“If you make me laugh, I’ll fall in love with you,” writes N.C. Harrison.
What can a cartoon character like former WWE superstar “Ravishing” Rick Rude teach us about masculinity?
N.C. Harrison refuses to get caught up in small annoyances like broken toes or the after-effects of chemical pneumonia and instead remembers his one rule for Thanksgiving.
Wrestling expert and game show champion Jim Jividen previews the 2013 Survivor Series and ranks every match in the history of the event.
N.C. Harrison considers an acquaintance’s outrageous tattoo and contemplates taking a few risks of his own.
Oliver Lee Bateman discusses tabloid “outings” and the need for reassuring either/or categories.
It doesn’t take long to go from “totally sucks” to “doesn’t suck quite as much,” but that climb from “doesn’t suck quite as much” to “actually pretty good” is a long and painful one that has to be made inch by inch.
N.C. Harrison recounts some of his weirdest first dates and explains why those incidents won’t stop him on his quest for true love.
N.C. Harrison attempts to redefine a hackneyed trope while coming to terms with his own masculinity.
N.C. Harrison completed graduate school and wound up back at the old job that he had worked as an undergraduate. Then he decided to quit and follow his dreams.
Wrestling magnate Vince McMahon has earned untold millions by convincing people to pay him for the right to witness his own (possibly deserved) humiliations.
When it comes to professional wrestling, lifelong fan N.C. Harrison is happy to suspend his disbelief.
Oliver Lee Bateman examines the nexus between aggression and masculinity that leads many men to participate in dangerous activities.
While shopping at a Christian bookstore, N.C. Harrison encounters a cardboard cutout of Uncle Si from the Duck Dynasty show that dwarfs a similar cutout of Jesus Christ…and quickly realizes that this makes perfect sense.
N.C. Harrison takes issue with former Cincinnati mayor Ken Blackwell’s claims of a scriptural basis for cutting off food stamp assistance.