Outlaws, Trolls and Berserkers: Meet the Hero-Monsters of the Icelandic Sagas

Where does the monster end and the human begin?

Are Modern Men Lost White Knights?

Megan Ainsworth has a problem with romantic comedies and the values they instill.

Breaking Free from the Arctic Ice, into the Prison of PTSD

Like the childhood monsters that lurked under our beds, Sprague Theobald found that PTSD, too, is terrified of the light.

A School, A Gun, and a Generation’s Burden

Brian Shea reflects on violence in schools vs. his memories of years ago. And calls upon a new generation to find their own way.

New Convos With My 2-Year-Old Video: Leaves

Are you doing nature right? Did you hear something? Convos With My 2-Year-Old is here to help!

“If the football program is producing boys like these, it should be shut down right now because it’s creating monsters.”

Should the Steubenville football program and other programs whose students commit sexual assault be shut down?

Shame and Violence: The Connecticut School Shooting and Hate

Tragedy comes from repressed shame, not from being too permissive with people.

The Girl with the Smurf Tattoo

It’s hard to avoid reading into someone’s appearance, especially when they’re intended to intimidate.

Guestpost #86: Roxanne Porter – Ten Things I’ve Learned From Netflix

Guestposter Roxanne Porter shares what she has learned from Netflix

Sandusky, Paterno, Rick Reilly, & Me

Marcus Williams thinks that when Rick Reilly went hard on Paterno, he may have let the rest of us off too easy.

Lois Lane

Superman has no need for Lois Lane.

“As a victim of child sex abuse, I wish someone acted violently against my offender.”

This is a comment by MsRN on the post “Talking Myself Out of Murdering Jerry Sandusky”.

The Progression of Regret

William Henderson has divided the stages of regret into five plains of devastation.

A ‘Call Me Maybe’ Parody to Watch With Your Kids

Cookie Monster puts a family-friendly spin on the cloyingly popular Tween sensation “Call Me, Maybe” that makes the original song significantly more tolerable.

The Monster at the End of This Post

The first rule of monsters is learning who is a monster.

The Monster Engine: An Interview with Dave DeVries

Dave DeVries’ monumental art project transforms conceptual children’s drawings into some of strangest looking monsters ever conceived.