depression

‘The Goldfinch’ Has This Year’s Best-Dressed Sadboi

I’ve quickly forgotten most of The Goldfinch, a surprisingly boring movie about traumatic loss that’s experienced by a young boy named Theo who carries that…

Doug Was the First Mainstream Sadboi Cartoon Character

Some time in the late 1990s, a prepubescent boy living in the suburbs of L.A. strongly identified with the white, inexplicably balding, eponymous protagonist of…

Inside the New Movement of Support Groups for Retired Men

They call themselves “PIPs,” or “Previously Important Persons,” explains Chuck Fink, the 69-year-old founder of Men’s Wisdom Works, a bi-monthly support group for men in…

What Do We Do About the Violence of Lonely Young Men?

Time and again, we see the same sort of adjectives to describe mass shooters who pull the trigger in their pursuit of violent retribution. The…