MAN UP! or not…

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Homeless Army vet is transformed, GQ-ready: Time-lapse video

Something as simple as a haircut can change your life. Just ask U.S. Army veteran Jim Wolf. Click below for the full article. Vet Makeover (LA Times Magazine)   

Tyler The Creator, Rapper, Discusses Why ‘Faggot’ Isn’t Offensive On ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS? Share & Comment:  “That’s just a word, you can take the power out of that word. The way that I see things, it’s you chose to be offended if you care more about stuff like that. And that might sound very ignorant, but if you’re a black person and someone calls you the … Continue reading

7 Policy Changes America Needs So People Can Work and Have Kids

We are in the midst of a revolution in gender roles, both at work and at home. And when it comes to having children, the outlook is very different for those embarking on adulthood’s journey now than it was for the men and women who graduated a generation ago. I recently published research from the Wharton … Continue reading

How GQ Are You?

After AustinGottron showed us such fine examples of cold weather style, it only made sense that we ask him for some tips. Click through this slideshow How GQ Are You? for his tips and some examples of guys from #HGQRU? already living by Gottron’s rules. Take some notes, then test them out and upload your finest look to … Continue reading

Downton gets a 5th season

FIFTH SEASON OF “DOWNTON ABBEY” TO AIR ON “MASTERPIECE” on PBS Production to begin in 2014 Boston, MA – November 10, 2013 – DOWNTON ABBEY, the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) award-winning drama hailed by The Hollywood Reporter as “an absolute pleasure to watch,” will return to MASTERPIECE on PBS for a fifth season. “As American … Continue reading

Happy Single’s Day

Tomorrow is 11/12/13, which means many people will get married (even though it’s a Tuesday), clogging social media feeds with their superstitious bliss and the promise of easily remembered anniversaries. But that’s tomorrow. Today is still 11/11, or Singles’ Day in China. Invented by college students in the 1990s, Singles’ Day falls on 11/11 because all … Continue reading

Enter the Wu-Tang, 20 Years Later: Who Ya Got?

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most important cultural documents of a generation: the Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). The album was crafted in a dojo in Staten Island, New York — better known as Shaolin — by a nine-man collective (sorry, Cappadonna) with a staggering amount of talent, and it … Continue reading

Where Are the Serious Movies About Non-Suffering Black People?

Hattie McDaniel, the first black person to win an Oscar, did so for her role inGone With the Wind as Mammy in 1939. McDaniel was a formidable actress but, for better or worse, roles that found her playing a maid dominate her résumé because, in her time, domestic servitude was the primary way popular culture could … Continue reading

Marriage Isn’t for You

Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me. Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading. I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for 10 years until… until we decided no longer wanted to … Continue reading