toxic-masculinity

Post-9/11 America Is a Hummer H2

It’s been 20 years since the debut of the H2, a bloated truck that inspired the masses with its heft, price and military roots. Looking back, it represented the dumbest insecurities of post-9/11 America — and it still informs some of the worst masculine tropes today

The Best Picture Nominees, Ranked by How Awful the Men in Them Are

Demanding dads, closeted cowboys, conniving conmen, intergalactic heroes: In different ways, the Oscar favorites tackle masculinity in all its complicated forms

Revisiting ‘Guy Code,’ MTV’s Weird Attempt At Addressing Masculinity

Featuring a rotating cast of male comedians and random hot women who seemingly only exist to agree with them, it painted a bizarre picture of the confused masculinity omnipresent in the 2010s

After Writing a Thousand Posts for MEL, What Have I Learned About Men?

No two guys are alike, but they all face one great challenge