"I recently found an 127-year-old tobacco shop near my office that carries a large variety of vintage/hard to find grooming products for me. They have Lucky Tiger, all of the Clubman scents, a great selection of blades, safety razors, shave soaps,…"
"I have a lot of expensive EDT's and Aftershaves, but when it come to cheapo, old school fragrances, I have real soft spot for Brut Classic Cologne. Always have a bottle in the house and have done for decades.
It's a really pleasant, clean…"
"I'll second the recommendation for Zenni Optical. i use them whenever I have to wear glasses, and their optical quality is astonishing at any price. And they have such a huge selection that it's hard to go wrong.
"I'm having the worst time finding glasses currently.
If you go to any standard "chain" optometry store, there are practically no choices other than that exceedingly ugly, sever rectangle look.
I want perfectly round,…"
"I was reminded of Pinaud Clubman when I read the AoM article about how to smell like a barbershop. As a kid, I used to go to the barber, and he always had bottles of that gold liquid with the burma-green label and top-hat-sporting dandy. I…"
"I'm a little confused by this response. Ash didn't mention anything about being a "girly man" or moving all over the country. Being Catholic has nothing to do with wanderlust or behaving in an effeminate manner. I think Ash hit…"
"If your Protestant friend believes in the power of prayer, this should be pretty easy to explain. Prayer can help heal and strengthen us, so it stands to reason that more prayer provides additional healing and strength. Plus, it can't hurt to…"
"Burning books is just one of many ass-hat moves this cult leader is making. Yesterday I read a few of his other 'policies' for members, especially 'clergy'. The guy is nuttier than a peanut cluster!
But as long as what he is…"
Hello, I posted some kb workout follow alongs,solid stuff to get you started and to test your metal,keep tight and use good form,I suggest that you begin slowly,get your breathing insync,start with the 20,work up to the thirty.Avoid going to fatigue,have seen people puke.These are basic trainers,as you progress with practice and grow stronger,you can invent a freestyle program based on 3-5 min rounds useing compound full body movements involving squats,swings,press,snatch, ect,evolving into figure 8,halo,gunslinger curls,swing fly,rows in constant motion.This is really fighter conditioning programs,however,they translate well into whatever your doing,getting under the bells is a lifestyle forged with commitment ,many people have picked them up,most put them down,the ones that keep swinging gain the most.
"The fetishization of old timey stuff throws me. Just got a real bowler, from my grandfather's cache, and it's uncomfortable as hell.
The old days really were pretty crappy as people didn't know any better. Throughout the last…"
"What exactly is it what you are trying to do? Is this a roleplay thing or do you actually want to learn skills? The things you are talking about take time to learn. People went through year long apperenticeships to learn things like blacksmithing or…"
Hello, I am recently returning to these forums after a couple of years with a new-found interest in old world traditions and community building.I want to combine these two interests by forming a fraternal order for young men to be part of a positive group. Because most young men don't have a lot of disposable income the idea would be to facilitate their practical, rather than financial, contributions to their communities. We would try out and practice old world skills such as blacksmithing,…See More
"I prefer the ESV. I am a theology student and so the "essentially-literal" translation is useful to me since the Bible is the bulk of my research material. For my own personal devotions though I have enjoyed using both the NIV and NLT. As…"
"There are many, many theories about what you are asking. Simply put, your question boils down to the purpose of the atonement, or "why did Jesus have to die?". I wrote a brief (2 page) essay on the subject for a theology class which was…"