“Mr. Niles’s words rang in his ears: Long ago, he was just a boy like you.” By Ru Freeman
“His position is unofficial and unpaid, but nevertheless he takes the post seriously.” Fiction from Max Ross.
Madeline Miller’s novel Song of Achilles won the Orange Prize last year. Her thrilling debut concerns the love of Patroclus and Achilles and illustrates how being a good man is a tale as old as time.
In this short story by Bo Guthrie, a persistent security system salesman struggles to win over a potential customer who is going through a difficult divorce.
“He wondered if the reason he felt momentarily complete during coital orgasm was that he had convinced himself that he was once again inside the womb.”
“I was Mickey Mouse, but just for one day. Not because I’m good with kids, but because I fit the suit.”
“As soon as the student realized that grading was a pointless and subjective activity, he would begin to despise the subject Micah taught and hopefully reconsider going to grad school and competing for the one tenure-track humanities position that was rumored to be opening up this decade.”
At Hotel Shinjuku 510 in Tokyo, a man who sleeps in a tiny capsule, six and a half feet long by five feet wide, said, “You get used to it.”
As makeup becomes more socially acceptable for men to wear, the benefits of it are called into question.
With at least 51 people dead from the giant tornado that ripped through Oklahoma, the Wheeler family was relieved to know that their son was alive.
The tornado was at least a half-mile wide and had winds up to 200 mph.
After the giant tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, Melissa Newton and city manager Steven Eddy talk about being in the middle of the destruction.
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has taken the first step toward allowing the ordination of openly gay men and women.
Ernie R writes to The Good Life of two best men: his own, and himself.
Chantele Theroux on how to live and love like the Man in Black.
An easy, energy efficient way to brew tea in your kitchen.
Justin Cascio talks to T Cooper, author of Real Man Adventures, about writing, crying, and being a real man.
This is love.
Patterns, colors, proportions, oh my!
This is a comment by Anonymous on the post “Should We Forgive Apologetic Bullies?”
This is a comment by Lars Fisher on the post “I’d Benefit From a Traditional Wife”.
Do you know the way to your own heart? Men who cook and write wanted.
It’s not exactly criminal. So why do you hide the source of your joy?
Sometimes, what makes us do evil is easier to understand than the reasons why we choose to do good.