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My Story of Depression, Culture and Community

Giovannah Philippeaux | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Giovannah Philippeaux

My family did the best they could, but like in many Caribbean and African-American families, the symptoms and afflictions of depression were never addressed. At best, you get prayed over or, in my case, you get offered the option of an exorcism.

Pulling Myself Out Of 'Teenager Limbo'

Morgan Hegarty | Posted 06.20.2014 | Teen
Morgan Hegarty

Being a teenager has been my life for the last six years and I lost myself in the Neverland that is the teenage years. Then I realized, I'm becoming an adult and there's no Peter Pan to save me.

25 Things I Realized In College

Christine Deakers | Posted 04.11.2014 | College
Christine Deakers

You win some. You lose some. The lowest moments might end up being the best stories. Crucibles build backbones. So what you lost your shoes and then had to walk home barefoot? Drink a Fresca! Tomorrow's a new day!

The Day I Realized I Had Finally Become An Adult

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 02.02.2014 | Fifty
Leslie Rasmussen

As another birthday was approaching, I wondered when I would finally feel like a grown-up. I was over 50, yet still didn't quite know what those words meant. I was responsible. I was mature. Heck, I had wrinkles, so why didn't I feel grown up?

A New Kind Of Magazine For Women

Posted 10.31.2013 | Women

Most magazines with erotic content, like Playboy and Hustler, are aimed at a decidedly male audience -- so one woman decided to launch a different kin...

The Detroit Debut of the St. Jerome Laneway Festival Was Filled With Sunshine and Great Music at Meadow Brook

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.18.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

From the beginning of the day with HAERTS and their '80s style synth-fused music, to the soulful funk of Solange, and to the epic stage show from Sigur Ros in the end, the quality of music, even if you were unaware of any of these acts beforehand, was simply superb.

The Australian Born St. Jerome's Laneway Festival Makes North American Debut At Meadow Brook on Saturday, September 14th

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.09.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The people of the Metro Detroit area may not know what exactly the St. Jerome's Laneway Festival is about at all, but why should they? It comes from Australia! Okay. That might get people's interest now.

Detroit Electropunk Pioneers ADULT. Are Back With New Album and Are Set To Play St. Jerome's Laneway Festival at Meadow Brook

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.04.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

After taking a bit of a break from making music, the Detroit electropunk duo of Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus known as ADULT. are back with a new album The Way Things Fall, this time on the highly acclaimed Ghostly International record label.

A Child's Mind Undone

Shaman Durek | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Shaman Durek

Many adults are completely separated from the truth of who and what they are, following the patterns of their own conditioning. When these adults interact, they hold the expectation of truthfulness for the other but not for themselves.

Practice What You Preach: Adults Need Vaccinations Too

William Schaffner, M.D. | Posted 08.04.2012 | Impact
William Schaffner, M.D.

Adults will often take their children to get immunized, knowing that vaccines can protect them from debilitating and potentially deadly diseases, but many of those same adults fail to get vaccinated and properly protect themselves.

PHOTOS: Spring Break Spots For The Modern Man

Oyster | Posted 05.20.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Luckily, there are plenty of places for the mature, modern man to take a spring break of his own without feeling like a seventh-year senior.

Our Comic Book Culture

Warren Adler | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

I'm not sure when I gave up my love for the comics.

Friday Talking Points [152] -- A Palin-Free Month?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With some regularity, this column excoriates the mainstream news media for all sorts of continued idiocy in the way it conducts its business. But eve...

Half of Adults Txting While Driving

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

A study by the Pew Research Center reveals that about a third of 16 and 17 year olds admitted that they had texted while driving. I don't have to tell you, there is almost nothing you can do behind the wheel that's more dangerous. 



Enlightened Sex: Movement For Freeing Orgasm

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Researchers from the University of the West of Scotland conducted a study on the correlation between the way women walk and whether or not they are vaginally orgasmic.

Friday Talking Points [89] -- Fighting Crazy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.

Another Casualty of the Financial Crisis: Extended Adolescence

Schuyler Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Schuyler Brown

Slowly, painfully, we're leaving behind a dream of eternal youth and settling into a new idea about maturity.

Let Them Drink Beer

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There was a news item today about a group of college presidents who have signed on to an effort to "rethink" the drinking age in America. While not e...

Cutting The Financial Cord

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Dear Christine, I have a job and my own place, but I'm still pretty financially dependent on my parents. My mother especially makes sure that I get t...