Sex Sells, But At What Cost? How The Media Killed Romance

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A Gen Y writer laments the death of chivalry.

Tweet of the Day by @mrb285 “Aussie media perpetuating real men #myth”

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— Mark Bennett (@mrb285)

Shattered Heroes: Gandhi’s Dark Side?

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In the city of Cerritos a statue of Gandhi symbolizes immorality and hypocrisy.

Yes, Ladies, Gentlemen Actually Exist

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Dale Vaughn would like to take a moment to make a statement on behalf of men everywhere. Good men, gentlemen, Renaissance men are not a myth from some long lost idyllic bygone era. They are everywhere.

The Myth of the Lazy American

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Finally, a stereotype we should embrace, writes Pat Brothwell. Let’s bring lazy back in vogue.

Who Is Your Favorite Greek God? An Interview with David Berger

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Savas Abadsidis talks to David Berger about his new book Task Force: Gaea, comics, movies, and Greek Gods.

Your Marriage Isn’t Typical

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Sadly, our most common criticisms of marriage reveal much more about the critics than the state of contemporary romance.

What Marriage Isn’t

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Conversations about marriage continue to show that we fabricate romantic myths that set us up for disappointment.

Marriage Isn’t the Problem—We Are

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The attempt to pigeonhole marriage as one thing or another is a bigger problem than marriage itself.

Giving a Rapist a Public Platform

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Pointing our anger at the facilitators of a discussion on consent interferes with our ability to see a greater point.

Original Sin

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To be free of the lifelong effects of a childhood failure, Albie had to do more than remember what happened.

The Meaning of Life

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Jeff Swain’s new column on The Good Life explores the myths that tell the story of what it is to be a human being.

Flash Fiction: Sing [@hannibaltabu]

Sitting on a rooftop, singing of broken love. As human an emotion as it gets … unless you happen to be a god.

Free Association: A Love Story

Jason Statham Goes Shopping at Bristol Farms

(Or, how I learned to accept a myth)

The “Good Man” Is a Response to the Myth of the “Bad Man”

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Mark D. White responds to Tom Matlack’s Post “What Is a ‘Good’ Man?”

Opinion: The Commentary Track for the October 26th Buy Pile, Issue #15 [@cbr] “@Marvel Uber Alles”

An analysis of elements from Hannibal Tabu’s reviews column on Comic Book Resources looking at the power of myth and Matt Murdock’s blood stained smile.