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.
Sometimes you just have to make that turn into the unfamiliar. It might surprise you what you’ll find.
N.C. Harrison sings the praises of the massive, powerful bad guys who force our fictional heroes to rise to the occasion.
The Whole Parent ponders whether the end of his marriage killed the sex, or the end of the sex killed his marriage.
When an Afghanistan war veteran and quadruple amputee twists his prosthetic knee in an airport, help comes from an unexpected source – an airline mechanic.
Thomas Fiffer reveals the psychology that has made the Ice Bucket Challenge so wildly successful.
Shawn Fludd doesn’t believe taking care of his children is not the most important thing anymore. What’s most important to him is how he takes care of future generations.
A 16-year-old kid says more with a marker and paper than all of the media did.
Guilt can be a powerful motivator in life, but is it a good idea to base a political strategy on it?
After watching a man SUP across Canadian waters, Raoul Wieland wonders what questions will guild him in his own life.
Yes, it’s a mix of orientations and identities. And we want stories from you all.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.