Why “This Is Us” Matters

Jack Pearson is dead. Husband of Rebecca. Dad of Kevin, Kate, and Randall. Jack was a good man, a caring man, a sensitive man. He was a devoted husband and father. A solid provider. A [...]

“Dear Evan Hansen” Actor Releases Solo CD

It’s possible you’ve never heard of Michael Lee Brown, but you’re about to—and I don’t mean just here. Michael appears on Broadway at least twice a week, and his first CD was just released. It’s [...]

Meow Wolf: What A Strange Trip

Check out the massive steel spider outside. And the very large dog whose metal cost shimmers purple some days, blue others. And the very tall robot. And the food trucks. And the very very long line of adults and [...]

Thinking About the Power of Touch

My former wife sent me an article about why men demand sex so often, but the article was about something much deeper and more important. Touch. Mark Green, author of Remaking Manhood and editor of The Good Men Project (where the [...]

In Dad’s Own Words: Dave Duncan

Many people marry in their 40s—but not many for the first time. I did. Of course being married at the tender age of 44 (and only two months shy of 45) was not earth shattering. [...]