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.
A 16-year-old kid says more with a marker and paper than all of the media did.
Guilt can be a powerful motivator in life, but is it a good idea to base a political strategy on it?
After watching a man SUP across Canadian waters, Raoul Wieland wonders what questions will guild him in his own life.
Yes, it’s a mix of orientations and identities. And we want stories from you all.
Remember, there is another human being on the other side of the page writing what we read.
Artist Paul Richmond challenges views on masculinity and the male form in his new series, War Paint.
Working out is only hard if you choose for it to be. But you are stronger than your excuses. Let one man’s dedication to a 100 mile mountain bike race show you how.
Doyin Richards shares the thoughts rolling around in his head after watching Disney’s Frozen with his daughters.
Jacob Anderson-Minshall talks about feeling like a predator, an enemy, simply by being a man. This has to change.
A loss of sight causes Warren Blumenfeld to gain new insight into homophobia, and the length of its effects.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.