Man Up | Masculinity, Race, and Relationships in the Modern World

On Man Up, host Aymann Ismail invites men and women to tell embarrassing, funny, and sometimes disturbing stories about their lives as they try to figure out what they still have to learn—and unlearn—about being a man. They’ll talk relationships, fam...Show More


33:13 | Aug 28th, 2019

Aymann realizes he’s a little squeamish about the current birth control options for men. First he talks to writer Angela Anagnost-Repke, who’s been trying to convince her husband Brad to get a vasecto...Show More
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This podcast is always making really important episodes that have honestly allowed me to understand the men in my life better. This was a pa...Show More

32:05 | Jun 26th, 2019

When Terrell Starr started doing yoga in his 30s, it opened up his mind to new possibilities of what his body could do—not to mention what he could do as a man. He realized he’d been restricting himse...Show More
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I've been listening to a lot of podcasts about female empathy and trauma lately and this one ended up on my Apple search screen (I honestly ...Show More

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24:17 | May 22nd, 2019

Aymann talks to his brother, Mohamed, about how they grew up and why he's chosen a distinctly different parenting style from what they grew up with. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt and Cameron D...Show More
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this is a really great episode of a candid conversation between the host aymann and his brother, reflecting on the household which they were...Show More

32:10 | Apr 2nd

This week, Aymann talks to Shuheng, a self-described extrovert who wishes he had more friends to talk to and commiserate with. Then Aymann hears from Slate podcast producer Ben Frisch, who talks about...Show More

25:13 | Mar 26th

As people continue to self-quarantine, single men are still out there trying to date and, in some cases, have sex. First Aymann talks to his coworker Katie Rayford, who was hit on by two men on the sa...Show More
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