It was bound to happen. A reality TV show reaches the bottom of the explosive cliche barrel.
“Australia is suffering from an empathy deficit. A deficit so deep that I fear we may never repay it.”
It’s Anzac Day in Australia, the national day of remembrance. And David Packman’s grandfather, Harcourt Dowsley, is just now beginning to tell his stories of WWII.
David Packman went paddleboarding to try to get outside his own head, but it takes a chance encounter with a stranger to get him there.
“Shane Burcaw … is razor smart, irreverent, and laugh-out-loud funny. I would help change his underpants anytime.” ~Rainn Wilson
Geoff Ahern, a mental health clinician in Australia, couldn’t sleep. Here’s the powerful story of an asylum seeker that kept him awake, and yet another reason why we must spread love to all we meet.
100 years after MLB’s first trip Down Under, the Dodgers and Diamondbacks opened the 2014 season with a 2-game series in Syndey. JP Pelosi reports on the culture clash.
Bert is an 85-year old man who said his only wish was to see his daughter again, “before [he] goes.”
Mitchell and Cameron made an awesome video responding to Australia’s prohibition against marriage equality.
“My brother visits from Korea with his girlfriend, S. If they marry, I will not be the only adoptee in the family to return to Korea and marry a Korean woman.” By Matthew Salesses
“As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbour?” David Packman gets to know the guy next door, French Pop Artist Sylvian Preziosa.
Dr. Paul Maginn on the near-sighted belief within certain political, religious and feminist circles that all sex workers are female and victims of human trafficking.
David Packman adds words to Kirra Pendergast’s amazing photos of how a lightening strike forced an evacuation from the flames.
As fun as it is to share all of our kids’ funny stories and embarrassing mishaps, we need to think of their right to privacy and not just our right to share.
Many of the Central American children who come to the US end up living on the margins of society, struggling for survival.
The project pitch says “perfect for dignified dinner parties, or that special holiday homecoming” but Eva Gantz thinks otherwise.
Your mind is an amazing and powerful tool. Harness it properly and you can live a life of great adventure and accomplishment.
…So what’s stopping you?
This is why your father will always be your number one supporter and best friend.
Former pro football player Joe Ehrmann, now both a pastor and a coach, rips apart the three myths of masculinity and offers a new definition of what it means to be a man.
Chris Pratt gives the only 2 pieces of fitness advice you’ll ever need.
This isn’t a slam on religion; it’s a call for inclusive political debate.
Sometimes love means playing Barbies with your daughter, even if you’re a man, even if you’d rather chew rocks.
Death, a natural and unavoidable part of life, should be painless, peaceful, dignified and a celebration of the life that was.
A proposition leaves a young man feeling conflicted, regretful.
“If you find unpleasant memories bubbling up from your own school experience, recognize that it is an aspect of you that is looking for understanding and healing.”-Janet D. Thomas
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.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.