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Weekly Round-Up: January 30, 2010

Posted By Brett & Kate McKay On January 30, 2010 @ 1:51 pm In Roundup | 4 Comments

The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man Is Available Again!

The second print run of our first book, The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man is now out and available in bookstores, on Amazon.com, [1] and directly through the site. [2]

Around the Community This Week

Shaun [3] started a Man Facts Group [4], a group for sharing and discussing those amazing practical and philosophical tidbits that make up a man’s treasure chest of knowledge. Join up and share some interesting man facts!

Chris [5] wrote a post about his all-consuming love for his son and dealing with the worry of anything happening to him. [6]

Will [7]started a great discussion about which images and aspects of manliness from the past we should discard [8]. Lots of thoughtful responses.

Sean [9] shared pics of all the awesome board games he’s made with wood and his manly hands. [10]

Mark [11] shared a great story of gentlemanliness in action [12]. Nice job, Mark.

Stephen [13] wrote a great post about the profound effect dressing well can have on how you feel and how people treat you. [14]

Morgan [15]wrote a poignant tribute to the heroic astronauts who gave their lives in the pursuit of the heavens. [16]

J.A. [17] set forth his thesis: “Real manly men like cats too [18].”

Shawn [19] is going to be a dad in 176 days and is looking for advice, tips, and recommendations on getting ready for this momentous event. [20]

Frank [21] started a discussion about manly nicknames [22]. Do you have one?

Chad [23] wrote a post about the importance of living life to the fullest. [24]

Don [25]wants to know where you get your favorite hamburger. [26]

Rishi [27] is looking for suggestions and ideas to impress a lady on Valentine’s Day. [28]

Theodore [29] argued that women in the military should be allowed in combat. [30]

James! [31] wrote a great post about the key to good gift giving [32] and how he finally got a coconut monkey for Christmas.

General Interest Links

Because Your life Isn’t Over [33] (@The Art of Marriage). Many men avoid marriage because of the erroneous belief that it will “end” their lives. This article succinctly points out why this doesn’t have to be the case.

Admirals, Samurais, and Umbrellas of Honor. [34] On his blog, Jason Martin wrote a great post which delves into the meaning of honor and what honor means in this modern world.

Disappearing Acts: Making a Sheffield Pocket Knife [35]. (@The Guardian) An interesting audio slideshow on a dying breed-the artisan pocketknife maker. These guys are making knives just as they did 150 years ago. (Hat tip: Dominic)

A group for sharing and discussing those amazing practical and philosophical tidbits that make up a man’s treasure chest of knowledge.

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[1] Amazon.com,: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1600614620?ie=UTF8&tag=stucosuccess-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1600614620

[2] through the site. : http://www.artofmanliness.com/thebook/

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

[4] Man Facts Group: http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/manfacts

[5] Chris: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/ChrisGoforth

[6] his all-consuming love for his son and dealing with the worry of anything happening to him.: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/fears-of-a-papa

[7] Will : http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/Will

[8] which images and aspects of manliness from the past we should discard: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/images-of-manliness-best

[9] Sean: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/Sean520

[10] awesome board games he’s made with wood and his manly hands. : http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/games-1

[11] Mark: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/MarkNelson

[12] gentlemanliness in action: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/a-gentlemans-duty

[13] Stephen: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/StephenWebb

[14] dressing well can have on how you feel and how people treat you.: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/the-importance-of-proper-dress

[15] Morgan : http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/MorganAtwood

[16] heroic astronauts who gave their lives in the pursuit of the heavens. : http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/those-who-are-about-to-die

[17] J.A.: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/joerader

[18] Real manly men like cats too: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/real-manly-men-like-cats-too

[19] Shawn: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/ShawnMullen

[20] advice, tips, and recommendations on getting ready for this momentous event. : http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/180-days-to-fatherhood

[21] Frank: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/FrankColoseumRider

[22] about manly nicknames: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/a-manly-nickname-whats-yours

[23] Chad: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/CHADMITCHELL

[24] importance of living life to the fullest.: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/2357106:BlogPost:221317

[25] Don : http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/Don

[26] get your favorite hamburger. : http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/your-favorite-hamburger?id=2357106%3ATopic%3A219410&page=2#comments

[27] Rishi: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/RishiKalra

[28] suggestions and ideas to impress a lady on Valentine’s Day.: http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/ideas-for-valentines-day

[29] Theodore: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profile/Kruczek

[30] women in the military should be allowed in combat.: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/women-in-combat

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

[32] the key to good gift giving: http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-give-a-good-gift

[33] Because Your life Isn’t Over: http://artofmarriage.wordpress.com/2010/01/05/because-youre-life-isnt-over/

[34] Admirals, Samurais, and Umbrellas of Honor.: http://jasonmartin.blog.com/2010/01/22/admirals-samurais-and-umbrellas-of-honor/

[35] Disappearing Acts: Making a Sheffield Pocket Knife: http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/audioslideshow/2010/jan/26/sheffield-pocket-knife-trevor-ablett

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