Post Tagged with: "masculinity"

Living and Eating Like a Real Man

“Since I am not a rabbit, no, I will not be eating salad,” remarked Ron Swanson, the loveable, rugged individualist from NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” Sure, Swanson is a caricature. But aspects of his comically masculine eating habits are based closely on reality. While eating at O’Donovan Hall recently, I[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

FLEMING-KLINK: The Real Dangers Of Toxic Masculinity

On our way back from New York City over Christmas break, my family and I waited in line for gas at a major stop in Delaware. At one of the pumps was a pickup truck with six people — all Caucasian — three men, two women and one teenage boy.[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 12 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOBOWALE: When The Rock’s in a Hard Place

SOBOWALE: When The Rock’s in a Hard Place

Some may say he’s a musclebound meathead. Others may say he’s a terrible actor and that “Fast and Furious” is objectively not a good movie franchise – which, while we’re all entitled to our own opinions, is just not true. Whatever you may think, there are a few things that[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SMITH: Noise

SMITH: Noise

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? My restless analysis of this question began with a haircut. Over the summer, I cut off 12 inches of my hair. With each inch of hair removed, a year of[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Stay-At-Home Shame

Stay-At-Home Shame

Donna Reed is dead. Her pearls and aprons haven’t graced America’s screens for decades. And what’s more, her character’s lifestyle is more or less dead, too. Women have been free to expand beyond the sphere of domesticity for a couple of generations now. The hoop-skirted, perfectly made-up, coiffed housewife waiting[Read More…]

by June 16, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top