Pickup Basketball, Buddy Movies, and Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

Michael Kasdan remembers Phillip Seymour Hoffman for that brilliant pickup basketball scene from Along Came Polly

Nude, Night, Illegal Bungee Jumping!

How many things would you never have done, if it weren’t for your best friend?

Cold Mashed Potatoes and Warm Memories

CJ Kaplan drinks way too much at his high school reunion and has a great time anyway.

Why Men Have Trouble With Intimacy

Real intimacy, unlike sex or hanging out, requires a vulnerability the man code prohibits.

Life of Dad: Dad-chelor Party!

Tom Riles took the chance to get together with his friends one more time before Baby #2’s arrival.

‘Real’ Masculinity: On Being the Boy in a Playground of Girls and The Other F-Word

Brad Kelstrom has never had a male “buddy,” and he hopes his son won’t be able to say the same.