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Saturday 24th of June 2017
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Jeremy Anderberg
You’re lost in the woods, without phone service, and you need a way to signal your location to rescuers on the ground or low-flying aircraft. Your city is roiled in rioting and chaos, some bad dudes are advancing towards you, and you need to...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Patrick Hutchison
For most men and boys-soon-to-be-men, long gone are the days when milking a cow was a chore as common as doing the dishes. Now mostly done by high-tech machines at commercial dairies, the task of milking a cow by hand once brought farmers and their...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
One of the things I love the most about my job is that I get to travel a lot. Discovering new places is one of my main sources for inspiration and I always come back filled with new energy after … Continue reading →
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
As discussed as part of our Social Briefings series, “elevation” constitutes one of the “4 social gifts” that change how their recipients feel for the better, and make their bearers more attractive, likable, and charming. Those who elevate...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Jeremy Anderberg
While Stoicism is an ancient philosophy, it’s experiencing a bit of a resurgence in our modern world. There’s a plethora of new books and articles on the topic, most of them quoting what’s taken to be the Stoic bible: Marcus Aurelius’...
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If you’ve begun the righteous path of seeking gainz via barbell training, you may be wondering: “Do I need to wear a belt when I lift?” The short answer is this: yes, at a certain point in your barbell training you should start wearing a belt. ...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
The polo shirt is a true men’s style staple. Yet despite its ubiquity in the male wardrobe, it’s not a garment that typically receives much affection or enthusiasm. Perhaps this is because of the negative associations with which the...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
Quick announcement: I’ll be officially launching our latest book, The Illustrated Art of Manliness, in Tulsa, OK this Saturday with Booksmart Tulsa. I don’t currently have plans to do any other public events, so if you’re in the OK ...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Pictures via Fashiongonerouge As usual, Daria + Céline = magic. Love these stunning shots from Céline’s Resort 2015 campaign!
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Photos by Mattias Swenson There’s something so surreal about looking at summer photos when it’s sweater weather outside. My brain can barely process the fact that only weeks ago, bare legs was an option. Isn’t it crazy how time...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Photos by Mattias Swenson Love that it’s finally getting cold enough to whip out the cashmere sweaters! A little tip is to check out the mens section for that perfect, slightly oversized fit. The blue one I’m wearing is from Uniqlo and ...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
A few of the things that are currently on my mind.. NECKLACE Line & Jo. BEANIE Acne. PERFUME Byredo Bal D’afrique. BOOK Juergen Teller & Nicolas Ghesquière: I Just Arrived In Paris. CANDLE Byredo ‘Safran‘. LEATHER...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Picture by Mattias Swenson Well hello fellow weekend lovers! As much as I would love to be one of those people who enjoys sleeping in every Saturday morning, I am not. Believe me, I have tried, but for some reason … Continue reading →
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Pictures by Mattias Swenson Found these old pictures from New York fashion week that I totally forgot to post. How dreamy is that metal cage clutch from Jimmy Choo? Sadly I didn’t get to keep it and it’s been on my … Continue...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Picture via Residence Magazine  Just found out that one of my favorite interior stylists Lotta Agaton will be releasing a book together with talented photographer Pia Ulin. The dream team has worked together for 10 years and images from their ...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Photos by Mattias Swenson This is pretty much my go-to outfit on days when I a) “don’t have anything to wear” b) have managed to “accidentally” hit the snooze button 10 times in a row and really don’t have time...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Photo, Carolina Engman This past weekend we stopped by the Matisse Cut-Outs exhibition at MoMa and it was truly brilliant. I bought this Blue Nude II poster that I planned on hanging in my livingroom, but now I kind of like … Continue reading ...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
Photos by Mattias Swenson I’ve been wearing a lot of black lately so I thought I’d take a walk on the wild side and go for an all gray look today! Just kidding, my boots and bag are actually black. … Continue reading →
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Editor’s note: This article was written through a collaboration between C. Daniel Motley and the AoM Team.  Matthew Arnold, a Victorian poet, once claimed, “The crown of literature is poetry,” and if our neglect of poetry is any...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Patrick Hutchison
Toilet clogs come in a couple varieties. Sometimes kids take toys and other household items for a dip in the porcelain pool. Oftentimes, though, it’s the adult members of the household who clog the loo with deposits of organic matter....
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
Social Briefings are short bi-monthly dispatches that offer practical tips to improve your social skills. Read more on their raison d’etre.  Have you ever been on a first date, and, after having run through questions on what the other person does ...
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Dads aren’t usually very picky about Father’s Day presents — if you get them something, anything — even if it’s a World’s Greatest Dad mug or tie — they’re typically simply tickled pink that someone remembered them at all. Those low ...
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Sports Illustrated's list of the best last-minute gifts you can buy for your dad on Father’s Day 2017.

