Separate But Equal: About Wyclef, Lauryn and Loving Two People at the Same Time

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After reading Wyclef Jean’s new memoir, Damon Young examines the possibility of being in love with two people at once.

NFL Makes $30 Million Donation to Study Brain Injuries

AP Image of Clinton Portis after receiving a concussion while playing for the Washington Redskins, 2009.

The National Football League has given it’s largest donation ever, all in the name of learning more about brain injuries. Of course, as Newser points out, $30M wouldn’t cover Peyton Manning’s salary for even 2 seasons…

Why I Forced My 7 Year Old Son to Watch The Kardashians

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Joanna Schroeder admits to tricking her son into watching a scene from The Kardashians so they can talk about why it’s important for men to cry.

The Best of GMP’s Sex and Sexuality

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The Editors’ Picks for our favorite articles on Sex and Sexuality: From porn, to embracing sexuality, to strip clubs, to Coming Out stories… Did we miss any of your favorites?

#RealFatherhood: 8/25


A call for submissions of written and photographed images of real fatherhood.

Conan O’Brien’s Joke About Olympic Female Weight Lifter Holley Mangold Isn’t Funny


A tweet from Justin Cascio of The Good Life to Conan O’Brien asks the comedian a question many have been wondering…

Joseph Gordon-Levitt On Journalistic Integrity and Honoring Loved Ones

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Massively-talented actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt made an appeal today about the way his brother’s death was portrayed in the media that caused Joanna Schroeder to think about what really matters in storytelling.

Talking Myself Out of Murdering Jerry Sandusky

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Joanna Schroeder attempts to examine the death penalty objectively, despite the visceral and powerful desire to exact revenge against child sexual abusers.

Homophobia in the new ‘Walking Dead’?

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According to Towleroad, the 100th issue of The Walking Dead, introduces a new villain – Nagen – whose apparent sociopathy is indicated by his deep homophobia.

Hotsagram: Addictive For No Good Reason

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Joanna Schroeder talks about the newest incarnation of ‘Hot or Not’ and muses on whether objectification like this is good for society.

Open Thread: Are Men Less Honest When Women are Around?

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Are you able to be more honest with you’re just with guys?

The Father Effect – A Short Film About the Importance of Dads

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John Finch didn’t realize the depth of his “father wound” until he was a grown man, entrenched in unhealthy behaviors. So he set out to make a documentary about the importance of fathers, and change the course of fathers’ and kids’ lives.

Lance Armstrong Doping? Are We Doing This AGAIN?

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When will the investigations into Lance Armstrong end? Aren’t over 500 clean drug tests enough?

Mad Men’s Writers Offer Insights to Sunday’s Grim Episode

Screen Shot 2012-06-04 at 10.12.21 PM ran an open letter yesterday from Mad Men writers regarding Sunday night’s incredibly sad, but very well done episode. What did you think of the show? How responsible was Don Draper for the tragedy that occurred?

Have Your Favorite Rock Bands Sold Their Souls?

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Joanna Schroeder wonders whatever happened to the independent soul of rock music… But gives respect to the bands who are adapting to survive in a changing world.

Open Thread: Men and Body Image


Are David Beckham and the mostly-naked underwear models that adorn billboards and magazine ads doing in your sense of self-worth?