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.
Impressed with the focus on civilian oversight, Philadelphia Police Advisory Commission gives the recommendation from the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing a B+.
Children exposed to cumulative stressors for long periods of time become less able to learn, more difficult to settle and console, and are unable to enjoy the fun and games of childhood.
Paul Hudson on meeting the right person at the wrong time.
Two people vs one arachnid. Can you guess who wins?
Hypermasculine bravado as political weapon
Sometimes it takes thinking through your initial reaction to find how your really feel. One reader discovered that when she found this article.
Denene Millner encourages her daughter’s classmate to explore the world of books and shares ten great books for black boys.
They’re big, they’re strong and, of course, they have millions of dollars to invest in their powers.
Trish Everett offers an innovative way to deal with desire we don’t want to act on: the attraction contract.
Joanna Schroeder wonders how to raise sensitive boys in a society that empowers them to abuse.
Everyone loves. We want your love stories. The who, the how much, and most important, the why.
Aaron Marino, man-to-man, on how to get over insecurity in the bedroom.
Steve Errey strips off the armor and redefines strength for men.
Breakups don’t have to be messy. Lion Goodman has discovered the art of clean endings.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.