Mark Simpson at Heartland Festival
Delighted to announce that I’ll be appearing at Denmark’s famous Heartland Festival, Egeskov Castle, 2-4 June. I’ll be discussing that hot topic of contemporary masculinity – and it’s need to be hot – along with the Danish designer Mads Norgaard,… Read More »Mark Simpson at Heartland Festival
Man Down – Defining Deflated & Liberated Masculinity
by Mark Simpson ‘What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in faculty! In form and moving how express and admirable! In action how like an Angel! in apprehension how like a god!… And… Read More »Man Down – Defining Deflated & Liberated Masculinity
Walk Like a Man, My Son
Scientists are trying to unlock the secrets of the Essex Walk – but Mark Simpson has been studying the Squaddie Spring & the Wide Boy Waltz for years Putting one foot in front of the other is a tricky business when you’re… Read More »Walk Like a Man, My Son
Are Modern Men Manly Enough?
Yours truly takes part in a round table heated debate on masculinity over at The New York Times. (You won’t be surprised to discover that unlike most contributors, I’m intensely relaxed about intensely relaxed modern masculinity.)