How Do You Deal With a Guy Wearing a Vulgar Shirt?

Messy room

Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?

Do You Know the Mega-Dump?

Do You Know Mega-Dump photo by Ruthanne Reid

Aaron W. Voyles examines what bathroom misbehavior means for becoming a man.

What Your Restaurant Staff REALLY Thinks


Ever wonder why your server or chef gives you a dirty look? Jarad Dewing serves up a plate of explanation with a side of smirk.

Social Media: Are You Savvy or Addicted?


I have a theory that there are “Twitter People” and “Facebook People.”

Facebook Etiquette For Divorcees


The issues created when ex-spouses bad-mouth one another on social networking sites.

Kissing Colleagues

photo by ctsnow

Which is preferred in the business arena, a handshake, hug, or kiss? And is the answer gendered? Dr. Peggy Drexler explores the rituals.

7 Books For Planning a Gay Wedding


These books will help you on your journey to planning the best wedding day for you or your LGBT loved ones.

Remembering Sensei

Langsner and Carbonara

Who owns the memory of a great man?

Trans Etiquette 101: No Offense, But That’s Offensive


Sebastian Barr offers twelve suggestions on how to talk to trans friends about their experiences and identities as trans people.

Seven Things I Learned Being a Plumber’s Son

vintage plumber sign

Treat your plumber right, and an ounce of prevention will save you gallons of water on your basement floor, are a couple of things Zach Weinberg learned from being his father’s son.

Bar Etiquette: How to Treat Your Bartender


How to get a bartender’s attention and build a rapport for a better bar experience for you both.

The Case of Pam’s Rusty Funnel


What do you do when you can’t keep from laughing at storytime, but for all the wrong reasons?

How to Ride a Bus


Josh Bowman is spending the next couple of weeks offering tips on how to do basic activities (you’re welcome). Today: riding a bus.

It Takes A Village, Idiot


Why the way you raise your kids matters to your neighbors.

Stay and Play: A Guide to Etiquette


You can’t just dump your kids off and start drinking. What do you think this is, the Chuck E. Cheese?



A gentleman not yet twenty, on the yokes of masculinity, maturity, and civility.