Does being a guy mean that you have to fight?
“St. Louis really needs help on the O-line, so they go with Sean Hannity. If he can defend Cliven Bundy, he can defend Rams’ quarterback Sam Bradford.”
Today’s Question of the Day requires you only to think about the album that really changed you forever.
The big secret of grunge was that it didn’t describe a style of music, fashion, or even attitude. It was the line where the misfits finally broke through. By Sean Beaudoin.
Armed with a fake ID and a sneer, Sean Beaudoin met his first real love in the form of Hüsker Dü’s ‘Zen Arcade’ in 1984.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.
Sean Beaudoin used to knit. Yeah, so what? You got a problem with that? No, you mind your own business. No, you shut up.
A photo a day: The project that helped Sean Beaudoin understand the truly amazing human being his daughter was becoming.
Sean Beaudoin cannot believe it’s been twenty years since the iconic film Reservoir Dogs premiered and he first played the cassette tape of “Little Green Bag” in his tiny apartment.
Novelist Sean Beaudoin says goodbye to the Great American writer, bard of Detroit, chronicler of Florida, king of brevity, scourge of dialog tags, believer in The Solitary Man and more.
Sean Beaudoin hates the treadmill of self-promotion that he’s on. But as a writer, what choice does he have?
Sean Beaudoin has only one real piece of advice: You’re the one who is responsible for making your own life interesting.
Joanna Schroeder recaps Episode 9 of Mad Men, and explains the ways in which great television is as much about our own hopes and dreams as it is about the storyline and characters.
Malbec. Robert Mitchum. Blueberries. My wife’s laugh. Phoebe Cates. Diet Ginger Ale. My Bloody Valentine. Madrid.
An open invite to all of our Los Angeles fans – 8 killer writers clocking in at a savage 5 minutes each. Friday night!
“If I could instill fear in others, they would see me as a man.”
Bill is fifty-two years old. Sporting an unruly mountain man beard and chain smoking Camel straights, he delivers pizza on a bike in Brooklyn.
Deadly Ebola must be combated with western resources devoted to education, prevention, care, quarantine and development of a vaccine and cure
Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?
“She was the one who brought the condom today, the mix CD and candle. She’d pulled off his socks the way an expert would, not the way a virgin would.” By Christy Cruchfield
Don’t let somebody else’s misjudgment change your attitude on the bounties of life.
Even long-time users can get into some bad habits. Darianna Jones has a list of things to put on your “Don’t” list.
If not all police are bad, how come the good cops never snitch on the bad apples that are ruining the bunch?
Jesse Parent (yes, that’s actually his name) takes aim at his daughter’s future suitors in this passionately delivered poem. Could a father love his daughter more than this?
“To love radically and wholly, invested fully in something that is not the self, creates a greater thing than the ego could ever imagine,” writes science fiction fan N.C. Harrison.
Shawn Phillips had a choice: crash his Harley on purpose or fall to his death.
Avoid a Scam, or Worse, When Navigating the Dating Scene
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.