Imagine being a gay dad. Cool. Now imagine your child loving, loving, loving sports. Is that your worst nightmare come to life? Maybe and if so, you will love this conversation with writer, journalist and hopeful TV Writer of a new sitcom – looking for a home – Bradley Jacobs. No he’s not looking for a home but his sitcom, “One of the Guys,” needs to land in the public eye in order to bring laughter, insights about the world of gay parenting and sports in a heteronormative world.
Bradley Jacobs (also known as BJ) grew up in Santa Monica, California, and graduated from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. He has served as a writer and editor at Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, Bloomberg, and Us Weekly, attending the Oscars and Sundance and regularly discussing showbiz news on CNN and MSNBC. His collection of essays on the ups and downs of being a gay dad for Shondaland, USA Today, Mom.com and more inspired his 2022 comedy pilot, “One of the Guys.” He’s also the author of “The Bungalow,” a short about four-times-wed “Rebel Without a Cause” director Nicholas Ray’s secret romance with future Oscar-nominee Gavin Lambert.
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