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…"
"I'm not particularly fond of Trump; to me he's like a right-wing version of Bill Maher running for President, and I wouldn't be found of the idea of Bill Maher running the country even if I was on the left.To me though the least of my…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"Every year at lease since we moved to Pittsburgh in 2008 the Regent Square Theater in Pittsburgh has free showing's of It's A Wonderful Life in conjunction with a local charity food drive.
My wife (girlfriend when we moved here) have not…"
"Phrase it differently: not about avoiding bias, which is impossible, but how can I get info you won't find in MSM?
By checking a variety of sources.
WSJ, sure, and WaPo, and maybe the Economist. But I primarily read editorials not…"
"Good luck on this. You'll be hard pressed to find a news source that isn't slanted in one direction or another. I am suspect of all media that presents things in a biased way, which seems to put me at odds with every source. "
Most political sources online or in the media are pretty awful. Most online message boards especially are havens for fighting and lunatic fringe views.I've been doing a little research to find get an idea of what some more professionally written sources are - If anyone can give me some advice I'd appreciate.On the bottom of the barrel I rank minor blogs, Youtube channels, and most political message boards (where any anonymous person can contribute; ex. Democratic Underground). Just up from that…See More