The Challenge of Being Inclusive Not Exclusive
August 26, 2017
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The second half of our conversation with
German Villages of the Modern Manhood podcast and web site. We continue our conversation about masculinity, sports, stigmas around therapy, Super Mario World, and TRUCKS!
Men Edmonton is a grass root group talking about violence against women, feminism and masculinity. One of German’s earliest interviews was with one of the founders of Men Edmonton,
Ryan Valley. Some really amazing films mentioned by German,
and Miss Representation . Please find them on Netflix, or wherever, and watch. The Mask You Live In Men Edmonton sponsored an event in April of 2017 where they screened
The Mask You Live In and held a panel afterwards. German recorded the session for the Modern Manhood podcast.
Michael Kimmel studies gender and is featured in the documentaries mentioned above. The
Precarious Manhood Theory revolves around fear. If a man’s masculinity is challenged, he’s more likely to engage in aggressive or stereotypical male behaviors. Hockey is a “man’s game,” says
Patrick Maroon. Retired goalie Corey Hirsch
shares his mental health struggle with the world. Foul play prevented German from completing all the levels in
. Super Mario World We love the
Portlandia because it highlights the dangers of binge watching. Battlestar Galactica episode Paul’s crew at work is all about comparing hours in
. Breath of the Wild German mentions how men and women tend to posture in a community of their peers. He doesn’t recommend
, but he said there’s a chapter on The Game peacocking. How is
on the Sega so beloved by all? A mystery to be NHL ‘94 solved in a future documentary. German’s other podcast is all about hockey,
Your Team Sucks. Rasheed Wallace is
crazy and we loved it. German loves, LOVES, soccer as well. He’s an
Arsenal fan, but his heart is with his Chilean National team. Inspired by
Men Edmonton, German hopes to build a community for men to share their stories on his podcast, Modern Manhood.
The Ferdinand was another website that German had started for people to share their stories about masculinity. He’s in the process of moving it to Modern Manhood. The site was called
The Ferdinand because it was based on . The story was turned into an The Story of Ferdinand Oscar winning short by Walt Disney. German is delighted that women are listening to his show as well. He was a guest on
What it is with Andrea Beça of That’s So Maven! who listens and encourages others to listen to his show. The event at
The Metro Cinema German spoke of on the show, which played the documentary is long past but he recorded The Mask You Live, In a podcast of the experience. Help German continue to enrich the lives of us all by giving to his
Patreon. Find German’s Modern Manhood show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Lots of wonderful things have happened since our chat with
German Villages. The Modern Manhood podcast has joined GRadio.ca and the Alberta Podcast Network. German is an incredible human and his show is inspiring and absolutely needed in today’s world. Don’t hesitate to reach out to him, he’s just that kind of person. And, please remember to take care of yourselves.