Masculinity

Authority magazine feature on Future Man

Tim is interviewed in Authority magazine about his new US book Future Man: How to Evolve and Thrive in the Age of Trump, Mansplaining, and #MeToo.

We need to learn ‘good masculinity’ — which taps into how men are wired, but in smart modern ways which aren’t harmful to others or in any way against the interests of women”… he tells Yitzi Weiner.

https://medium.com/authority-magazine/author-tim-samuels-we-need-to-learn-good-masculinity-which-taps-into-how-men-are-wired-but-6e0422ec86da

BBC radio series on masculinity around the world

BBC World Service are airing a three-part documentary series in which Tim Samuels explores and compares the state of men across three continents.

Tim heads to Lagos, Delhi and North Carolina in search of 'What Men Think'.

To listen to the Nigeria episode: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csxg1m

To listen to the USA episode: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csxg1n

To listen to the Indian episode: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csxg1p

 

 

 

Marie Claire feature on Who Stole My Spear?

Marie Claire magazine has run a big feature by Tim Samuels on his book Who Stole My Spear? - looking at the pressures men face today. "While women are grappling with glass ceilings, for men it’s more like glass cages..."

Read more at: http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/news/health/552766/why-the-modern-man-is-having-an-identity-crisis.html#0lSRgfxROZvtl664.99
 

Irish Times reviews Who Stole My Spear?

The Irish Times have reviewed Who Stole My Spear? -  Tim Samuels "book about the uncertain state of masculinity takes in porn, fatherhood, mental health, violence and the trouble with monogamy". 

The review notes: "Samuels himself is a prime, or even primal, example of 20th-century man – a handsome Northerner from hard man Manchester who loves Morrissey and sleeps with a yoga mat next to his bed but still has a bit of Gallagher swagger...".

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/tim-samuels-men-lack-a-way-of-living-that-is-good-for-them-1.2652179

Dublin's TodayFM talks to Tim

Tim Samuels appeared on Anton Savage's show on TodayFM - talking about Tim's experiences working undercover for the BBC to expose racism in Belfast... and the five types of men in a relationship, as explored in his book Who Stole My Spear? Listen at:

http://www.todayfm.com/How-To-Be-A-Man-In-The-TwentyFirst-Century

Mr Porter: Are we in the middle of a full blown crisis?

Mr Porter have picked on Who Stole My Spear? to review it - and setting it against a wider crisis in masculinity. The review notes:

"The timely release of Who Stole My Spear?, a new book from journalist and documentary filmmaker Mr Tim Samuels. In the book, which covers everything from romance in the Tinder age to dealing with anxiety and depression (sounds heavy, is actually kind of funny), Mr Samuels seeks to investigate the current state of masculinity, outline some of the challenges it faces, and even offer up some helpful pointers of how we might fix it..."

BBC Newshour - is there a crisis in masculinity?

Tim Samuels appeared on the BBC World Service, to talk to Razia Iqbal about Who Stole My Spear? - and whether there was a global crisis in masculinity. Here's an excerpt from the Newshour show, which was also broadcast on NPR in the US...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03tmndp

Tim appears on 'Loose Ends' on Radio 4 to talk about Who Stole My Spear?

Tim Samuels appeared on the BBC Radio 4 show Loose Ends - talking to host Clive Anderson about his book, Who Stole My Spear?

They managed to cover man vs ape testes size, mental health rates and how Corn Flakes was invented as an anti-masturbation aid....

Listen at 37:35 - at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b079lt8n