The Lion's Roar

Field Guide to the nice guy, misogyny by any other name

Field Guide to the nice guy, misogyny by any other name

Zachary Araki

April 17, 2018

Like every sensible child, I grew up fearing the monsters hiding under my bed, in the closet and in every shadow. In time, I learned that these monsters rarely bother with such obvious tactics and instead often disguise themselves as people walking around us such as the “Nice Guy.” Before ...

Decoding the barcode tattoo

Decoding the barcode tattoo

Annie Goodman

April 17, 2018

I currently have six tattoos. The one that people notice the most and always ask about is the one I hate to talk about. On the back of my neck, is a barcode tattoo with the numbers “10062013” across the bottom. The numbers correspond to my mother’s death date, but the barcode itsel...