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Dressing for the Holidays: Your 60 Second Guide

by Brett & Kate McKay


This post is brought to you by State Farm. For more help, visit State Farm Nation. Inspiration on what to wear this holiday season.

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Turkey Week: How to Carve a Turkey [VIDEO]

by Brett

Welcome to our final installment of Turkey Week! So we’ve brined our turkey and cooked it in various ways. Now it’s time to carve it. In today’s video, Karl shows you how to do just that without mutilating our bird. We hope you’ve enjoyed this series and found the videos helpful. I want to thank […]

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Turkey Week: How to Deep Fry a Turkey [VIDEO]

by Brett

If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video. Welcome back to Turkey Week! In today’s video Karl shows us how to deep fry a Thanksgiving turkey safely. For a PDF of the cooking instructions, click here. Check back tomorrow to learn how to carve a turkey. Better yet, subscribe to our YouTube Channel so […]

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Turkey Week: How to Smoke a Turkey

by Brett

If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video. Welcome back to Turkey Week! In today’s video Karl shows us how to smoke a Thanksgiving turkey. For a PDF of the cooking instructions, click here. Check back tomorrow to learn how to deep fry a turkey. Better yet, subscribe to our […]

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10 Gift Ideas for a Man’s Morning Routine

by Brett

Brought to you by Kohler. Gift ideas to upgrade a man’s morning routine.

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Turkey Week: How to Rotisserie Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey [VIDEO]

by Brett

If you’re reading this an email, click here to watch the video.  Welcome back to Turkey Week! In today’s video Karl shows us how to rotisserie cook a Thanksgiving Turkey. For a PDF of the cooking instructions, click here. Check back tomorrow to learn how to smoke a turkey. Better yet, subscribe to our YouTube Channel so you […]

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Turkey Week: How to Oven Roast a Turkey

by Brett

Welcome back to Turkey Week! In today’s video Karl shows us how to oven roast a turkey the good old fashioned way. For a PDF of the cooking instructions, click here. Check back tomorrow to learn how to smoke a Thanksgiving Turkey. Better yet, subscribe to our YouTube Channel so you get the videos as […]

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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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Know Your Lifts: The Clean and Power Clean

by Brett

“Know Your Lifts” is an illustrated guide series that shows how to perform basic weightlifting exercises. Check out our previous guides on the High-Bar Back Squat, Deadlift, and Shoulder Press. On the docket today is an Olympic style lift that’s become popular among football players and Crossfitters: the Clean (or Power Clean). The clean is a full-body […]

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How to Trim a Mustache [VIDEO]

by Brett

Happy Movember!  Have you signed up for the AoM Movember Team yet? It’s not too late to join up in the battle against prostate and testicular cancer. Sign-up today, start growing your mustache, and ask your friends and family to donate to your Mo Space! This is your chance to grow a kick butt mustache, raise some […]

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Outfitted & Equipped: Thursday Night Date Night

by A Manly Guest Contributor


This post is brought to you by Timberland. What to wear and bring on a Thursday date night.

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Dining Etiquette and Table Manners [VIDEO]

by Brett & Kate McKay

It’s time for another installment of AoM Instructional Videos. In this video we take a look at the ins and outs of dining etiquette and table manners. For more info on dining etiquette, make sure to check out the original article that inspired the video.  Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel! Video by Jordan Crowder

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Outfitted and Equipped: Weekend Road Trip

by Brett & Kate McKay


This post is brought to you by Timberland. What to wear and bring on a weekend roadtrip with your buds.

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How to Walk Like a Ninja: An Illustrated Guide

by Brett & Kate McKay

With Halloween just around the corner, there’s no better time to learn how to walk silently through the night like a ninja. It’s an incredibly useful skill, allowing you not only to stealthily assassinate your archenemy, but also steal cookies from coworkers, check to see if toddlers are still sleeping without waking them, or sneak […]

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How to Shine Your Shoes [VIDEO]

by Brett

A man with well-shined shoes shows he pays attention to the details. Here’s a video of how to do it (at least how I do it — share your methods in the comments!) Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new videos as soon as they’re posted.

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Outfitted and Equipped: Historical Hometown Walking Tour Date

by Brett & Kate McKay

This post is brought to you by New Balance. Check out their line of Made in USA shoes. What to wear and bring when taking a historical tour of your hometown.

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How to Roll Your Shirt Sleeves: Your 60-Second Visual Guide

by Brett & Kate McKay

Some sleeve-rolling techniques are better and more appropriate than others depending on the garment and the occasion. Here’s your 60-second illustrated guide to figuring out which roll will work best for you and how to do it. For an in-depth guide to rolling your sleeves, check out this article. Illustration by Ted Slampyak

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Outfitted and Equipped: Studying at the Library

by Brett & Kate McKay
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This post is brought to you by Sennheiser MOMENTUM On-Ear Headphones. Find out more here. What to wear and bring when studying at the library.

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Outfitted & Equipped: First Day of Class

by A Manly Guest Contributor

This post is brought to you by Jack Threads. Editor’s note: This gallery was curated by Barron Cuadro of The Effortless Gent. September is quickly approaching, which means it’s already back to school for all the students out there. Back when you were little, mom would make a big deal about making sure you looked […]

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