Thomas Pluck looks at how the state of our liqueur advertising mirrors the state of our manhood.
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 (no not the outdated sexist come-ons.)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.
Did your Cinderella team not make the final four either? See your favorite characters debate and lament in “March Mad Men”.
There really are no words for this other than Shane’s.
Should we teach boys that they can be heroes? Should we teach them that they can change the world by themselves?
Teryn O’Brien wishes she’d understood the nature of grief before she went through her own, because understanding the nature of grief will offer new hope in sadness. —– After a year of grief, I’ve learned a lot. I’ve also made some mistakes along the way. Today, I jotted down 15 things I wish I’d known […]
Dr. NerdLove says the difference between flirting failure and mastery isn’t about avoiding mistakes, but how you roll with them when they happen.
D. A. Wolf is pleased that work and family issues are taking center stage in today’s New York Times. But she thinks the article misses the bigger issues of the economic forces at play in today’s world—for both genders.
It’s tempting to homogenize Nelson Mandela’s views into something everyone can support. But he did not seek — or obtain — universal approval.
Part 2 of a 6 part serial from Lou Aronica and The Story Plant.
Phillip Chesnut is a cup-cake decorating guy who cares about his kids—not a bearded mountain man. Can he get his man card back?
What Renner Larson’s grandfather, uncle and Dick Van Dyke taught him about masculinity.
Gary Lai is married to Jill Morley of Fight Like a Girl fame. And the question he gets asked all the time is, “What do you think when your wife gets hit in the face.”
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
This case could have implications for similar cases playing out in other states.