Busy day around the Joyner household, so likely not much posting unless Michael Jackson comes back to life, President Obama hosts a mojito summit, or similar earth shattering news breaks.
- Do Cheaters Make Better Leaders? (Jon Stonger) – Sex scandals have been a part of American democracy since the founding of the republic. Given that, could it be that unfaithful politicians make for better leaders?
- Summertime Drinking (James Joyner) – It’s summertime and time to put away those heavy cabernets, stouts, and whiskey drinks.
- Real Men: Joshua Chamberlain (Jon Stonger) – How one man really can change history . . . provided he’s standing on top of a critical hill with a regiment of troops under his command
- A Trio of Fine Scotches (Alex Knapp) – Like a lot of guys, I am a fan of many different kinds of alcohols—fine ales, a good vodka, a well-aged rum—but when you just get right down to it, there’s really nothing that beats a good single malt scotch.
- Being a Sports Dad (Steve Verdon) – It is not easy being the father of a child that participates in a sport. One aspect of being a man is that we like to compare ourselves to other men. Who has the better car, house, newest toy, etc.
- Women’s Sports: Who Cares? (James Joyner) Women’s professional sports are in big trouble. The LPGA and WNBA are falling apart and WUSA is long gone. So what?
- My What a Fine Mojito! (Matt Mehaffey) Use this remarkably simple mojito recipe to impress your friends at your next party.
- Is It Really a Sport? (Jon Stonger) Basketball is, without question, a sport. Poker and figure skating are not. Here’s why.
- 5 Remakes Better Than The Original (James Joyner) – Usually, remakes are a pale imitation of the original. After all, nobody remakes bad concepts. These are the exceptions.
- Perfect in Every Way (Rick Moran) – White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle added to the rich history and tradition of the game by pitching the 18th perfect game in baseball history.
- Real Men: American Scientists (Alex Knapp) – When people talk about what it means to be a “real man,” they often have in mind warriors or sports heroes. Isn’t it time we started considering scientists?