1. “I’ll Miss Him Forever”: Stand by Me and Male Friendship

    This article about male friendship was originally posted on the blog for STAND, a magazine "for men who give a damn." I encourage you to check it out! “I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?” This is the last line of the 1986 movie Stand by Me, which expertly depicts the coming of age journey of adolescent boys and their friendships in the 1…Read More

  2. Random DSM-5

    The “Random Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5” (Random DSM-5) project is equal parts public educational service, performance art, and experiment in synchronicity. It is launching today and consists of one randomly selected sentence from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) that I will tweet out each day. Published by the American Psychiatric Associ…Read More