Author Archives: Thomas Page McBee

About Thomas Page McBee

Gentleman first, always. James Dean is my patron saint, poet is my gender. More about me here: www.thomaspagemcbee.com
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Featherweight: on Muscle and Style

Terry’s post about working with your body type got me thinking about something I’ve considered a lot both pre- and post-testosterone: how I’ve worked to integrate my physicality with my aesthetics. I’m not, by any means, muscle-bound — and that’s part of

Billy "Spider" Kelly.

Featherweight: on Muscle and Style

Terry’s post about working with your body type got me thinking about something I’ve considered a lot both pre- and post-testosterone: how I’ve worked to integrate my physicality with my aesthetics. I’m not, by any means, muscle-bound — and that’s part of

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Where Are They Now? An IBC Round-Up.

We’ve had a pretty star-studded, smart, stylish stable of contributors to IBC over the past two years (!), and the other day I was looking at the list of who’s written for us and wondered: what are these bad-asses doing right now?

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Where Are They Now? An IBC Round-Up.

We’ve had a pretty star-studded, smart, stylish stable of contributors to IBC over the past two years (!), and the other day I was looking at the list of who’s written for us and wondered: what are these bad-asses doing right now?

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Gift Guide for Geminis (OR an Excuse to Look at Pretty Things on an Ugly Day)

Is it raining where you are, too? I have S.A.D., so this shit is depressing me. Because I’m a double Libra, my reaction to a weather bummer is to go fantasy shopping. RESULT: I’ve culled the Internet for a bunch

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Gift Guide for Geminis (OR an Excuse to Look at Pretty Things on an Ugly Day)

Is it raining where you are, too? I have S.A.D., so this shit is depressing me. Because I’m a double Libra, my reaction to a weather bummer is to go fantasy shopping. RESULT: I’ve culled the Internet for a bunch

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1974 vs 2012: What to Expect When You’re Expecting The Great Gatsby

I’m sorry I’ve been a little unavailable, friends. You may or may not know that I spend my free time writing this series for the Rumpus and doing this for my day job, plus I just finished a memoir and I’m

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1974 vs 2012: What to Expect When You’re Expecting The Great Gatsby

I’m sorry I’ve been a little unavailable, friends. You may or may not know that I spend my free time writing this series for the Rumpus and doing this for my day job, plus I just finished a memoir and I’m

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The Summer Weddings are Coming! How to Suit Up.

Do you know how much we LOVE reader questions? Well we do. This one came courtesy of a woman going to her sister’s summer wedding. But her question is in regards to her spousal unit: “Is it possible to find

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The Summer Weddings are Coming! How to Suit Up.

Do you know how much we LOVE reader questions? Well we do. This one came courtesy of a woman going to her sister’s summer wedding. But her question is in regards to her spousal unit: “Is it possible to find

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Transitioning through Imagery: A Love Story

This is a little more intimate than usual. Sometimes I get a little bummed out on interacting with a world that doesn’t quite make sense to me. Sometimes my transition brings this thought into sharp relief: like when I don’t

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Transitioning through Imagery: A Love Story

This is a little more intimate than usual. Sometimes I get a little bummed out on interacting with a world that doesn’t quite make sense to me. Sometimes my transition brings this thought into sharp relief: like when I don’t

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Surf’s Up! Some Summer Inspiration from ’60s LA

The recent turn the weather’s taken and an impending trip to LA has me thinking about beaching it. I have a few different swim trunks that I’m lusting after, but the forerunners are definitely these guys from Saturdays NYC:  

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Surf’s Up! Some Summer Inspiration from ’60s LA

The recent turn the weather’s taken and an impending trip to LA has me thinking about beaching it. I have a few different swim trunks that I’m lusting after, but the forerunners are definitely these guys from Saturdays NYC: