film

‘Beautiful Boy’ and the Dangers of Fathers Basing Their Self-Worth on Their Children’s Achievements

Years ago, I had a friend who was very excited about becoming a father. “It’s going to be great,” he told me about his soon-to-be-born…

‘First Man’ and the Myth of the Stoic Man

Warning: There will be spoilers. Don’t read this if you haven’t seen First Man. And I’m not talking about the fact that Neil Armstrong lands…

Bradley Cooper Doesn’t Want to Be Your Hero

Since the beginning, movies have had heroes. Charlie Chaplin, Errol Flynn, Gary Cooper — from the start, we’ve been drawn to men who played impossibly brave or…

#FatRunners, Etch A Sketch Erotica and High School Cheating Gone High-Tech

Happy Monday, you guys. I’ll admit to doing a lot of dumb shit when I was in high school, but I never, ever cheated—not like…