Nerd Masculinity: They Won’t Give Up Without a Fight

nerd masculinity

Arthur Chu explains how there are angry nerds who have built careers on casting themselves as victims.

Leaning In: Why Liz Lemon and Liv Benson are the Same Person, and What Men Can Learn From Them


As someone who strives to balance his personal and professional obligations, N.C. Harrison finds himself identifying with the protagonists of 30 Rock and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.



25 Seasons. 552 Episodes. 12 days. Not one moment of rest.

‘The Simpsons’ Promises To Have A More Shocking Death Than Those In ‘Game Of Thrones’


The big question is: who could it be?

The Legacy of Al Feldstein


The recently-departed editor reshaped the 20th century from behind the scenes.

…But to me he’s still my dad.

father and daughter

Sherry Franklin shares the power of words and how they shaped her views of her father and her “right guy”.

Eastbound and Down: Another Middle-Aged White Guy Breaks Bad


The return of the middle-aged white man crisis.

The Question Is…. When Did You Give Up On The Simpsons?


Do the characters even need the show to remain an important part of our popular culture?

The Illusion of Creative Control


Why No One Should Be Surprised By the Current Turmoil at DC Comics

Fuzzy Bunny’s Guide To You-Know-What

sex education, puberty, male adolescence, learning about the birds and the bees, sexual reproduction

Steve Coruzzi’s sex education was woefully incomplete.

Why Toy Collectors Need to Share Their Toys with Their Kids

What once were collectibles are!?

Toy collector Tom Burns breaks down by opening his collectors items and playing with his daughter

Smashing Male Stereotypes


We’re not all stereotypical, but even men who fit a mold are still real.

Two Men and a Baby

Conditioning Lourdie's Hair

Nick Florest is inspired by the way his childhood friend has risen to the challenge of fatherhood.

Ode to the Weekend Dad

lotsa socks that don't match, Father's Day

Sending your kids out the door in mismatched socks shouldn’t be a litmus test of parenthood.

The 10 at 10: January 12

This doesn't even make sense.

If Jesus were on Earth today, which Walmart would he attend, and what if he put a banana in your shelby?

The 10 at 10: November 11

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Good news: you no longer need that keychain bottle opener. Just use your AK-47.