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.
On his late father’s birthday, a dad ponders on what he’s learned from his father. He looks at his kids, and suddenly, he knows. — It’s my dad’s birthday today. He’d have been[Read More…]
Take notice world, “real men” are human and express actual emotions, including fear.
Her husband is reawakening and chasing his dreams. Here’s how she’s supporting him and what she’s learned. — My husband is in the middle of a reawakening of sorts. And it’s totally my fault. You see,[Read More…]
Instead of focusing on how the light shines on you, focus on how it shines on someone else instead.
Eric Moody gives us an updated definition of masculinity.
After becoming a self-professed environmentalist at 20, Vinodh Valluri changed his shaving habits so he could feel more accountable to the planet.
An unwanted connection with a taxi driver reminds Ade Adeniji of the human connection that happens when we allow ourselves to be seen.
Baby boy in the burbs is wheeling and dealing.
Even if your goals seem out of reach, stay motivated with these five strategies. — We’ve already reached the middle of the year. Did you follow through with your New Year’s resolutions? Have you lost the[Read More…]
“Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.” –Ben Hogan ♦◊♦ The Good Men Project’s[Read More…]
#26. I want to believe that humanity understands we’re all connected.
During the honeymoon phase, all you think about is your love. Over time, life happens, and every guy has a decision to make.
We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?