What Kind of a Guy Sends a Dick Pic?

April 14, 2015
What Kind of a Guy Sends a Dick Pic?

One evening when I had my focus group over for dinner, the woman on my left handed me a cell phone that had been making its way around the table. I hadn’t been paying much attention, so when I looked at the pic I couldn’t make out at first what I was seeing. It appeared […]

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When Persistence is Perturbing

April 9, 2015
When Persistence is Perturbing

Hi Susan, A topic that has proved confusing for me is pursuit and persistence in dating. There’s so much conflicting information out there.  Basically, as a guy, I feel that it is my duty to do the approaching. As much as I’d like women to be more forward in their interest, I just don’t really see it […]

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Let’s Discuss: 500 Days of Summer

April 7, 2015
Let’s Discuss: 500 Days of Summer

This is our first film discussion post. Readers voted for 500 Days of Summer in a recent poll. Next up will be Beyond Sunrise. Stay tuned for details. 500 Days of Summer is a 2009 film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel.  It “employs a nonlinear narrative structure, with the story based upon its male protagonist and […]

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Men Are More Attracted to Nonconformist Women

April 2, 2015
Men Are More Attracted to Nonconformist Women

Big Think columnist Natalie Shoemaker describes the appeal of the rebel, with a new twist. It turns out men like rebels too. “Nonconformists have a certain allure — admit it. They don’t play by society’s rules whether it be by listening to an obscure band or shunning future tech by reading paperback books; the nonconformist has a […]

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Real Data on Red Pill Toxicity and Bigotry

April 1, 2015
Real Data on Red Pill Toxicity and Bigotry

A reddit user posted the question “What popular subreddit has a really toxic community?” The poster went to bed and woke up to over 4,000 upvotes and 10,000 comments. Lots of anecdotal evidence! Data scientist Ben Bell was intrigued, but figured there must be a way to objectively measure toxicity in what he calls “the darkest depths […]

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