C. Brian Smith

C. Brian Smith is a Los Angeles based writer.

Stories By C. Brian Smith

There’s No Crying in Professional Wiffle Ball

With strict rules, stiff competition and cash on the line, this is nothing like the breezy backyard ballgame you remember.

No Fake Beards Allowed! Postcards From a Santa-Lookalike Pleasure Cruise

When the holiday season has come and gone, mall Santas from around the world gather to discuss beard-bleaching techniques, trade war stories of screaming lap children, and pound piña coladas in the hot tub.

That Time I Hired a Professional Masturbation Coach

Everyone does it, but are we all doing it wrong? I sought out an expert to help perfect my solo sex practice.

Why Do These Straight Men Want Nothing to Do With Women?

Meet the brotherhood of “Men Going Their Own Way,” a burgeoning movement of guys who believe womankind has let them down.

Before Marriage Was an Option, These Gay Couples Adopted Each Other

When marriage equality seemed a distant dream, some found a creative way to realize the legal benefits of family.