About Thomas G. Fiffer

Thomas G. Fiffer, Executive Editor at The Good Men Project, is a graduate of Yale and holds an M.A. in creative writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He posts regularly on his blog, Tom Aplomb, and serves as Editor of Westport's HamletHub, a local online news and information service. He is also a featured storyteller with MouseMuse Productions and is working on his first novel.

Finding Happiness in the Vulnerable Self: Rikin Vasani’s Journey

Finding Happiness by Rikin Vasani

Sometimes, a guy just sits down in front of the camera and spills. This is one of those times.

Heartbroken Husband Tries to Win His Wife Back With a New iPhone

Heartbroken Husband by SWNS TV

Darius Wlodarski waited in line for 44 hours, hoping a new iPhone 6 might save his broken marriage.

This Dad Made His Kids a NASA-Style Spaceship

This Dad Made by MAKE

Houston, we have a problem. This dad has raised the “build something cool for your kids” bar sky-high.

The World’s 1st Fully Driveable 3D Printed Car

The World's First by localmotors

Choose your design and have your new car “printed” by the end of the day.

The Gift of a Smile

The Gift of a Smile by Rory MacLeod

People don’t have to be nice. If we can be grateful when they are, we can start being nicer.

Dad Catches Daughter Doing Selfies

Dad Catches Daughter by Rumble Viral

Sometimes, we catch our kids in moments of pure, unabashed freedom. This girl’s selfie session is one of those moments.

Home With Dada

Home with Dada by MEoProductions

Emio Tomeoni took this time lapse video to provide “a comprehensive report on the happenings of father and son while mama is away for the afternoon.”

1 Huge Way We Limit Ourselves, and How to Break Out of It

1 Huge Way by James Jordan

Inspired by his eight-year-old son’s passion for ‘Mythbusters,’ Thomas Fiffer tackles a major way we hold ourselves back in life.

Another Survivor Comes Forward: Meredith Vieira’s #WhyIStayed Story

Another Survivor Shares by The Meredit Vieira Show

“Part of it was fear, I was scared of him … Part of it was guilt, because every time we’d have a fight, he would then start crying … “

Pretending to Be Humans of New York

Pretending to Be by prankdialz

A prankster hits the streets of Manhattan pretending to be Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton, and the real Stanton rolls with it by saying, “Not bad.”

This Dad and Daughter Sure Know How to Shake It Off!

This Dad and Daughter by jprinder1

Taylor Swift topped the charts with “Shake It Off,” but Josh Rinder and his daughter shake it to a whole new level.

Consent Sucks If You’re Rush Limbaugh

Consent Sucks If by Buzz Sourse

To understand Rush Limbaugh’s opposition to consent, Thomas Fiffer explores the entitlement mindset.

Unburdened—Letting Go of 9/11

Unburdened by Alice Popkorn

It took a while, but last fall Thomas Fiffer—who witnessed the Twin Towers exploding—finally made peace with the past and moved on.

The Street Store Pops Up to Help the Homeless

The Street Store by The Street Store

Pop-ups are popular for restaurants, stores, art exhibits, and the like. But this pop-up helps homeless people, and it’s quickly going viral.

Man Meets Volcano

Man Meets Volcano by Sam Cossman 1

This video is hot.

The One Skill You Need for Long-Term Relationships

The One Skill You Need by Hammerin Man

It’s early, but you think this one might be “the one.” Thump-thump. And you don’t want to screw it up. Here’s the one skill you need to ensure your relationship’s long-term survival.