July 2011

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Manvotional: Cynicism

by Brett & Kate McKay

In my post on the Switch of Nature, I contended that cynicism constitutes one of the greatest threats to manliness. There were a couple of comments in reply which argued that cynicism is not wholly unhealthy. And I agree; I did not mean that cynicism is always bad, rather that it is bad in unhealthy amounts. This selection, from […]

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How to Stock a Home Bar

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from AoM reader Jeff Trexler. For the gentleman who enjoys entertaining, a properly stocked bar is a must. A well-mixed drink can help schmooze a boss, romance a date, and impress a friend. Mixing drinks at home for friends and family makes me feel like some swanky 1960s gentleman […]

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10 Cheap Date Ideas She’ll Actually Love

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber of Dappered.com. “’Cause I don’t care too… much for money, money can’t buy me love“ – The Beatles If you’ve decided to take on the challenge of dating women instead of simply hanging out with them, there’s both good news and bad news. The bad […]

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Become a Stand-Up Guy: The History, Benefits, and Use of Standing Desks

by Brett & Kate McKay

In the past couple of years, as studies have come out sounding the alarm on the ill-effects of excessive sitting, the popularity of standing or stand-up desks has soared. Those who have read much of the coverage of this trend might be forgiven for thinking that standing to work constitutes a new hip fad. But […]

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Becoming a Man of the World: How to Learn Another Language

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months. Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another country. Imagine exchanging inside jokes at a foreign restaurant in another language. Imagine being invited to a festival in the countryside on the other side of the […]

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