Call for Submissions: Male Stereotypes


Does the stereotypical man exist?

100 Words on Love: Ninety-Nine

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Ninety-nine and only faded battlefields behind me: grumbling tanks, tire treads, bodies laid on broken pavement.

The Invisible World of Rural Black America: Part 3

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Two sons of a sharecropper return to the Texas town where they grew up.

Frankly, I Do Give a Damn


An encounter in the grocery parking lot changes Greg White’s resolutions for this and every year.

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening


Near the end of a long life together, a husband finds himself alone with yet ” … promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.”

Why Guys Cry

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From 7 to 60 here are guys explaining why they cry.

Beats the Alternative


What makes it so hard to be old?

Poll: Men, Are You Afraid of Growing Old?

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Do men worry about aging the same way that women do?

Do It Yourself, America

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In a world where anyone can watch fifteen ways to sharpen a hand saw or to build a rail gun, is craftsmanship lost?

Odd Jobbing


There’s a reason they call Economics “the dismal science.”

Getting Old? Absolutely Not!

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Graham Phoenix refuses to get old and expects to become a cantankerous old man.

The Hefner Effect: Young Women and Older Men

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In the third of a five-part series on love and relationships, Tom Matlack and author Laura Munson debate the question: Why do young women and older men get along so well?