Archives for June 2012


How To Talk Your Girlfriend Into Adventure Travel

What’s life without a little adventure, right? Sure, there’s comfort and value in a little routine, but we are, in our human hearts, craving some excitement. But adventure, almost by definition, is not without a little peril. Maybe even more than a little. That’s part of its charm. As a man, some (or a lot) danger might be okay. After all, we’re tough, rough, and ready to rumble. At least we th …


7 Party Essentials Your Party Can’t Be Great Without

A party without these essentials is not a party. Were you a guest at a party without party supplies and essentials? Not pleasant, not very festive. Celebrating for any reason deserves a party with all the party needs. Here are seven essentials your party can't be great without. Theme defines celebration. A party is not a party without a theme. Without a theme the festivities would just be your …


4 Grilled Desserts You Didn’t Even Know Existed

Your cookout has been a success. Whether you’ve served steaks for two or burgers for 50 you have fed the hungry, conquered the flame, and shown your prowess with a spatula. But now it’s time to end the night with Popsicles or brownies. But a true grill master knows that his grill can produce desserts just as good as any kitchen. Here are four basic grilled desserts every man should know how to mak …


Nike Hyperdunk+

Wouldn’t it be cool if, in a training session or pickup game, you could track how quickly you moved, how high you jumped and how much you hustled? Now you can... CONTINUED


4 Ways to Turn Shyness into Charisma

Believe it or not, you can transform yourself from a wallflower into the life of the party—and win over a lot of lovely ladies in the process—simply by learning and practicing new personal habits and skills. Our dating expert explains how.


6 Ways Knowing A Club Promoter Can Improve Your Life

If you love the nightlife, drunk chicks and rubbing elbows with the A-list, you have to be friends with at least one club promoter. Knowing a club promoter can improve your life in more ways than one, and here are the top six reasons you should schmooze up to these professional party populators! Party 24/7! The hippest, hottest clubs have something cool happening everyday of the week, especiall …


How to Make The Perfect Backyard Burger

Every summer millions of men will serve dry, tasteless beef patties cooked over fiery infernos more reminiscent of hell than any professional culinary tool. Many of these men don’t mean to do harm, but simply don’t know how to do any better. With these simple tips you can take yourself out of this number and become one of the few, the proud, the men who can actually grill a hamburger. Charcoal …


So You Want To Climb A 14er? How To Get In Shape For A Big Hike

Hiking is good for you–and a lot more fun than walking around a track. But if you're looking to go big and tackle say, one of the 88 fourteeners (mountains over 14,000 feet above sea level) in the United States, you're going to need to prepare. After all, this isn’t a walk in the park. Here are some tips to get you in shape for The Big One. Baby Steps. Training. You can’t just go for it first t …


How to Build a Survival Kit

As president of the Survival Training School of California, Thomas Coyne knows a thing or two about making his way in the wild. So if you want to look like a total badass the next time you and your crew lose the trail on a hike, simply throw the five elements described in this video into your day pack. They just might save your life. Bonus tip: Always make sure there's at least one person in your …


How to Make the La Perla Cocktail

Looking for a little something different in your tequila cocktail? Master mixologist Jacques Bezuidenhout of San Francisco's Eastside West Restaurant & Bar has created just the thing.


5 Rules for Surviving City Nightlife

It’s pretty simple. You want to drink fine spirits, hang with friends, listen to music and talk to pretty women. But the bar and club scene is rife with hazards. Stick to these commandments and you just might make it out alive. And have a hell of an evening, too.


Im-Pressed Letterpress Stationery

The Web has all but eliminated paper correspondence, but for a personal touch on communication nothing beats a handwritten letter. Particularly when you pen that missive on a stylishly festooned card, like these guy-friendly offerings from Im-Pressed... CONTINUED


The 7 Dumbest Things Your Friends Will Do On The 4th Of July

You may want to claim independence from your friends on the 4th of July if they turn out not to be the sharpest tool in the patriotic shed. July 4th marks a time of celebrating America's historical break from the grips of a British King. July 4th is the name and independence is the game. But when is it time for your friends to stop playing? Don't drink and dive. The world appears easier when dr …


6 Business Gadgets You Should Actually Buy

Face it—almost everybody's living the fast life these days. Staying connected and ogling at that nifty new iPhone screen every once in a while isn't just a past time—it's a necessity. Which working souls wouldn't want to make their life easy by grabbing the latest toys the industry has to offer? But with so much jargon and so many items to choose from, gadgets that are actually useful can be easil …


6 Grilling Cocktails Every Grillmaster Should Drink

The job of grillmaster needs to come with perks. You are having friends and family over and you have taken on the responsibility of providing your guests with a delicious meal. This is a big job and when you do the work to accomplish your goal, you will certainly work up a big thirst. You need a refreshing cocktail to tide you over. Here are 6 cocktails every grillmaster should drink. Gin a …


6 Must-Try Summer Sandwiches

Combined with a cold beer, outside seating and pleasant thoughts of just how far away winter is, the perfect sammy can’t be beat this time of year. Here are six meat-and-bread combos you’ve gotta sink your teeth into—and the best places to get them.


4 Things You Should Never Do The Morning After Sex

No matter what your intentions were or what they are going to be, there are four things you should never do the morning after sex. If you are looking to proceed in your relationship with the woman, the morning after should be viewed as a bridge between a night of passion and any future communication. If you were just looking for a one-night stand and didn't make that clear ahead of time, you shoul …


7 Ideas For Turning A Friend Into A Girlfriend

It can happen during high school, college and once you are in the working world. You meet a woman and you like her and you are attracted to her. She likes you also, just not in "that way." She wants to be friends. When many of your friends meet women, they end up in bed with them or never seeing them again. But you have cultivated a friendship with this woman, hoping you can change her thinking. H …


Sexy Comedy With Ted’s Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis joins up with longtime employer Seth McFarlane again, this time for a live-action comedy alongside Mark Wahlberg and a talking teddy bear.


Speakeasy, Episode 7: Oscar Nuñez

Seven episodes? This calls for tequila! Or at least tequila gimlets, which is what Paul F. Tompkins and The Office’s Oscar Nuñez sip as they discuss dental technology, shoplifting and trippin’ balls. In other words, Oscar’s childhood. Enjoy.


10 Writers Every Man Should Read

As you head for the beach, pack a book that’s packing some testosterone. The powerful prose of these manly authors will practically put hair on your chest.


A Man’s Guide To Street Art

Even if you are one of those snooty people who brag about knowing every single detail in every single Renoir painting, you may be clueless when it comes to street art. Unlike your traditional Renoirs and Monets, street art does not necessarily hang out at museums, but rather expresses itself right on the street or any public space. The canvas may be the street itself, or it could be the sidewalk p …