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

Jonathan Martin, Blackness and the Miami Dolphins

in: Making News& Sports

I never played football beyond high school. There are two reasons for this; first, in all honesty I sucked. Unless I was willing to go the "walk-on route" there would be no opportunities for me to play in college... even if I hadn't quit the team early in my senior year. Which brings me to [...]

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Chris Brown, Older Women and Me

in: Elsewhere& Making News

When I was 13, I played a game of strip poker with a woman who was at least twice my age. I don't remember how or why we ended up playing, but I do remember being pretty damn excited about the prospect of seeing a real live naked woman. I won a hand or two, [...]

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Our Armed Savior: The Myth of a Hero With a Gun

in: Elsewhere& Making News

Despite real world evidence that tells us otherwise, how is it possible that a nutty suggestion like arming teachers can be made and taken seriously? Because of the existence of one of our nation’s most enduring and timeless myths; that of the hero with a gun, or what I like to call the myth of the Armed Savior.

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Supporting #FBrape

in: Elsewhere& Making News

Did you know that Facebook allows groups and pages with names like "Rapist Community," "This is Why Indian Girls Are Raped," and "Slapping Hookers in the Face With a Shoe" to exist? I didn't until yesterday. When confronted about the existence of these pages, Facebook representatives were quoted as saying; "While it may be vulgar [...]

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April’s Dick-in-a-Box Goes To…

in: Elsewhere& Making News

The votes have been submitted and results tallied. Only this time, there was no debate among the award selection committee and the (un)lucky recipients of April 2013′s Dick-in-a-Box were chosen pretty quickly. Your winners? The Boston bombers; Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. I'm pretty tired of talking about these guys, so lets make this quick. By [...]

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