What “Call of Duty” can tell us about US foreign policy.
Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.
Mary Poust discusses the video game, Grand Theft Auto, whose latest ‘upgrade’ allows kids to have sex with and kill prostitutes, and concludes that we should not be playing or supporting these games.
Zach Rosenberg takes a nostalgic look back at the largely extinct video arcade and wonders what lessons his video game-loving son could’ve gleaned from the old-school arcade culture.
From “fake geek girls” to Gamergate, a certain demographic seems constantly, causelessly angry. But are you sure it’s the demographic you think it is?
Aaron W. Voyles looks at how masculine activities like weight lifting provide opportunities for college men to be vulnerable.
This avid gamer, book lover, and father thinks a wider range of characters would make entertainment better, for him, his daughter, and the rest of us.
Jonathan Harrison moves beyond demonizing video games to find an essential life practice they teach players.
Adam Workman reviews his newest obsession, ‘Destiny,’ and finds the game to be all he hoped for and more.
The backlash against statements by gaming commentator Anita Sarkeesian has writer Matthew Rozsa questioning mob mentality in the digital world.
Adam Workman reviews the newest game by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and finds ‘Lord of the Rings’ brought to life.
“Thank you for turning Minecraft into what it has become, but there are too many of you, and I can’t be responsible for something this big.”
“The gun didn’t turn me into a man, it turned me into a boy.”
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This week Five Bad Surfers take on male perceptions of women in the media.
… or was his focus too narrow and he missed the parade?
Making guys play with dolls won’t create an army of men working as care givers.
Brothers really can be a girl’s best friends, and can prepare them for the best of everything in life.
One inventive dad used pieces of barbies and stuff around the house to make custom dolls for his 7-year-old daughter.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews a story on interviews with Germans from the WWII era.
Keeping your head together can be a struggle, especially in “The Tank”.
Are blockbuster movies really inferior, high grossing, cheap thrills? Or do they put us in touch with something we need to feel?
Ariel Gordon shares some insights from her work in mental health care.
It’s not that these teenagers’ epic prom-proposals aren’t romantic. But is this just too much pressure for a kid?
What the Super Bowl really needs is more parades, more food, more prime time coverage, and some iconic animated TV specials.
Mike Kasdan speaks with ESPN football analyst and former Indianapolis Colt offensive lineman, Jeff Saturday, about nutrition, life as an analyst after playing, Super Bowl build-up, and the integrity of the game.
It’s finally here. Well. Almost. This is how you do it.
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.