• The Final Analysis

    This week we discuss our final conclusion on the concept of masculinity, and unveil a new project. Raise 'Em Left!

    32m | Aug 31, 2022
  • Parenting and Policing: Listening.

    This week we dive deeper into issues with policing, and discuss the "Broken Windows" theory of policing, as well as Baumrind's parenting typology.

    1h 13m | Aug 14, 2022
  • Parenting and Policing: Wait Until Dad Gets Home

    In the first of a multi-part series we discuss the connections between "Strict Father" models of parenting and the current American police state.

    49m | Aug 6, 2022
  • Bread Winning

    This week we talk about work, labor, and its gendered divisions and social constructs.

    56m | Aug 2, 2022
  • Practicing Vulnerability pt. 2: Fundamentalism

    This week we discuss Tom's close brushes with fundamentalism and cultural appropriation. We also discuss our experiences with COVID (we both recently had it) and how the landscape of leftist organizing desperately needs non-consumptive community spaces.

    1h 17m | Jul 16, 2022
  • Men and Mass Shootings

    This week we have a joint episode with the Handy with Handguns podcast and discuss a culture of violence that exists in American masculinity. We also discuss systemic failures, cultures of abuse, bullying, and mental health. Finally, we discuss firearm regulation, policing, and the proliferation of weapons in the United States.

    1h 5m | May 26, 2022
  • Practicing Vulnerability Part 1: Faith and Religion

    This week we practice vulnerability and discuss Phillip's journey out of Christian Evangelicalism.

    1h 14m | May 3, 2022
  • Vulnerability

    This week we talk about what vulnerability is, how to practice it, and how to create spaces where it is safe to display.

    1h 16m | Apr 15, 2022
  • Fatherhood: A Prospective view into Parenting

    This week we discuss becoming a father, gender reveals and sex assignments, the pressures of being a new parent, discipline, cultural pressures and just a whole lot more. Parenting is a lot ya'll.

    1h 7m | Apr 9, 2022
  • The Batman

    This week we talk about some exciting personal news, and we dive into the new Robert Pattinson movie! We discuss how it relates to masculinity, leftist thought, and the overall Batman universe. Warning, spoilers abound.

    1h 8m | Mar 29, 2022
  • Batman 1989

    In the first of a series of episodes we discuss Batman and masculinity!

    1h 22m | Mar 15, 2022
  • Men and Musicals

    This week we talk about masculinity and the dramatic arts, societal gender expectations, and the patriarchal frameworks of capitalism.

    56m | Mar 8, 2022
  • "Oops I Ripped My Personality"

    This week we're discussing the season one episode of SpongeBob Squarepants titled "Oops I Ripped My Pants".

    46m | Feb 25, 2022
  • Let's break down "Manning up"

    This week we listen to stories submitted by individuals who have experienced situations of being told to "Man Up" or "Be a Man". We discuss, disassemble and process what these phrases mean and what their impact is.

    1h 6m | Feb 15, 2022
  • Masculinity and War

    The opening poem is Dulce et Decorum Est, written by Wilfred Owen. It was published posthumously in 1920. This week we discuss the connections between social ideas of masculinity and the glorification of warfare.

    56m | Feb 8, 2022
  • Starfleet Captains Part 2

    This week we continue our discussion on Starfleet Captains with Janeway, Archer and Pike.

    1h 12m | Feb 1, 2022
  • Starfleet Captains Part 1

    nuq'neH! This week we're beginning a 2 part mission to explore the most famous Starfleet Captains in Star Trek history, and discuss how their stories have impacted and shaped our societal concepts of masculinity.

    48m | Jan 24, 2022
  • Coping with COVID

    This week we talk about anxiety around COVID, coping with repeated trauma and ongoing stressors, and how to process things beyond our control. We also talk about the experiences of kids, adolescents and teens during COVID and how we can be better listeners and systems of support.

    58m | Jan 13, 2022
  • Santa Claus: Figures in Positive Masculinity

    This week we're going to unpack the legends, myths, and cryptozoological records of the jolly bearded fellow in the red velvet suit. How does he relate to our social views of consumption and capitalism? How does he relate to adults and the concepts of philanthropy? How does he relate to our own ideas of positive masculine role models, and how might that echo across other societies and cultures? All these questions and so much more, this week!

    1h 1m | Dec 21, 2021
  • Brotherhood

    This week we talk about brotherhoods and other community spaces of men and masculine folks. We discuss why community is important, and the positive elements that can be found in well curated community spaces. We also talk about toxicities that can exist and develop, and how to avoid them.

    57m | Dec 14, 2021
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