Guy Talk

From the MOD Love Radio Show, Steve gets down to guy talk, brass tacks with his Straight Talk with Steve segment every week. These are a few of his rants.

  • Ruining lives on social media harm caused by good intent is still harmHas social media become the new Neighborhood Watch or is it just a lynch mob of supposedly well-meaning Netizens trying to grab a little fame for their do-good ways? Maybe we should look at some of the lives that have been ruined before making that decision? On May 4, a man in Australia found his picture ... Read more...
  • Stop seeking the negative riding the negativity trainDid you hear the Internet uproar recently about BudLight’s ad campaign that featured the phrase “The perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary?” The keepers of all that is right and fair in the world were notably flustered and offended. And who doesn’t love to be offended from time to time? Me, actually. If you ... Read more...
  • Bad matches some toppings are a good matchThe best matches come when you pair two great tastes that taste great together. This is especially important in relationships. The other day I responded to a question posted online from a man who was having difficulty with a recent breakup. While he had had numerous relationships end in his life, this particular one struck him ... Read more...
  • Dealing with male anger angry manI’ve recently taken greater notice of an online action<->reaction phenomenon in which the response to some comment, post, or action is met with a response totally out of proportion. Think “killing a mosquito with a nuclear bomb” kind of out of proportion. And, yes, it’s usually guys taking it to a potentially violent level. It ... Read more...
  • How to Meet People tiger hugIf you’ve ever taken the plunge and moved away from home to a new town or city, you’ve likely faced the daunting task of making new friends. I was recently asked about this in a response to another blog post. I’ll tell you what worked for me, but first, a little background. I moved to Charleston ... Read more...
  • I shouldn’t have said that angry manHere it is, Lenten Season for our Christian friends and, having been raised Catholic, old habits die hard. It’s with this in mind that I offer up my own moment of atonement. I said some things I shouldn’t have. This month on MOD Love we’re celebrating March Man-ness – an entire month of shows dedicated to ... Read more...
  • Do men really suck? A quick browse through my Facebook newsfeed would suggest that many of the women I know think men suck. Oh, the memes and the snide comments pop up so often that I mostly just gloss over them. Every now and then though I think, “WTF? We don’t all suck that bad!” That happened just the ... Read more...
  • Where are the really great guys? diogenes great manWe at MOD Love have had considerable success engaging our audience on Social Media with inspirational quotes and sage advice from philosophers, poets, and spiritual leaders. Whether we’re quoting Rumi, Williamson, Tolle, or Dyer, our fans really connect with the truths revealed by these great thinkers and feelers. But a common question from our female ... Read more...
  • Skip the OD for VD two fingersOk guys, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and, if you’re like me, you’ve probably done the whole Oppositional-Defiant (OD) thing and tried not to celebrate it. This year I’m thinking differently and I think you should, too. Here’s why. Well, first, here’s why not. Maybe you’ve made the excuse that it’s just a made up ... Read more...
  • Take it like a man like a girlThis past Sunday, while Americans were being distracted from their marathon commercial extravaganza by occasional bouts of football, the company Always slipped in what turned out to be a firestarter. And they did it #likeagirl. Always, a maker of feminine hygiene products, released a commercial in which the derogatory phrase “like a girl” – fight like ... Read more...
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