First off, I´d like to introduce myself as I am a new member to this community. My name is Leonardo, I am called Leonard or Leo by friends and family, doesnt matter to me. I am twenty years old and…Continue
"Well I will second the Star Wars universe, I recommend the rogue squadron books, one of my personal spy type favorites, has to be time clancy's "without remorse" it opens the door to so many of his other books, a warning, it's…"
"6 Pages of responses, and no "Fight Club" ?? Whats the world of manliness coming to?!
All kidding aside, I do highly recommend Fight Club as a primer into the writing of Chuck Palahniuk. That one is my favorite, and then I'd also…"
"I think a book that all men and young adults should read is "A Painted House" by John Grisham. It is not a standard legal thriller by Grisham but a coming of age tale about a poor boy in 1950's Arkansas. Nothing too…"
I have never been a big series-reader, but I did like John Grisham alot when I was in high school. My favorite books involve places I have been or want to go- the American West and Africa have their fair shares of adventure and explorer…"
"Best fantasy I've read since Tolkien, The name of the wind, by Patrick Rothfuss. I'm surprised it hasn't been mentioned already. +1 on Tolkien. Anything by: C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton (both have philosophy, essays, and fiction, read…"
"'The Time Machine', 'The Invisible man' and 'War of the worlds' by H. G. Wells are all great reads for some classic sci-fi. I'd also recommend some of the Sherlock Holmes stories. As for American literature,…"
One of the most inspiring books I have ever read was a suggestion by this site: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris. It chronicles the early life and upbringing of the American president; how he overcame illness and laid…"
"Generally, i like classics. Moby Dick, anything Hemingway wrote, The Divine Comedy (although the Paradiso put me to sleep), and H.P Lovercraft's works being my favorites. I'm Just now digging into Paradise Lost, and loving it. For…"
"First, if you are 20 and helping support the family, then props to you. True mark of manliness. Been there, done that (24 now).
As to books...besides the Bible...hmm. Not an easy choice, as I more like nonfiction. So if I…"
"The deal with Harry Potter is the the author (smartly) writes for the age group of her readers, and throughout the 7 book series, her writing style ages too. They start at like 11, but by the end, they are young adults. They get progressively more…"
Currently the chat, and active member list do not appear to be functioning on any browser, for any users. I have notified Brett, and did not see anything on Ning's site regarding an issue, so I don't know what to expect regarding a resolution, but wanted to push out a general notice. Hopefully they'll get things running again soon. I'll post updates here, if I learn of any. See More
"I can think of a couple options...
1) Look him in the eye and thump your chest like a gorilla.
2) Point at your chest and say "cheers man!"
3) Point at your chest and give him a thumbs up.
4) Point at your chest and give him a…"
I was on my bike and he was walking. His shirt was off and you could tell he was happy to be out enjoying the day with his body exposed to the sun and wind. His physique was not impressive and it caused him no amount of inhibition, he was doing his thing and loving it.I wanted to call out as I rode past, to say something, even to stop and tell him "Me Too".But I didn't. and as I rode on I wondered - How do we greet one another? How do we show support and encouragement? How do we express an…See More