Think you can’t learn anything from a game? The Distilled Man thinks differently.
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” the baby falls in love, unrequited, and Matt ponders the socialization element of the holidays.
Never open your mouth during a Flour War. And never, ever, cheat at Capture the Flag. William Lucas Walker learns some hard lessons at father-son camp.
You may think you know the answer, but Mike Crider suggests the answer may not be as compelling as we think.
If love is a game, why am I so bad at it? And if love were just a formula, then would it mean anything?
“Why did the chicken cross the road? Where do bats get their energy? Knock, knock, who’s there, the interrupting cow. How do you know when a blonde has been making chocolate chip cookies?” By Gabe Durham
Predecessors of the Boy Scouts of America, Woodcrafters still bring nature-deprived boys out into the wilderness.
Samuel Sattin introduces a new generation to the latest in violent video games, and realizes that much has changed since the days of Zelda and Duck Hunt.
David Olimpio wanted to be a spy when he grew up. Now he’s glad he left violent games in boyhood, and worries about the men who did not.
We teach kids that driving a car is a responsibility, but we still teach kids to drive. What do we teach them about the responsibility of gun ownership?
Poet and U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray captures how war changes soldiers in this poem of departure and homecoming.
Online bullies know their spite remains online indefinitely, that’s why they do it.
This Tree Hugging Hippie Pacifist Needs To Go Heart To Heart With Those Who Glorify War
After years of political and economic doom and gloom, should we celebrate good economic news and keep moving our country forward?
Qasim Rashid sets the record straight when it comes to dealing with the real reason violence against women exists, and how to solve this issue.
Yes it’s graphic. And there is less blood and more specialized saws than we would have imagined.
Kyle’s father abandoned him, causing unbearable pain. But this young man has pushed past shame to redeem his life and claim his manhood.
Matt Kohn found inspiration in the story of Slomo — a doctor who stopped being an asshole and now spends the majority of his time rollerblading along the Pacific.
Angelus Morningstar explains how queer polyamory challenges ingrained behaviors of masculine dominance within same-sex relationships.
Months after the twin towers collapsed, Thomas Fiffer’s life imploded. It took him years to figure out why.
Leo Babauta has some advice on how to avoid creating a mountain of clutter.
The answer to the question depends on who’s talking.
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.