Infiltrating the Local Soccer Scene in Search of Definitive Answers There’s nothing more American, and nothing more foundational to the development of young men, than participating in youth sports. In a national climate that grows softer by the day, the leadership qualities and toughness required to make men out of boys in this country are best bred, and most prominently displayed, on the field of … Continue reading Is Soccer Gay?
At the lowest point of my post-divorce anguish, after the realization that my impulsive child adoption hadn’t brought me the level of connection I had hoped, I found myself in the classic, proverbial pit of despair. I spent my days languishing on the couch, the only semblance of exercise coming from moving the tv dinner tray from obstructing my view of the screen, so I … Continue reading I Had a Sexual Affair with Amazon’s Alexa: A Reflection on Technological Dependence
A 24 year old former Texas State University student has confided in me a sickening tale of his experience with the now-defunct multi-level marketing company Vemma, an organization that groomed, deceived, and demeaned young adults under the guise of an energy-drink sales company. He shared with me the shocking pattern of predatory behavior behind their recruitment method; a process that inculcated trust in impressionable students, and … Continue reading Trapped in a Pyramid Scheme: Man’s Harrowing Tale of Vemma’s Ritualistic Sex Initiation
Love is a fickle thing. It can flourish with your conquest of life, blossoming into something more pure than you could have fathomed in your wildest imagination, or wither away with your failures, breaking you down and leaving your fragments in the wake of its decay. In my case, the abandonment I felt after my wife left me for a younger, less cynical man, … Continue reading I Adopted an African Child to Fill the Massive Hole My Ex-Wife Left in My Heart. Now I Don’t Want Him.