Kevin Vanderheiden
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The Spirit of Youth.

Started this discussion. Last reply by StaggerLee Dec 20, 2012. 3 Replies

One day, I observed the little one. I smiled watching him with his Ironman Mask on, crawling around, happy as could be. Suddently I recalled a virtue I heard, maintain a Sprit of Youth. In that…Continue

Greetings Fellow Artists of Manliness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Nov 28, 2012. 6 Replies

Hello, I'm Kevin Vanderheiden. Currently I live in Piscataway New Jersy. I'm employed in the logistics buisness, UPS. It is a demanding yet unsatisfiying job. Luckly I work towards an English Degree…Continue


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Reading, Writing, Music
Hamlet, Of Mice and Men, Walden, Leaves of Grass, Bill Budd
Kung pow, Fight Club, American Beauty
Tool, Down, Pantera, A Perfect Circle
This body holding me reminds me of my own mortality
- Maynard James Keenan

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Gran Torino

Posted on July 18, 2011 at 11:47am 0 Comments

So I watched the movie Gran Torino over the weekend. It was my second time and since them I've strove to look for examples of Manliness everywhere. Here are my impressions of examples of Manliness from Walt Kowalski.



Walt Kowalski rearly ever asks for help. He strives to go all he can on his own. He is a capible handy man. Able to fix any normal houshold repair. Walt mows his own lawn with his push mower. He never admits to his own weakness and failing…


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