Gint Aras believes it’s easy to be cool. But alternative? That’s a bit more challenging.
Gint Aras (Karolis Gintaras Žukauskas) has been trapped on planet earth since 1973. His writing has appeared in Antique Children, Criminal Class Review, The Hellgate Review, Curbside Splendor, Dialogo, Šiaurės Atėnai and other publications. He's a photographer and the author of a novel, Finding the Moon in Sugar. Check out http://gint-aras.com and follow Gint on Twitter @Gint_Aras.
“Baby, it’s manly outside.” Gint Aras reflects back on the ways he was reminded that he needed to take the cold weather like a man.
Going to college is one of the most exciting rides of your life. These seven bits of wisdom can help navigate those roiling waters.
Gint Aras is looking for people who understand why marriage in today’s world is a fascinating narrative. Is that you?
We learn a lot about how we feel for a wife and children when we have to spend a chunk of time away.
Sarah Thebarge wonders if it’s really necessary for her online dating site to ask her whether she uses ketchup on her grilled cheese and who her favorite Kardashian is.
Patte Wheat LeVan profiles sculptor James Kelsey.
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Betsy and Warren Talbot have found great results through applying some basic business concepts to their marriage.
Tom Scocca argues that snark is a necessary weapon in the war against “smarm”. Allan Mott politely disagrees.
Orin J. Hahn has a simple message for women about men, we feel too.
There are few better examples of failed American foreign policy than our trade embargo against Cuba.
Vironika Tugaleva shares a simple but not easy solution to the cycle of abuse.
Alexa Koncinski asks, “Would you rather sing a cappella randomly in public once every day or audibly express wind every time you met a new person?”
After he lost his brother, Jarad Dewing tried everything to release the pain locked inside of him.
Despite growing up as young black male in the “hood,” facing all the same challenges—like violence and poverty—my voice, moreover the way I talked, somehow made me less black than others.
Renowned prison reform activist Ken Hartman gives his insights into how we can reform our broken system.
Prison rape isn’t funnier than any other kind of rape. And men are not unstoppable rape machines. It’s time we stopped laughing.
Jeremy Meyers thinks it’s time for men to decide who they are, not let society decide for them.
Conventional beauty doesn’t mean crap. Jackson Bliss explores the importance of “idiosyncratic beauty” and its relationship to love
Andrew Smiler offers three suggestions on how to leave the gray zone of sexual consent.