Adam Dyer knows full well what it’s like to be a black guy obsessed with figure skating.
Figure skating is at once artistic, athletic and breathtaking. Here’s a glimpse into the science that makes it so entertaining.
“My girlfriend, the incredibly hot born-again Christian to whom I lost my virginity, asked me if you were an actual fag, or if you just acted like one.” By Michael Rowe
The epitome of cool quietly retired from acting recently. Greg White recalls his brief meeting with the legendary Jack Nicholson.
In the Eighties, Kenny Bodanis endured homophobic jeers for his love—of the challenge, camaraderie, and spotlight—of life as a male figure skater.
Sex, Size, and Money: the three reasons men and women rarely face one another in a sports arena.
Sexism, Prejudice, and Stodginess: the three reasons things won’t change even if they could.
“If I could instill fear in others, they would see me as a man.”
Bill is fifty-two years old. Sporting an unruly mountain man beard and chain smoking Camel straights, he delivers pizza on a bike in Brooklyn.
Deadly Ebola must be combated with western resources devoted to education, prevention, care, quarantine and development of a vaccine and cure
Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?
“She was the one who brought the condom today, the mix CD and candle. She’d pulled off his socks the way an expert would, not the way a virgin would.” By Christy Cruchfield
Don’t let somebody else’s misjudgment change your attitude on the bounties of life.
Even long-time users can get into some bad habits. Darianna Jones has a list of things to put on your “Don’t” list.
If not all police are bad, how come the good cops never snitch on the bad apples that are ruining the bunch?
Jesse Parent (yes, that’s actually his name) takes aim at his daughter’s future suitors in this passionately delivered poem. Could a father love his daughter more than this?
“To love radically and wholly, invested fully in something that is not the self, creates a greater thing than the ego could ever imagine,” writes science fiction fan N.C. Harrison.
Shawn Phillips had a choice: crash his Harley on purpose or fall to his death.
Avoid a Scam, or Worse, When Navigating the Dating Scene
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.