Everyone has bad habits. When Andrew J. Peters became a published author, he picked up a few more.
At age fifteen, I found myself locked in a stupid death struggle with my best friend—for the attention and love of a girl.
Nathan Graziano would like to talk about our propensity for accepting bad behavior—as long as it is in the name of a win.
Cort Ruddy questions whether children need to be taught to be competitive and wonders if there are better lessons parents should be imparting.
Alyssa Royse has been thinking about the geeks vs. jocks conflict in high school, and how it may shape the way our men grow up.
Drumming in the snow, drumming night and day, playing different grooves and fills along the way. Bells on cymbals ring, making spirits bright, oh what fun is to play the drums all day and night!
We play for the camaraderie. We play for the competition. We play to feel good. We play to feel ourselves.
Ben Martin thinks it’s time that we reassess the artificial division between “women’s work” and “men’s work”.
Scorekeeping and snatching victory from the jaws of defeat: A call for submissions from the new editor of our Sports section.
Alan Bishop worries we talk too much about the negative aspects of competition instead of focusing on all the positives.
Tsach Gilboa, with a cautionary tale dedicated to the young guy who tried to pick a fight in the Santa Monica gym elevator.
David Stanley used to be a racing cyclist with a body so taut that his buttoned and zipped pants would slide off off him. But he was never really satisfied with how his body looked.
Feel smug about your level of skill, but don’t consider your smugness a sign of your education.
When his pregnant wife decided that she didn’t want to take elaborate maternity photos, an expecting father decided he didn’t want to miss out on the experience. The result is HILARIOUS.
Have you ever heard yourself saying the wrong thing to the wrong person? and you knew it wasn’t cool to keep talking? but you did it anyway?
It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.
Male Survivor Executive Director Chris Anderson pleads with Richard Dawkins to stop diminishing the experiences of other survivors.
With a broken neck and chronic pain of her own, Alyssa Royse knows exactly why the paraplegic CrossFit superstar has stayed loyal to his workouts.
Sarah Palin’s new paid video service shows how perverse incentives are damaging Republican politics.
Men are often more consumed with what they will sacrifice if they are truly themselves, rather than what they will gain by embracing it fully.
His parents introduced him to horses when he was just a year old and he’s been around them ever since.
One of those memes that we hope will go megaviral.
The legendary film critic Roger Ebert is remembered in the documentary ‘Life Itself’. You will also remember this fantastic review of the film by Eric Shapiro.
Sun up to midnight, Brian Rutter is a work at home dad.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.