Jack Myers, founder of MediaVillage.com and author of Hooked Up: A New Generation’s Surprising Take on Sex, Politics and Saving the World, and several other books, is a recognized cultural visionary, award-winning documentary film producer, and advisor to hundreds of leading corporations on media and technology trends. His prescient insights and counsel make him one of the foremost global experts on the impact of technological advances on culture, society, business, advertising, marketing, and human connections. He has been honored with a George Foster Peabody Award and Academy and Emmy Award nominations for Best Documentary Feature.
Jack joined the show to talk about his new book, The Future of Men: Masculinity in the Twenty-First Century.
[2:08] What it means to say women are becoming dominant
[3:38] Women’s struggle to find men who are their educational equals and ridding the stigma of stay-at-home dads
[6:05] The crisis of a lack of support for men who want to help their partner in non-financial ways
[8:29] The messages society is sending to each sex right now
[12:58] If the shift in society of men’s role is impacting men chemically
[16:05] Dissecting the pay gap between men and women, and if there actually is one
[20:46] What is dominance?
[23:16] How the way men have been raised in society so far makes it necessary for women to be their “GPS”
[25:47] How the college loan problem is affecting men more than women