Online Dating: Get the Real Date

November 18, 2010 Mating & Dating

Update: The Tao of Bachelorhood Guide to Online Dating, based on this series but revised for the Kindle, is available on Amazon.com. Other versions to come. For a limited time it’s only $1.99! Concluding our series of online dating tips, let’s look at the endgame: what happens after you make online contact. Let’s face it, the […]

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Online Dating: Keep It Real

November 5, 2010 Mating & Dating

Update: The Tao of Bachelorhood Guide to Online Dating, based on this series but revised and nicely formatted for the Kindle, is available on Amazon.com. Other versions to come. For a limited time it’s only $1.99! There’s one step to go in our series of online dating articles…and it’s a big one. That is, if you […]

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6 Gym Mistakes Guys Make

October 25, 2010 Health & Fitness

A fitness club is more than a good place to start your road to a healthier life. It’s often like a community center and spa as well. You can meet your neighbors (or colleagues), encourage each other as workout buddies, and in some clubs have a post-workout sauna. But as with any micro-society, there are […]

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Leather Coats to Denim Jackets: Cool Weather Cover-up

October 16, 2010 Dressing

Fall is upon us in earnest, and winter’s approaching. With it comes the dilemma: what outerwear is both stylish and functional? Bomber jacket, leather coat or parka? Multiple layers or one thick pad of wool or down? Here’s a basic guide to keeping warm while you still look cool. Know Your Style By now you […]

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The Bicep Workout

October 8, 2010 Health & Fitness

As you may know, I’m not a fan of isolating body parts in a workout. It’s most important to remember your primary goal—to lose fat, build lean muscle or improve overall fitness—before embarking on a focused abdominal or bicep workout. That said, the most visible evidence of a muscular guy is the look of his […]

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Online Dating: 6 Rules for Making Contact

October 1, 2010 Mating & Dating

Update: Get the entire Online Dating series, updated and compiled into the Tao of Bachelorhood Guide to Online Dating, absolutely free! Just subscribe to Tao of Bachelorhood to the right of this article or on the Subscription page. If you’ve been following along with our online dating guide, you’ve now created a profile that’s better […]

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Weekend Reading, Student Edition

September 24, 2010 Grooming

Happy first weekend of fall! (Aussies, happy first weekend of spring!) Right now as I look out my window, Mother Nature can’t decide whether to lighten up or bring the pain. I’m guessing soon it’ll be the pain. Now that you college students have your computers hooked up (who am I kidding, you brought your […]

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The “New Macho”?

September 23, 2010 Living

Newsweek’s recent series of articles describing the “New Macho” appeared on my radar this week, and I can’t say I was impressed. The idea is that we need to “reimagine masculinity” to deal with the pressures men face in our changing world. Men—specifically American men, and judging from the examples, white American men—are in danger […]

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