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.
Revising an old “Ideal Partner” list sparked realizations of the difference between conscious love and the scripted love we learn from books and movies.
The truth about using relationships to ‘fix’ yourself…
Shawn Doyle has been running his own profitable business for 12 years, and he’s learned a few things about making it happen.
How a poor-man mindset leads to not only material poverty, but to crimes against yourself and others.
10 things you might not know your smartphone can do.
This year’s 76ers are not about basketball. Rather, the 2014-15 76ers are all about potential and hope.
Being a dad is never easy, but you don’t have to look back on your little girl’s childhood with regret.
After two years filled with physical and emotional pain, Alex Brennan shares what he’s learned, much of it by accident.
Lina Acosta Sandaal on how to share the load as parents.
Bill Quigley pays homage to teachers, and learns that not all of them are found in schools.
Some things must seen to be believed. In this case, the art of the buugengs.
Are people living happier and more fulfilling lives since technology enabled us to “do” more? Or are people increasingly stressed out due to overstimulation, due to being over-connected?
The average father spends eight hours at work, two hours watching TV, two hours on his phone, but seven minutes talking with his children. This father shares how he broke the cycle.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
As technology moves at a pace we’ve never experienced before, it’s becoming much easier to understand the impulse to scorn progress.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).