Category Archives: Masculinity

“Just give me the ball”

In his article entitled “Battle Plans: How Obama Won,” the New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza records the following exchange between Obama and a staffer over Obama’s strong performance in his first debate with John McCain: After Obama’s first debate with … Continue reading

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In the Land of Blood and Honey

I finally managed to see In the Land of Blood and Honey, the directorial and writing debut of Angelina Jolie, and at our wonderful historic neighborhood cinema, the Avalon. There’s nothing like leaving home ten minutes before showtime and walking … Continue reading

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