Rating: 4 / 5
Jim Gaffigan lives in New York City. This by itself is unimpressive, seeing how the city is home to some 8 million people. What makes his living situation impressive (and, if you’ve ever lived in New York City, cringe-worthy or awe-inspiring) is the fact that he lives in a 2 bedroom apartment. With his wife. And their 5 children. Dad is Fat documents his trial and tribulations raising 5 kids in a tiny apartment in one of the busiest cities in the world. It is hilarious and insightful, and I love the fact that he can make me laugh without using curse words. I don’t find anything wrong with colorful language, but I think that in this day and age, it is more impressive (and of course, much more rare) to make people laugh without cussing. I don’t even have children, but found him witty, charming and entertaining.