June 2010

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Losing Dad: How a Man Responds to the Death of His Father

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Brian Burnham. Mr. Burnham holds a Masters of Education in Counseling from the College of William and Mary and is a Care Coordinator for Riverside Behavioral Health Center. “His heritage to his children wasn’t words or possessions, but an unspoken treasure, the treasure of his example as […]

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The Mountain & Sackett Tie Giveaway

by Brett & Kate McKay

It’s back! Our semi bi-annual Mountain & Sackett giveaway is here again. I love Mountain & Sackett ties. They’re a family-owned business that’s been making ties right here in the U.S. of A since 1957. And the quality of their ties can’t be beat. Other companies use machines to pump out hundreds of ties an […]

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The Art of Manliness Podcast Episode #24: Becoming Teddy Roosevelt with Andrew Vietze

by Brett

Welcome back to another episode of The Art of Manliness podcast! In this week’s edition we talk to Andrew Vietze, author of the book Becoming Teddy Roosevelt: How a Maine Guide Inspired America’s 26th President. Andrew’s book focuses on a New Englander named Bill Sewell who served as TR’s wilderness guide when Roosevelt was a […]

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Finding Your Calling Part III: Why Pursue a Vocation?

by Brett & Kate McKay

This is Part III of a series about finding one’s vocation. See here for Part I and Part II. Why should a man pursue a vocation? Is it really a worthwhile endeavor? Shouldn’t a man be satisfied to work any job that supports his family and allows him to earn a living? Is striving to […]

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Vocation and Avocation

by Brett & Kate McKay

Editor’s note: In conjunction with the series we’re doing on vocation and calling, we will be publishing excerpts from Self-Culture Through the Vocation by Edward Howard Griggs (1914). Vocation and Avocation Even when one succeeds in avoiding the dangers of the specific calling, in any vocation one may discover, after a time, that one has […]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

by Brett & Kate McKay

Here in the U.S, the 100th anniversary of Father’s Day is coming up in just two weeks. For about 50 of those 100 years, dads across America could expect to receive a “World’s Greatest Dad” mug or a tie. But why not think outside the box this Father’s Day and surprise your Pops with something […]

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The Other Side of Grilling

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Image from Eudaemonius Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Matt Moore. The afternoon sun pounding down your back, smells of fresh cut grass and charred meats in the air, a cold beer in one hand and a spatula in the other. At last . . . summer grilling season has arrived. I’m convinced […]

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Introducing the Art of Manliness Trunk

by Brett & Kate McKay

The internet is a big place. A man can waste a lot of time searching for the manliest stuff the web has to offer. Let us do the searching for you. Today we’re rolling out the Art of Manliness Trunk. The AoM Trunk is a collection of cool stuff that we find while wandering the vast […]

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