An open post on mental health issues and the link with mass shootings in the U.S.
An open post on gun control and the link with mass shootings in the U.S.
A very cynical take on the public debate surrounding the Charleston shootings.
Rachel Dolezal passing herself off as African American, and the reaction of the public, sparks one of the most fascinating racial conversations in years.
American Pharoah wins the Triple Crown. What horse racing means for the Bluegrass State and the moral dilemma it presents for race fans.
A promising career in academia gives way to a more realistic career in business. Mike Dwyer explores just why this seems to feel like a bad thing.
Becoming a parent impacts us all in big and small ways. Another father’s experience with parenthood and politics.
Poor Larry. The History Network is not what it used to be.
What factors play a part in creating a workplace culture?
With 40 right around the corner, Mike Dwyer considers how best to prepare for the next chapter of life.
Can a transgender woman fairly compete with non-transgender female athletes? Mike Dwyer looks at the curious case of Fallon Fox.
When does the case for racial diversity in Hollywood make sense and when does it go too far?
Jaybird and Mike Dwyer compare notes about their experiences as (relatively) new business travelers.
The President announced major changes in U.S. policy towards Cuba today. This writer thinks it’s pretty awesome (though I won’t be booking that trip to Cuba until we know a little more). Marco Rubio says it’s a terrible idea. Thoughts? solution to dress in a paris , france chic-ness trend setting present cartoon porn 4 Things…
When a love of food and the desire to share it with others becomes the newest motivation for a lifetime’s pursuit.
12 years later, thousands of Americans dead and another troop surge planned. Why it is so damn hard to feel thankful on Veterans Day.
Personal freedoms matter, but so do the rules we agree to by association. The curious case of a college football player and a porn star.
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What does the perfect vacation look like and what does it take to get there? Mike Dwyer considers how best to use our time off.
Why is it so hard to maintain friendships during the early parenting years? Mike Dwyer explores the social priorities of his generation.
Fall TV is back in gear. What’s on your DVR?
It was a great growing season for Kentucky’s tobacco farmers. Mike Dwyer shares one of his favorite autumn traditions.
A video, a complaint and a bit of sarcasm. Mike Dwyer considers just how stupid our foreign policy is today.
Do the organizations we are affiliated with have a right to punish us for things we do on the ‘outside’? Mike Dwyer thinks about the dynamics of group affiliations.
Has the marketing of the all-female cast of Ultimate Fighter 20 gone too far? Mike Dwyer considers the role of sex appeal in mixed martial arts advertising.
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Does the growing global population really present a threat to humanity? Mike Dwyer ponders Malthusian theory.
The Old World meets the New World.
There are plenty of reform-minded conservatives out there. Finding their voice is the hard part.
A growing business, an outrageous request. This week’s writing prompt.
Finding purpose in our work lives may just be a matter of perspective. Easier said than done.
Everyone is talking about the World Cup and I really don’t understand any of it. Here’s your chance to tell me what I am missing.
The wealth gap between whites and minorities is troubling. Speculation on what cultural forces are at play.
Not just for academia.
The way we bury our dead says a lot about our beliefs.
Who owns our past and where is the line between casual collector and the destruction of historical context?