What will become of pro wrestling’s short, oh-so-normal, and badly injured everyman?
Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on a forgotten wrestler who embodied the “80s style,” and whose enormous body proved impossible to replicate.
The world of professional wrestling has lost yet another icon. The Ultimate Warrior passed away on Tuesday, April 8. Just three days after he was inducted into the WWE’s hall of fame.
“Absorbing punishment to prove you’re a man seems like the easy way out,” argues Oliver Lee Bateman.
Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the unorthodox career of pro wrestler “Playboy” Buddy Rose.
Jim Jividen explains how Richard Sherman’s amazing postgame promo made him the wrestling villain of the week…and previews the Royal Rumble, too.
Oliver Lee Bateman examines one of the most poignant interviews in pro wrestling history, Dusty Rhodes’ “hard times” monologue about working-class masculinity.
When it comes to professional wrestling, lifelong fan N.C. Harrison is happy to suspend his disbelief.
David Perry explains the importance of consistency in teaching skills to his son.
Kenny Fries writes of injuries both physical and spiritual, and “openings” which are simultaneously literal and metaphoric.
James Michael Sama lets women in on 10 things they can stop worrying about, because frankly, men don’t give a damn.
This Kansas City Royals World Series appearance has Brian Harmon daydreaming of the ghosts of Royals past.
Why you should go and see one of the four exhibitions of his work on show around the world.
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How many of these would you admit to? That is, if you do any of them.
The hardest part of approaching someone you like is … the anticipation of it. What have you got to lose?
Kurdish women more than prove their equality and metal as freedom fighters. Will they be equal in peace as well?
I don’t know if I’ll ever love again like I did when I was 20. But I have faith.
Ever wonder how some children seem to get through every defense an adult has?
Dr. Samantha Rodman guides you away from the edge with 8 questions to consider and 6 strategies that can heal.
“Do as I say, not as I did” could be the mantra of many parents who experimented in their youth. This dad decided the days for hypocrisies had come to an end.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.