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."
Chicken Salad Chick. OK, I admit I lied. Chicken Salad Chick is decidedly unmasculine. But I appreciate that. They are honest about it. They admit they cater to, well, chicks. Their bathrooms are named “Chicks” and “Chick Magnets.” I love it. They are not catering to androgynous, metrosexual pussies. They are recognizing gender dichotomies. They […]Read more "A Surprisingly Manly Chicken Joint"
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?"
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:"
Leadership is a tough concept. There are dozens of theories on what constitutes good leadership. Even more practiced theories employed by managers and entrepreneurs ranging in success. Yet it is indispensible for men, so we have to figure it out. Women consistently want a man who leads in the relationship. Universal observation has said that […]Read more "Leadership"
(Oh, boy! Here come the comments). One of the worst plights on modern society is feminism. I know, feminism kept women from being slaves and blah, blah, blah. How could I oppose such a benefit to an enlightened modern age? Because it hurts both men and women, and most of its claims are untrue. I’m […]Read more "The Myth of Feminism"