I have been through a lot recently. And when I go through a lot the person in all of literature I think of most is Boromir of Gondor from J.R.R. Tolkien’s unassailable masterpiece “The Lord of the Rings.” I think of Boromir because while there are more righteous characters, those characters are not meant to […]Read more "My Hero, Boromir"
My wife and I were craving a stupid movie to unleash some pent up tension after a demanding couple of months. Enter a movie called “Bad Moms.” The trailer relates the story of a single mom stressed to the edge. She decides to embrace being a “bad” mom instead of a hyperactive one. I wasn’t terribly […]Read more "Bad Moms; Worse Men."
In a recent article entitled, “Female Reporter Asks: ‘Is It Just Me, or Have Men Gotten Really Soft?’” Tomi Lahren of The Blaze complains that mainly millennial men have a concept of masculinity they are trying to emulate, but only because they don’t actually have it for themselves. “Chivalry is all but dead.” Ding ding […]Read more "Where Have All the Men Gone?"
Finally, the proof is undeniable that the PC crowd cannot be pleased. I don’t say this to piss and moan about PC stupidity, but just that it must make such drastic departures from reality to fulfill the narrative it promotes. We gotta stand up to it. The new all-female Ghostbusters trailer came out a few […]Read more "Who ya’ gonna call?"
There is a plague on societal portrayal of men—the Sitcom Dad. Al Bundy, Peter Griffin, Tim Taylor, George Lopez, Hal from Malcolm in the Middle, Doug Heffernan, Ray Romano are all good examples. The same traits are shared by all sitcom dads: they are cowed, half-men, fools who are mercifully delivered from their stupidity by […]Read more "The Sitcom Dad"
I have said that masculinity is under threat by society. I have also argued that masculinity is really a moral concept more than a physical one. But let us not forget that masculinity is a physical concept as well. After all, when we wake up every morning we are reminded of what makes us men. […]Read more "The very threat to masculinity summarized:"
Most guys have not heard of “meninism.” You maybe have if you’re a part of the young Internet affluent. Meninism is, quite simply, the male version of feminism. Within that there are two branches, both of which are heavily active on Internet sounding boards, blogs, and everywhere else where it doesn’t matter (does that include […]Read more "Meninism: get over yourself."