Betting Man

Betting Man Todd Mauldin

Good Men Project resident bluesman Todd Mauldin explains the value of $1 bets.

Rock Salt Blues

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“I was almost killed by men with shotguns, on a raft, down a river.” Sounds like the start of a blues song to us.

Blues Philosophy

Blues philosphy

Fifteen places where life and blues collide, according to blues philosopher Todd Mauldin.

Masculinity Haiku: Oh Sumo Wrestler


Todd Mauldin’s haiku is a short story about the great equalizer.

#33: Long Night in the Club


The being ready is important and the delivering the best you can is even more important.

Across the Rooftop


#32: This story is about a penthouse.

#31: Bamboo is Serene


A casual observation by my daughter reveals a little bit of the world through her eyes.

First, Be a Cowboy


I’m not saying this is the only life plan one could cleave to, but it’s working for me so far. I’ll let you know how the fishing goes, if I get there.

31 Reasons Why Men Don’t Cheat

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“Here’s a shocker. I love my wife enormously. I worry about her daily. My love for her as a whole human being is greater than my sexual needs.”

Why I Blow-dry My Son’s Hair

Why I blow dry My Sons Hair

Starring resident bluesman Todd Mauldin and his son.

The Best of GMP’s Dad Writing

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Today we offer you 10 of our favorite stories from Dads, about being a father and what fatherhood means to them. These stories are funny, touching, sad and above all, honest.

Win A Date With Yasmeen Bleeth

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Oliver Lee Bateman muses on the love of his teenage life – Baywatch’s Yasmeen Bleeth – and the great time he would’ve shown her on a date with his fourteen year-old self.

Win A Date With Molly Ringwald

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A New Jersey teen wins a date with Taylor Swift, inspiring Todd Mauldin to remember his own Teenage Dream Girl.

The Paradox of Male Honesty

Socrates and Truth

Joel Stein, Amanda Marcotte, Tom Miller, Dan Barrett and Todd Mauldin in a Socratic Roundtable about Honesty.

Sin Responsibly


Todd Mauldin plays the blues at the Mustang Ranch in Nevada. Here is his take on the experience: “Bikers, Whores, Bluesmen and Sinning Responsibly” — video and all.

On Class

On Class

Do we still believe that anyone can cross class lines if they work hard enough?