If you like it, put a ring on it

February 14, 2018

Within popular culture, the viewpoint on marriage is that it’s something women intensely desire and something men have to be dragged into reluctantly. In this

The smartest client I ever had

April 7, 2017

I went to a top tier liberal arts college to obtain my undergraduate degree. Many of my classes there involved reading and discussion on the

The more things change…. (ode to the Fish House Punch)

October 5, 2016

1732 Philadelphia: A gentlemen’s boating club on the Schuylkill River is planning its annual Christmas party. For the first time in its history ladies will

WTF is irreconcilable differences?

September 22, 2016

A friend and colleague of mine suggested I blog about Angelina Jolie’s recent filing for divorce from Brad Pitt on the ground of “irreconcilable differences,”

Are Sully’s views of masculine emotional intimacy outdated?

September 13, 2016

Clint Eastwood’s just-released Sully clearly admires its titular character, Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, played by Tom Hanks. It presents Sully as an icon of competence, integrity,

In defense of the concept of romantic comedies

February 10, 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. Jane Austin,

The Fantastic Mr. Fox and the allure of risk-taking masculinity

October 18, 2013

Practice family law with any degree of passion and intellectual curiosity and you will naturally turn into an amateur marriage counselor and sociologist.  One cannot

Don Jon’s refreshingly mature take on male sexuality

October 10, 2013

SPOILER ALERTS Don Jon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut, has been getting solid reviews for its portrayal of the maturation of a twenty-something, working-class Jersey guy.