April 2010

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A Beginner’s Guide to Craft Beer

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Tim Akimoff. Share It could be said that beer was the downfall of the hunter gatherer, the man of the woods, mountains and streams, the man with spear in hand whose need for meat was matched only by his need for shelter. After all, it was likely […]

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So You Want My Job: Federal Prosecutor

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet […]

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Motivational Posters: Bear Bryant Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

Paul “Bear” Bryant was a coaching legend. During his 25 year tenure at the University of Alabama, he was college football’s winningest coach, leading his team to six national championships. As a young man he was tough-he earned his famous nickname by volunteering to wrestle a bear at age 13 and played in a game […]

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The Art of Manliness Podcast Episode #21: No More Mr. Nice Guy with Dr. Robert Glover

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Share We’ve all heard the phrase “Nice guys finish last,” right? Why is that? Why do the men whose female friends tell them they’re a great catch never have a date come Friday night? Why does the guy who never rocks the boat at work get passed over for the promotion? To answer these questions, […]

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Leaving on Vacation

by Brett & Kate McKay

We’re heading off for a much needed vacation, and we won’t be updating the site for the next week. We won’t even be checking email. We need to unplug for a bit. While we’re gone why not explore the site for content you haven’t seen yet? I definitely recommend checking out The Beginner’s Guide to […]

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How to Build Your Wardrobe: Part I

by Antonio

Share Our appearance speaks louder than our words….. Every day we pass by hundreds of people on the subway, in hallways, or on the streets, never saying a word.  Yet despite the lack of verbal communication, decisions are being made as to the trustworthiness and intentions of those around you.  Doubt this?  Try wearing a […]

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Guide to Thick Rope Training

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, CSCS. Share In a previous article, Odd Object Training Primer, I mentioned that people can work out with just a length of thick rope. Rope training is nothing new but has been gaining popularity over the last few years. We have been using thick ropes […]

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Building Your Resiliency: Part VII – Building Your Children’s Resiliency

by Brett & Kate McKay

This is the final part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, and Part VI. If you’ve been following along with our resiliency series, you probably know by now that it’s much easier to read and understand […]

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How to Buy a Used Car

by Brett

Share Last year, my wife and I were eating dinner when we suddenly heard a crash outside. We ran out the door and saw that someone had smashed into our car, which had been parked on the street. The lady driving the other car was drunk and driving on the wrong side of the road. […]

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Manvotional: The Greatness of Simplicity

by Brett & Kate McKay

The Greatness of Simplicity From Self Control, Its Kingship and Majesty by William George Jordan, 1905 No character can be simple unless it is based on truth—unless it is lived in harmony with one’s own conscience and ideals. Simplicity is the pure white light of a life lived from within. It is destroyed by any […]

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How to Get a Drink at a Busy Bar

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post from AoM’s resident bartender, Mike Hagan. Mr. Hagan has previously written on classic cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks. Drunk Fella: “Hey Chief! Chief!” My co-worker: “If that guy calls me ‘Chief’ one more time, I’m cutting him off.” As I write this, I’m sitting at my bar, just off […]

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So You Want My Job: T-Shirt Designer

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. I’m really happy to present today’s interview, because it’s with a great friend […]

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Modern Maturity: Create More, Consume Less

by Brett & Kate McKay

After doing the podcast on the “Making of Modern Immaturity” a few months ago, and reading the comments left on that post, I got to thinking about this question: “What makes a man mature anyway?” Masculine maturity used to be easy to spot and define: a man got married, sired some progeny, and got a […]

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The Art of Manliness Podcast #20: Freemasonry and American Manhood with Robert Davis

by Brett & Kate McKay

Welcome back to the Art of Manliness podcast! In this week’s episode we talk to Robert Davis about his book, Understanding Manhood in America: Freemasonry’s Enduring Path to the Mature Masculine. Our conversation focuses on the history of American masculinity and Freemasonry’s influence in shaping manliness in the United States. We end the podcast discussing […]

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Art of Manliness Suit School: Part III – A Primer on Suit Buttons

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: The AoM Community’s resident style hobbyist, Leo Mulvihill, posted a series of posts on the Community blog to help men understand more about buying, wearing, and looking your best in a suit. We’ll be publishing his entries here every other week. Thanks for sharing your sartorial knowledge, Leo! It’s time for another session […]

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Building Your Resiliency: Part VI – Quit Catastrophizing

by Brett & Kate McKay

This is the sixth part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, and Part V. When we began this series, I related how I became interested in the topic of resiliency while I was in law school. Every semester […]

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