike Adamick is a stay-at-home dad, writer, and inveterate tinkerer whose work regularly appears on National Public Radio, KQED Radio and in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, McSweeney's and Jezebel.com.

He has also been featured in Details Magazine, MSNBC, CBS This Morning, ABC's "The View from the Bay," Gawker, NPR's "Morning Edition," the Los Angeles Times, New York Observer and many major newspapers. Disney's online parenting magazine, Babble.com, named this site the "best daddy blog in cyberspace."

His book of family crafts -- "Dad's Book of Awesome Projects" -- will be in bookstores everywhere May 18.

His essay "Thrift Store Bandits" was published in the fatherhood anthology "What I Would Tell Her" -- May 2010, Harlequin.

His essay about parental fashion in the late '60s appeared in "My Parents Were Awesome -- The Book" -- April 2011, Random House.

He writes for the San Francisco Chronicle's parenting blog, "The Poop."

KQED Radio -- listen to the essays here.

And is the regular "Daddy Issues" columnist for Jezebel.com.

Mike lives in San Francisco with his wife, Dana, and daughter, Emmeline. In his spare time, he enjoys sewing children's clothing, making cool crafts out of junk from around the house, and practicing for cage fights. He is also deathly afraid of sharks, open water and momentary deficits of oxygen, and competes in the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.