I know it’s cliche, but my all-time favorite novel is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. To me it offers prescient warnings on the perils of a consumer society and perfectly captures the American drive to strive for the unattainable, even if it results in tragedy.
Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream.
A couple centuries ago, pickpocketing was the scourge of cities around the world. From Dickens’ London to New York City’s famous Five Points, skilled thieves practiced their craft, filching the valuables of passersby without the victim noticing a thing.
If you’re trying to make a good first impression with your place, know that nothing says sterile and boring like blank walls.
Humans are social beings. For most of history, we lived together in small tribes made up of extended families.
“The Supreme Charity of the World” From The Kingship of Self-Control, 1901 By William George Jordan True charity is not typified by an almsbox.
Sunglasses. They’re a small accessory that evoke a bunch of questions as to how and when you should wear them, and how you should stash ’em.
Last week’s winner was Brian D. from St. Petersburg, FL. He chose the classic shades from Randolph Engineering.
Editor’s note: This article first appeared at marcusbrotherton.com. It’s fair to say that many people go through at least one season of financial difficulty sometime in their lives.
A few months ago I was talking to AoM food man Matt Moore when he brought up his friend Rory Vaden. Rory founded a multi-national coaching and consulting company that helps organizations and individuals improve their sales performance.
You meet a special gal at a party and you really hit it off. At the end of the night, you got her phone number and parted ways.
I’m a big fan of plyometric exercises. They’re designed to increase speed, power, and explosiveness and are a great supplement to your regular strength training routine.
Friedrich Nietzsche introduced several ideas into Western philosophy that have had a huge influence on the culture of the 20th and 21st centuries.
If you’ve been reading the site for awhile, you’re likely familiar with Eric Frohardt. He’s the former U.S.
The winner of our last Huckberry giveaway a few weeks ago was Patrick F. from Savoy, IL. He chose a nice button-up shirt from Freenote Cloth.
Do you want to be more productive and less stressed? Then you, my man, need to bookend your day with a morning and evening routine.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joshua Klein. Earlier this week, I explained why every man should know how to repair his own furniture, and offered some tips for mitigating the need for such mending.
“What does not kill me makes me stronger.” “Eternal recurrence.” “Übermensch.” “God is dead.” Even if you don’t know much about philosophy, you’ve likely heard these terms and phrases before, as well as the name of their originator: Friedrich Nietzsche.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joshua Klein. Every man should learn how to repair his furniture.
When it comes to t-shirts and style, opinions often fall into two camps. There are those men, the vast majority of them, who see tees as a wardrobe staple that is appropriate for nearly every occasion, and can be worn with little to no thought.