Mr. Cook's Page

Latest Activity

gabe Chrsty commented on Mr. Cook's photo
Thumbnail

Papa

"Can anyone find anything manlier than the Thompson Model 1928?"
Jan 26, 2010
Sam commented on Mr. Cook's photo
Thumbnail

hemingway

"This is an album cover waiting to happen. I like how (I think) he's in a bathroom when this was taken."
Sep 6, 2009
Mr. Cook joined Brett McKay's group
Thumbnail

Evangelists of Manliness

A group dedicated to helping spread the good word of manliness.
Aug 26, 2009
thehuhman left a comment for Mr. Cook
"Happy Birthday!"
Aug 9, 2009
Michael J. Austin left a comment for Mr. Cook
"Here's hoping that your birthday is that of GREATNESS !!!!!"
Aug 9, 2009
Dave commented on Mr. Cook's photo
Thumbnail

bullfight

"Fantastic photo! Did you take it? The elegance, the grace and imminence of death is all brilliantly captured. Having Spanish heritage (I'm Peruvian) these images have a deep resonance"
May 31, 2009
Mr. Cook joined Bill Teeple's group
Thumbnail

Manly Hats!

The hat, distinguished by having a brim all the way around, is manly. Let's talk about hats.
May 18, 2009
Mr. Cook joined Tim Plett's group
Thumbnail

The manly art of coffee

For coffee lovers and home roasters
Apr 14, 2009
Jim commented on Mr. Cook's photo
Thumbnail

hemingway

"Oi...now there's a manly man. Hemingway laid down the rules. We just follow."
Apr 10, 2009
Brett McKay and Mr. Cook are now friends
Apr 4, 2009
Mr. Cook joined Wil Harper's group
Thumbnail

Scotch Connoisseurs

A place to discuss scotch and all that goes along with it.
Apr 2, 2009
Mr. Cook posted videos
Apr 2, 2009
Mr. Cook posted a blog post

How to...

Master the perfect martini ©------------------------------------- "Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it."-- W.C. FieldsIt's an argument that has plagued modern man since the dawn of time. Well, since the early fifties, at least. Just how does one make the "perfect martini"? If you ask ten different martini drinkers, my bet is you'll get ten different answers. Most will be crap. Gentle readers, I intend to put this query to bed, for once and for…See More
Apr 1, 2009
Mr. Cook posted a video
Mar 31, 2009
Mr. Cook posted photos
Mar 31, 2009
Mr. Cook updated their profile
Mar 12, 2009

Profile Information

Interests
Baseball, The Sweet Science, Formula one, European Rally, coffee, painting, gin, scotch, whiskey, bowling, wearing fezzes
Books
Henry Miller, Hemingway, Beckett, "Buk, Artaud, Osamu Dazai (modern Japanese fiction in general), Raymond Chandler, Ross MacDonald, Bruno Schulz
Movies
Lynch, anything with Mitchum, The Sand Pebbles, The Bridge on the River Kwai, anything with Kim Novak, Hitchcock, Samurai pics, Sean Connery 007, The Right Stuff, westerns, etc...
Music
Jazz up to 1962 (Mingus, Cannonball Adderley, Gerry Mulligan, Brubeck, Chet Baker, 'Trane, etc), soul, early Country (Hank Sr., Roger Miller, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Tammy Wynette, etc), classical, Opera, Sinatra, and Tom Waits
Quote
"The path to enlightenment is littered with the bodies of the ignorant."

~~ Miyamoto Mushashi

Mr. Cook's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Mr. Cook's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Mr. Cook's Blog

How to...

Posted on April 1, 2009 at 11:28pm 0 Comments

Master the perfect martini ©

-------------------------------------







"Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it."





-- W.C. Fields




It's an argument that has plagued modern man since the dawn of time. Well, since the early fifties, at least. Just how does one make the "perfect martini"? If you ask ten different martini drinkers, my bet is you'll get ten different answers. Most…
Continue

Comment Wall (3 comments)

You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!

Join Art of Manliness

At 6:42pm on August 9, 2009, thehuhman said…
Happy Birthday!
At 5:20am on August 9, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
Here's hoping that your birthday is that of GREATNESS !!!!!
At 12:56pm on March 12, 2009, Brett McKay said…
Mr. Cook-

Loving the cool vintage pics you've posted. Pretty dang awesome.
 
 
 

Latest Activity

Sean O' replied to David F.'s discussion Signed up for the Gym. Asking for a Clue.
"No worries, I get where you are coming from. I was looking at the OP and then the post that said "slowly start inching towards the compound lifts". A relatively healthy person should not have to slowly work towards compound…"
1 minute ago
Josh Allen commented on Josh Allen's photo
Thumbnail

I Radiate Success

"Daniel that suit you are wearing in your photo did not cost as much as mine so it is not comparable, I can't see your shoes so thats out of the question. But this isn't about the suit this is about envy and hatred towards me from 95% of…"
1 minute ago
Pedro Angel Serrano posted a video

Mister Rogers - "Happy Birthday! We Celebrate You!"

Books, toys and DVD's can be found at http://www.shoppbs.org Key word: Mister Rogers You can watch full episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood at http://pbs...
4 minutes ago
Pale Horse replied to Lon R.'s discussion Contemporary Christian Music in the group Christian Men
"I agree wholeheartedly. Very few CCM songs and groups appeal to me, and when they do, it's because of what Nathanael mentioned. That up-and-coming band For King and Country is a big offender. Saying "Fix my eye-eye, eye-eye-eyes on…"
11 minutes ago
Steve Dallas replied to Rick Shelton's discussion Lifted Jeep
"Jealous!!!!  Looks nice"
11 minutes ago
Pale Horse replied to Lon R.'s discussion Contemporary Christian Music in the group Christian Men
"Very insightful. When I think of my favorite CCM artists, I too notice that they push the boundaries of CCM and Praise & Worship (think Chris Tomlin, David Crowder)."
16 minutes ago
Steve Dallas replied to Steve Dallas's discussion Michigan fishing in the group Fishermen
"As always, took too much. Got some tackle while there, just used a very light setup and we just slowly trolled each time we went outCaught a couple pike(longest about 19" so I had to throw back, lots of perch(only one keeper) and a couple…"
17 minutes ago
Steve Dallas commented on Josh Allen's photo
Thumbnail

I Radiate Success

"What exactly are you doing with your hands? Showing how high your pants come up?"
19 minutes ago

© 2014   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service