About Us

Men's Life Today is the go-to guide for men seeking smart, actionable information that encourages them to look, feel and be their best. In a voice that is informed, honest and -- when necessary -- downright hilarious, Men's Life Today tells readers how to achieve physical, mental, social and professional success.

Editorial Team

Managing Editor

Laura Silverman is the former managing editor of Vibe and Maxim magazines. She has also served as group managing editor for Conde Nast India, where she launched the Indian edition of GQ, and editorial manager of Hearst International, where she worked on global editions of Esquire magazine.

Peter Sikowitz oversees editorial and programming development at Studio One Networks, which publishes Men’s Life Today. He is the former editor in chief of Men’s Fitness and a contributing editor to Playboy. His articles on manly topics have appeared in such publications as The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Esquire and Maxim. He has received numerous awards for his editorial work.

Elizabeth Narins is an associate editor at Studio One Networks. Previously, she was a daily Love Buzz blogger for YourTango.com, the love and relationships portal.

Frequent Contributors

Michael Castleman is a San Francisco-based journalist named "one of the nation's leading health writers" (Library Journal). He’s the author of 12 consumer health and sexuality books and more than 1,500 magazine and Web articles, which have appeared in Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Journal, Playboy, Prevention, Self, Glamour and Cosmopolitan, among others.

Thomas P. Farley, a lifestyle and manners expert, just launched his own company, New York Insider TV -- a Web site that reports from the glitziest parties, openings, benefit galas and premieres in Manhattan. Prior to that, he was a senior editor at Town & Country magazine, where he wrote and edited stories on food, travel, fashion and celebrities. Farley has also written for Best Life, Private Air and InStyle.

John Hanc is a New York-based fitness writer who contributes to Runner’s World, The New York Times, Family Circle, Newsday and other publications. He’s the author of eight books, including The Coolest Race on Earth: Mud, Madmen, Glaciers and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon.

Pete Pachal is editor of DVICE, one of top tech blogs on the Internet, where he regularly plays with the latest toys the world has to offer -- from iPods to electric motorcycles. Originally from Edmonton, Canada, Pachal worked in newspapers and magazines (including at Sound & Vision magazine) before uploading online. His favorite run on Copper Mountain is Andy's Encore.

Dr. Belisa Vranich is a renowned clinical psychologist, author and public speaker. She’s a regular guest on “Good Morning America,” “Anderson Cooper 360” and VH1. A former New York Daily News columnist, she hosts a Maxim Radio show, writes a column for The Huffington Post and was previously the health and sex editor at Men's Fitness magazine. Vranich has been widely published in such outlets as Jane, Latina and America Online.

Editorial Policy

The information published on this program is produced independently by StudioOne or has been approved by the program’s managing editor after review. Content is written and edited by leading experts to ensure that only the most accurate information is published. 

StudioOne follows accepted journalistic quality standards and principles in source selection and fact verification, and endorses ASME’s “ASME Guidelines for Editors and Publishers,” including “Best Practices for Digital Media.”


StudioOne does not mention the name or specific products of a given sponsor, although that sponsor’s product categories may be mentioned if they are relevant within editorial context. 

Unless indicated, content contributors are not employed by or on retainer by the program’s sponsor. If a contributor is employed by or on retainer by the program’s sponsor, we agree to disclose this relationship in the biographical note on the page where that contributor appears. 

In a StudioOne program, you will see that some of our content, tools and links are labeled “From Our Sponsor”. This non-editorial content has not been reviewed by our editorial staff and is not subject to this editorial policy. 

In such case that content be used on a sponsor’s Web site, it is done so with StudioOne permission.

About StudiOne

StudioOne is a privately owned media company that works with nationally known subject matter experts and top editors to create high-quality independent editorial content supported by corporate sponsors and syndicated across a variety of leading multimedia platforms. 

For more information, visit www.studioone.com