How Do You Find Your Masculinity?


Harris O’Malley on how we define and understand what it means to be a man.

Turning The Man Card on Its Head: Taking a Look at What Makes the Man – Part I


Our “Man Cards” examine compelling men of past and present and demonstrate the variation and range of masculinity. Our first series spans from Ernest Hemingway and Ben Franklin to Justin Timberlake, Robert Downey Jr., Anderson Cooper and Ichiro Suzuki.

Help! I’ve Lost My Man Card and Can’t Get It Back


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?

NFL Hazing and Jonathan Martin’s “Man Card”

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Cliff Leek explores the culture of hazing and why Jonathan Martin is being attacked for his decision to leave the NFL.

I Can’t Fix A Darn Thing


It’s very manly to be able to repair things… in theory.

10 Things You Should Never Say to a Dad


From unsolicited advice to saying a dad is daddysitting, Jason Moles just wants the stupid to stop.

“Find what matters to you and hunt it down like Teddy Roosevelt would a wildebeest, or Hemingway would a Marlin.”

Ernest Hemingway goes after a Marlin and wins

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Ryan Mcrae: The MAN Card

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For Ryan Mcrae, “being a man isn’t about doing what they say, it’s about doing what you want.”

Delusions of Mandeur

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A real man doesn’t or is or shouldn’t and can but must never or has but not always, sometimes.

[VIDEO] Glenn Beck Calls Obama “A Full-Fledged Woman”


In the tangled mind of Glenn Beck, rational thoughts on parenting are enough to have your “Man Card” revoked.

Unwanted Sexual Advance ≠ Bravery


In a commercial for Audi, the transforms a socially awkward teenager into a sexually aggressive animal.

Bushmaster and the Cult of Masculinity


Men have some catching up to do with women, in shedding the stigma of gender nonconformity.

Learning How to Grow


After a stroke, Bryce Emley’s father suffers permanent physical and mental impairment, but the cruelest effect has been the damage to his manhood.

Bushmaster Rifles Has Been Running The Most Evil Ads I’ve Ever Seen

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How do you defend your fragile masculinity? With a gun! Prepare to throw up in your mouth.

Screw You, and Screw Your Man Card


Drew Magary has some words for Miller Lite.

Hand over your man card

Balls belong between your legs, not in  a purse.   Some guys don’t deserve to carry their own Man Card.  We’ve become a society that is comfortable with letting women hang onto men’s balls.  Apparently it’s for “safe keeping”, but I don’t buy that shit. Often times these women carry the juevos around in their […]