When dealing with entertainment media in general, the content has always skewed heavily male – and lately, there’s (finally) been some pushback against this culture. People are starting to question why there’s a need to quantify the difference between the concepts of “comics” and “comics for women” – and they’re following that line of questioning to a natural conclusion: why that qualification effectively “others” an entire gender.
I have been fortunate enough to enter The Monkeys Fighting Robots' Amateur Podcast Championships. Monkeys Fighting Robots is a pop culture and all things nerdy media page which holds a global Podcast Championship every year for underrated, self-produced, under appreciated podcasts. And hope to get them a little more exposure. The winner gets a 250… Continue reading The Amateaur Podcast Championships
Lately, we have gotten a little bit of fortune here at MMP that I wanted to share with you. First thing, I really wanted to have awesome music for the podcast, but because of rights agreements with artists or whatever, I could only pick from songs that had were free under Creative Commons. Not only… Continue reading Good news day! Northern Content Network and Night Vision
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlb4Pu23kqw Tomorrow there will be a new episode of MMP, with none other than slam poet turned City Counselor, Jeremy Loveday. We're going to talk all things masculinity, but it starts with this powerful emotional and important piece of art. I hope you enjoy, and I hope you pay attention tomorrow when I will drop… Continue reading #MenLetsTalk
**This article is also posted on The Good Men Project. You can find it here** Late in my twenties, I had a crisis of identity. One that revolved less around who I was, and more around who I was hanging out with. More specifically, it revolved around the question, “If I were to get married… Continue reading How do I create a brotherhood?
I was super proud and happy to be interviewed by Karen Unland of Seen and Heard Edmonton. She's a wonderful promoter of all media types in Edmonton, and a lover of all local things. Promoting this passion project of mine was super encouraging and I'm happy to do it for you. Take a listen to… Continue reading Seen and Heard Edmonton Interview
**This article also ran in The Good Men Project, which you can find here** "Paradoxically, those most likely to be shamed by this kind of Feminism were not the boorish, violent and openly prejudiced members of society; but rather many more mild-tempered characters who were very keen not to offend, and yet could see that… Continue reading The Barrier of Men as Allies