I am a scoutmaster for my Boy Scouts of America troop. I am trying to get a compendium of awesome quintessentially American, quintessentially manly stories to share around a campfire.I'd like these…Continue
Got to PBS.org and watch as many episodes of the Wood Wrights shop as they have. Roy Underhill has hosted the show since 1980, and is one of the most highly regarded authorities on hand tools the world over. If hand tools are not your thing…"
"There are a bunch of suggested "manly reading" lists on the main site if you haven't already seen those.
Ernest Hemingway is probably THE quintessentially American, quintessentially manly write. I know that he is popular here on AoM,…"
I am a scoutmaster for my Boy Scouts of America troop. I am trying to get a compendium of awesome quintessentially American, quintessentially manly stories to share around a campfire.I'd like these stories to teach a lesson or moral principle, and inspire the boys to be better themselves.I intend to share these stories around the campfire so they can't take more than 15-20 minutes in the telling or the boys will lose interest.What are your favorites?See More
"I certainly hope not! Madness, especially for Wales as a lot of our customers are Europe based. The UK is already disliked by most of Europe.
Chunnel is fine. Drove through Calais not so long ago on my way home from a holiday. Humbling. Desperate…"
"Hire an ad agency. Start with some focus groups, maybe direct mail. Have some younguns start a social media blitz on Tumblr, FB and Pinterest.
Get some celebs on board; have Justin Bieber tweet "ISIS SUCKS", maybe get into a tweet battle…"
"It's no longer a separate topic, as today ISIS announced they have smuggled thousands of extremists into Europe.
But their main weapon is fear, so who knows. A photo was released of an IS militant in Syria 2014, then the same guy pictured in…"
Cycling, Running, Crossfit, I love the Humanities.
I have begun to study and truly love the manly hobby of woodworking and carpentry.
Anything by Charles Dickens or Shakespeare, The Poetry of Rudyard Kipling, The Lord of the Rings, The Action Hero's Handbook, The John Carter of Mars Series, Anything with Spies.
Anything with Spies-Classic Connery James Bond, Casino Royale (Daniel Craig), Inception, The Saint, The A-Team, The Bourne Series. Classic Cinema- Charade, Roman Holiday, Spartacus, Casablanca, Sabrina, Exodus, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Indiana Jones Series, Back to the Future.
JAZZ: Frank Sinatra/ the Rat Pack, Peter Cincotti, John Pizzarelli, Jane Monheit, Emilie-claire Barlow,
Rock: We Shot The Moon, The Feeling, Classic 80's Hair Rock.
Trance Music, Dance Music.
You Ban Fa (There is a Way). -Michael Hoer
Aequalis omnes-Equal to all.
Awake, my sons; put on the armor of righteousness. Shake off the chains with which ye are bound, and come forth out of obscurity and arise from the dust. (The Book of Mormon: 2 Nephi 1:23)
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"Fair enough then Jack - fact is I don't do it intentionally, it requires background information to make sense. If someone disagrees point blank, then I feel the need to flesh it out by explaining it in more detail.But when it becomes this…"
"I don't know that I've ever been mistaken for "coy" before. Nor have I been mistaken for somebody that can't follow complicated trains of thought.
I am fine with theories. I'm fine with complicated theories…"
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"that you missed the simple observation that women aren't bothered by the same sound in the word "hoist". So -- it's a lousy, overcomplicated theory that is so deep down the rabbit hole that it's borderline meaningless"
"I don't see that any of this dissertation on comparative linguistics, ancient languages, or primal ancestral sounds helps anyone figure why chicks are averse to the word "moist". Which was the original question.
There are three…"