Topic: Masculinity

10 Great Ideas For Yankee Candle’s Next Collection Of Man Candles

10 Great Ideas For Yankee Candle's Next Collection Of Man Candles

Yesterday, we learned that candle making giant Yankee Candle is coming out with yet another line of what they call “Man Candles” because regular candles are for ladies only. Man Candles by Yankee Candle come in only the most macho scents, like “MMMM Bacon” (which allegedly smells like bacon), “Movie Night” (which allegedly smells like popcorn) or “Man Town”–which smells like… I cannot speculate on what that one is supposed to smell like.

Here are 10 ideas for the next line of hyper-masculine home fragrances, click through if you’re man enough: More »

The Suprising Sneakiness of Traditional Gender Roles

The Suprising Sneakiness of Traditional Gender Roles

In a follow-up to her article in The Atlantic, “The End of Men,” writer Hanna Rosin has a post up on CNN about responses to a talk she gave recently that continued the theme of changing gender roles in American society. She said comments on her talk included calling it “obnoxious,” which she attributes to its content:

“Most people who see one of the tag lines for the talk — “end of men” or “rise of women” — assume that my talk is merely the latest volley in the gender wars: More »

The End of Stubble

The End of Stubble

I have not shaved my face in two years, but I do not resemble a caveman—or Zach Galifianakis—thanks to a grooming device for achieving “designer stubble.” I have received many compliments from ladies on the scraggly look over the past … More »