Why so much vitriol for Lena Dunham’s HBO series? Pat Brothwell thinks he gets it.
You know that one friend or relative who seems impervious to facts? Especially political facts? Well, here’s why.
What can you learn from Mr. Draper and the rest of the male cast when it comes to dating in modern times? (no not the outdated sexist come-ons.)
Abigail Rine has a mission: Let’s empower our children, especially our boys, to speak out. And let’s listen when they do.
Don Draper is in the fetal position, Ted Chaough is blinded by love, and the agency is divided: JD Schraffenberger dives into Mad Men, Season 6, Episode 12.
Joanna Schroeder recaps Episode 9 of Mad Men, and explains the ways in which great television is as much about our own hopes and dreams as it is about the storyline and characters.
Abigail Rine recaps Mad Men’s Episode 8, where the office gets high on uppers, and it’s revealed that Don Draper’s sex addiction may link back to having been raped as a teenager.
Matthew Norman risks drifting into wide-eyed fanboy territory when he admits that forty-five minutes in, Episode 5 becomes something special.
The most recent episode of Mad Men reminded Steve Jaeger of what it was like in America when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated.
Ben Tanzer recaps Mad Men’s second episode, and comments on the ways in which raising kids is just like being a character in AMC’s hit series.
We’re in a pop culture cycle of kids in dystopian futures. Bruce Peabody explores why.
Jason Rozek’s partner is a woman, and he’s found himself in a curiously familiar place.
Kenneth Braswell’s heartfelt letter to LeBron James on forgiveness and healing of his fatherless pain and anger.
Eduardo García explains the parallels between life, love, and dancing, where music is merely romantic storytelling and each person is the protagonists of their own personal epic.
How the language of disrespect destroys self-esteem and empowers violent behavior.
Fouad Alaa thinks about some of the cultural differences that affect his relationship.
International Women’s Day was this past Saturday. Sebastian Molano has three great tips for the other 364 days in the year.
“So after ten years, I think I’m finally learning how to listen to my wife. I mean listen. Really listen. I’m humbled at the possibility of turning a corner here.”
The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.
Daniel Parmeggiani shares how his neurosis for perfection led him to discover his true innocent nature.
It all started when he and Mary decided to throw a party.
Sometimes a visit to the pub is more than that. It’s a lesson in friendship, craftsmanship, and sincerity.
“I was curious to hear what melody the birds were creating,” said Jarbas Agnelli. Is that not what art is—all things curious?
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