Category: Musings

On Tattoos as Social Indicators

Let me start off by saying I have a tattoo. I got it almost ten years ago when I was barely 18 and first off on my own. It was something that fit in nicely with my “punk rock” attitudes about myself and was a way for me to lash out against my Mormon upbringing…. Read more »

Positive Masculinity on TV

Positive masculinity on TV is a rare find these days. I’m entertained by shows like Modern Family, the Big Bang Theory, and the Office, but none of these has any example of a good male role model I’d want my sons to look up to. On the opposite end there are shows that portray masculine,… Read more »