What Happens When the Childhood Rival Turns Out to Be Way Cooler Than You?

In pop culture, you always get the last laugh. In real life, you Google your nemesis and she’s LITERALLY CURING CANCER

The Power of the Head Nod Between Brothers

The head nod is a distillation of what it means to be a black man in America — and the brief moment of joy, pride and shared confidence that comes from seeing another brother in the street

A Cultural History of the ‘Dump Him!’ Friend

Why are female friends routinely cast as meddling, jealous haters when so often, in art and in life, women really would be better off without men?

The Complicated Psychology of Men Who Only Have Female Friends

Understanding why some men are almost entirely friends with women requires an understanding of why they avoid male ones in the first place