A Beginner’s Guide to Slashers

(here be spoilers!) It’s Halloween time! And that means horror films of all kinds are in the seat of honor and played non-stop. What else would you watch in October? This is the month for dark and violent and bloody celluloid treasures, at least for you poor unfortunate souls who don’t enjoy the genre year-round. […]

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Sexuality, Conservatism & Fear: What Scares Bi and Gay Boys #BroTalk

Even with all the progress made in the fight for Equal Rights, it’s still not always an easy thing being a not straight boy in today’s America. With a President hellbent on banning transfolk, a Vice President who seems to think conversion therapy is a good thing, a Supreme Court Justice who probably wouldn’t mind […]

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Music & Memories: How Practice Has Made Me Nostalgic

When I was in second grade, I was cast as the cow in the Christmas (yes, Christmas ‘cause I went to Catholic school which I’m told explains so freaking much) concert. I didn’t want to be the cow because…COW, and talked my way into the prized part of sheep. Why it was prized I don’t […]

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THE BOY IN THE MIRROR #BROTALK

So one of the YouTubers I subscribe to got herself a boob job. You might see that opening and think this might be an opinion on women’s bodies piece; if you do, you’re wrong. Her boobs, her choice; it made her happy so nothing more need be said. You might also wonder why I’m bothering […]

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Lost Voice Lost Self

Singing. For me, it’s akin to breathing. It’s at the core of who and what I am. While other titles have come and gone, singer was always there, defining my very existence. It’s woven into my bloody DNA.

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How Empowering Women Helps Us All #BroTalk

As you may have noticed, March over here on OTV Magazine has been all about the empowerment of women. You might also notice that this here is a column about men and boys and issues faced by my side of the gender coin and wonder why I’m talking about the ladies today. Answer: Save the […]

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It’s Okay to Feel Those Feels (and Admit You Feel Them) #BroTalk

A few months back I sat down to watch a couple episodes of Amazon’s Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street and ended up binging the entire series by Monday night. Why, you might ask, am I telling you about one of the best shows ever? No, this isn’t a review – I wrote one of […]

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What & Why: The Reasons for #BroTalk

It’s not easy being a boy in today’s world. Every day, we’re bombarded by expectations and demands that, sometimes, seem to be more than any one person can handle. And if one of us deviates from society’s ancient and rigid roles we become outcasts, ostracized from the rest of our peers, all because we made the mistake of accepting our differences.

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Meet #BroTalk Creator Will Van Stone, Jr.–Team Editor & Columnist 

Will is an author and artist and producer (it’s only one indie short film but it’s on IMDB.com so it totes counts!) and pain in the ass. He is rather opinionated and has no problem sharing his thoughts on a variety of topics from the freakshow that was Election 2016 (how in tarnation did Trump […]

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