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Art of Manliness Podcast #64: Survivorman With Les Stroud

by Brett & Kate McKay

In this episode I talk to survival expert and TV star Les Stroud, better known as Survivorman. Les and I talk about how he got started with wilderness survival, how his one-man TV show “Survivorman” got its start, wilderness survival tips every man should know, and how the wild has affected his music career. Show […]

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How to Choose a Camp Stove

by Darren Bush

The question of how to choose a camp stove sometimes ends up being a discussion with the rancor of a religious debate. Ultralighters, basecampers, and everyone in-between has an opinion. So let’s explore the different options, and maybe we can come to an ecumenical agreement. There are many stoves on the market, and almost all […]

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Disaster Relief: How to Get Hands-On and Volunteer

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jeff More. How many of us have watched the footage of recent disasters unfolding, wishing we could drop everything, pack our bags, and head down to Joplin/Haiti/Japan/Turkey to spend some time helping out with the recovery efforts? Then reality sets in. You don’t know how to get […]

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How to Make an Old-Time Radio Into an Mp3 Player Speaker

by Brett & Kate McKay

I love old-time radios. They’re sturdy and good-looking. And there’s a reason for that. Back in the day appliances were considered pieces of home furniture, so a lot of thought and care went into their design. People wanted something that not only played Glenn Miller, but that also went well with their home’s traditional decor. […]

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Launch of Manvotionals Book Delayed

by Brett & Kate McKay

This week our publisher informed us that while they were originally going to release our new book, Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice for the Modern Man, in mid-September, they’ve decided to move the launch until around October 28th in order to coincide with some promotions they’ll be running with Barnes and Noble and Amazon at […]

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Manliness Doesn’t Just Happen

by Brett & Kate McKay

From time to time, readers will email me an article they’ve read that argues a point contrary to the message of the Art of Manliness and suggest that I respond to it. I have typically declined because I am of the idea that it’s better to act than to react and that the best thing […]

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Put Up Your Dukes! The Art of Manliness Pose Contest

by Brett & Kate McKay

When I was brainstorming what would become the Art of Manliness back in 2008, I wanted an image that would be the site’s calling card, an image that people would see and automatically think “Hey, that’s the Art of Manliness.” I wanted it to be sort of old-school, so I scoured tons of old ephemera […]

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Feed Your Mind Online for Free

by Brett

My Life Scoop is a website that invites bloggers from various websites to contribute different articles about tech-related themes. They’ve asked me to do a series of articles for the site. My second entry is on where you can go on the net to expand and feed your mind without spending any dough. Check it […]

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Weekly Round-Up: February 13, 2010

by Brett & Kate McKay

AoM on Google Buzz All you web geeks out there are probably aware, Google released a new feature in Gmail called Buzz. It’s basically like Twitter or Facebook statuses. Anyways, AoM is Buzzing. It’s just one more way you can follow AoM on the web. You can follow us by clicking here. General Interest Links […]

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Winners of the Hold On To Your N.U.T.s Book Giveaway

by Brett

A big thanks to all of you who entered the N.U.T.s book giveaway contest. I, many readers, and Wayne Levine himself were totally blown away by both the quantity, and especially the quality of the comments left for this contest. You guys offered incredibly solid advice. If a guy is looking for relationship help, he […]

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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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Weblog Awards Update: AoM Behind

by Brett & Kate McKay

So today is the last day to vote for the Weblog Awards and right now Art of Manliness is behind by 600 votes. Voting ends at 5PM EST, so please take 3 seconds and give AoM another vote. We really appreciate it.

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Reminder to Vote For the Man of the Year

by Brett & Kate McKay

If you haven’t done so yet, please remember to vote in the 2008 Art of Manliness Man of the Year Contest. Deadline to vote is Sunday night, so you have three short days left. Make sure to check out the nominees’ essays on the Official Voting Page. While the winner isn’t going to become a […]

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down for maintenance

by Brett & Kate McKay

I apologize for the site being down. We should have things back up by tonight. We are changing servers in order to accommodate our rapid growth. Thank you for your patience.

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