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About XY Culture

We aspire to share stories about Americans who are creating their way in the world and to share practical advice on finding your own way.  We generally focus on manhood, relationships, family, and work.  We hope to foster a much-needed dialogue about changing roles for men and women, and to share practical knowledge for improving how we live.

About Andrew (editor, writer)  @andrewmckee

J. Andrew McKee, MD is a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He divides his time as an engaged father, husband, writer, and business consultant.  He spends most of his writing time working on a literary novel dealing with coming-of-age and relationship themes.  His work has been published by Duke Magazine and he has appeared on WNYC’s / PRI’s The Takeaway several times.  In business, he is a seasoned project leader and manager for strategic problems in a range of industrial sectors and generally focusing on health care and technology.  He is a former physician, professional musician, Googler, Genentech employee, and McKinsey consultant who holds M.D. and engineering degrees from Duke University.

About Steve (contributing writer)  @steven_robi

Steve Robillard spends most of his working time as a producer, screenwriter, and developer for television.  He has worked for a range of television and online media productions, including: Vice’s Munchies,  Storage Wars and Storage Wars: Texas (A&E), Deadliest Catch, and The Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod (Discovery Channel).  His work on Deadliest Catch garnered an Emmy Award for “Best Reality Series” (2011).  He has held a range of other roles with these and other productions, including camerawork and editing.  He holds a B.A. degree in biology from the University of Virginia and is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Artwork by Matt Hebermehl  @hebermehl_art

We are grateful to share the original tree artwork of Matt Hebermehl (hebermehl.com / @hebermehl_art) — created for and inspired by XY Culture — on our site!

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