October 2008

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Become a Morse Code Expert

by Brett

Before cell phones even before telephones, people communicated through Morse code. Despite being a technology that is over 160 years old, it’s still used today among amateur radio users and on some ships. If you were in Boy Scouts, you might have messed around with Morse code or maybe you had a grandpa who used […]

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The Art of Manliness Free Man Cookbook

by Brett & Kate McKay

ATTENTION: The Art of Manliness Cookbook is no longer available! Back in August, we announced an Art of Manliness group writing project for the Art of Manliness Man Cookbook. The response from you all was phenomenal. We received over 120 hearty man recipes spanning 148 pages. The ebook is completely FREE. But in order to […]

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3 Man Killers: Sex

by schaefer

This is part 3 in the Man Killer Series. Read Part 1 and Part 2. Most people in leadership will get the opportunity to hop into the sack with someone inappropriately. You will have the opportunity to cross a line sexually. You will be faced with a situation that looks like you just can’t pass […]

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Dealing With Unemployment Like a Man

by Brett & Kate McKay

Unemployment for anyone is tough. Being an unemployed man is even tougher. Studies have shown that men who are unemployed are more depressed and more prone to substance abuse than women who are similarly out of work.  Studies have also shown that men who are unemployed and in a relationship are more likely to physically […]

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Manvotional: “Invictus” by William Ernest Henley

by Brett & Kate McKay

We all face challenges in our lives. What separates men of character from spineless wieners is the way they face those challenges. In the poem “Invictus,” British poet William Ernest Henley describes how a man should respond to challenges. “Invictus” is Latin for “unconquerable.” Every man should have an unconquerable spirit. When life kicks you […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup: Tulsa State Fair Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

Yesterday, I spent the better half of the day at the Tulsa State Fair. Saw some cows, checked out the vendors selling crappy air brushed t-shirts, and of course I ate the crap out of some deep fried food. Sure, it wasn’t the healthiest stuff I ate, but there’s only one time a year you […]

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Lessons in Unmanliness: Willy Loman

by Brett

Occasionally, the Art of Manliness runs a series called “Lessons in Manliness.” They are an attempt to glean important life lessons from successful and inspiring men. Today, we’re going to do something a little different. We’re going to look at a man who was a paragon of unmanliness. The hope is that we can learn […]

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So You Want My Job: Firefighter

by Brett

As a man, you’ll most likely spend more time at work than anywhere else, more time than with your kids or with your wife. You have to choose a job that will make you happy, fulfill you passions, and bring your personal satisfaction. No boy dreams of growing up to become an office drone, swilling […]

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The Best of The Art of Manliness: September 2008

by Brett & Kate McKay

Sweet baby Teddy Roosevelt! I can’t believe September is over. Once again, AoM had a great month thanks to your contribution and help. New subscribers jumped another 2,000, ending the month off at 18,149. I appreciate you all signing up to get updates for the blog and sharing articles with your friends. That’s how this […]

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