Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on a time when masked wrestlers ruled the American South.
Historian Oliver Lee Bateman examines the potential scholarly applications of websites like Xtube and RedTube.
There are genuine issues of goodness or badness to worry about in the world, but they do not involve Ryan Braun and other PED users.
Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the limits of tolerance in the context of the Kansas bill that would legalize discrimination against same-sex couples.
Oliver Lee Bateman thought he was immune to the ill effects of competitiveness. Then he got involved in e-gaming.
Oliver Lee Bateman examines one of the most poignant interviews in pro wrestling history, Dusty Rhodes’ “hard times” monologue about working-class masculinity.
Wrestling magnate Vince McMahon has earned untold millions by convincing people to pay him for the right to witness his own (possibly deserved) humiliations.
Oliver Lee Bateman examines the nexus between aggression and masculinity that leads many men to participate in dangerous activities.
Oliver Lee Bateman reviews Chuck Klosterman’s new book I Wear The Black Hat, which isn’t any good but is almost great.
This morning, clad only in a tight-fitting pair of boxer briefs, I stepped on the chilly glass of the digital scale in my bathroom. — As the numbers “172” began to flash, I pondered how[Read More...]
Rob Azevedo was chilling on his drive to work, listening to some Stern, when an accident across the highway jolted him into reality.
Lifestyle guru Leo Babauta shares how he grocery shops for his family
Tom Burns argues that reading out loud to your kids can be a calming, meditative act and highlights Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle’s picture book classic as one of the best bedtime mantras ever written
Christian Clifton finds some great lessons in Jeff, Who Lives at Home. All it took was being willing to watch it more than once.
Filmmaker and cultural theologian, Dr. Craig Detweiler, expresses his hope for a future where formal education won’t be in conflict with wonder, learning and creativity.
When famed guitarist Michael Kelsey performed at a Florida middle school, he didn’t expect to find a musical prodigy sitting the audience, just waiting for his chance to perform
Greg Olear interviews his friend, the film producer Roman Kindrachuk–a longtime Kiev resident, whose apartment overlooks Maidan Square–on the situation in Ukraine.
The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.
Daniel Parmeggiani shares how his neurosis for perfection led him to discover his true innocent nature.
It all started when he and Mary decided to throw a party.
Sometimes a visit to the pub is more than that. It’s a lesson in friendship, craftsmanship, and sincerity.
YouTube superstars Tripp and Tyler poke gentle fun at the things that symbolize Christian manhood.
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