Man Caves


Do men need domestic sanctuaries to escape the pressures of modern manhood? Welcome to man caves -- also known as mantuaries and manspaces -- for guys in search of a room of one's own.

Episode sources:

14 Famous Man Rooms. http://www.artofmanliness.com/2010/07/27/famous-man-caves

A Brief History of the Masculinization of the Garage. https://inequalitybyinteriordesign.wordpress.com/2013/01/03/a-brief-history-of-the-masculinization-of-the-garage/

Giving the Man Cave a Makeover. http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748704635704575604581526191408

Infographic: History of the Man Cave. http://www.infographicsarchive.com/humor/infographic-history-of-the-man-cave/

Man Caves That Aren't for Cave Men. http://www.wsj.com/articles/man-caves-that-arent-for-cave-men-1426780968

Men are staking out personal space at home. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2007-06-03/news/0705311645_1_space-women-s-movement-manly

Where Men Hide. http://cup.columbia.edu/book/where-men-hide/9780231137348

Academic sources:

"Mancaves and Masculinity." Maia Beruchashvili. Journal of Consumer Culture. October 2014. https://www.academia.edu/8476139/Mancaves_and_Masculinity

Topics in this Podcast: men, masculinity, fatherhood, interior design