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Kasper replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"Sweet Thursday isn't quite as good but I treated myself to a first UK edition as a graduation present... not quite as good but I absolutely love the chapter about Doc teaching Joseph and Mary how to play chess... good call Richard! …"
Jul 3
Kasper replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"I similarly haven't reread many books at all.  One that I have and I think would hold up to repeated rereadings is Cannery Row by Steinbeck.  Beautiful, and more a selection of beautiful scenes and vignettes than a comprehensive…"
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Gourmands & Gluttons

While other groups may focus on the manly trait of self-discipline, it still holds true that one of man's strengths is his capacity to eat. A lot. Here you can reminisce about superb meals you've enjoyed and share tips on where to get a good feed.See More
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Ben Copenhaver replied to Kasper's discussion What does one keep in a hip-flask?
"Here in downtown Annapolis."
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Gourmands & Gluttons

While other groups may focus on the manly trait of self-discipline, it still holds true that one of man's strengths is his capacity to eat. A lot. Here you can reminisce about superb meals you've enjoyed and share tips on where to get a good feed.See More
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Gourmands & Gluttons

While other groups may focus on the manly trait of self-discipline, it still holds true that one of man's strengths is his capacity to eat. A lot. Here you can reminisce about superb meals you've enjoyed and share tips on where to get a good feed.See More
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While other groups may focus on the manly trait of self-discipline, it still holds true that one of man's strengths is his capacity to eat. A lot. Here you can reminisce about superb meals you've enjoyed and share tips on where to get a good feed.See More
Aug 1, 2012
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Kasper commented on Kasper's group Gourmands & Gluttons
"Just a picture from last year, as it's been such a while since my last visit here.  This is the Copper Kettle Cafe's Mega Burger, eating of which wins the eater a free meal at a later date.  The challenge isn't timed, though…"
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Gourmands & Gluttons

While other groups may focus on the manly trait of self-discipline, it still holds true that one of man's strengths is his capacity to eat. A lot. Here you can reminisce about superb meals you've enjoyed and share tips on where to get a good feed.See More
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Gourmands & Gluttons

While other groups may focus on the manly trait of self-discipline, it still holds true that one of man's strengths is his capacity to eat. A lot. Here you can reminisce about superb meals you've enjoyed and share tips on where to get a good feed.See More
Dec 8, 2011
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Kon Tiki shark

"I love that story.  I don't know if anybody reading this is in London but my small collection of Thor Heyerdahl books is currently on display in a great art space in Deptford called Utrophia..."
Oct 23, 2011
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contents of my pockets

"The magnifying glass I bought at a flea market in Hungary about six years ago.  it says 'Filatelia' on it which is Italian (I'm guessing) for stamp-collecting..."
Oct 22, 2011
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Manly paraphernalia

"Cool, well here's a link to my flickr page with some of my drawings and prints, Native American pipes included... http://www.flickr.com/photos/kasperpincis/sets/72157604290752777/"
Sep 25, 2011
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"“there were some cool native American pipes in the British Museum so I'll post them up one day...”   Please do!"
Sep 25, 2011

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http://www.kasperpincis.com
Interests
art, books, volleyball, food, hard-boiled detective fiction, philosophy, museums, karaoke
Books
Walden- Henry David Thoreau, the Name of the Rose- Umberto Eco, Anything by Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett or P.G. Wodehouse, the Magic Mountain- Thomas Mann, Cannery Row- John Steinbeck
Movies
the Princess Bride, the Adventures of Robin Hood (1938 Errol Flynn & Olivia de Haviland version), Little Shop of Horrors, For a Few Dollars More, Team America- World Police
Music
Kings of Leon, Cake, Kris Kistofferson, Miles Davis, Oscar Peterson, Jacques Loussier, Daft Punk, Divine Comedy
Quote
(paraphrasing..)
-"Man will inevitably only hit what he aims at, so, though he should fail immediately, he had best aim high..."
-Henry David Thoreau

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Knut Haugland, RIP

Posted on January 1, 2010 at 1:48pm 0 Comments

Just a short blog entry from me, but i wanted to mention the passing of Knut Haugland, last surviving member of the Kon Tiki expedition of 1947. Also one of the heroes of Telemark during WWII. Definitely an inspirational character for the Art of Manliness. Obituary here- http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/dec/30/knut-haugland-obituary

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At 9:37am on January 17, 2010, Kasper said…
Just celebrating breaking back into the top 50 manliest men. Whoop whoop. Don't know if it was really worth the pain of my break-up to afford me the time to contribute so much to the community, but there you go... Every cloud...? (Only kidding, I'm so lonely and want her back... oi vei...)
At 5:44am on January 11, 2010, Joe Murphy said…
Well, that yellow hat is as good a reason as any. =)
At 6:25pm on January 2, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Just wanted to say welcome to The Great Debate! Pleasure to have you there.
At 7:31am on August 30, 2009, Andre said…
I see you appreciate traditional Maltese food :)
At 2:57pm on May 5, 2009, Kasper said…
Well, there it goes, I finally dropped out of the top ten manliest manly men. I could never really expect to sustain that level of web activity but it was fun while it lasted...

 
 
 

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