James Breakwell is a professional comedy writer and amateur father of four girls ages 9 and under. His Twitter account @XplodingUnicorn has more than one million followers who check in with him daily as he fails as a parent and a human being.
Breakwell’s comedy went viral in April 2016 when Buzzfeed featured his kid-centric jokes in an article that quickly drew more than two million views. His @XplodingUnicorn account grew by more than 400,000 followers in the following months. His jokes have been featured by USA Today, US Magazine, DailyMail.com, Metro.co.uk, Huffington Post, 9GAG, theCHIVE.com, CollegeHumor.com, various ABC and Fox TV news affiliates, and countless other TV, radio, and Internet outlets.
His articles have appeared in Reader’s Digest, The Federalist, and AskMen. He has been a guest multiple times on HLN’s The Daily Share, and they haven’t banned him yet. He can open most jars on the first try and is only a little afraid of the dark. He still can’t load the dishwasher right.