The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
May 11, 2013 New Folsom Prison. What are the effects of social isolation, and how much endlessly deep punishment can the mind sustain?
Why are we afraid of teaching young people how they relate to the network of human interaction? Why do we value our independence over our dependability?
Richard Nicastro reminds us that men can feel lonely–even when sitting right next to their partners or spouses.
In deceptively simple language, Lee Patton brings together mortality and isolation, elephants and teeth.
Mark Greene explores how men’s wide ranging fears remain hidden behind a facade of false confidence.
Jaime Zepeda knows there is something to be gained by spending time on your own that can’t be found with others.
Mark Greene has one clear reason we should all fight for gay rights. Homophobic prohibitions against male touch are hurting straight men as well.
Steve Bearman looks at some of the influences in men’s lives that can lead to an obsession with sex…and how that can be overcome.
What makes the difference between people who get knocked down by life and stay down, and those who get back up?
Justin Cascio talks to Elizabeth Schroeder, executive director of Answer, about why boys are tuning out in sex ed classes, and what they want to know most (but aren’t telling us).
Brandon W. Mosley is called a ‘unicorn’ by his classmates—for being a non-toking college student surrounded by aggressive, athletic stoners.
An unfortunately-named file attachment carries with it a world of connotations in Ann Clark’s poem about a résumé and aging.
This guy even has his own theme song.
Andrea Lawful-Trainer tells the story of when a business associate told her to tone down her personality.
Alex Yarde looks at Marvel’s recent diversity moves with cautious optimism.
Think music is just for listening purposes? Think again.
Reconnecting with an old friend reminds Thomas Fiffer of his own struggle to regain self-respect.
Brandon Greene is facing a balancing act: doing what’s best for his arriving son while not losing pieces of himself.
What do you need to go from IDK to DIY Hero?
Samantha Hines of My Three Sons speaks on hidden pressures kids sometimes feel
Recovering from a divorce is one thing. Admitting you loved him after the years of hurt is another.
A story of love for a great man.
Charles J Orlando shares the top seven tips for identifying that scary four letter word.
As you’ve already guessed because the poster is right there at the top of this post, my pick is The Legend of Billie Jean.
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.