Montreal’s Hunter S. Thompson: Ken Hechtman

John Faithful Hamer looks at the life of Ken Hechtman next to the great writer Hunter S Thompson.

The Civil War between Street Artists and Taggers

Comparing what a street artist does to what a tagger does is like comparing what Caravaggio did with a canvas to what a dog does to a fire hydrant. The Renaissance master brought beauty into the world. The dog does little more than mark his territory. ––– “And it came to pass, when they were […]

Young Man In a Post-Graduate Maelstrom

Some resist. Twenty-two year old Jefferson Morris IV lets the swirling waters carry him where they may.

Dad 2.0 Summit: An Open Conversation for Modern Dads

Dad 2.0 Summit is an annual conference about the changing perception and online voice of modern fatherhood. Carter Gaddis tells us all about it . . .

My Hometown: Call for Submissions Due 8/28

Tell us about the place that made you who you are.

The Sweetest Heist of the Century

Real maple syrup is expensive … evidently expensive enough to make the economics on a well-planned professional heist worthwhile.

Have a Heart! Legally, I Must Explain Organ Donation to My 7-Year-Old.

Getting a child’s informed consent to donate their organs is as much fun as it sounds.

The Answer to Your Question Is: “‘Cause No-One Gives a S**t.”

When in doubt, writes Kenny Bodanis, divide the world into two groups: Those who don’t give a s**t about you, and those who do.

“When you guilt men for not sacrificing themselves, their survivor’s guilt becomes legitimized.”

This is a comment by Monkey on the post “Bill Bennett Uses Aurora Shooting To Reinforce Own Bullshit Ideas Of Gender”.

Adam Cohen and the Warm Shadow of His Legendary Father

Joanna Schroeder interviews musician Adam Cohen about love, success, and the perilous allure of pursuing fame over art.

Ten Things I’ve Learned From Having ‘Queer’ Friends

I was taught that the word “queer” has been re-appropriated as a sort of catch-all for any sexuality that is not “heteronormative”. But since normal doesn’t really exist, then we’re all a bit queer!

My First Playboy

John Tinseth remembers buying his first issue of Playboy at the age of 12, and how he learned he’d make a terrible spy.