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.
Mistakes when acknowledged and accepted are often a learning opportunity for growth. Use them.
Hero or goat, The Closer holds fans’ hearts in his hand.
Broken gender stereotypes, strong male role models, an Indian stay at home dad, Mary Kom’s story has it all!
Dad Rich Valenza founded an organization to help find homes for foster kids. One day he met a 15 year old who made him feel needed more than ever, a boy who still needs the home of his dreams.
Her worry over how to raise a hell-raising boy has become a concern for protecting the sweetness of her gentle son.
Don’t panic and call a repair person – fix these common problems quickly and easily yourself!
A show that reminds us how far we have come as a society in embracing our inner nerd.
Steven Lake examines the pressures of a multi-tasking world and how we can fight back to save our relationships.
The tombstone reads 1967 — 2014. But will anyone really cry at the funeral?
Clint Greagen explains how Jim Carrey helped him start the sex ed conversation with his 8-year old son.
Can we feel better about ourselves if we take time to cheer up someone else’s day?
Bryan Reeves finds something deeply compelling about being with a woman who can take care of herself, and who enjoys allowing him to take care of her anyway.
B.K. Mullen offers a parent’s perspective on a Florida mother’s recent campaign to have “Breaking Bad” figures removed from a national toy store chain.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.