9/11: 20 Years of Shattered Dreams

When the guns of August blared in 1914, they broke a century of belief in progress. The hopes and dreams…

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What to Expect on the Epic in 2021

2020 is now blissfully over, but don’t think that 2021 will magically be “a better year” simply because the calendar…

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Can You Go Ultra Instinct in Real Life?

It is the Tournament of Power. The battle between Goku and Jiren is raging with the highest possible stakes. The…

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Announcing Lives of the Luminaries

After reading Quintus Curtius’ Digest, I was inspired. After seeing the complete failure of our “leadership” in response to the…

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Hector and Polydamas: The Iliad’s Great Debate

One of the most fascinating passages of Homer’s Iliad takes place in book 12, when the Trojans have successfully broken…

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How Well do Your Ideas Hold up in the Coronavirus Pandemic?

There’s nothing like a crisis to test your mettle, or in this case, the mettle of your ideas. “Crisis” is…

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Social Media Made Me Rich: Review

Some people are using the internet to make millions of dollars a year. Some people make peanuts. What’s the difference…

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Tannhauser and the Downward Spiral of Ego Validation

The Tannhauser myth has existed since the high middle ages throughout Europe, though it is typically thought of as a…

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The Masculine Epic Patreon is Now Live!

When the year began, I announced I would be creating a Patreon page with exclusive, premium content. Well, now it’s…

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