One alcoholic can rise above addiction while his friend continues to stumble through recovery.
Marcel Michael Deer backpacked across Australia with a battered copy of Kerouac’s On the Road and a full-fledged drug addiction. He found an imperfect road to a relationship and recovery.
Tim Lineaweaver shares his experience of his rough road to recovery, sobriety, and subsequent self-respect.
Lee Daniels overcame a lot to become the critically-acclaimed director he is today, including bullying and homophobia.
Richard Krzyzanowski has been sober for three years, but he still wakes up terrified after dreaming about the warm embrace of bourbon.
The Today Show highlights the story of Alex Minsky, who almost died from an IED blast in Afghanistan.
Kile Ozier was encouraged to cultivate a taste for alcohol at home. Without the pressures of a political life in the closet and a killer epidemic, it might not have become a problem … .
Aaron Brinker changes a family tradition of silence around alcohol abuse, by telling the story of how he also became an alcoholic.
A daughter recalls her father’s ragged oaths, then the gentle, intelligent voice letters penned from the other side of the world.
Forging could be considered the second oldest profession in the world, but for outlaw biker Terry Shanks forging has become a spiritual discipline.
No amount of repenting and stretching and bitching is going to change anything. We are already all right.
Jason Kendrick gained 100% custody of his son the day he was born, and he shares some thoughts about his journey in fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori confesses his biggest failure (so far) as a father. ——— I swatted my older son across the back of the head the other day—twice. One slap was so hard that I felt a[Read More...]
I perceive so many issues and so much material to critique from the recent so-called Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. that I find it difficult where precisely to focus.
The author of “Thug Kitchen: A Recipe in Blackface” needs to spend some time checking her assumptions.
Sam Pittman considers the relationship between poetry and more prosaic forms of communication in this father-son poem.
With the larger-than-life MLB playoffs approaching, Bob Varettoni connects with the brand of baseball played on a stage that’s just right.
If you’re looking for a way to talk to your child about their family, you might take a hint from Ricky Martin.
Maurice Hicks Jr. on what makes a football man so irresistible.
Michael Kasdan discusses the breaking evidence showing that the extent of football’s link to brain trauma is serious and far worse than expected.
What do you think? Are kids being over-scheduled and over-structured?
When author Mike Szmanski was asked, “Why couldn’t he just be with a woman and be like normal?”, his response showed how normal he is.
You say one thing. But what we hear is something else entirely.
Do you leave that washroom $20 richer?
Have something to say about men in business? The Good Men Project is taking submissions.
Brandon Billinger recently realized that he hasn’t been completely honest with his son and hopes that his little white lies aren’t sending a bad message.
Tony Posnanski doesn’t think he’s romantic. You might disagree.
You expect to find declarations of love and heartbreak in books and poems… But what about on the bathroom wall, the freeway overpass or the cracked concrete?