Social Specialization and the City

Big cities—like the internet in general, and social media in particular—make it possible for you to hang out, more or less all the time, with people who are just like you. By contrast, small towns, like families (and churches), force you to deal with real difference on a regular basis.

10 Lifestyle Transformations Through City Biking

Biking in New York City changed Argun Ulgen. Here’s how.

Breaking the Emotional Coma Cycle

Jason Hairston explains how constricted masculinity damages male relationships

Hot July

Carl Bosch is in New York City in a summertime swelter, and it’s not fun. And then, suddenly, it is.

I Am a Writing Desk

Justin Cascio had to leave home to find his people: more than once.

The Mayor of the Locker Room [Fiction]

“His position is unofficial and unpaid, but nevertheless he takes the post seriously.” Fiction from Max Ross.

Israel from an American Lesbian Perspective

The first in a two-part series, in which travel writer Sophie Needelman brings her identities as a West Coast American college student to the State of Israel, and begins to unpack.

You’re Going to Vegas?

Why a 22-year-old who doesn’t drink, smoke, or gamble would choose life in Sin City.

Smoke in Your Eye

What I felt for her wasn’t love. It was more an addiction.

Better Than Prozac

Women love puppies.

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B Carriage Two People feb 16

Man, Corner

Man, Corner

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