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Kyle McMahon
Kyle McMahon is a Millennial through and through, from his love of all things pop culture, to his slightly unhealthy obsession with Apple products. A 111 Records / Warner recording artist known as KMac, Kyle is currently recording his debut album with ICE Coday. He has appeared on four episodes of the Emmy winning Oprah's Lifeclass on OWN discussing "fatherless sons". He gives speeches on paternity issues, fatherlessness, single mothers, Millennials, digital life and technology throughout the country. He released a one-off single "A Letter 2 My Younger Self (Fatherless Sons)" as a free download. The video received over 100,000 hits in the first month.

When not recording, Kyle writes for Pop Culture Whore and photographs whatever interests him with Elyk Studios Photography. While constantly working on improving himself, he hopes to use his platform to share the knowledge he's receiving to inspire others to know and do better. Check out Kyle McMahon Official Website for more information.

Entries by Kyle McMahon

The Real Haunted History of Frightland

(5) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 2:19 AM


It's that time of year when the air is brisk, the leaves are falling and mystery is in the air. Yes, friends, my favorite time of year has arrived: Halloween. Last year in my October column, I named Frightland...

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Madonna, Ageism and Sexism

(62) Comments | Posted June 4, 2015 | 4:56 PM

Too many people forget that Madonna, the most successful solo artist in history, has paved the way for so many artists, both male and female. With her outspoken opinions, her sometimes shocking but always thought provoking performances and her pure determination, she's broken down barriers on women, pop...

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Selma Is More Relevant Today Than Ever

(2) Comments | Posted December 30, 2014 | 10:43 AM


If you haven't yet heard of Selma, you soon will. The film is based on the real life events that occurred in Selma Alabama in 1965. The three marches from Selma to Montgomery signified a critical moment in race...

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Top 5 Scariest Haunted Attractions for Millennials

(3) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 3:58 PM


Anyone that knows me knows that Halloween is my favorite holiday. I visit haunted attractions from Virginia to New York, have horror movie marathons and dress up whenever socially acceptable (and sometimes not) in the six-week lead up to October 31. I've seen...

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Could We Disconnect For Just A Moment?

(5) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 12:12 PM

While millennials are, without question, the connected generation, there are obvious issues that have stemmed from our constantly connected state. The Pew Research Center states that Millennials (those who came of age in the new millennium -- currently age 20-36) are the "always on generation". They're absolutely right....

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Why I've Forgiven My Father

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 7:19 PM


"When you forgive, you in no way change the past -- but you sure do change the future." -- Bernard Meltzer

I've talked at length about my biological father's choice to leave before I was born as well...

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My Name Is Kyle, and I'm a Nerd

(8) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 4:56 PM

When I was little, I was a serious comic book fan. I was obsessed with Batman and X-Men and all of the many spin-off titles and one-shots that came along with it. I was also completely and totally obsessed with The X-Files. I was entirely too young to watch it...

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Mike Posner and Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health

(5) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 12:36 PM


I've talked at length before on the stigma of mental health in the United States. I've been very open about my own issues with anxiety and have gone so far as going on Oprah's Lifeclass to discuss...

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Tyler Perry Is Now a Fatherless Son

(13) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 5:47 PM

Quite like myself, Tyler Perry is no stranger to biological father issues. He has spoken candidly about the issues stemming from growing up with his abusive father, Emmitt. The horrendous emotional and physical abuse Perry suffered not only drew him to change his own name from Emmitt to...

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No, Women Are Not the Reason For Fatherless Children

(17) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 9:50 AM

My article for January was going to be a nice, self improvement article on starting the new year off right. That article had to wait once I came across a piece from the Wall Street Journal by James Taranto. The article, "The Moralistic Fallacy," is in response to...

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It's Time We Talk About Mental Health in America

(13) Comments | Posted November 1, 2013 | 11:16 AM

Why is it that, as a society, we don't like talking about mental health? An estimated 26.2 percent of adults age 18 and over have some sort of mental health issue. That's more than a quarter of the entire adult population, yet we brush it under the rug...

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How I Learned to Relax and Enjoy the Ride

(5) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 11:11 AM

I was in New York City for Fashion Week a few weeks ago with Andrew, one of my closest friends. We had a great time that day checking out the fashion shows by Concept Korea and Czar by Cesar Galindo. We checked into our hotel in...

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Is Lady Gaga Over?

(82) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 1:16 PM

A showdown of millennial pop divas has come upon us and the results may surprise you. Katy Perry's new single "Roar," off of her upcoming fourth album Prism, will sell about 525,000 copies in its first week. Lady Gaga's lead single, Applause, from her upcoming third album, ARTPOP will sell...

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The Art of Letting Go

(3) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 1:50 PM

So many times in our life, we hear people tell us, "You've got to let that go." Your girlfriend left you? Let that go. Your best friend forgot your birthday? Let that go. Your parents divorced? Let that go. In my case, it was my father's choice to not be...

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A New Outlook On Father's Day From A Fatherless Son

(4) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 11:00 AM

It wasn't that long ago that I defined myself by the choices my biological father made to not be in my life. I went through my life as a victim of his choices. I carried that pain everyday with me like a ton of bricks slung on my shoulders. Every...

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Les questions d'un fils sans père

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 12:56 PM

"Certains n'ont jamais peur de l'inconnu; certains ont peur du connu qui s'achève", Jiddu Krishnamurti.

Grandir sans mon père fut de loin la pire chose que j'ai eu à affronter dans ma vie. J'ai ressenti son choix de partir avant ma naissance comme une malédiction.

C'était "l'inconnu" qui...

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The Unknowns of Being a Fatherless Son

(29) Comments | Posted April 22, 2013 | 7:11 PM

"One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end." -- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Growing up without my father was, by far, the hardest thing I've ever dealt with in my life. His choice to leave before I was born felt like a curse....

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