How I learned that men need a greater presence in the world of childcare
Here’s a glimpse into the madness for all the suckers who were too good and lazy for (or—admit it—afraid of) Black Friday shopping. These ravenous shoppers show you what the holidays are REALLY all about…
Brandon Ferdig didn’t realize how bleak being alone on a holiday could be, until a quirky schedule caused it to happen to him.
“A tree doesn’t rid itself of its rings.” Brandon Ferdig is shaken by the death of his grandmother, and chooses to remember how her life connected with his.
Brandon Ferdig wants to discuss what he thinks is one of more dangerous, race-based articles you’ll read all year.
On today’s call, we talk about why the discussion of ‘good men’ leads us down the path of some very provocative topics.
You have to be present in order to win at life. Seven years sober, Brandon Ferdig is grateful to the people who have been there for him.
Brandon Ferdig gets a deeper look into the dangers of ideologism after a heated dinner table debate.
Feminine and masculine power aren’t exclusive to men or women, Brandon Ferdig writes, and each one needs the other.
Being a foreign man in China, as Brandon Ferdig found out, is a balancing act between your human and animal sides.
Bad photographs are a corrupting influence upon the imagination. They tell us lies about the world—pernicious, photoshopped lies—which make the real world, the only one we ever really have, seem bland and boring by comparison.
Aydan Dunnigan-Vickruck on how dance inspires us, and reveals a deeper universal consciousness.
“So I say to you tonight, friends: The best defense against bullshit is vigilance. So, if you smell something, say something.”–Jon Stewart, in his last episode of the Daily Show
As the last traces of moisture are sucked from the soil by the ferocious summer temperatures. The grasses and wild flowers take on striking geometric forms.
The Atlantic checks out Aspen Ideas Festival’s ideas on law enforcement.
On my worst days? I can’t leave my apartment. I ugly cry like there’s no tomorrow. And there’s a crushing weight on my chest, making it difficult to breathe, let alone function like the adult I’m supposed to be.
One month ago, my dad left our physical world to be with us from the other side. He was a good man and the best dad I could have hoped for.
Rejection may not be a lot of fun, but it can offer a huge payoff if you know how to handle it.
It’s not political correctness gone wrong or an attack on freedom of speech. It’s a call-to-action to empower those on the margins to have an equal role in authoring our National and global story.
I am not broken. I’m not trying to be fully fixed either, but I am continuing the search, asking the questions, following the feel that goes deep inside to places I would rather not look.
Mental illness. Physical illness. Why do we react to and treat them so differently? And what harm does that do?
After 14 years of marriage, Chris Farley Ratcliffe reflects on the 14 most important lessons he has learned.
Active families need active solutions to the inevitable encounters with poison ivy.
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.