That One Great Play: My Shining Baseball Moment

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Jon Sindell tells how a savvy tip from an old–school baseball man yields fruit two dozen years later.

Pitman Creek

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Venturing up a small stream in southern Kentucky, a middle-aged man re-imagines his father—and himself.

I’m Shane. I Could Die Tonight. Come Laugh at My Nightmare.

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“Shane Burcaw … is razor smart, irreverent, and laugh-out-loud funny. I would help change his underpants anytime.” ~Rainn Wilson

Touch – Part 2

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We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.

Touch – Part 1

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We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.

Submissive Men Circa 1988: An Excerpt From the Memoirs of Janet Hardy


Tweet Kink pioneer Janet Hardy recalls some of the men she met when she first started exploring BDSM. The following is an excerpt from Janet Hardy’s upcoming memoir, currently titled “Impervious: Chronicles of a Retired Deviant”. In this excerpt, she recalls the early days of finding dates through coded personal ads. The personal ads suddenly […]

Economics and Happiness

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Sarah Caouette met a guy six years her junior. Like him, she kept anticipating the worst.

Seeing Myself From the Outside


Noah Brand talks about the curious perspective of reading about himself in his stepfather’s memoirs.

Write Your Own Rock Star Memoir

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A quick guide to your own celebrity tell-all.

A Different Kind of Alzheimer’s Book

A Grandson and Grandmother together in The Living End, A Memoir of Forgiving and Forgetting.

When Love Wins Out


For Donald D’Haene, April 15th hit both ends of the emotion spectrum. In the dark hours immediately following the horrific events at the Boston Marathon, his family experienced a miracle that proved, in the end, love wins.

The Ethics of Writing about Living People: 4/13

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Who owns a story?

NBA All-Star Dwayne Wade Is About Much More Than Basketball

Dwayne Wade a Father First

Regardless of your opinion of the basketball player, Dwayne Wade the man deserves some respect

Loving Black Men: A Personal History


Johnathan Fields recalls the course of his life so far, as measured by black men he has loved.

The Illuminated Lives of Gay Trans Men


The Good Men Project sits down with Dylan Edwards, graphic novelist, to talk about his book, “Transposes,” which tells the stories of seven gay transgender men.

Daddy’s Top Ten Childbirth Freak-Outs (pt. 2 of 2)

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“The biggest sadness I think I have for you about all of this,” my friend and mentor, Doc, said to me, “is that you’re not jumping up and down with joy.” He’s right; I’m not.