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The Art of Manliness Weekly Link Round-Up: Help an AoM Reader Get on Mad Men Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

Long time AoM reader Leo M. Mulvihill has a chance to score a walk on role to the AMC series Mad Men. But he needs our help. Click here and give him 5 stars. You can vote once a day until August 11. So vote early and often. I think it would be pretty dang […]

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Art of Manliness Weekly Link Roundup: 10 Year Reunion Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

Last night was Kate’s ten year high school reunion. It was at the Oklahoma Aquarium. There was food, drinking, dancing, and some badass sharks. Kate was in charge of putting it on and she did a bang up job. Everyone had a great time and I’m really proud of her. Let’s take a look at […]

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Art of Manliness Weekly Link Roundup: Cake and Mates of State Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

This weekend is the annual D-fest music festival in Tulsa. Kate and I are going tonight, and I’m pretty stoked about the line up. Two of my favorite bands will be playing: Cake and Mates of State. Many of you have probably heard Cake before. They sing “Going the Distance” which is probably played at […]

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Weekly Link Round-Up

by Brett & Kate McKay

Downloadable Book and Movie Lists Many of you have requested simple lists with just the titles of our popular book and movie lists for men. Well, your wish is our command. We’ve made PDFs of them for your enjoyment and use: 100 Must Read Books 50 Fiction Adventure Books 50 Non-fiction Adventure Books 100 Must […]

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Weekly Link Round-up: Week 4 of the 30 Days to a Better Man Challenge

by Brett & Kate McKay

Art of Manliness Contests The first thing I’d like to bring to your attention is the fact that we have a couple of contests that have been running during this month that are ending June 30. So if you’ve been meaning to enter them, don’t delay! Do you have a great photo of you as […]

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Weekly Link Round: Week 3 of 30 Days to a Better Man

by Brett

Well we’re finished with yet another week of our 30 Days to a Better Man Project. We have only 10 tasks left! It’s time to dig in your heels and commit yourself to finishing strong. Here’s what we were working on this week: Day 15: Make a Meal. Reading through your responses to this task […]

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Weekly Link Round-Up: Week 2 of 30 Days to a Better Man

by Brett

Well we’re just about at the halfway mark of the 30 Days to a Better Man Project. How have you done so far? Is your commitment wavering or are you manning up each and every day and getting every task done? How many tasks have you completed? 10 out of 13? 8 out of 13? How many of […]

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The Weekly Link Round-Up: Week One of the 30 Days to a Better Man Project

by Brett & Kate McKay

Well this was our very first week of the Art of Manliness 30 Days to a Better Man Project. All in all, it looks like you men are off to a fantastic start. I’ve really enjoyed hearing about the different aspects of your lives and what’s really important to you. Did you fall off the […]

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The Weekly Round-up: 30 Days to a Better Man Edition

by Brett

Yesterday we announced the launch of the 30 Days to a Better Man Project and the response has been great. So far over 160 men have publicly made a commitment to making themselves a better man by joining the 30 DBM Community Group. If you haven’t already, make sure to sign up. Also, tell your […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup: Graduated Law School Edition

by Brett

It’s finally done. After three long years, I graduated from law school last Saturday. It feels downright euphoric to be done with school,although I’m still having a hard time believing that I won’t be going back to class next fall. It’s just weird. But I’m certainly ready to start the next phase of my life. […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup: Esquire’s “How to Be a Man” Issue Edition

by Brett

It seems a lot of people are talking about what it means to be a man lately. There’s a man movement afoot, and it’s creating interesting fodder for discussion. Esquire is getting in on the action with their newest “Be a Man” issue. It’s a worthy theme for a magazine, and I thought we would […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Round-Up: The Community Edition

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Yesterday, I announced the launch of our new community section on the site. The response so far has been phenomenal. We already have 746 members and there has been a flurry of activity. Members have started groups for pipe smokers, hat wearers, and men who are all about the traditional wet shave. A few people […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup: Twitter Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

If you haven’t been living in a cave these past few months, you’ve probably have heard of Twitter. It’s an internet service that let’s you post short messages that are 140 characters long. You can follow your friends or famous people and see their Twitter updates. Twitter is what you make of it. Some people […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup: I Love You, Man Edition

by Brett

Last night I went to go see I Love You, Man. It’s a Judd Apatow movie about a guy who doesn’t have any man friends to be part of his wedding party and goes on a quest to find new friends. The ads for the movie don’t do it justice; it was really great, and […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekend Roundup: Vacation Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

It’s spring break time, and Kate and I are taking a much needed vacation for the next week. As you read this, we’re at an undisclosed location without our computers or the internet. I plan on reading two books several Art of Manliness readers have suggested in emails to me: The Road by Cormac McCarthy […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup: Legal Ethics Edition

by Brett & Kate McKay

This morning I had to take the MPRE. It’s a legal ethics exam all wannabe attorneys have to pass before they can practice. You’d think ethics would be pretty simple. Just do the right thing, right? Well, you’d be wrong. The Rules of Professional Ethics has exceptions to exceptions that you have to navigate through […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup

by Brett & Kate McKay

Once again, it’s time for the weekly roundup, in which I share interesting links that I found while surfing the web this week. 50 Nifty Tricks for Big DIY Savings (@ this old house) In this tough economy, the little things can add up to big savings. The folks at This Old House have put […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup

by Brett & Kate McKay

Here’s some interesting links I found while surfing the interwebs this week that might be of interest to AoM readers: Specialization and Decline (@ financial sense) An interesting essay that compares today’s Western economies and culture to ancient Rome’s. The author argues that the more complex an economy becomes and the more decadent a culture […]

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The Art of Manliness Weekly Roundup

by Brett & Kate McKay

Here are some interesting links to peruse while you kickback this weekend: Cowboy Bob’s Western Values. A new blog dedicated to gaining insight from the cowboy mythology of movies and folklore. Time to Eat the Dogs. This blog is written by a professor of the history of exploration. The writing is fantastic and articles very […]

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