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.
As the world warms, lawmakers need to enact meaningful water conservation policies.
Men are speaking up about paternity leave, but for all the protections provided by the Family and Medical Leave Act, it only provides for unpaid leave, which is simply not enough for most families.
Michael Amity notes that even one of our greatest thinkers blundered.
Watch those two guys jump off the worlds tallest building, Tower Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
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Parents mean well when they call professors to offer excuses, but they end up revealing more than they intend.
Michele Truhlik challenges our notions of beauty and says that being called FAT f*cks with men as much as it does women.
Ben Palmer shares how the practice of mentoring is an act of love. To selflessly devote yourself to the investment and support of another human is love.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Ben Stich knows you love your kids more than you hate your ex. Here’s how you can show it.
“I was almost killed by men with shotguns, on a raft, down a river.” Sounds like the start of a blues song to us.
Pete Louison tells passes along sage advice to his twenty-something year old kids who are about to enter the workforce.
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