"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.
"Movies: Kung Fu Panda 1 and 2.
Good God. These films blew my expectations. Dreamworks were never known for top quality films before but Christ these films are amazing; they some of the great american comedies.
The main character, Po,…"
So me and a group of friends have started an amateur Bartitsu society and we're pretty much teaching ourselves the martial art among elements of other fighting styles. While not ideal we're doing well, perfecting the techniques. I organise the activities and exercises and try to explain the basics of the technique from the instruction book.I was just wondering if anyone else has done something similar to this? If so do you have any tips of running these sort of clubs or interesting stories of…See More
"Eh. I think musical taste is directly tied to the perception of your experiences in life and is satisfying to the level of the soul (if you believe that a soul exists). Some of that is generational, some of it is cultural, but deep down a person…"
"Bands currently on my MP3 Player:
Older stuff: The Clash, John Lee Hooker, Iggy Pop, The Kinks, Elvis Costello, Warren Zevon, Tom Waits, The Doors, Bob Dylan, Curtis Mayfield, Sly and the Familiy Stone, Eric Clapton, Funkadelic, Grateful Dead, Led…"
"As a follow up to my December post, I had my inaugural colonscopy yesterday. After being warned, repeatedly, that I would be sedated and unable to do much for the rest of the day, it was a surprise that I was awake for at least part of the…"