Life lessons from hip-hop’s biggest wildcard EVER, Nas.
Years ago, rap music was the edgiest, scariest genre of American popular music. Now? Not so much. Here’s why.
The terrifying truth about marriage and fatherhood is that you don’t know if you’re going to suck at it until you’re already committed. Nate Bagley explores his fears.
Joanna Schroeder thinks it’s high time we realize that diversity is good for society, even when it comes to unusual baby names like Pilot Inspektor and North West.
Jay-Z may say it’s his time now, but Lincoln Anthony Blades insists that the legends who paved the way for today’s Black artists deserve a lot more respect.
Jackie Summers has identified the most troubling thing about racism these days: no one ever admits to being racist.
On “Yeezus” the famous egotist owns up to his misogyny, worries endlessly, and finally admits he’s not a perfect man
Who was Gatsby? A neighbor of the Fitzgeralds reports on the lifestyles of the young and beautiful Golden Couple in the 1920s.
Coming out in Hollywood in 2012 became a casual affair. Gone were the days of the “I’m Gay” cover photo.
If not all police are bad, how come the good cops never snitch on the bad apples that are ruining the bunch?
Jesse Parent (yes, that’s actually his name) takes aim at his daughter’s future suitors in this passionately delivered poem. Could a father love his daughter more than this?
“To love radically and wholly, invested fully in something that is not the self, creates a greater thing than the ego could ever imagine,” writes science fiction fan N.C. Harrison.
Shawn Phillips had a choice: crash his Harley on purpose or fall to his death.
Avoid a Scam, or Worse, When Navigating the Dating Scene
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.
Rachel Miller-Bradshaw shares the importance of ensuring that a child feels loved and acknowledged by his new stepfather.
RudyDeuceTruth questions “before I was me” and journeys through DNA and our shared humanity.
The Republican failure to pass their own bill to address the border crisis shows GOP dysfunction at its worst.
Eric Thompson has a message for educators, and it might not be what you expect.
Sometimes that “clingy” guy is just a dude trying to find his way to normal.
Stop yourself before going out to buy things. See what you already have that you can use.
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.