Slade Grayson asks, “What’s the one childhood toy that you really wanted, but didn’t get?”
J.M. Blaine loved it. Ericka Blount Danois wrote a book about it. The two writers talked about Soul Train, the legendary, groundbreaking television show. Read. And learn.
The Seventies were a decade of smashing taboos in filmmaking: in dialogue, depictions of history, and the image of the leading man.
Yago Colas reflects on race and basketball, as they were lived and played, body and soul, in 1970’s America.
In August, 1976, five kids from Northeast Philly were going to be the heroes who saved Rock and Roll.
Fill in the blank: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III became the first ever quarterback ______________ to start an NFL game.
My father wants me to mix his ashes with the ponytails that he has saved in plastic bags. All things considered, this seems like a reasonable final directive.
One gay cowboy’s mind is opened by the diversity of celebrants at the 1987 San Francisco Gay Pride parade.
Susie Bright looks back on a run in with the teamsters in 1975, where, from her worldview, men and sex were dangerous. An excerpt from Erica Jong’s newest book.
At 17, most girls are filling out college applications. I was nervously auditioning to become a Bunny at the New York Playboy Club.
I’ve lost a firstborn daughter. I’ve struggled through a messy divorce. I’ve discovered that I can rise to the occasion during the most stressful periods of life.
Where is the line between being a scared parent and a scary parent? Joe Medler considers the emotion behind those tense parenting moments. — I have endless tender feelings for my sons. They know without question[Read More…]
A manly maintenance job, sharpen your knives using raw materials, jeans and a little bit of arm hair.
A culture of criticism and long working hours causes high turnover when “Amabots” get spat out like the returned parcels they process.
My best friend called. After we said our hellos, she told me to sit down, then blurted out she had slept with my husband.
We are STILL paying for it.
The rivers are truly the life blood of our ecology.
The Philadelphia Police Commissioner was giving a talk inside Eastern State Penitentiary when he was interrupted by protesters who pledged to haunt him. — There was a level of excitement and awe among many who[Read More…]
A simple act of kindness reminds Cabot O’Callaghan that our inherent value is not to be questioned.
Am I glorifying thin-ness; the hot bod I had in my teens and twenties? I tell myself that this five and half decades old body has absorbed love and adoration that the itsy bitsy one could only dream of. It has survived injuries and illness for which I am grateful. It has offered and received pleasure and anticipates more of same.
How to know when you are in danger of giving too much or giving for the wrong reasons.
Patrick Coddou has found a way to help men shave the right way.
Alex Yarde discovers an easy way to make the BBQ he loves with FARM RICH SMOKEHOUSE products!
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.