John Urschel: Pro Football Player And Pretty Smart Guy

John Urschel

Shawn Henfling introduces us to John Urschel: Math Genius, Chess Player, Professional Athlete

How the Cosby Scandal Can Remind Us About Consent


Billy Flood reminds us that when it comes to rape, nobody is ever “asking for it” and this type of shaming needs to end right here, right now.

R.I.P Tommy. You’ll Never Laugh at Our Car Talk Again.

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Tom Magliozzi, one half of “Click and Clack”, the Car Talk Brothers, has stopped laughing and telling us to change our oil.

Quiet Survival: A Story of Detainment


Erin Kelly recounts the story of Jeffrey Fowle and two other Americans who were recently detained in North Korea.

Is Compassion Really the New Cool?

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The drive to show “masculine compassion” misses the point about human struggle.

Violent and Legal: The Shocking Ways School Kids are Being Pinned Down, Isolated Against Their Will

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Carson Luke, a young boy with autism, shattered bones in his hand and foot after educators grabbed him and tried to shut him into a “scream room.” Kids across the country risked similar harm at least 267,000 times in just one school year.

The Unbearable Whiteness of National Public Radio


One member of the ‘Barbershop’ wonders how NPR could have been so short-sighted as to cancel the critically-praised show ‘Tell Me More’, hosted by Michel Martin.

A Continual Act of Coming Out


An etiquette advice columnist who offers guidance about ways to reveal family secrets comes out of his own dark and scary closet in which he lived for fifty years

The First-Ever Co-Ed Vagina Monologues


What’s a man’s role in the feminist movement? Comedian Josh Healey gets to an answer in a new way.

Drive Less, Save Your Soul

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Jackson Bliss explains why driving, social disconnection and cultural narcissism are all interconnected

The Internet Sex Archive: What Should We Do With Millions of Hours of Amateur Pornography?


Historian Oliver Lee Bateman examines the potential scholarly applications of websites like Xtube and RedTube.

The Art of Little Blessings


Good for the Soul co-editor Kevin Macku reflects on the food chain, sunlight and how we can share little blessings with others—because sometimes, it’s the little things that matter most.

The Yin and Yang of Being Straight or Gay


When Edie Weinstein is mistaken for a butch lesbian, it leads her to question the internalized homophobia we may all carry regardless of our sexual orientation.

The Powers That Beast: What is the Adoptee Voice Worth?

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“Adoptee voices must be included in conversations about adoption. Adoptee voices must be valued.” By Matthew Salesses

Why We Need More Than Three Genders


Barbara King examines the case for extending gender labels beyond the binary … and beyond.

In Search of Henry Grimes


Henry Cherry had been an addict and a ne’er do well, but the music of Henry Grimes went beyond support, beyond the bass, beyond the beyond.