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.
The Elf on the Shelf—creepy or not creepy? Kelly McQuain thinks not.
Most of us, if we are really honest with ourselves, have some idea of how we keep deeper love at bay.
Noah Berlatsky takes a look at how men and women are seen as objects.
Where are all of the straight, white, cis-gendered men who should be standing up for social change?
Liskula Cohen and Matthew Rozsa look at how men succeed—and fail—with women in the world of online dating.
Homophobia hidden behind “helpful words” and guidance “to be kind” is still hurtful and dangerous, no matter who’s saying it.
Ira Israel reveals that authentic well-being means getting off the hedonistic treadmill and instead cultivating these surprisingly simple habits for happiness.
Tor Constantino makes a case that ballet is not only a sport, but it might be more of a sport than other forms of competition.
Lisa Arends says “no” but offers 7 things that all relationships deserve.
I’ve never been good at telling people I love them.
Jordan Gray was a jerk to himself for the majority of his life, until he decided to change.
After a late night phone call with a best friend, Tim Mousseau realized it shouldn’t take tragedy for men to tell each other “I love you”
Heather Gray remembers a Christmas Eve that could have been a disaster and turned out to be amazing.
Alexander Yarde knows what’s on his holiday list this year.
You Don’t Know Jack About MS™ was created for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones by Jack Osbourne, in partnership with Teva Neuroscience.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
Meeghan Mousaw offers insight into how redshirting helps a child to grow socially and intellectually giving the child added confidence to assist with learning.
When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.