Manliness in the News

Sometimes, in an effort to prove how manly they are, some men do stupid things. Things that land them a spot on your evening news. When that happens our crack team of bloggers will join the media fray by adding our own theories on why Mr. X did that thing he did. You’ll find all of those posts listed here. Enjoy!

Recent Articles

About That Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story

in: Making News

As you've probably heard by now, there have been some discrepancies found in that now infamous Rolling Stone "UVA rape article" published almost a month ago. If you stopped paying attention to the story at that point, you may have missed the initial statement from Rolling Stone that directly blames the survivor at the center of the piece, [...]

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Give thanks? Ask me another time.

in: Making News

In the midst of working on my post for today, the announcement was made that officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Being thanksgiving week here in the US, I was going to write about some of the things I've been thankful for this year, but once I heard the [...]

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You’re damn right it’s about toxic masculinity and there’s plenty of evidence to prove it

in: Making News

It happened again. Another boy, Jaylen Fryberg, walked into his high school and started shooting. This time around, two students (at the time of this writing), both female, were killed and three more were injured, including two of Fryberg's male cousins. As of this writing, every news report says that the motive for the massacre is still [...]

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Mad Men, Monsters & Mysogynists

in: Making News& Video Games

*Trigger warning: graphic threats and descriptions of violent acts* A man in New York slashes the throat of a woman who refused to talk to him. A man in Detroit shoots and kills a woman (and injures 5 others who were with her) after she rejects his advances. A man in Pakistan boards a bus [...]

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Bye bye Dov Charney (A quick lesson on ousting troublesome CEOs)

in: Elsewhere& Making News

It's not like we needed more proof that Cash Rules Everything Around... well, us... but last week the world got its latest reminder thanks to dick-swinging Dov Charney (Google it if you dare), founder and former CEO of American Apparel and the company's board. Charney has a long and very public history of alleged sexist [...]

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