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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
Shacking up. Living in sin. Fifty years ago, cohabitating with one’s significant other before marriage was described in pejorative terms and often thought of as immoral. Today the picture is quite different. Living together prior to getting...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
The hallowing of Pain Like hallowing of Heaven Obtains at corporeal cost — All — is the Price of All — –Emily Dickinson In the excellent and under-appreciated film Gattaca, biotechnology and advanced eugenics have divided the ...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
Last week I took part in the GoRuck Constellation here in Tulsa. Unlike the GoRuck Challenge with its hefting of heavy logs and doing lots of push-ups and squats, Constellation is a scenario-based event in which you learn urban survival skills and...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
A few years ago we introduced our one-of-a-kind Art of Manliness etched mug. It’s since become one of our biggest sellers in the AoM Store and we’ve seen it crop up on the desks of men around the world. We’ve had requests to offer ...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from The Business of Living by Frank Crane. It has been condensed from the original. Published in 1920, it’s a real gem. Enjoy the read. The voyager entering a new country will listen with attention to...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Patrick Hutchison
Out of the 3,000 or so snake species in the world, less than 10% are venomous in a truly dangerous way. But that still leaves a few hundred varieties you need to keep an eye out for the next time you’re tromping through the wilderness. As always,...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
As an adherent of “the strenuous life” — a believer in “bodily vigor as a method of getting that vigor of soul without which vigor of the body counts for nothing” — Theodore Roosevelt tried to get in two hours of physical...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Jeremy Anderberg
As the mercury rises, so do hopes of upping our grilling game. If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a little tip, a unique seasoning, or a handy new tool to impress not only your taste buds, but your friends, family, and neighbors too....
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
Editor’s note: As one of the fathers of modern bodybuilding, Joe Weider founded the International Federation of Bodybuilders, created the Mr./Ms. Olympia contests, and published numerous fitness magazines. He also developed several weight...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Jeremy Anderberg
Before you ever get the chance to extol your virtues to a potential employer during an in-person interview, it’s likely you’ll have first answered some questions over the phone or via Skype (or other video software). It’s easier for all...
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After a year and a half of hard work, I’m happy to announce that The Illustrated Art of Manliness is now available in bookstores everywhere. Go get a copy today! First, a big thanks to all of you who pre-ordered a copy (or copies) of the...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
You probably started crawling when you were about nine months old, and walking at a year. You likely got running around a year later, and learned how to jump not long after that. In the months and years that followed, you got the hang of many other...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
Social Briefings are short bi-monthly dispatches that offer practical tips to improve your social skills. Read more on their raison d’etre.  So you know how to approach people to initiate a conversation, and how to make it more likely that folks...
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I’m a big fan of GoRuck Challenges. I’ve done a few of them over the years as a way to shake off the barnacles — to reacquaint myself with physical pain and remind myself that I’m stronger than I think I am. The folks at...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: A Manly Guest Contributor
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Paul Moore.  So, you’ve finished building a woodworking project, but is it really finished? It’s not, unless you’ve applied a wood finish. Well, that’s if you don’t want...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
Editor’s note: The following excerpt was taken from FM 21-76: Survival Evasion and Escape, an Army field manual published in 1968. Crossing Water General (1) Unless you are traveling in the desert, there is a good possibility that you will have...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett & Kate McKay
Last year, we published a piece entitled “Meditations on the Wisdom of Action” by Kyle Eschenroeder. The article contains 116 short, punchy devotionals on the nature and importance of action. It was my favorite piece of content in 2016, and I...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: A Manly Guest Contributor
Editor’s note: This is a guest article from AJ Gretz.  Learning about your family can be an interesting, emotional, and sometimes difficult process. Every family has a story. Some parts will leave you proud, and perhaps even inspired to...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
“Finland alone, in danger of death — superb, sublime Finland — shows what free men can do.” –Winston Churchill, January 1940 “All we had to do was raise our voices a little bit and the Finns would obey. If that...
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Fashion Squad
By: Carolina Engman
EARRINGS Sophie Buhai. TRENCH COAT Raey. PERFUME Byredo. BAG Mansur Gavriel. JEANS Raey. MULES The Row. JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content.
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Patrick Hutchison
Beginners new to the art of attempting to catch fish will likely have their first experience with a standard spinning reel and rod. It’s an ideal set-up to go after the type of fish typically found in freshwater lakes and rivers, and it offers a...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
Social Briefings are short bi-monthly dispatches that offer practical tips to improve your social skills. Read more on their raison d’etre.  In the last Social Briefing, we talked about how to approach other people when you’re at an event...
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Below you’ll find some of my favorite offerings from Huckberry this month. Enter the giveaway to win any of these items, or anything else available in their store (up to a value of $500). Last month’s winner was Cole from Alameda, CA....
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Brett and Kate McKay
In this series on overprotective parents, we’ve taken a nuanced look at the phenomenon’s origins, explored the question of whether the world is a more dangerous place now than it was several decades ago (it’s not), and delved into the risks...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Matt Moore
I’ve often said that opinions are like butts — everybody has one. And when it comes to barbecue, nearly everyone has an opinion. My views will likely cause a slew of debate, but one thing is certain: cooking and eating great barbecue is...
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The Art Of Manliness
By: Jeremy Anderberg
Hamlet’s Blackberry. The Joy of Missing Out. Irresistible. Reclaiming Conversation. The Tech-Wise Family. Recent years have seen a boom in books (and articles) about being digitally mindful — putting down the smartphone, closing the...