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.
Food allergy entertainer and educator Kyle Dine shows us how his boyhood health challenge is now a platform for growth, learning and fun.
One Michigan women shows how irrational voters can be.
Our President, as it turns out, is really f*cking funny. — I don’t know if the President’s or Galinfianaskis’s sarcasm and wit shines more brightly in this interview, but I’ve been close to tears watching.[Read More...]
For a kid in Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood, the only thing worse than being called a wetback was being called a Brazer. It wasn’t until college that Ray Salazar learned what that word really meant.
Fergus Denhamer wonders if men in midlife are becoming redundant to the women they love?
Jamie Utt – and some other really smart people – explain why white people simply CANNOT use the N-word. Ever. Never.
Regina Cates once hated men for good reasons, but here is why they are now her closest friends in the world. I used to hate men. Maybe that is the stereotypical view men have about gay women, that we’re men haters, diesel dykes, and frustrated spinsters. But my reasons for starting out life hating men were valid.
The author shares his disturbing observations on race relations in 2014.
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.
Our President, as it turns out, is really f*cking funny. — I don’t know if the President’s or Galinfianaskis’s sarcasm and wit shines more brightly in this interview, but I’ve been close to tears watching. Hats off to our President for maintaining such unabashed integrity while being asked these ‘tough questions.’ And many thanks for[Read More...]
Weirdly, at a certain point you often find yourself bragging about how long you’ve gone without rest.
This comment is by Luke Davis on the post I Was That Boy. I Am This Man. I wrote a poem about much the same thing. Its an amazing thing to discover the child you once were is still there and still as awesome as he once was. Where is that boy There is a[Read More...]