15 Things I Hate About Being a Writer

Like all the best writers, Cabot O’Callaghan has a love-hate relationship with his craft.

On the Unbearable Sadness of Finding Your Soulmate

Cabot O’Callaghan finds the woman of his dreams, and he’s depressed as hell about it.

A Great Cosmic Joke: The Hilarious Human Body

Human beings are clumsy, hairless monkeys obsessed with looking beautiful. How is that not funny?

Objective Correlative

Borrowing a term from T.S. Eliot, poet and scholar Merrill Cole writes on duality and connection, the link between the poetic, the political…and peanut butter cups.

Dawn Of Irony On The Planet Of The Apes

Kurt Baumeister calls out Gary Oldman on his irony.

Stivers Cartoons: Hipsters, Trucker Hats, and Darwinian Irony

©Mark Stivers / www.stiverscartoons.com

RealLifeStarter: The Kickstarter That Encourages Millennials To Get Real Jobs (Video)

Here is a comedic look at the sometimes difficult lives of young creatives.

Ironic Masculinity: The Way Forward?

Oliver Lee Bateman comes to terms with conventional masculinity.

“Don’t Treat My Daughter Like Property—That’s MY Job!”

Aaron Gouveia looks at the “rules” some fathers are setting for their daughters and hopes he is never ever ever like that.

I’m a Boy Who Likes Boy Bands

Masculinity isn’t diminished by taste, nor defined by it—so why can’t real men dig pop music?

“Why did being male make us less in need of assertiveness training?”

This comment of the day is from Joseph, on the post “It’s Time to Stop Discriminating Against Men (and Women)”

There’s No Insincerity In Irony

Charles Emrich defends irony from its detractors. Sincerely.

6 Great Quotes from the Guy Who Taught Us That Science is Actually Pretty Cool

Read 6 quotes of wisdom and hilarity from everyone’s favorite: Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Legitimate Crepes: On the Use of Irony

Irony doesn’t always have the intended effect.

Man Up / Man Down

Hipster Sexism doesn’t serve humanity any better than the Classic variety.

Teaching Carefully

As her sons care for a lost Chihuahua, Julie Gillis looks for teachers, healers, systems thinkers, interpreters, bridge builders, and storytellers as a way toward social change.