March 2009

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup: Legal Ethics Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

This morning I had to take the MPRE. It’s a legal ethics exam all wannabe attorneys have to pass before they can practice. You’d think ethics would be pretty simple. Just do the right thing, right? Well, you’d be wrong. The Rules of Professional Ethics has exceptions to exceptions that you have to navigate through […]

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How To Sharpen a Pocket Knife

by Brett & Kate McKay

About a year ago, we wrote an article on why every man should carry a pocket knife. A lot of you out there agreed that the pocket knife deserves a permanent place in every man’s pocket. After we wrote the post, we started getting emails from men who were first time pocket knife owners asking […]

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Manliness in Higher Education

by Brett

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Brad Revare. Mr. Revare is a junior at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Robert Redford, the iconic actor of “The Natural,” is considered to be the most famous alumnus of the University of Colorado. His square jaw is plastered around campus and in alumni magazines. The story of […]

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Choosing Man’s Best Friend: A Guide to Canine Companions

by Brett & Kate McKay

The bond between man and dog has grown over tens of thousands of years.  A dog provides a special sort of companionship that’s hard to have with people. They can be unconditionally loyal and loving. A good dog will be there to lick your wounds even when everyone else in your life leaves you. You […]

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Beardhead Giveaway

by Brett & Kate McKay

Last week, I linked to a company called Beardhead that sells these awesomely funny ski caps that cover your face so it looks like you’re growing a Grizzly Adams-esque beard. I didn’t think much of it. Just thought it was something that AoM readers might find amusing. Then the other day I got an email […]

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The Best of Art of Manliness: February 2008

by Brett & Kate McKay

February went by like a whirlwind. Kate and I are both staying busy with the edits on the Art of Manliness book due out this fall. And despite being in my last semester of law school, I’m busier than ever. I’m taking a pretty full schedule, I have law review responsibilities and a part-part-time job, […]

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The Writing on the Door

by Brett & Kate McKay

Editor’s note: Women today also have an interest in helping men rediscover the lost art of manliness.  Thus, today we bring in a guest writer to shed some light on how manliness looks from the female side of the fence. Please give a warm Art of Manliness welcome to Angela Bailey. Angela is a writer, […]

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