culture

We Talked to Experts About Why Most ‘Male Allies’ Are Full of Shit

When I spoke with author and cultural theorist Jackson Katz last year about his new book on presidential masculinity, he lamented the silence among men…

The Caribbean Men Who Surgically Insert Beads into Their Dick Skin to Be Better at Sex

Throughout the Caribbean, sex is a ubiquitous theme. From its exotic beaches and half-naked sunbathers to its steamy nightclubs and red light districts, the entire…

Is Spikeball Too Bro-Tastic for the Big Leagues?

I’m in a park in Charleston, South Carolina, sweating heavily in front of a bunch of dudes I’ve never met, when a middle-aged man stops…

This Professor Created a Whole College Class About Anthony Bourdain

Like many grizzled academics, Professor Todd Kennedy doesn’t get too caught up in celebrity. But when Anthony Bourdain died, something stuck with him, something he didn’t expect — and…