RIP David Carr (1956-2015)
Cocaine temporarily solved a big problem for Brian Cuban. But it created even bigger ones. Now in recovery, he recounts his journey into addiction.
Why do we fail so spectacularly at treating addiction? Maybe because we’ve never been able to agree on what it is.
A recent study from the Federal University of Sao Paulo shows that “Brazil is now the world’s largest consumer of both cocaine and its crack derivative.”
W.R.R. escaped his father’s child sex ring only to endure the horrors of homelessness: illness, starvation, and yet more sexual violence. How does this survivor find meaning in his life today?
Eighteen years after losing his faith, J.R. Reed would really like to find it again. I can’t stand when I misplace things. On a scale of 1-10 I give it a 12. If it’s something important I move it up to the 15-20 range, depending on what it is. I tell you this because about […]
Mark Radcliffe was once an elite cyclist who looked up to Lance Armstrong as a role model. Now he knows what a dirty sport it’s always been.
Ron Tannebaum shares his story of the luxurious wealth and crippling addiction that came with smuggling, dealing, and ultimately abusing cocaine and heroin.
Jonah not only struggled in baseball, but he had been struggling in school. Did this kid have any shot of winning he game, did it even matter?
As we get older, we become more romantically experienced and more fluent in the language of emotion.
South African Dockworkers exerted real influence on the state by refusing to unload cargo. In a testament to the power of the few, their actions helped drive the local and national anti-apartheid movement.
Success comes from experiencing life and utilizing the finite resource of time the best we can. Everything else is just a distraction.
Potty training has hit the Boys in the Burbs house!
Every man has a choice to make. Will you truly live or simply exist?
Ideas about masculinity and vulnerability are changing. But is it enough to save men’s lives?
Will Obama’s Interim Progress Report make a difference in the numbers of unarmed black men and women killed at the hands of police officers?
Edie Weinstein wonders about empathy and how we process all that is going on in a world where information about bad things happening all over is omnipresent.
The stakes get higher when your toddler starts repeating your every. single. word.
Thank you for showing me that genuine men do exist and that I can be open to finding and exploring new relationships.
One of my favourite quotes of all time come from Aristotle. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
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.