So How Do You Redefine Jazz? Listen to Keith Jarrett

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Jesse Kornbluth on ‘The Koln Concert’: A CD claimed to redefine jazz.

The 50 Most Bad-Ass Movies Ever

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How many have you seen?

‘Life Itself’. The Review.


The legendary film critic Roger Ebert is remembered in the documentary ‘Life Itself’. You will also remember this fantastic review of the film by Eric Shapiro.

Creativity and the Modern Gentleman: Why it’s No Longer Optional


Wayne Tingle shows that creativity isn’t just for the “artsy” folk, and gives five reasons why it’s healthy for men.

New Dr. King Film to Feature Colman Domingo as Ralph Abernathy


Gregory Walker, Founder of The Brothers’ Network, responds to the news of Colman Domingo being tapped to play MLK’s right-hand man in new film.

Beyond Bars: Patience

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May 4, 2013 New Folsom Prison. How do you fill the time when you are forced to wait and isolate?

Want Your Creativity Back? Tim Mousseau Suggests Five Ways How

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Reclaiming creativity means moving beyond the fear of being judged by others.

Beyond Bars: Silence

Beyond Bars with Spoon Jackson

Spoon Jackson opens a door into a life imprisoned in his new daily series for The Good Men Project. Join him for daily glimpses into life without parole.

Beyond Bars: Where I Am From

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Spoon Jackson opens a door into a life imprisoned in his new daily series for The Good Men Project.

The Hip-Hop Draft


The author is a hip-hop nerd. And he had time on his hands. Behold, The world’s first Hip-Hop Draft.

The Problem With Heroes

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Eric Shapiro wonders if looking up to somebody, by its nature, pushes your own identity down.

Unnatural Desert: The End of Arts-in-Corrections


Spoon Jackson gives a glimpse into daily prison life and asks, “How can we heal without the arts?”

Erotica Titles For Hot Vacation Reading


Want to add some sizzle to your summer trips? Check out this list to heat up your vacation reading.

Renaiszance: A Brother, a Sister, Music, Art + Science


Renaiszance is the brainchild of siblings Rave and Radha Mehta. The duo’s debut EDM album just hit stores and The Good Men Project talked to Ravé about the origins of their unique sound.

The Poet in Prison Dreams

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A lover of birds dreams he can fly and talk to animals … and that his human brothers and sisters might learn to forgive him.

After Seeing Fine Arts Being Cut From Schools … Will My Child Have the Same Opportunities That I Did? (Video)


The short documentary “The Missing Note” shows how fine arts are not just fun but integral for students and their education and what we can do to save them.