Men Killed Masculinity All by Their Big Strong Selves

Much to the chagrin of a certain old-timey subset, traditional American masculinity is on its way out. Gone are days of the breadwinning hard hat wearers earning enough to support a wife that stays at home with 2.5 children; in 2014, the Haves wear bowties with short sleeved button down shirts and post pictures of… » 1/11/14 3:30pm 1/11/14 3:30pm

Men Who Buy Groceries Are Called Manfluencers Because Fuck Words

In recent years, marketers have noticed a strange, unnatural trend among American men. Normally doing man things like chopping down trees, climbing ropes, and carrying 100 lbs of bison meat back to the wagon, thanks to the MANCESSION, The American Men have been doing other things like purchase goods and services. These … » 10/24/13 2:30pm 10/24/13 2:30pm

Work It: Men Don't Have Jobs and It's Women's Fault


There's been a lot of good news lately for the woman-driven television comedy— Lena Dunham's Girls will soon premiere on HBO, popular Twitter author Kelly Oxford sold a script to NBC and the hilarious Broad City will be developed into a series by FX, to name a few—but that's easy to forget when you've got complete… » 1/11/12 5:30pm 1/11/12 5:30pm

Women-Owned Businesses Were Growing, But What Now?

New census data shows that from 2002-2007, women-owned businesses had the "largest numerical increase...up 1.3 million, to a total of 7.8 million." (Maybe the sexual rejection burden is shifting.) But has the recession undone this progress? » 7/14/10 10:03am 7/14/10 10:03am

The He-Cession Led To A He-Covery

Since men make up more than half of the participants in the labor market (and make more money), they were unsurprisingly harder hit by the recession. Surprisingly, though, they're now better off during the recovery than many women. » 5/15/10 5:40pm 5/15/10 5:40pm