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.
Dr. Kelly Flanagan finally gave up on the quest for perfection. What was it that pushed him over the edge?
Timothy Liu writes of addiction, resentment, and family secrets.
Our lives are a series of moments. Some are mundane, while others can affect the path of your life forever. In this week’s Friday Sports Dump, we cast light on some of those moments
It’s so easy and the rewards are immeasurable.
How do you make a relationship thrive? Lizzy Tran gives us 5 new ways to be successful in your love.
What are the long-term effects of discouraging caring relationships among boys?
Machiavelli’s cardinal achievement — uncovering an insoluble dilemma. A permanent question mark in the path of posterity.
Watch what convicts have to say to new inmates about sexual abuse. Shocking ?
It’s right in front of us on an international level. When is enough, enough?
Matthew Rozsa discusses the three pet peeves that bug him the most. Someone has to do it, right?
Irritation is the way of all flesh. The question is, if you’re going to be annoyed for all of eternity, who do you want to be doing the annoying?
What does it take to quit something that you know is bad for you, but has become part of you?
In order to raise their sons to know how to overcome life’s adversities, parents need to trust their own biological instincts. It was an incredible experience trusting my life to a young African man. I[Read More…]
It can also be the hardest but Heather Gray shows you how.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
Alexis Meads takes on the big question: Why do some relationships make it while others fail?
A one-off transaction is much too expensive for a business, writes Ken Goldstein. You want customers for life. Here’s how to lose a customer forever.
Most men spend 40 hours plus at some form of work. Why let those hours ruin the rest of your life?
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.