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GOODBYE PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS STAMP


As of September 30, 2001, the Prostate Cancer Awareness stamps it will be withdrawn from sale through the USA Philatelic mail order catalog and no longer be available. Some of the larger post offices that have Philatelic Centers for collectors may still have a very limited inventory of this stamp. Of course, non-postal stamp dealers and collectors may have some for sale. MORE

SEVEN SECRETS TO A KILLER BODY IMAGE


Teen mags promote what women's magazines have emphasized for years, beauty on the outside. Every now-and-then there's an article that takes an slightly different tack. The seven secrets: Confidence rules. Envy is a waste of time. Friends and family like you for who you are, not your size. Healthy habits rock. Harness the power of positive thinking. Think like a guy. Don't compare yourself to others...especially celebrites (though earlier they trashed Calista Flockhart calling her a "scary stick"). Then it's back to the original premice with articles highlighting physical beauty and clothes high lighting breasts. (Check out Cool Dad and A Touchy Subject.)

A WHOLESOME POISON


For parents of children with severe food allergies, there's no such thing as being too paranoid. 6/10/01 issue of The New York Times Magazine.

NAKED TRUTH


When it comes to removing those super-stubborn pockets of fat, you may have no choice but to go under the knife - or cannula in this case. The author cuts through he hype to bring you the real facts about liposuction. 7/01.

SEX SHOULD LAST 30 MINUTES!


Changes are our Sex-O-Meter proved you're not a stud after all. Take a tip or two from these ladies and reeducate yourself in the sack. 7-8/01

LOVE IT SHOVE IT


The author is a daytime tv-addicted Hollins University junior who is waiting for the audience to revolt against Jenny's Jones peroxide-based, pick walled dictatorship. #14

BOOZE, BABES AND BEEF, USA


Aside from the occasional rehab facility, most cities are poorly suited to a man's needs. Visit paradise with our guide to the best cities for guys judged by such factors as the number of available women and hearty steaks. What else is there?  7/01.

MY CANCER STORY


On December 22, 2000, the author became one of the 130,000 Americans who learned they had colorectal cancer last year. This article is a countdown to surgery, erection management, and inhaling for pain relief. 7/01

FOREIGN BODIES


The prettier French girls are, the more stuff they throw, but after a row they like nothing more than angry, sweaty sex. 7/01

JIM BEAM'S ONE TRACK MIND


Jim Beam whiskey continues its ads demeaning men. Both ran this month. The first ad shows four men, three of them looking at each other and the fourth guy looking at what looks like a stripper on a pole with the line "Who says men don't like dancing? Real friends. Real bourbon." The second ad shows a birthday party with a woman coming out of a giant cake. The headline reads "A picture is worth a thousand words, and these guys will deny every single one. Real friends. Real bourbon." So, the Jim Beam good old boys like drinking', strippers, and being deceitful. Come to think of it, they may be right.

THE CODE


If every guy read - and obeyed! - these simple social guidelines, life would be nothing but sex,beer, and uninterrupted peace in the bathroom. Pass it on. 7/01

HOW TO RAISE HEALTHY CHILDREN


One of the dominant myths of American society is that all or almost all Black children are athletically active. The truth is that active children, on the whole, are in the minority. 7/01.

SHOULD EXECUTIVES BE TELEVISED?


The recent execution of Timothy McVeigh stirred a controversy over whether or not there should be public executions. What do you think?

HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE WE SLEPT WITH?


Between the 3 young women and three young men, they have had sex with over 700 people. Who's had the most? And which one's the virgin? 7/1

THE ULTIMATE GUY & CHICKS CARS OF ALL TIME


An online survey reported the top 5 "chick" cars as the: VW Beetle, VW Cabriolet, Mazda Miata, VW Jetta & Dodge Neon. The top 5 "guy" cars were the: Ford Mustang, Chevy Corvette, Chevy Camaro, Ford F-150 pickup, & Dodge Viper.

6 CRITICAL SYMPTOMS PATIENTS IGNORE


Some people run to the doctor every time they get a little head cold, but more common are those who notice but ignore symptoms out of ignorance, embarrassment , fear or cost. 6/01 issue of Reader's Digest

ANNOUNCING A NEW COLUMN: SEX HEALTH


Starting this month, we've added an additional weekly column to our roster. Dr. Williams will bringing us up-to-date information concerning men's sexual health. Check it out.

SUPER KIDS


Surprise! Today's teens are a lot like the Greatest Genderation. Surprise?  Today's teens are the most optimistic, hardworking generation since World War II. 7-8/01

SEVEN WAYS TO LENGTHEN YOUR LIFE


How you can achieve lifelong fitness, look younger and feel healthier than ever before. The article gives Seven Tips to Lifelong Fitness. It makes sense. 6-7/01

LETTER FROM PRISON


Sex, violence and videotape, a dispatch from SuperMax in Florence, CO. A lot went on at the movie when the lights went out. Meetings, deals, stabbings, murders. Young pretty boys choked out and raped. Once you get fucked in prison, you are never seen as a man again. Your time in prison is all about either being someone's wife, paying protection or going into protective custody. This is penitentiary life. 6-7/01

SLUT INTERRUPTED


It's a label. It's a lifestyle. But is it mine? From Virginia Vitzthum , a straight feminist who likes sex and hates the double standard. She's lucky to live in a place and time where a woman can go out and get laid without repercussions. 6-7/01.

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For each copy of Chicken Soup for the Prisoner's Soul you purchase from us at the regular price, we will send a copy to two prison libraries. (Our goal is to get at least one copy in every prison in the U.S., which total over 8,000 facilities.) MORE

MEN, IT'S TIME TO ACT


It's happening. Chicken Soup for the Soul® has an edition about men and they are looking for stories. MORE

WHAT IF CIGARETTE ADS TOLD THE TRUTH?


It takes a great imagination to create cigarette advertising. Philip Morris are experts at it. Like using their charity work to get their cigarette image back on television and pretending cigarettes have nothing to do with over 1,200 deaths a day. MORE This mimic of Marlboro ads appeared in the 2/01 issue of Stance magazine for young men. There's a body bag over the trailing horse and the Surgeon General's box noting "Yee Haw! You too can be an independent. rugged, macho-looking dead guy."  16 mg of cancer-causin' tar, 200 mg of false self-confidence, 2500 mg of "Giddy-up, nobody gonna tell me what to do!"  www.thetruth.com/main.cfm?flash=no



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