Why are our stereotypes of what men want so shallow… and so wrong?
From the Department of Fuck You, We’re Totally Winning: Men and women are increasingly equally likely to value both work and family. According to a Pew research study, two-thirds of women say that career success is one of the most important things or very important in their lives, while 59% of men say that career […]
Apparently Amy Poehler and Will Arnette have broken up. My reaction is “…they were married?” which I think is the reaction of most people, with a few diehard fans of both having a few tears. (No judgement. If Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer broke up I would probably stop believing in love.) However, some Patti […]
According to a study across seven countries, men who do more household chores are happier and report more well-being and a better work-life balance. Of course, correlation is not causation. It’s probable that having a better work-life balance leads to doing more chores: after all, if you’re spending sixty hours a week working, you don’t […]
Or so says the National Review. I remain confused about why I should give a fuck. The conventional biological wisdom is that men select mates for fertility, while women select for status — thus the commonness of younger women’s pairing with well-established older men but the rarity of the converse. The conventional biological wisdom is […]
Article here. Part one here. When Barry Schwartz started teaching at Swarthmore in the ’70s and would pose a question to a class, “Someone was always interrupting before the question was finished,” he recalls, “and it was always a male.” Now, he says, guys aren’t doing that. Men aren’t acting like privileged douchebags anymore! OH […]
Isn’t it someone’s job to inform me when something that stupid is going down? Because this article is the quintessence of End of Men hysteria. How bad is it? It says, in all seriousness, this paragraph: Something, it seems, is sucking the life out of guys quite literally. One-third of male college students say they’ve experienced […]
Bill Bennett, Bill Bennett, Bill Bennett. What will I do with you? The three men who sacrificed their lives for their girlfriends are not great men because they sacrificed their lives for women; they’re great people because they sacrificed their lives for people. When it came down to the line, they chose to give up […]