Archives for 2011


Finishing Strong, Looking Forward

In the spirit of the holidays, Made Man NFL insider Jonathan Stewart celebrates his team’s late surge and gives back by revealing the psychology of the playoffs, plus which teams and players could be ready to romp in January and February.


The 9 Best Alcohol-Related Apps

Whether you are trying to find where to buy your favorite microbrew, figure out if you are safe to drive or just learn exactly what the heck is in a Harvey Wallbanger, your smartphone has you covered. We’ve got the best drinking apps on tap right here.


8 Reasons Girls Like Bad Boys

Hey Mr. Softy, if you want those chicks to like you, add a little bad boy to your ingredients. It's no secret that men' class='linkify' target='_blank'>women go after bad boys. The pushovers, the guys that are too nice and the wimps get left in the dust. If you're one of these guys, no doubt you've experienced a chick you've been interested in ride off into the sunset with a bad boy. Why is tha …


Flying Solo: 4 Tips For Going Out Without A Wingman

Having a wingman is a luxury that you just won't have all the time. Sure, when you were a kid, it was necessary to follow the buddy system. But, you're all grown up now, and you need to figure out how to go at things on your own. You don't need a friend to have your back at the laundromat, do you? You don't need a spotter to do your job or drive your car. Then why is it necessary to have a wingman …


4 Tips To Help You Survive A Weekend With Your In-Laws

Even you combat vets out there need tips to help you survive a weekend with your in-laws. There are few phrases more terrifying than when your wife or girlfriend looks over at you and says, "Honey, my parents are coming to visit." Your first instinct may be to hide under the bed, crying and muttering, "Why me? Whyyyy?", but pull yourself together, soldier. You can get through this; you just need a …


Alpinestars Lucerne Drystar Moto Jacket

If you’re looking to ride regardless of weather, look no further than this all-conditions option. Style, comfort and safety meet in one slick-looking, affordable piece. Click the pic for more.


John Legend’s Model Fiancée

John Legend proposed to model Chrissy Teigen this week. Check out some of her best pics and fun facts to get an idea what he’s working with


4 Cheap Restaurants In Las Vegas For The Slot Machine Loser

Cheap restaurants in Las Vegas might be hard to find for losers like you. You lost your shirt at the slots, you're hungry and can't afford much. But that's OK. You can make it a little easier on yourself by heading to one of the locations mentioned below. If you cannot afford any of these places, keep in mind that dumpster diving is quite lucrative. Most Vegas restaurants throw out a scrumptious p …


8 Mistakes You Will Make At Your Office Holiday Party

Oh yes, the yearly office holiday party is on the horizon of your near future. The music is never that good. You can do with or without the food. No one ever invites any cool guests. So, what's the mass appeal of an office holiday party? Simple. You get to see all the people you work with for 40 or more hours a week cut loose. The people that only display a rather professional side to them can't h …


4 Dancing Tips That Make Cutting A Rug Easy

Not everyone can be a trained dancer. And for the purposes of getting down in a club, you don't have to be. Men tend to think too much when they dance,which gives them a rather stiff, and well, unnatural appearance on the dance floor. Stiff Zombie-like movement is only cool in horror flicks and a certain Michael Jackson music video. Sure, some women equate the way you move on the dance floor to th …


The 6 Best College Football Rivalries For Fans

College football traditions have helped give the sport passion and depth. There are certain moments that football fans look forward to at the start of every season. Kicking the ball off on opening weekend, a traditional homecoming game, or even a particularly stirring pep rally. However, nothing gets the blood of college football fan boiling more than a meeting with their teams rival. Here are the …


3 Realities Of Dating A Milf You Probably Haven’t Thought Through

It's easy to fantasize about MILFs, but there are definitely a number of realities of dating a MILF that you haven't thought through. Before you set off to find yourself a hot mommy, you may want to consider the situation from all angles. The world of the MILF is fraught with unexpected difficulties, and if you really stop and think about things, you may end up with a different perspecti …


4 Ways To Get An STD You Never Thought About

We all know the obvious means by which venereal disease is transmitted, but there are also 4 ways to get an STD you never thought about. Sure, if you don’t wrap it before you tap it or you take a ride on the town bicycle, you might end up with a rotten taint. But there are other ways to get an STD besides vaginal sex, believe it or not (and no, sitting on a public toilet seat that hasn’t been laye …


4 Ways To Be Spontaneous In Relationships

Spontaneity in a relationship can be that spark that keeps the fire roaring. People go through stages as their relationships progress. In the beginning, everything is exciting because everything is new. As the relationship moves along, the two involved naturally become more comfortable with each other. Being around each other becomes more and more routine. Now, comfort doesn't always equal a weake …


3 New Years Eve Cocktails That Will Get You Drunk In Time For the New Year

Need to know which New Year's Eve cocktails will get you drunk in time for the New Year? Imagine this: The countdown has started, the ball is dropping, but there's a problem. You're not drunk! You were too busy trying to figure out which cocktail would get you drunk and before you could decide, people were throwing confetti into the air and you missed out on all the fun. Sounds like a …


Matthew McConaughey’s New Fiancée

Matthew McConaughey and longtime girlfriend Camila Alves are officially engaged. In case you’d like to get more familiar with her, here’s a gallery. Enjoy.


