Author Archives: Pete Wilgoren

About Pete Wilgoren

Author of Dadmissions. Pete Wilgoren is an Emmy winning journalist, blogger, and author writing about parenthood, life, and other stuff

Paul McCartney: Dodger Stadium July 13, 2019

I’ve always thought the most amazing thing about a concert, THE most amazing thing, is sharing the venue for even just one night, being just yards away in the same space, from someone who sang out of your speakers your … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse of The Star

It’s Los Angeles.  We cover celebrities.  We’re used to this. And so it was. We were in our morning editorial meeting ten years ago when the expected news came.  Farrah Fawcett had died.  Model.  Actress.  Pinup.  This is Los Angeles … Continue reading

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My Introduction To BTS

My daughter has been singing the songs of BTS for a couple of years now.  She is one of the army members, the BTS Army, the amazing fanbase known around the world.  In a few short years, the KPOP sensations … Continue reading

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The Lizard In Her Sneakers (a cautionary tale)

The middle schooler grabs her sneakers from the front porch and we race to the car— late for school as always— it’s Monday.  We’re driving and stop at a traffic light and as she puts on her first shoe she … Continue reading

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Horse #22: The Power of Local News

A 22nd horse died today at the historic Santa Anita Race Track. 22 horses in what has become a disastrous season. But this was different than the rest. This was different because a local news reporter and crew were there … Continue reading

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Panic! At The Parenthood

I looked over at my daughter and she was beaming. BEAMING. Every song was the greatest song. Every song touched her soul. Every song. And at some point during the concert, at some point it hit me, this was HER … Continue reading

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Mysteries of the Old Photo Album (part 4) Family Found!

I was speaking with a friend last night and we were talking about what happens to someone’s prized possessions and photos when those people are no longer with us. What’s priceless to one person, worthless to another. Memories fade with … Continue reading

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