To use her own words, Joan Rivers “succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking.”
Amy Scher’s father chose to end his own life. She’s proud of him, and she never judged his decision.
Randall Horton reflects on his own experiences with grief, and wonders why being a man is to be sentenced to a life bereft of emotional support?
“You can lynch us or beat us or shoot us, but that will never diminish our courage. Our legacy as a tenacious people will remain.”
Death, a natural and unavoidable part of life, should be painless, peaceful, dignified and a celebration of the life that was.
Denene Miller shares the words of others who powerfully embody the devastating effects of Mike Brown’s death.
Shola Richards understands how people can die before they’re actually dead, and he wants to ensure it doesn’t happen to his two young daughters.
Jesse Kornbluth interviewed Robin Williams for NY Magazine back in 1983. It’s important for Jesse to fall in love with the people while interviewing them. And fall he did. A love that lasted til Williams untimely death.
Timothy Mousseau is touched by Williams due to the battle he endured and the struggle he fought. He knows it all too well.
Shavawn M. Berry has witnessed birth, aging, sickness, and death. common to all life. The question is, what do we do while experiencing them?
Bryan Reeves finds something deeply compelling about being with a woman who can take care of herself, and who enjoys allowing him to take care of her anyway.
B.K. Mullen offers a parent’s perspective on a Florida mother’s recent campaign to have “Breaking Bad” figures removed from a national toy store chain.
Maybe she has an ulterior motive, but maybe she knows you well enough to see what you can’t see.
A Nation of Sayrevilles indeed. Michael Kasdan digests the latest high school locker room hazing and abuse incident, this one in Doylestown, PA.
Taking his cue from the Gold Rush song “Oh My Darling,” Srgjan Ivanovik explores the political populism of Ebola.
The attack on the Canadian Parliament, the symbol of democracy and the heart of our nation, was a shock to the Canadian psyche, explains Tim O’Connor.
Joanna Schroeder wants to talk to you guys about “lady stuff” and why it’s funny (and sometimes not) when guys do it.
After several high profile incidents some NFL players step up with a strong message.
I lost my penis again last week. To be fair, it is that time of year, but it’s always disconcerting nonetheless.
NASCAR’s most popular driver talks about concussions, coming back, and the price of “pushing through”.
Greedy eyes are gazing at the moon glossed over with the potential of high profits from the next land of conquest.
Poet Lex Beatty shares about his life over the last year. This might be the most profoundly raw piece you will ever read regarding a man’s personal feelings about the journey to himself and his correct gender.
Can harm be done by not telling a girl she is pretty?
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.