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How Masculinity Changed in the 20th Century

Masculinity changed in the 20th century, especially in England and France. Last week we discussed how modern menswear tradition became established through Puritanism. Today we’ll discuss how masculinity changed in the 20th century through sports in public schools, war, and the workplace. A new age of industry and war emphasized certain characteristics of manhood. Anything […]

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Modern Menswear Tradition: When Did Black and White Become the Formal Standard?

When did black and white become the modern menswear tradition for formal wear? In this series, we’ll continue our discussion on how masculinity changed pre and post Victorian era. What’s most interesting is how this manhood revolution changed menswear. We’ll discuss how manliness ideals that originated with the Puritans, the French Revolution, and the rise of […]

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The Good and Bad Monster Within Man

What is the Monster Within Man? As we discussed in How Society Dishonors Men, it’s no secret that the majority of crimes are committed by men. According to FBI statistics from 2011, males constituted 98.9% of those arrested for forcible rape, 87.9% of those arrested for robbery, and 85% of those arrested for burglary. The […]

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The Best of GoodGuySwag 2017

Let’s take a look back at 2017 for GoodGuySwag. It was a big year for us. We launched a new book, put on an incredible men’s conference, welcomed a baby into our family, and said farewell to our TV show with a great interview. But before we venture into these topics, I wanted to feature […]

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