Good morning. This is Joshua David Stein, Out magazine's editor-at-large. Today I'll be heading to the Canadian city of Montreal, which I call Mantreal (get it?), to attend the American Men's Studies Association 17th annual Conference on Men and Masculinities. The conference is a chance for leading masculinity scholars to present papers and fucking party so hard you'll be like "Woah!" and they'll be like, "Yeah, no big deal, we party hard."
I'll be Twittering the conference and my trip into the wilds of Quebecoise nightlife -- surely the first time an academic conference has been live Twittered. You can follow my exegesis via Out's Twitter but also via our blog. Check out the schedule here.
Here are a couple things I'm excited about:
If you have any requests or suggestions of how to pass my nights and days, leave a comment. Not a moment will go by where I am not somewhat compulsively liveblogging or tweeting.
-- JOSHUA DAVID STEIN