Men and Boys

December 29, 2017

First Person: Taking out the Trash? That’s Still a Man’s Job, Even for the Liberal Coastal Elite

Advertisement On a recent Monday night in San Francisco, as I lounged in the living room watching “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” out of the corner of […]
December 18, 2017

Skin Deep: When a Man Needs a Safe Place

Advertisement It’s bad enough that Marom Unger needs a squirt of Botox under his armpits every six months to help curb excessive perspiration. Even more humiliating, […]
October 30, 2017

Expectant Fathers Go Mildly Wild During Their ‘Daddymoons’

Zachary Lamberg, who works in finance in New York, almost didn’t go on an annual golf trip because it coincided with his wife’s seventh month of […]
September 30, 2017

‘Faux’ Male Feminists Draw Ire in Hollywood

It’s a tough time to be a male feminist, especially in Hollywood. A few weeks ago, Kai Cole, the ex-wife of Joss Whedon, the man who […]
September 22, 2017

Modern Love: Discovering Manhood in Soapy Bubbles

Modern Love By NATE MARTINS It wasn’t until I started doing dishes that I realized men in my family don’t do dishes. At parties, I rarely […]
July 11, 2017

The Male Animal: These Men Can’t Do Home Repair. And They’re Fine With That.

The Male Animal By SRIDHAR PAPPU At least he tried. Some years back, Eric Feldman, a law professor at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to take […]
June 23, 2017

On the Verge: Brand to Know: A Subversive Line Inspired by Mapplethorpe

On the Verge By KIN WOO Growing up, the 26-year-old French designer Ludovic de Saint Sernin felt like he never quite fit in. Born in Brussels […]
December 29, 2016

Critical Shopper: A Men’s Wear Store Made for Men

Critical Shopper By JON CARAMANICA The fact that men’s interest in fashion is now taken as a given, not a rare treat, cuts both ways. On […]
October 19, 2016

Critic’s Notebook: Those Lips! Those Eyes! That Stubble! The Transformative Power of Men in Makeup

My favorite person on Instagram these days is a guy who matches his makeup to his snacks. His name is Tim Owens, but online he goes […]
October 5, 2016

Cultural Studies: The Rise of the ‘Bromosexual’ Friendship

A recent ad for the Bravo TV show “Shahs of Sunset” finds two of its male stars lazing on lounge chairs at the beach. Amid a […]