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What You’ve Missed

July 27, 2009 Dressing

It’s been a crazy, scorching weekend here, and in lieu of a regular post, I’d like to thank you for your support a little “best of,” and remind you that this is a great time to talk to me. While my blog is young and I’m not inundated with questions, hit me up in the […]

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Swingers: Not Just Entertainment, It’s Training

July 17, 2009 Living

I don’t know a single guy who’s ever seen Swingers and didn’t: Start interjecting, “Vegas, baby! Vegas!!” at the slightest provocation. Stand in awe of Vince Vaughn’s performance as Trent. The breakout movie for both Vaughn and now-Iron Man director Jon Favreau was a character study in the smooth ladies’ man Trent and the pining, […]

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How to Perform 14 Basic Skills, Part 3

July 13, 2009 Dressing

In Part 1 of our series we taught you to drive a stick, fix a toilet and (watch someone else) change your oil. Then in Part 2, we learned that primitive man used something called a “checkbook.” This week brings our final chapter in our series, in which we help out the authors of Manolith.com’s […]

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How to Perform 14 Basic Skills, Part 2

July 12, 2009 Dressing

In case you missed Part 1 of this series, I took it upon myself to fill in what you need to know in order to actually accomplish the first five items in Manolith.com’s 14 Basic Skills All Men Should Possess. It’s all in the spirit of us guys all being in this all together. All […]

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How to Perform 14 Basic Skills, Part 1

July 10, 2009 House & Home

It’s true: I cruise the Web on a daily basis to find nuggets to present to you. One of the most common articles on men’s sites (hell, on sites for everyone) is “How to (insert task).” There are even entire sites like eHow, Instructables and Lifehacker to make sure you don’t have to figure anything […]

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The Match.com Lawsuit and What to Expect From Dating

June 16, 2009 Mating & Dating

The Internet is abuzz – abuzz, I tell you! – after one Sean McGinn didn’t get enough responses from women through Match.com and decided to literally make a Federal case out of it. His lawyers’ claim is that the Match.com policy of allowing everyone to make their profiles public, while not allowing contact unless both […]

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The Most Important Trait for Men, and How to Get It.

June 2, 2009 Living

The best things in life are earned. Trust. Respect. Knowledge. The free CD I get for buying 12 at my local record store. Probably the most important trait in a man’s life is what pickup artists call “inner game,” and what the average woman’s Match.com profile calls “comfortable in your own skin”: plain old-fashioned confidence. […]

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Two Truths and a Lie

May 12, 2009 Mating & Dating

People like slogans, platitudes and mottos. From “Your attitude determines your altitude” to “Don’t tase me, bro” to “I’m lovin’ it,” they stick in your mind, for better or worse. Today let’s talk about the most common slogans a single guy will see, whether in a pickup artist’s blog or Men’s Journal. They’re well-meaning platitudes, […]

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