Topic: new-york-times

How Old Is ‘Too Old’ For Roommates?

How Old Is 'Too Old' For Roommates?

A recent New York Times article on four straight guys who’ve lived together in New York for the past 18 years set off a barrage of criticism and defensiveness in the comments and around the Internet. (You don’t say!) Any man who fails to marry and have children by the age of 40, the conventional wisdom goes, is in a state of “arrested development” and needs to “grow up.” Or if he’s going to insist on being single, he should at least have the decency to punish himself with loneliness. How dare he form a non-traditional family with his friends? More »

The New York Times Just Discovered Men Wear Shorts In The Summer

 The New York Times  Just Discovered Men Wear Shorts In The Summer

Remember last summer, when the New York Times discovered that sometimes, in the summer, women wear dresses? Dude. They have some new news. New news that you were almost certainly already aware of. Sometimes, in the summer, while women are wearing dresses, men wear shorts. Men do this even though the 5th rule of being a gentleman is “don’t wear shorts” (this was an arbitrary rule made up by a magazine, but I’ve decided it’s chiseled in stone). When something is obvious, The New York Times is on it! Unless it possibly contains the word “fuck!” More »