A new series of biographies retells the lives of history’s great men—in comic book form.
Steven Pinker’s new book argues that our culture has become less violent. Andrew Ladd wonders what other evils that decline might hide.
We thought pain would be as difficult for men to talk about as were topics like race, and pornography and honesty, and rape and sexual violence, and gender. As it turns out, men want to talk about pain.
A light-hearted new book by Damon Young and Panama Jackson about dating that suggests the debate about being a good man has become too intellectual.
Andrew Ladd reviews a new book about surfing, and wonders what it can teach us about being a good man.
Sometimes living a ‘green’ lifestyle can seem difficult if not impossible. Andrew Ladd reviews three recent books that try to figure out why.
Andrew Ladd reviews Robert Lipsyte’s An Accidental Sportswriter and considers the problem of homophobia in professional sports.
The pop psych book that attempts to deduce our true desires by analyzing millions of search-engine queries is riddled with flawed reasoning and all-too-convenient conclusions.
GMPM columnist Andrew Ladd meets up with author Andre Dubus III to talk about violence, empathy, and Dubus’ new book, Townie: A Memoir.
Andrew Ladd tackles an updated self-help classic—now sans sexism and racism—to find out whether its advice still holds water in 2011.
Andrew Ladd reviews two books that remind us how messy even the most celebrated social change can be.
Will Weaver’s “The Last Hunter” highlights one of the biggest stumbling blocks to a productive debate about guns in contemporary America.
The hunt for a theoretical particle reveals an alarming trend in science: the competition to be the next “great man”—at any cost.
“Daria laughs up at Jeff, the man she will marry, even though she’s not pregnant.” By Heidi Bell
As survivors, we often don’t feel worthy of someone believing our stories. But believe me, you deserve people who are willing to listen.
“If you make me laugh, I’ll fall in love with you,” writes N.C. Harrison.
Tim O’Connor was on a golf trip in South Africa when he saw the pair of shoes that will be forever etched in his mind as a symbol of what Mandela was fighting for.
All signs point to the minimum wage being a major issue in 2014.
Gint Aras believes it’s easy to be cool. But alternative? That’s a bit more challenging.
Scott Sonnon knows what is involved in taking a hit. And in preparing for his Tedx Talk he faced the hardest one of all.
Mark Radcliffe reminds us of the importance of communicating love
Devon Sanders asks if you’d accept the burden of knowing everything about Michael Jackson’s life to possess his talent, fame and fortune for 24 hours.
Gary Lai is married to Jill Morley of Fight Like a Girl fame. And the question he gets asked all the time is, “What do you think when your wife gets hit in the face.”
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
Matthew Remski and Michael Stone write about the spirituality of fatherhood and family life.
Zach Sobiech passed away after a long battle with cancer. Watch as thousands sing his heart-warming song.