pop-culture

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…

Does Peter Kavinsky Fandom Show How Low Our Standards Are for Men?

If you follow at least one person under the age of 20 on social media, it’s likely that in the past couple of weeks, you’ll…

It Wouldn’t Kill You to Be a Little Nicer to Ben Affleck

I’m sorry, the headline “Why Ben Affleck Entered Rehab for the Third Time” is some insulting shit. I’ll save you a click: It’s the same…

The Weekend Binge: Movies About Distance

There are plenty of movies about people overcoming the odds—i.e., “going the distance” (Remember the Titans, Rocky, The Pursuit of Happyness immediately come to mind)….