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.

The Most Transphobic Thing That Ever Happened…

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Oliver Lee Bateman examines one of the most transphobic moments in television history.

A Wrestlemania Without CM Punk

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N.C. Harrison laments the absence of star wrestler CM Punk from this year’s Wrestlemania lineup.

Wrestlemania XXX Preview (Special bonus: every Wrestlemania match of all time ranked!)

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Wrestling expert and ESPN game show champion Jim Jividen previews Wrestlemania XXX.

Proving Your Manhood: “Thank You, Sir. May I Have Another?”

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“Absorbing punishment to prove you’re a man seems like the easy way out,” argues Oliver Lee Bateman.

Hail Beavis, Hail Butt-head: Reflections on my Nerdy Youth

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A grown-up N.C. Harrison reflects on his nerdy boyhood.

Awkwardly Flipping the Script on Bumbling Dads

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N.C. Harrison examines a sitcom in which the father figure isn’t portrayed as a bumbling doofus.

Who is Belle Knox? Reflections on Duke University’s Porn Star

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N.C. Harrison asks outraged critics of Duke University porn star Miriam Weeks to avoid rushing to judgment.

When Unmanliness Was Manly: The Story of “Playboy” Buddy Rose

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the unorthodox career of pro wrestler “Playboy” Buddy Rose.