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Winner of the AoM Collection Boxed Set & An Update on Your Amazon Order

by Brett & Kate McKay

Last week we announced the launch of the Art of Manliness Collection Boxed Set. It’s our two books in a cigar box along with six manly coasters. 1,700 of you entered to win this box-o-manliness, but there could only be one winner. And the winner is… Matthew Weatherford from Spring, Texas Congratulations, Matthew! If you […]

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Announcing the Winner of the Manvotionals Recitation Contest

by Brett & Kate McKay

Last month we kicked off the Manvotionals Recitation Contest. We asked readers to submit a video of themselves reciting a selection from our latest book, The Art of Manliness Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues. From the great submissions we received, we chose five finalists and then opened the contest up […]

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The Finalists for the Art of Manliness Manvotionals Recitation Contest: Vote for Your Favorite!

by Brett & Kate McKay

So we’ve finished watching all the entries to the Manvotionals Recitation Contest, and had such a good time doing it. Thank you to everyone who entered! As it always is with these contests, picking the five finalists was like choosing our favorite children. First, we were bowled over that so many of you had the […]

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Reminder: 5 Days Left to Enter Our Manvotionals Recitation Contest

by Brett & Kate McKay

A friendly reminder that the deadline to enter our Manvotionals Recitation Contest is Sunday, February 19. That’s just five days. After we receive all the entries, we’ll then select the finalists and open voting to the public on February 20 to select the grand prize and runner-up winners. Up for grabs is a prize package that […]

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The Manvotionals Recitation Contest

by Brett & Kate McKay

Last November we published our second book: The Art of Manliness Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues. The book is a collection of the best advice ever written down for men. From the philosophy of Aristotle to the success books of the late 19th and early 20th centuries to the […]

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Art of Manliness: Best of 2011

by Brett & Kate McKay

Merry Christmas! Kate and I will be taking the coming week off to spend time with family and reboot before the new year. So we won’t be publishing anything new on the site until January. But for those of you who still need an AoM fix while we’re away, we’ve put together this recap of […]

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Movember 2011 Wrap-Up: Team AoM Raises $49,346 and Takes 12th Place in the US!

by Brett & Kate McKay

Well, another Movember is on the books here at AoM. For those of you who are new to the site, during the month of November, the Art of Manliness participated in Movember, an annual fundraiser in which participants grow mustaches while raising money for men’s health issues. This is the third year we’ve participated. This […]

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Signed Copies of Manvotionals Now Available for Purchase

by Brett & Kate McKay

You can now order signed copies of our new book, Manvotionals, through our site. Even if you’re not hankering for my John Hancock, if you reside in a far flung place of the world where the book is not yet available, this is a great way of getting your hands on a copy. Books are $14. […]

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Art of Manliness Movember 2011: Halfway Mark Update!

by Brett & Kate McKay

As you all know, the Art of Manliness is taking part in Movember, an annual month long fundraiser, where men grow mustaches and raise money for men’s health issues–specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and male depression. We’re halfway through the month and I just wanted to give an update on how the AoM Movember Team […]

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Announcing the Re-Launch of the AoM Barbershop Locator

by Brett

A couple of years ago I started a custom Google Map that allowed people to find and add their favorite barbershops from all over the world, so that their fellow AoMers could check them out too. We called it the Art of Manliness Barbershop Locator. It was one of our most popular features on the […]

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New Manvotionals Inspired T-Shirts

by Brett & Kate McKay

In honor of our recent Manvotionals book launch, Mike Anderson from Tankfarm Clothing created seven new AoM tees inspired by each of the 7 manly virtues featured in the book. And he did a bang up job on the designs! I’m really excited about how they turned out. I want one of each! In keeping […]

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Announcing the Launch of Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues

by Brett & Kate McKay

After a year of hard work, many all-nighters, and a few delays, we’re happy to announce the launch of our second book, The Art of Manliness Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues! Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues is a collection of the best advice […]

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Movember 2011: Fighting Prostate Cancer with Mustaches

by Brett & Kate McKay

Shhh…. Do you hear that? Listen closely. It’s the sound of your un-grown mustache beneath the surface of your skin whispering “Grow me! And together we’ll destroy prostate cancer!” Yes, gentlemen. Movember is once again upon us. For those of you who are new to the site, every November AoM takes part in an annual, month […]

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Announcing the Winners of the AoM Put Up Your Dukes Pose Contest

by Brett & Kate McKay

This year we ran our first ever AoM pose contest. We asked readers to submit a photo of themselves striking the pose of AoM’s symbol: John L. Sullivan putting up his dukes in oldtime fisticuffer fashion. We chose 7 finalists and then opened the contest up to voting by the public. Now that the votes […]

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The Finalists for the Art of Manliness Put Up Your Dukes Contest: Vote for Your Favorite!

by Brett & Kate McKay

We’ve finished up judging the entries in our Art of Manliness pose contest, and boy, was it a good time! So many creative, funny, and of course, super manly entries. Who knew so many Art of Manliness readers already had such great mustaches, which were simply ready and waiting to be called up for action? […]

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Reminder: Tomorrow’s the Last Day to Enter the AoM Pose Contest

by Brett & Kate McKay

Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow is the last day to submit a photo to the AoM Put Up Your Dukes contest. All entries must be submitted by August 10, 2011 by 11:59:59 PM CDT. We’ll then select the top 5 entries and open voting to the public on August 16 to select the grand prize and […]

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Announcing the Official Manvotionals Book Site

by Brett & Kate McKay

We’re just a little more than a month away from the launch of our second book, Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues. We can’t wait to share this book with you guys! We wanted to give you a sneak peak of the book before it launches, so we created an […]

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Lower Shipping Rates for AoM T-shirts! We Also Ship Internationally Now!

by Brett & Kate McKay

Hey Gang- Just wanted to announce some exciting changes with our awesomely manly Art of Manliness t-shirts. The great folks at TankFarm Clothing, the company that designs, sells, and ships our t-shirts, have switched their shipping service from FedEx to the U.S. Postal Service. This means two things. First, shipping rates for U.S. orders are […]

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10 Awesome 4th of July Traditions

by Brett & Kate McKay

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If you’re looking for inspiration in creating an Independence Day to remember, below I share how we do the Fourth of July in the McKay family, and the traditions–past and present–that make this holiday memorable for me.

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