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An Open Letter to my White Brothers: “Your Emancipation Proclamation.”

2017-12-20T20:54:51+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

“The Emancipation Proclamation for White Men---DISCOVERED!” A recent archeological discovery has unearthed an ancient historical document which has critical implications for those European descended males, commonly referred to as “White” men.  Scientific and historical experts report that the document states it is an “Emancipation Proclamation” specific to White men.   It has been radiocarbon dated to [...]

“Dear White People” — You Do Not Exist

2017-12-10T20:26:12+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds.” --- Bob Marley Author and Zanzibarian Historian Mohammed           “Dear White People,” you do not exist. Please do not get defensive or upset.  Do not get worried, no groups of people are out to “get you,” move [...]

Let us Rejoice in Hollywood’s Fall

2017-12-04T14:25:14+00:00 December 4th, 2017|

“We are mad as hell, and we are not going to take this anymore." --- Howard Beale, from the film, “Network.”   Hear ye, hear ye . . . Babylon is falling! Hallelujah. Weinstein’s fall was the first sacrifice of the Old Order, the inglorious “Old Boys Club” that makes up Hollywood. When the testimonies [...]

Dads Teach American “Race Relations” Via Osmosis

2017-11-26T12:00:48+00:00 November 26th, 2017|

American boys and men get schooled on American “Race Relations” via the most powerful pedagogical medium known to humanity---Osmosis. I only have a six or so memories of my father.  My mother severed the relationship with him when I was about five years old due to his alcoholism.  One of the vivid memories that sticks [...]

Embracing Relationship Conflict—For Men Who Hate Conflict

2017-11-05T08:50:23+00:00 November 5th, 2017|

A Conflict Resolution Expert Shares Tools to Help Men Successfully Deal with Relationship Conflict   I abhor conflict. It is the last thing in the world I want to experience. I have patterns of going to great lengths, great expense and heroic efforts to avoid it.  That is of course, one of the key reasons [...]

Culture Clash Wars: “Do You Play Polo?”

2017-10-29T16:12:37+00:00 October 29th, 2017|

"From the Streets of L. A." meets British Aristocracy in a Clash of Social Class & Culture --- on Horseback. The other night at a fancy high end establishment restaurant, I met a dignified “Chap” who asked me a question I never conceived of ever hearing in my life.  The chances of someone in America [...]

“A Tale of Two Cities” —7 Reasons Why London Beats Los Angeles

2017-10-22T15:32:30+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|

Frank Blaney, a life-long Angeleno points out how the radically different environments of London and Los Angeles compare for men’s health, sanity, and quality of life in this “Tale of Two Cities.” As a lifelong resident of Los Angeles (born, raised, and subjected to interminable internment) I have an intimate knowledge of “La La Land.” Yet, recently [...]

Are ‘Men’s Fitness’ Routines Damaging Your Health?

2017-10-15T14:04:47+00:00 October 15th, 2017|

Author Frank Blaney challenges men’s popular conceptions what it means to be “healthy” and “fit.” Are we killing ourselves by imitating “men’s fitness” hype? American men of all ages are subjected to ‘body shaming.’  Not nearly to the degree that the women in our society are, but still enough to cause psychological and physical damage. [...]

Manhood is Not in Our Groin—It’s in Our Breath

2017-10-08T11:14:53+00:00 October 8th, 2017|

"As I faced many crisis growing up, I always strove for my own ideal of manhood---to be calm as a rock in the storm." From an early age, American boys are brainwashed that their manhood lies between legs. The essence of a “masculine man” lies in what he is able to do with his penis. [...]

Why Men Desperately Need Old Friends

2017-10-01T15:12:06+00:00 October 1st, 2017|

There is an extremely helpful antidote for men being eaten up by distrust of our fellow man---a long term friend.  Many of the men I have known and work with over the years bear the same general baggage I haul around---“trust issues.”  Guilty as charged, indeed, I do.  Having been burned in relationships with women [...]