How to Be a Purposeful Man

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Matthew Hoffman felt out of his element as man until he realized the importance of purpose.

25 Ways Moving Is as Stressful as Death

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The “Love, Recorded” Guide to Staying Sane (and Married) While Moving, in 25 Points.

28 Ways to Spot a Real Man

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Need a hero? Here’s 28 ways to spot a man that’ll be up to the job.

Ten Wicked Idioms That I Love

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Without letting the cat out of the bag: Carl Pettit loves idioms suggesting the torture of house cats.

Cats are Evil and I Hate Them

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When Jeremy Feist moved in with his partner, he knew he’d have to get used to living with a cat. He just didn’t realize that cats were truly this terrible.

For a Granddaughter

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Russell Kesler welcomes a family member who has not yet arrived.

When I Make My Lunch

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Waldo quietly prays for food like I sometimes beg for scraps from heaven.

Our Pets: 12/14

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Men and boys and their animal companions.

Dear John: How Will Her Boyfriend React To Her Diagnosis?

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Dear John addresses a girlfriend’s diagnosis, concern for a closeted friend, and cats getting in the way of a relationship.

Life Lessons From My Cat

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We could live and love with abandon, if we were more like cats.

The Good Cat Project: A Portrait of Dude

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In this slice-of-life vignette, stand-up comic Bo Guthrie describes how he and his cat Dude reached manhood and cathood, respectively.

Why I Refuse to Turn 30

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Young adults are uncertain about the value of commitment to adult responsibilities like marriage and career, as they seem more difficult to achieve, and less permanent, than they’ve been for previous generations.

Baby and Cats

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In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt puts baby and cats together. Go ahead, internet, explode. Cute video included.

Housebroken

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People in relationships can’t fathom what single men do with their time. If they can make an event, surely you can. Sean Carney explains.

Cat Hater Shares Adorable Kitten Video

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Jamie Reidy does the unthinkable: he gets charmed by kittens in a video.

The Short Happy Life of Meow the Obese Cat

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Meow the Obese Cat died, but not before achieving the feline equivalent of the American Dream. Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on this flabby tabby’s fifteen minutes of fame.