Ten Amazing Westerns Every Guy Should See

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Film critic John Ryan Powell examines ten of the most underrated westerns of all time.

Here’s What I’m Afraid of…and Maybe You Are, Too

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Do we run away from what scares us, or run away from running away?

Video Games: Still Bro-tastic and Misogynistic After All These Years

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman examines a console gaming industry bent on peddling the same old trash to willing buyers.

The Worst Video Game You’ve Never Played

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman examines how the latest version of Super Smash Bros. has already broken the hearts of its most devoted fans.

Why We Need Complicated Stories

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“My generation is too focused on easy stories: vituperative takedowns, lists of .gifs, and flippant blog posts,” writes seminarian N.C. Harrison.

Rising to the Challenge…with Kettlebells

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“One more rep, a few more pounds, another breath,” writes injured strongman N.C. Harrison. “As the world moves, so must I.”

I Want Michael Sam to Succeed, But Will He?

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N.C. Harrison has some doubts about Michael Sam’s long-term NFL prospects, but he’d love for him to prove that nice guys don’t finish last.

Bloody Mother’s Day

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“My mother and I are bound, as it should be, in both clumsiness and blood,” writes N.C. Harrison.

God Was on His Side: Accessing Mark Jackson

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Jim Jividen discusses the firing of Mark Jackson and the special kind of privilege that Jackson and other avowed Christians have.

A Challenge for Men: To Love and Not Destroy

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Many men are torn apart psychically because they are not in touch with their gentler emotions, writes N.C. Harrison.

Pinterest “Hunk Boards” and Male Objectification

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Oliver Lee Bateman considers the weighty implications of Pinterest “hunk boards.”

Faith and Film: Grappling with Noah

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Seminary graduate N.C. Harrisons discusses how complex works of art can inspire personal growth.

The Year I Discriminated Against Everyone

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the depths to which he sank during the year he spent managing an Abercrombie & Fitch.

Why Nancy Grace is Terrible

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N.C. Harrison examines Nancy Grace’s sensationalistic coverage of a recent tragedy.

We Are All Warriors Today: The Death of a Legend

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N.C. Harrison reflects on the Ultimate Warrior’s death and the Undertaker’s Wrestlemania defeat.