Dann Anthony
  • Male
  • Salem, MA
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter

Dann Anthony's Friends

  • Liam Strain
  • Allen Winston  Cook

Dann Anthony's Discussions

Having enemies a sign of character?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dann Anthony Jun 23. 51 Replies

Paul Newman once said, "If you don't have enemies, you don't have character."Churchill said, "You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life."I agree.Thoughts?Continue

Biggest BS Story a Guy Ever Told You?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul_of_TX Aug 20, 2013. 22 Replies

Heard a new one today. "I hunt with a muzzle loader. Took down a buck with it at about 200 yards." Before that is "We had a sperm donor. Don't tell anyone, but the donor was Don Meredith."Continue

Tags: fabrication, untruth, Lies

"Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength." True or false?

Started this discussion. Last reply by NoSelf May 2, 2013. 66 Replies

We've all met rude people. I've always taken it as a sign of weakness. In the last week alone:The old guy at a Midas who stuck a finger in the owner's face and said "Who's your best brake guy? 'Cuz…Continue

 

Dann Anthony's Page

Latest Activity

Dann Anthony replied to Hey Man's discussion Quick Question About Art Of Manliness
"Naturally, there is. And truth to tell I give the Jersey Shore type a Hell of a lot more credit than the forever-in-blue-jeans-and-favorite-team-jersey slob. Jersey Shore's trying."
Jul 13
Dann Anthony replied to Hey Man's discussion Quick Question About Art Of Manliness
"Grooming and maintaining yourself is manly, I think. Preening is unmanly. Where's the line? Of all people Sylvester Stallone described it well when he was on the Imus show, once. He described a moment when he was flexing in the mirror, making…"
Jul 13
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
""Dracula" always pleases anew, as does "Frankenstein." Both dense, compelling horror reads. "Frankenstein" is the more literary tale, while "Dracula" is just a pleasure."
Jul 9
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"It's worth revisiting. Just to ask, "Have I become so callow that I ignore what this book said?" "
Jul 7
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"Interestingly, the movie "Cannery Row" was mostly vignettes from "Sweet Thursday." It was a great treatment of Steinbeck. "
Jul 4
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"Hear, Hear. Loved "Cannery Row," loved "Sweet Thursday" which I took as a sequel. Steinbeck's love for his friend Ed Ricketts (who became "Doc") is really touching. Steinbeck's writing is so rich it's…"
Jul 4
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"Was stunned by East of Eden when I read it; but that was just two years ago. Want to wait a few years and read it again to see what it says to me anew. "
Jun 24
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"Kipling's always worth a reread. I should have remembered it earlier - "Man who Would Be King" is one I pick up every five years and appreciate anew."
Jun 24
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"I got out of the habit of studying lines, actively. Now I record the read-through and then listen to it while walking the dog, working out, in the car, etc. Sitting down to memorize is just agony. Try it! After all - you can probably recite your…"
Jun 24
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"I'm with ya there. They're such a pleasure - if enough time has passed I'll have forgotten the resolution and can enjoy it anew."
Jun 24
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"I read this in high school and thought it was lousy. Re-read it as a man and thought it was magnificent, and read the rest of Hemingway. Some stuff is just better reading for a mature man than a young one."
Jun 24
Dann Anthony replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"I reread a lot of the classics from high school English class - Moby Dick and Grapes of Wrath in particular - what struck me was how much I missed the first time, how different the story appeared through an older lens. Those are my motivations for…"
Jun 24
Dann Anthony replied to Dann Anthony's discussion Having enemies a sign of character?
"No indeed - great summato (stop you from being you). And Nixon didn't attempt to kill the enemies on his famous Enemies List, Paul Newman included. Am truly delighted with the intelligent responses to this question - thanks, Devin!"
Jun 23
Devin Foil replied to Dann Anthony's discussion Having enemies a sign of character?
"I don't have a nemesis. I don't have any enemies in sense of having enemies in war.  But I do think that people who want to stop "you" from being "you" is an enemy, and that can apply to a very strange person who…"
Jun 23
Leto Atreides II replied to Dann Anthony's discussion Having enemies a sign of character?
"Nixon was as paranoid as Josh is narcissistic."
Jun 22
David Silva replied to Dann Anthony's discussion Having enemies a sign of character?
"I believe so. Beeing a man includes standing up for what you believe. And that means that someone is on the other side. Character means you are man enough to face them."
Jun 22

Profile Information

Quote
"Hell with them fellers. Buzzards gotta eat, same as worms." Clint Eastwood in "Two Mules for Sister Sarah."

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!

Join Art of Manliness

At 7:45am on May 16, 2014, Michael J. K. said…

Love the Quote Dann and your comments too

Have a great day

At 11:25pm on June 10, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Hi Dann, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Duke Braeden the Lionhearted replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"Historical reenacting, especially medieval might be up your alley"
3 minutes ago
Joshua Wolf replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"The focus is on personal development and community building "
6 minutes ago
Joshua Wolf replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"Hey Shane, I believe your right as much as a group of people who have an interest in old timey stuff. What I am going for here is more of a shift to a less virtual and tech based world, giving young men a break from this and hopefully a new-found…"
9 minutes ago
Upside down bloke updated their profile
11 minutes ago
Doug Casey replied to Lorenzo Von Matterhorn's discussion what is the best whisky for men?
"I like The Balvenie DoubleWood Scotch myself. It is quite wonderful!"
19 minutes ago
Will replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"We repeatedly see something like this proposed (but not with the back-to-the-land skills component).  I think it's a combination of factors: * Not knowing much about existing fraternal orders * Being intimidated by these old guys I…"
26 minutes ago
Tony Wolf replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"Sounds to me like he's proposing something more like an Art of Manliness meetup group, which might appeal more to younger guys than, say, the Rotarians."
31 minutes ago
Will replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"What a gift you'd be to them!  And they to you."
32 minutes ago

© 2014   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service