A grown-up N.C. Harrison reflects on his nerdy boyhood.
Nicolas Gremion asserts that if we could make the culinary arts cool for men, then we can make reading cool, too.
Mark St. Amant talks to Ben Mezrich about fame, manhood, kids, STRAIGHT FLUSH, and waking up under a pile of hookers in a Dubai hotel (or not).
Brendan says that when he was asked about Star Trek trivia about the new movie, that he had been preparing for that moment his whole life.
Even when the world is dark, and people are picking on you for wearing glasses, Mom and Dad are here and we’d take a bullet to spare you pain.
Sam Sattin grew up among the snorting ranks. The latex-allergied and the comically stuttered. And now he wonders whatever happened to all the REAL nerds?
Doctor NerdLove explores the reasons why so many guys get confused about what it means to be in love.
If you think your only two choices are to be a nerd or a jock, writes Noah Brand, you are doomed from the start.
The greatest threat to marital peace is a set of unrealistic expectations, demands which may reach an early climax in the wedding ceremony.
TweetAs big nerds, Charles and I like to do nerdy things. Recently, we’ve managed to infiltrate a dear college friend’s weekly Magic: The Gathering club. This is super good news! I’m the only woman, but I’ve come to expect that. We have a lot of fun, though, so the strangenesses are pretty much excusable. There’s just one […]
Josh Bowman wonders if on-campus mentor programs can combat a culture of hyper-sexualized aggressive masculinity, and counter some of the lessons learned from watching porn at young age.
After 33 years of shame and denial, Matt Crowder finally confesses that he is, and always has been, a nerd. And he’s proud of it.
If you were as much of a fan of the short lived sitcom Better Off Ted, you’ll be just as shocked as we were to find Malcolm Barrett spittin’ ill rhymes over a hip-hop beat.
Four young activists interview gay, lesbian and trans-gender elders who explore how the perfect storm of 1960s activism inspired them to fight for their personal freedoms.
The actors in a new play from Harvey Fierstein experience a different kind of male bonding.
The whole world cannot be childproofed, and that’s actually a good thing.
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A cab driver presents a rhetorical question and warns us about the dangers of higher education for men.
Chris Emdin and Edmund Adjapong share about the power of mentorship and how a personal commitment in a boy’s future can make a difference in his life.
Michael Crawford explains that when masculinity is defined by power and aggression, sexual violence is the result.
Jack Christian tells a story about how he almost blew it when his wife asked him for a kiss.
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Andrew Smiler highlights 14 aspects of sexuality that every parent should teach their sons.
“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Jeff Perera explains his “Ladder of Masculinity” TEDx talk, and how toxic masculinity is linked to violence.
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