Summer Suits: If New Yorkers Can Do It…

July 19, 2010 Dressing

What do you wear when the weather gets hot? Well, the answer if you’re working in New York City during the recent triple-digit heat wave is…your suit, of course. In my quest to find you men’s fashion advice that doesn’t involve runway models in cowl necks and facemasks, I came across this nugget from the […]

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7 Links: Tao of Bachelorhood

July 15, 2010 Site Notes

Today one of my blogging gurus, Darren Rowse, proposed something called the “7 Link Challenge,” and I thought it would be a great idea to offer you some great links as well as a little history of my humble site. Let’s begin: My first post was kind of a palate-cleanser called “The Bachelor” Has Issues. […]

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Online Dating: The 4 Tools You Need to Get Started

July 13, 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 For a limited time it’s only $1.99! Are you ready to take the online dating plunge? This post starts a new series on how to go about finding that special girl […]

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Return of the Links

April 24, 2010 Dressing

The old Hump-day Links feature kind of wore out its welcome with me several months ago—sometimes there just aren’t enough quality links in a week to fill an article, and the really good ones deserve a post and discussion of their own. However, when I accumulate some interesting/humorous reading that might also offer something to […]

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How to Be an Empty Shell

January 20, 2010 Mating & Dating

Do you want to be more attractive to women? From our friends at Howcast (motto: “we pay by the video, so keep ’em crankin’”), here’s, er, someone’s take on how to do it: My apologies for taking two minutes from you that you’ll never get back. (Did you spot the complete non sequitur “fact” at […]

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How to Get Girls, the Howcast Way

December 11, 2009 Mating & Dating

If you haven’t heard of Howcast, you’re missing out. From how to escape from kidnappers to how to play rock-paper-scissors, it’s a treasure trove of video advice. Often dodgy advice, sometimes advice you really didn’t need in the first place, but advice nonetheless. They try hard. How to be Better at Small Talk For your […]

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Hump-day Links XX

November 4, 2009 Grooming

I hope you had a great Halloween. I’ve said before that it’s my favorite holiday, and this one didn’t disappoint. Good friends (in good costumes), good booze and good music conspired for an awesome night. Next up, holiday-wise: a Thanksgiving ski trip. In baseball news, the Yomiuri Giants just beat the Nippon Ham Fighters 7-4 […]

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Hump-day Links XIX

October 21, 2009 Dressing

The week before Halloween, and it’s kind of quiet. I’ve got my costume, have been growing out my beard especially for it (No, I’m going neither as ZZ Top nor Band of Horses) and I’ve got my connection for easy party access. If you don’t have your costume, I just wrote something that might help. […]

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