How to Create a Little Magic

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There is magic here, in this very moment…

The End of Coolness: Becoming a Two Van Man


Cort Ruddy on the existential crisis inherent to being a two minivan household.

Baby Come Back

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First love, Foghat, and Fonzie. James Stafford on elementary school love in the seventies.

Mad Men Episode 4: Happy Days Are Here Again

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Greg Olear suspects Mad Men may be ready to “jump the shark” . . . and he thinks he knows the shark’s name: Megan.

5 Rules for Achieving True Nerd-dom

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Sam Sattin grew up among the snorting ranks. The latex-allergied and the comically stuttered. And now he wonders whatever happened to all the REAL nerds?

7 Misconceptions About Male Sexuality

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Think you know everything about male sexuality? Andrew Smiler insists that you probably don’t.

On Turning 40


Have the Baby Boomers ruined aging for the rest of us?

Boys and Men Just Want Sex. Right?


In reality, most male undergraduates don’t have—or want—multiple sex partners.

New Samsung Ad Suggests Easy Sharing of Dirty Videos

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Joanna Schroeder thinks Samsung’s new ad, where a wife shares a dirty video with her husband, is completely awesome.

Fast and Furious – Sympathy for the POTUS?

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The timing of the Fast and Furious investigation may be cause for GOP concern.

The Depressing Depiction of Men in the Media

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Nicole Johnson believes movies and television shows can be funny and still portray men in a positive light. Why it’s not being done in this day and age baffles her.