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5 Classic Holiday Cocktails and Drinks to Warm Your Spirit

by A Manly Guest Contributor
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This post is brought to you by Bespoke Post and their #BoxOfAwesome, your monthly lifestyle upgrade. To stock the right tools for the job below, try their mixology-inspired offering, Agave. We’re giving you 20% off to get you started. 5 spirit warming holiday cocktails that will make you say “Ho! Ho! Ho!”

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Turkey Week: How to Prepare and Brine a Thanksgiving Turkey [VIDEO]

by Brett

Welcome to Turkey Week at the Art of Manliness! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought it would be helpful to create a series of video tutorials on how to prepare, cook, and carve the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. With that in mind, I’ve teamed up with my friend Karl Engel, head chef of the […]

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5 Awesome Recipes for the Man’s-Man

by Matt Moore

I believe every man should know how to cook. That being said, I’m realistic enough to know that many of you are likely to “outsource” cooking to others — be it your wives, moms, roommates, or the chefs and cooks at your local restaurants. So be it. However, I believe every man should have a […]

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AoM Book Club November 2013: Gates of Fire

by Jeremy Anderberg

In the month of November, the AoM Book Club will be digging into Gates of Fire, a historical novelization of the Battle of Thermopylae by Steven Pressfield. To say this book is manly is a vast understatement. It is used as reading material at West Point, Marine Corps Basic School, Virginia Military Institute, and more. […]

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AoM Book Club October 2013: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

by Jeremy Anderberg

For the month of October, we’re delving back into non-fiction with Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (it’s only $2.99 this month on Kindle…bonus!). It’s part memoir and part philosophy, and dubiously holds the Guinness World Record for being rejected by 121 publishers before being published and becoming a perennial bestseller. Published […]

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How to Fillet and Cook Salmon + Dungeness Crab: Recipes and Travel Tips Inspired by the San Juan Islands

by Matt Moore

A wise man once told me that life is always better on a boat. I can’t say that I disagree. Whether paddling a canoe while fishing the Duck River or cruising on a pontoon with friends on Lake Oconee – some of my most joyful moments come from being on the water. Beyond being a […]

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24 Podcast Suggestions for Men

by Jeremy Anderberg

The humble podcast has seen its fair share of ups and downs since its inception (at least as we know it now) about 15 years ago. These days, podcasting is more popular than ever, and for good reason. It’s never been easier to have a whole library of information right in your pocket. Cars have […]

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AoM Book Club September 2013: For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Jeremy Anderberg

In spite of his faults, of which there are plenty, Ernest Hemingway was without a doubt one of the manliest men of the last century. His life of adventure and ruggedness provides inspiration for men the world over, and his writing paved the way for 20th century prose, both fiction and non-fiction. His writing is […]

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Outfitted & Equipped in History: American Rough Rider

by Jeremy Anderberg

This post was sponsored by Bacardi. Always Drink with Honor and Responsibility.How does Outfitted & Equipped work? The FAQ. What to wear and bring if you’re fighting in the Spanish-American War.

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How to Shuck Oysters, Cook Mussels, and Boil Lobster: Recipes and Travel Tips Inspired by Prince Edward Island

by Matt Moore

These days, you’d be hard pressed to not find a restaurant menu listing one of my favorite dishes – P.E.I. mussels. Years ago, diners were often confused by the P.E.I. abbreviation, which is often the case on many-a-chef-driven menus. Over time, however, diners have come to learn that P.E.I. references one specific island where cold […]

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AoM Book Club August 2013: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Jeremy Anderberg

Last month, we announced the creation of the official AoM Book Club. Over in the AoM Community we’ve had enlightening discussion around The Great Gatsby over the last month. Our selection for August is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. It’s free as an ebook, or you can get a cheap paperback copy for around $4. […]

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Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know

by Brett & Kate McKay

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Teddy Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill have in common? They all were proficient in Latin. From the Middle Ages until about the middle of the 20th century, Latin was a central part of a man’s schooling in the West. Along with logic and rhetoric, grammar (as Latin was then known) […]

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18 More Manly Smells

by Brett & Kate McKay

Just about four years ago we published a post on 15 Manly Smells. The article received a ton of comments from folks who wanted to add their own favorite manly smells to the list, and the other day I found myself lost in enjoyment reading over them all again. So many of the additions were […]

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How to Rent a Car (Without Having an Aneurysm)

by Jeremy Anderberg

Renting a car can be a fairly simple process — at least at first. Go online to a rental car website, fill out your information, and click “Reserve.” But when you get up to the rental car counter and start filling out the paperwork to pick up your vehicle, things can start to get confusing. […]

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Summer Grilling Week: How to Grill a Burger [VIDEO]

by Brett

Welcome back to Summer Grilling Week on Art of Manliness! In today’s video, award-winning BBQ chef, Karl Engel, shows us how to grill the perfect burger. We hope you enjoyed this series of videos this week. We’ll be working with Karl to produce even more videos on grilling and smoking in the future. If you haven’t already, please […]

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Summer Grilling Week: How to Grill a Steak [VIDEO]

by Brett

Welcome back to Summer Grilling Week on Art of Manliness! In today’s video, award-winning BBQ chef, Karl Engel, shows us how to grill a steak. Ron Swanson would approve. Be sure to check back tomorrow for Karl’s tips on grilling burgers. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get the videos as soon as they’re published.

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Summer Grilling Week: The 3-Zone Fire [VIDEO]

by Brett & Kate McKay

Welcome back to Summer Grilling Week on Art of Manliness! In today’s video, award-winning BBQ chef, Karl Engel, shows us the ins and outs of the three-zone fire. It’s an essential skill to have if you want your meat to come out just right. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get the videos as soon as […]

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Announcing the AoM Book Club!

by Jeremy Anderberg

It is clear that multitudes of great men throughout history have been readers. It was Harry Truman who said that “all leaders are readers,” and the saying couldn’t be more true. Some of our most popular (and most interactive) posts have been about books. Whether it’s the man’s essential library, or adventure book lists, or […]

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Summer Grilling Week: How to Light a Charcoal Grill

by Brett & Kate McKay

Welcome back to Summer Grilling Week on Art of Manliness! In today’s video, award-winning BBQ chef, Karl Engel, shows us how to light a charcoal grill without making your meat taste like lighter fluid. Be sure to check back tomorrow for the ins and outs of the three-zone fire. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get […]

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