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The Weekly Round-Up

Posted By Brett & Kate McKay On September 5, 2009 @ 11:56 am In Roundup | 3 Comments

Art of Manliness Contests

Congratulations to Daniel Fryar from Colorado and David Jones from Wisconsin for winning the Retribing Giveaway [1]. If you didn’t win, consider picking up a copy of Retribing [2] to help teach a young man you know about the importance of mentorship.

Picks from the Art of Manliness Archives

If you’re new to the site, you’ve missed out on more than a year and half of manliness here at AoM. We have a lot of gems in the archives waiting to be discovered, so I thought I’d start pulling out a few every week to see the light of day.

So You Want to Become a Man [3]

How to Snag a Souvenir Baseball [4]

10 Ways to be a Gentleman at the Gym [5]

Community Round-Up

The Forum

Dave [6] started a great discussion on the attributes of our fathers and grandfathers [6] that we want to emulate and their pitfalls that we want to avoid.

If you could sit down with 5 men, dead or alive [7], and talk the night away, who would you choose? A great discussion started by Ryan [8].

Asa [9] is looking for advice on how to give the birds and the bees talk [10] to his son.

Ryan [11] posed the question, “What is patriotism [12]?”

Robert [13] made a list of 10 Manly Charities [14].

The Yankee Cowboy [15] muses about having old possessions [16] that are hard to throw away.

Caleb [17] needs advice on how to quit smoking [18].

Thad [19] posed this question [20], “Has the recession stopped you from going to the barber?”

Romance in the workplace [21]….yay or nay?

Mike [22] started a discussion about the tv show Mad Men [23]. Are you a fan?


In the Men in the Kitchen [24] Group, Shaun [25] wants to hear about your favorite cooking shows [26].

In the Book [27] Group, Topher [28] started a discussion about manly characters in literature [29], and I [30] started a discussion about reading through the great books series. [31]

In the the Beer Appreciation Soceity [32], Zach [33] asked about your experience with mixing beers [34].

In the Man Bags [35]Group, Johnathan [36] offers tips on how to pack lightly [37].

In the Manly Dads [38] Group, Topher [28] started a discussion on dealing with tough dad moments [39], like telling your kid that the dog died.

In the PhotoGroup, James [40] started a discussion about what cameras you own [41]. And the huhman [42] inquired about how much old cameras were worth. [43]

In the Film Group [42], Andrew [44]started a discussion on the most overrated movies of all time [45] and James! [46] gave his review of the new flick Inglorious Basterds [47].

In the Philosophers [48]Group, Shaun [25] posed these questions:

Is it better to get married or stay a bachelor [49]?

When is it okay to use violence? [50]

Blog Posts

David [51] wrote a blog post in which he shared 5 ideas for how to approach issues of our government and politics. [51]

James! [46]wrote a post about his gym. [52]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Retribing Giveaway: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2009/08/24/overcoming-the-barriers-to-mentorship-the-retribing-giveaway/

[2] Retribing: http://www.amazon.com/RETRIBING-Unpaved-Manhood-mentor-transformation/dp/0982310706/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252112063&sr=1-1

[3] So You Want to Become a Man: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2008/03/20/so-you-want-to-become-a-man/

[4] How to Snag a Souvenir Baseball: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2008/04/15/how-to-snag-a-souvenir-baseball/

[5] 10 Ways to be a Gentleman at the Gym: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2008/06/29/10-ways-to-be-a-gentleman-at-the-gym/

[6] Dave: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/DavePope

[7] 5 men, dead or alive: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/guys-night-out-table-for-6

[8] Ryan: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/Ryan453

[9] Asa: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/asacmcguire

[10] birds and the bees talk: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/sex-talk

[11] Ryan: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/RyanCrawford

[12] What is patriotism: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/what-is-patriotism

[13] Robert: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/RobertMCox

[14] 10 Manly Charities: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/manliness-charities

[15] Yankee Cowboy: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/YankeeCowboy

[16] old possessions: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/relics-of-my-past-lives

[17] Caleb: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/CalebDeArmas

[18] quit smoking: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/qutting-smoking

[19] Thad: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/Thad

[20] question: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/has-the-recession-stopped-you

[21] Romance in the workplace: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/workplace-relationships?id=2357106%3ATopic%3A104432&page=1#comments

[22] Mike: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/MikeNorris

[23] Mad Men: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/mad-men

[24] Men in the Kitchen: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/meninthekitchen

[25] Shaun: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/ShaunDaws

[26] favorite cooking shows: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/meninthekitchen/forum/topics/cooking-shows

[27] Book: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/bookgroup

[28] Topher: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/TopherWhite

[29] manly characters in literature: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/manly-characters?groupUrl=bookgroup&id=2357106%3ATopic%3A84685&groupId=2357106%3AGroup%3A6122&page=1#comments

[30] I: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/Weezer1223

[31] great books series.: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/reading-the-great-books?groupUrl=bookgroup&id=2357106%3ATopic%3A101545&groupId=2357106%3AGroup%3A6122&page=1#comments

[32] Beer Appreciation Soceity: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/beerappreciationsociety

[33] Zach: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/ZachBacik

[34] mixing beers: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/beerappreciationsociety/forum/topics/mixed-beers

[35] Man Bags : http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/saddlebackmanbags

[36] Johnathan: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/JonathanMunson

[37] pack lightly: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/saddlebackmanbags/forum/topics/bag-packing-tips-to-save-money

[38] Manly Dads: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/manlydads

[39] tough dad moments: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/manlydads/forum/topics/tough-moments-in-daddom

[40] James: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/Doomtroll

[41] cameras you own: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/aomphotogroup/forum/topics/what-cameras-do-you-own

[42] huhman: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/thehuhman

[43] old cameras were worth. : http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/aomphotogroup/forum/topics/what-are-old-cameras-worth

[44] Andrew : http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/AndrewHill

[45] overrated movies of all time: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/film/forum/topics/most-overrated-movies-of-all

[46] James!: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/James

[47] Inglorious Basterds: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/film/forum/topics/inglorious-basterds

[48] Philosophers : http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/philosphers

[49] Is it better to get married or stay a bachelor: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/philosphers/forum/topics/question-of-the-day-46

[50] When is it okay to use violence?: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/philosphers/forum/topics/question-of-the-day-47

[51] David: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/DavidCharlesFindlay

[52] his gym.: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/my-gym

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