Slice of Life: One Young Man’s Exploits As Lifeguard By Day, Butcher By Night

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Soaking in the sun poolside to splitting chickens with a bandsaw–whatever it takes to study abroad.

What Led You To Her?


Our emotional histories depend on little decisions which, however small, are irreversible.

A Benign Man in Bad Times: Dan Vyleta’s The Quiet Twin


Dan Vyleta turns a WWII thriller into a book of extraordinary questions.

My Father’s Glasses

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With his father’s passing, Geoff Kronik ponders how he felt like less of a son by half and somehow also more like a man.

Blacklisted From History: A History of the Men’s Rights Movement

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Men’s rights activism has had many names since its inception in the 1920s.

Great Moments in Greatness: Josephine Baker in Vienna, 1928

A rare candid moment for the legendary performer, behind the scenes in Europe, where they “appreciated” her.