Tag Archives: success object

I Thought I’d Try The Swim Part: The Man Camps of North Dakota

Noah wrote about the “man camps” of North Dakota for the Good Men Project, but I decided I would talk about it as well, because it’s interesting. The quote that struck me the most within the NYT article was the … Continue reading

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I’ll Show Them All

In fiction, one often runs across villains who want to literally end the world. Destroy all humanity, wipe everything out, bam. No more people, no more civilization. As a boy, I didn’t really understand this impulse; I mean, what’s to … Continue reading

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Maybe We Should Call It Blatantsexism-mas

Thanks to Sociological Images, today we have a special holiday edition of Pictoral Evidence of Gender-Enforcement Against Men. Warning: lotsa pictures below the cut.

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Nice Guys Part Four: Ozy Forgets Post Titles And Noah Can’t Count

Warning: this is really long. This is what happens when you have multiple 200+ comment threads that crystallize all kinds of awesome new ideas for me. The majority of Nice Guys™ (once again, used gender-inclusively) are suffering from a common … Continue reading

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The Lorax

The Lorax is one of my favorite books: I actually have a copy signed by Dr. Seuss. So I am generally inclined to be in favor of any movie versions of it, because I apparently do not learn from experience … Continue reading

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The Success Industry

We can, at this point, take it as well-established that men are too often considered “success objects” by society, yes? I don’t need to once again explain how, just as women are judged by their perceived adherence to a largely … Continue reading

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Depression Part One: Unemployment, Men and Suicide

Recently, I came across this very interesting study about suicide rates as they relate to unemployment. Since I basically read everything with my Masculism Goggles on now (seriously, I do, it’s terrible), I happened to notice a few interesting statistics. A … Continue reading

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