Ariel Chesler just wants to be his daughter’s favorite. Is that too much to ask?
I’ve learned the most from my dad when we’re sitting in the dark with our mouths closed, my head on his shoulder as the opening credits flicker into place.
The last installment of Shoebox Letters features an adult daughter expressing eternal love and gratitude for her father
A daughter reflects on her father’s absence in her childhood, and offers a plea for him to be present for his grandchildren.
Considering the women abducted as teens in Cleveland, Tom Burns schemes to control and protect his six-year-old daughter
Fatherhood inspires Clay Brizendine to create Shoebox Letters, a collection of authentic letters written by daughters to their dads
In a house full of women, Noble McIntyre is just trying to get it right, from car seats to driving lessons
Art Edy knows it’s not very mature, but he can’t help but laugh at his daughter’s delight with the planet Uranus.
As a parent, you learn to let your kid become his or her own person. But what if, in rolling with the punches, you’re hit with something unexpected?
Lilli B. got a lot of comments on her story about being a Playboy Bunny. But few moved her as much as one from the father of a seven-year-old girl.
Marina Lutz’s father recorded every interaction with his daughter for the first 16 years of her life. After his death, Marina made a documentary.
A short animation about treating depression with compassion.
Andrew Smiler speculates about how, when, and why social class can trump racism and sexism.
Sarah Thebarge wonders if it’s really necessary for her online dating site to ask her whether she uses ketchup on her grilled cheese and who her favorite Kardashian is.
Tom Scocca argues that snark is a necessary weapon in the war against “smarm”. Allan Mott politely disagrees.
Patte Wheat LeVan profiles sculptor James Kelsey.
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Betsy and Warren Talbot have found great results through applying some basic business concepts to their marriage.
Orin J. Hahn has a simple message for women about men, we feel too.
Alexa Koncinski asks, “Would you rather sing a cappella randomly in public once every day or audibly express wind every time you met a new person?”
After he lost his brother, Jarad Dewing tried everything to release the pain locked inside of him.
Despite growing up as young black male in the “hood,” facing all the same challenges—like violence and poverty—my voice, moreover the way I talked, somehow made me less black than others.
Renowned prison reform activist Ken Hartman gives his insights into how we can reform our broken system.
Prison rape isn’t funnier than any other kind of rape. And men are not unstoppable rape machines. It’s time we stopped laughing.
“We all feel angry. We don’t all choose to abuse because we’re angry.”
Jeremy Meyers thinks it’s time for men to decide who they are, not let society decide for them.
Conventional beauty doesn’t mean crap. Jackson Bliss explores the importance of “idiosyncratic beauty” and its relationship to love
Andrew Smiler offers three suggestions on how to leave the gray zone of sexual consent.