WATCH MORE WESTERNS WITH YOUR SONS

Posted on October 19, 2018

Watch the Video Version I just finished watching Once Upon a Time in the West.  And now I feel compelled to spew my thoughts on the Western genre as it relates to the current state of the young American man in 2018.  First, I must give some well-deserved props. It had been a few years […]


THE FIRST NAKED LADY

Posted on October 18, 2018

Let me set the scene. It’s a muggy, August afternoon in 1980.  Me and a small group of other 12-year old neighborhood punks are killing time roaming through the woods.  The air is heavy and wet, and we use our shirts to wipe our sweaty faces as we navigate the overgrown path.  As usual, the […]


THE LEGEND OF CLINT

Posted on October 17, 2018

Was it the intense, icy stare?  Was it the ominous inflection and cadence of his voice?  Was it the legendary one-liners?  How about the .44 Magnum or the dusty poncho?  Maybe the cool way he walked? A walk that oozed with foreboding menace.  Was it the prolific body of work that spanned almost 60 years-50 […]


DON’T TRY TO HAVE SEX IN AN IGLOO!

Posted on October 16, 2018

I envision God and The Devil sitting around the poker table with a few angels and demons flanking them, dealing cards, making bets and working out the details about this new thing called humanity-men in particular.  At some point during a contentious game of Stud, God looked at his cards and felt pretty good about […]


DON’T FEEL GUILTY JUST FOR BEING A MAN

Posted on October 15, 2018

Watch the Video Version The pendulum has swung.  And it continues to swing further from its center.  And according to Alyssa Milano, it needs to.  No longer is it enough to love, respect and honor our XX chromosome counterparts.  No longer is it enough to merely acknowledge the indiscretions and injustices of our past-a past […]


WHAT IF MY HEROES GOT INTO A FISTFIGHT?

Posted on October 12, 2018

Just like my kids, I’d never want to see two people I care about get into a scrap. And I certainly care about these two guys. The legacies of these two guys. Two screen legends whose acting I’ve admired and whose personas I’ve lived vicariously through. First, some history. When you think old-school, Hollywood tough […]


DO THE CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN?

Posted on October 11, 2018

Watch video version Have you ever tried on a slick, new outfit then stood in front of one of those full-length mirrors admiring how bad-ass you look? Sure, we all have. There’s just something about the way clothes-unlike anything else-can change one’s self-perception, as well as other’s perceptions of us. Whether you want to admit […]


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