Video: Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Anyone can drag their Christmas tree out to the curb. It takes a resourceful man to turn a Christmas tree into a beer mug. This week on For the Win, Mike Capes shows you how to get the most out of your tree after the holidays have ended. Ready your saws, gentleman.


Benchmade 172 Tomahawk

The tomahawk is experiencing a renaissance, and while this particular version has some traditional lines, it’s definitely designed for modern use. Click the pic for more.


4 Things Women Say That Are Instant Dealbreakers

Getting a relationship started is hard enough without men' class='linkify' target='_blank'>women saying things that are instant dealbreakers. But once the woman you’re dating says one of these top four, there is no way to undo it. With an instant dealbreaker, the damage is done well, instantly. And you’re likely to already be running for the hills before she has a chance to explain. The questio …


How To Look Busy At Work Without Actually Doing Anything

If you want to look busy at work without actually doing anything, just look around. You're sure to find handfuls of people doing just that. No, no, don't bother looking at the other grunts like you. These people work their butts off day in and day out. They know they can just as easily be replaced like an old desk or a worn chair. If you want to appear to be working, but actually not accomplishing …


6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Intimidated By Your Girlfriend’s Dad

Meeting your girlfriend's dad can be one of the more anxiety filled scenarios you'll ever be a part of. A girl's father is her number one protector, that is until some guy marries her. And even then, he'll still be there with a shotgun and shovel in hand if need be. But that's just it. Once you realize the reasons behind your potential father-in-law being a hard ass,that intimidation he has over y …


The 21 Weirdest Beer and Liquor Laws

In honor of the last two weeks of summer—and its accompanying sloshed-ness—here’s our list of the 21 weirdest beer and liquor laws on the books. How weird? Fax machines, moose and the Encyclopedia Britannica are involved


The Girls of The Darkest Hour

If you’re any kind of moviegoer, chances are you’ve seen them both Olivia Thirlby and Rachael Taylor on screen at some point in the last few years. If you haven’t, you’ve been missing out. Check out this gallery to see what we mean.


When To Change Your Relationship Status From ‘In A Relationship’ To ‘Single’

Facebook may not come with an official set of etiquette rules, but there is still a polite way and rude way to change your online relationship status from "In A Relationship" to "Single." Being sure about the end is top priority, as changing your relationship status back and forth every other day can make you look like a wishy-washy fool. The Polite Way  Good manners dictate you change your rel …


How To Make A Girl Chase You For A Change

It's not as hard as it seems, getting a girl to chase you. Learning how to make a girl chase you for a change is comparable to a chess game. In this chess game, you know how your opponent will react to your every move. You also know that this opponent has a relatively impregnable defense. The only way to beat this opponent is to use a strategy she isn't use to seeing. Interested yet? Yeah, you kno …


4 Badass Explorers You Should Emulate

Exploring the globe is a much more feasible possibility today than it was in the 15th or 16th century. Now you can book an around-the-world flight, and before you know it you'll be sipping alcohol from a coconut while surrounded by palm trees. However earlier explorers had to do battle with the seven seas if they were to find new adventures to partake in. This involved months, years and sometimes …


4 Unawkward Ways To Get Your Stuff Back After A Breakup

Breakups are never easy. Even if you're the one doing the breaking up. The remnants of once strong emotion will no doubt still be in the air when you're around your recent ex. It's inevitable. No one can just shut feeling off. Because of this, there is a great deal of difficulty in totally severing ties with an ex. Especially if there's a lot of history involved. The more history, the harder the b …


How To Make A Chocolate Martini The Ladies Will Love

All guys know that alcohol is a surefire way to get your girl to let loose of her inhibitions. Smart guys know that serving canned beer and shots don’t impress the ladies. So what’s a guy to do when trying to enhance a romantic date with spirits and libations? Chocolate Martinis! Three things chicks can’t resist are chocolate and fancy cocktails. So what’s the third? After …


3 Of The Best Soccer Stadiums In The US

Soccer stadiums give clubs their identities. It is the headquarters for every soccer aficionado, loyal fan and casual supporter who idolizes their local club, and of course each stadium can generate a substantial amount of money if the club decides to sell the naming rights to the ground. This can lead to rather silly sounding stadium names that are far from subtle in their selling techniques. In …