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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… keep reading ->

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Dumb Men, Hotter Women

in: Advertising

No matter how much we like to promote the opposite, men do in fact have the capacity for self control around women (imagine that). Look, I hate to break it to you but a woman's body is not some sort of mobile mind control device. Tin foil hats are not required.

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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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Well Its About Damn Time!

in: Advertising

In the past few years I noticed a few attempts from your company trying to recognize that things are changing. But in most cases you just produced ads in which men doing laundry was seen as an oddity. Or a way to make an awkward and/or offensive joke about changing household dynamics. Your fist ad featuring a man doing laundry was utter bull-shit to say the least

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Positively Manly… It’s Not Complicated

in: Advertising

To kick off Positively Manly Month, please allow me to dig into an ad campaign that you've most likely seen at this point, but may not have stopped to consider just how unique it is. Each ad in the campaign stood out to me for its positive depiction of a man doing things we don't often see men doing in advertising.

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