30 Seasons of Survivor vs. 30 Real Worlds v. 30 Wrestlemanias. The Ultimate Triple Threat Match.

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The start of the 30th season of Survivor necessitates a pivotal pop culture analysis as we are also in the midst of the 30th season of The Real World (true story) and there have also been 30 Wrestlemanias.

Royal Rumble 2015 Preview

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The greatest Royal Rumble match ever took place 11 years ago when Chris Benoit went wire to wire to win the match and become number one contender.

2014 Survivor Series Preview

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Jim Jividen brings you a preview of the 2014 Survivor Series.

How to (Quite Possibly) Make (Girl)friends and Influence People…By Not Acting Like a Jerk

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“It seems to me that truly decent, above-board and non-threatening conversational overtures often get lost in the cascading white noise of street harassment and responses to it,” writes N.C. Harrison.

What a Pair of Great Big Apes Taught Me About Brotherhood

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“Little moments of brotherhood deserve our attention, even when they happen between a pair of great, big, hairy apes,” writes N.C. Harrison.

Good Fantasy Writing…and Good Men

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N.C. Harrison discusses David Eddings, the fantasy writer whose approachable, down-to-earth work helped Harrison face many challenges of his own.

How a Good Man Battled Racism and Died for It…And Why We Have to Keep Fighting a Hundred Years Later

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Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.

Leaning In: Why Liz Lemon and Liv Benson are the Same Person, and What Men Can Learn From Them

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As someone who strives to balance his personal and professional obligations, N.C. Harrison finds himself identifying with the protagonists of 30 Rock and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.

The Hijab, Feminism, and Globalization

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Angelus Morningstar discusses the many problems with a ban on Islamic religious clothing.

Why I Empathize with Jessa Duggar…and Why Empathy Can Revolutionize the Internet

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“Empathy and good feelings can make the Internet a better and safer place for everyone,” writes N.C. Harrison.

How Political Comedy Culture Breeds Social Apathy

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Contemporary American political satirists such as Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and John Oliver provide comic relief in the face of social injustice, but humor can undermine the fight to address serious issues.

Arrow Dynamics: Why I’ll Never, Ever Stop Aiming for the Target

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N.C. Harrison discusses how archery practice has helped him cope with rejection.

Promiscuity Without Entitlement, for Men

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Angelus Morningstar explains how men can enjoy being promiscuous without having to resort to pick-up tactics and other behaviors that can demean their sexual partners.

It’s All About Empathy: Having a Daughter CAN Make You More Aware of Women’s Issues (Seriously!)

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“A father who becomes awakened to the issues of women because of the tiny life that he has helped to create has become, by any measure, a better person,” writes N.C. Harrison.

The Dynamics of Polyamory and Couple Privilege

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“Polyamory must be tailored to personal circumstances; it is broad enough include both relationships that are entirely fluid, and ones that reinforce patterns of stability,” writes Angelus Morningstar.

Three Cheers for Cartoon Characters Who Don’t Conform To Gender Roles

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N.C. Harrison examines an animated series that’s challenged one gender stereotype after another.