The False Conflict of Starbucks and the Red Cups

Halloween is barely over, and we’re sparring about this ongoing, fictional “War on Christmas” because of the color of Starbucks cups. Is this real life?

A New Day on Sesame Street

Do kids see the same things you see? Sesame Street raises the bar in helping kids perceive disabilities.

Is Mainstream Media to Blame for Riots in Ferguson and Baltimore?

Are riots exactly what the mainstream media wants?

​I Wanted a Fairy Tale Romance, What I Got Was So Much Better

An apology to my husband, and all men, for how women get brainwashed about romance

You May Not Agree With Ben Carson’s Politics. But We Shouldn’t Be Calling Him Mentally Ill.

Yes, Dr. Carson has said some awful things, but mental illness should not be an insult or a political weapon.

We Eat Stereotypes For Lunch Around Here

Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project. No ads. A free book. And a lot of broken stereotypes about men.

Does Sex And Violence Actually Sell?

While sexual ads and violent programs invite viewers’ attention, they may be bad for business. Robert Lull and Brad Bushman check it out.

About Ben Carson’s ‘No’ to a Muslim President

Jessicah Lahitou looks at the role of the media and culture as a context for Ben Carson’s anti-Muslim remarks. — On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson stated he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.” In a post for Monday’s Atlantic website, Ta-Nehisi Coates summed up many people’s feelings […]

Minority Roulette: A Bold New Game Being Played By The Media

The media has seeped into our psyches so deeply, that we are now arresting children. Until we demand more and better from our media, we will continue to be pawns in the game of minority roulette, simply searching for another hashtag to circulate through the chamber.

7 Ways The World is Conspiring Against Men’s Success

View image | Imagine there was a conspiracy to make a man feel less successful.  What would that look like? ––– Here’s what I think: The media would be full of articles about clothes, luggage, furniture, stuff you can’t afford.  Coincidentally, advertising would feature these same clothes etc, used by men in ‘everyday situations’ you could only […]

15 Things I Hate About Being a Writer

Like all the best writers, Cabot O’Callaghan has a love-hate relationship with his craft.

One of the Many Things the Media Has Wrong About the Black Community

Absent in the media narrative about race is the existing community of adult black individuals currently engaged and interested in civil dialogue.

What If All Our Heroes Were Ideas?

Let’s replace our heroes with ideas.