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Kitchen Fundamentals: The 6 Knives Every Man Should Have in His Kitchen (And How to Hone Them)

by Matt Moore

The people have spoken.  A big thanks to all of you for the outstanding comments from last month’s post.  An overwhelming majority responded that you would like more information regarding knives and knife skills.  Ask and you shall receive. I’ll save you from a long personal intro this time around and get straight to the […]

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Shoe Shine Saturday Photo Contest Sponsored by Kiwi Shoe Care: Spring 2011

by Brett & Kate McKay

Last fall, we partnered with KIWI Shoe Care for our first ever Shoe Shine Saturday photo contest. We had so much fun with it that we decided to do it again! Shoe Shine Saturday is about reviving the manly tradition of the monthly Saturday shoe shine. It’s a day when the house fills with the […]

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5 Items to Snap You Out of Your Daily Commuting Routine

by Brett & Kate McKay

Commuting is no fun. It’s a routine that millions of men must battle each day. We want to help you make this annoying, yet necessary routine a bit more bearable. So here are five things that can help you snap out of your daily commuting routine.

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Classical Rhetoric 101: The Five Canons of Rhetoric – Style

by Brett & Kate McKay

Welcome back to our series on Classical Rhetoric. Today we’re continuing our five-part segment on the Five Canons of Rhetoric. So far we’ve covered the canons of invention and arrangement. As a quick review, the canon of invention is about brainstorming ideas for your speech or writing, and arrangement is about organizing your speech or […]

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Wolverine 1,000 Mile Boots Giveaway

by Brett & Kate McKay

After publishing Tony’s post about shoes and boots a couple of weeks ago, which mentioned Wolverine’s 1,000 Mile Boots, the good folks at Wolverine contacted us about running another giveaway with them. I was dee-lighed, as the last giveaway we did for the boots was quite popular. But also because I myself am a proud […]

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First Look: The Cover of Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues

by Brett & Kate McKay

Our publisher recently finished designing the cover for our next book: Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues. While authors don’t get a ton of say in the design of a book cover, we couldn’t happier with how it turned out and we really wanted to share it with you. It’s […]

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5 Items to Snap You Out of Your Digital Writing Routine

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Writing with pen (or pencil) and paper can really keep your mind sharp and your ideas fresh. But with our computers and phones so handy, it’s hard to snap out of the digital writing routine. So here are 5 things that can help inspire you to step away from the keyboard and take some time each day to write by hand.

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Have You Checked Out the Art of Manliness Trunk Yet?

by Brett & Kate McKay

Several months ago, we started a side blog to the main Art of Manliness site. It’s called The Art of Manliness Trunk. We use The Trunk to post interesting things we find on the internet–cool pictures, links to thought-provoking or inspiring articles that are related to manliness, and stuff about gear. It’s also where we […]

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Introducing Art of Manliness Stationery (Win a Box!)

by Brett & Kate McKay

At the Art of Manliness, we’ve long been proponents of hand-written correspondence. But if you’ve spent any time looking for stationery, like we have, you know that the selection of stationery designed for men is abysmal. Most stationery companies tailor their offerings for their female customers, and butterfly, flower, and polka dot motifs abound. To […]

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5 Items to Snap You Out of Your Daily Work Out Routine

by Brett & Kate McKay

Adding in a few different tools can make your fitness routine feel fresh again. To snap out of your usual, tired and boring workout routine, we suggest giving these five items a try.

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The Basement Barbell Workout

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey. Being one of four boys my parents had to do something to get our energy out without destroying the house. Their solution: a 300 lb barbell set for the garage. My father picked it up at a garage sale and we all thought it was […]

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Best Style Websites for Men

by Brett

My Life Scoop is a website that invites bloggers from various websites to contribute different articles on tech-related themes. I occasionally do a guest column there. My latest is a rundown on the best style websites out there for men (besides this one of course!). Thought you guys would enjoy it. You can check out […]

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Lessons in Manliness from the Egyptian Revolution

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Yasser El Hadari, an AoM reader from Egypt. If you’ve been watching the news, I’m sure you know that the Egyptian people have rocked the Middle East in their effort for self-rule and democracy. As I sit typing this, the newly appointed Vice President issued a statement […]

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Take Her Around the World for Valentine’s Day…Without Ever Leaving the Kitchen

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Sasha Martin. While dinner and a movie are fine for a typical Friday night, Valentine’s Day should be different–a cut above. Looking back over the years, the dates that stand out in my memory are the ones that prompted good conversation, created memorable experiences, and were filled […]

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5 Items That Snap You Out of Your Morning Routine [Win an Amazon Kindle]

by Brett & Kate McKay

A solid morning routine can help a man start the day off right. But many men don’t really put much thought into what goes into their routine and instead rush around the house like a chicken with its head cut off. Here are five items to help snap you out of your crummy morning routine.

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How to Shovel Snow Like a Man

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Simon Grey. Those of you in the perennially freezing parts of the US will know this information as well as the back of your hand, but I thought this would be a fun primer for those who got surprisingly dumped upon by this week’s big storm. Tulsa […]

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Win Roses for Valentine’s Day: The Flowers for Cancer Giveaway

by Brett & Kate McKay

Valentine’s Day is now just two weeks away. If you don’t win our Frame the Date giveaway, don’t despair. Here’s another chance to win something for your sweetheart that will have you smelling like roses. Quite literally. Whether you’ve been dating for a month or married for ten years, your lady love will be expecting […]

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A Valentine’s Day Gift Worth Framing: Frame the Date Giveaway 2011

by Brett & Kate McKay

Last year for Valentine’s Day we ran a giveaway with the fine folks at Frame the Date; it got such a great response and I’m such a fan of this gift idea, that we decided to bring it back again. The reason I dig Frame the Date so much is that I know it can […]

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Embracing “No”

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Matt Moore. And a mighty fine companion piece to those who have been inspired to stop “should-ing” and follow their dream. Matt has written a bunch of awesome articles for AoM in the past, and has happily agreed to become a regular contributor on AoM. He’ll be […]

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