Books: The Intellectual’s New Status Symbol

Matthew Sweet has found that his unread books have the greatest value.

A Leader. And a Thinker. His Birthday? Yesterday. He’d be 1,836

Jesse Kornbluth celebrates Marcus Aurelius.

True Crime Interrogates Toxic Masculinity, at Last

A genre with a unique lens on gender issues, True Crime, finally starts to examine the costs of gender norms.

Richard Yates: A Love Letter

Passionate about literature, Thomas Stewart pens his thoughts to his favorite writer.

A Good Day to Die: Remembering Jim Harrison

A master at storytelling has passed, but his books will continue to give insight into his life.

Find the Perfect Book for You to Read

Men love to read, so we are helping you guys with an easy flow chart for choosing a book.

Five Books That Will Liberate Your Mind

Books offer a great escape. Add these 5 to your reading list to escape AND open your mind.

All Things Cease to Appear

I hated George Clare. I wanted him punished. You will too.

Why Intelligence ALWAYS Wins Over A Hot Body

Look hard for the bookshelves the next time you go home with someone.

Harper Lee and a Life of Courage

The loss of Harper Lee is the loss of a very important cultural voice.

Call for Submission: LGBTQ Book & Movie Reviews

Have you recently read a book that dealt with LGBTQ issues in a powerful and positive way? Or maybe you saw a movie that you feel is only perpetuating stereotypes of this community?

My Reality Check

It took two major losses in his 20s for writer and coach Jason Kiesau to begin to see where he was meant to go in life.

A Great Book of Victorian Photography…By the Guitarist of Queen?

Jesse Kornbluth reviews A Village Lost and Found by Brian May.

Bill Gates Told Me About ‘Hyperbole And A Half.’ Thanks, Bill.

Jesse Kornbluth on Allie Brosh’s refreshingly open discussion on depression.

Thank You: 7 Life Lessons I Have Learned From Great People

LeRon Barton on making it plain, listening completely, being like water, and other life lessons.

Why Stories Matter: Kids, Storytelling, and Gender Norms

Children’s stories have a major influence on the way kids understand the world.