Awkwardly Flipping the Script on Bumbling Dads

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N.C. Harrison examines a sitcom in which the father figure isn’t portrayed as a bumbling doofus.

…But to me he’s still my dad.

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Sherry Franklin shares the power of words and how they shaped her views of her father and her “right guy”.

Call for Submissions: Male Stereotypes

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Does the stereotypical man exist?

So What if Barack Obama is Gay?*

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Oliver Lee Bateman discusses tabloid “outings” and the need for reassuring either/or categories.

The Question Is…. Boxers or Briefs?

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It’s not a major life-changing decision, but it is one many of us have to make.

Why Do So Many Men Opt Out of Fatherhood?

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Aaron Anderson sees a lot of confusing stereotypes when he looks at the modern father. And he would like to see those changed.

How Do Men See Themselves?

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Dove asks women a question that men should be asking, too.

What Does It Mean to Be a Man? U of Calgary Students Respond

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How do students feel about manhood and masculinity today?

D’oh! Top 5 Things My Father Got Wrong

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Jamie Reidy, in honor of Father’s Day, lists the top 5 pieces of bad advice his father gave him.

“Dumb Guys Test Well”

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From ‘Father Knows Best’ to Father Knows Nothing

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Andrew Smiler pines for the return of competent father figures in popular culture.

Remote Control with Built-In Bottle Opener: Insulting or Indispensable?

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We’re curious to see how men respond to this. In the MyClicker universe, are guys just indolent, beer-guzzling Homer Simpsons?

Scientists Discover the "Homer Simpson gene"

At Emory University, scientists discovered a gene in mice that, when removed, actually makes the animals smarter. They’re calling it the “Homer Simpson gene.” Deleting a certain gene in mice can make them smarter by unlocking a mysterious region of the brain considered to be relatively inflexible, scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have […]

Ten Ignominious Moments In Dad History

From Michael Jackson to Homer Simpson, we pay homage to dads who leave a little something to be desired.