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…"
"Rick mercer isn't a reporter. Sort of like Canada's Jon Stewart (don't want to draw too many comparisons since Canadians aren't as left/right as Americans and mercer on one side mocks conservatives but is equally a strong…"
"Europe isn't 'stepping up' as we now have crisis as a direct result of action again syria, Libya etc. We have a migrant crisis (not sure how widely it's broadcast over there) where hundreds of thousand asylum seekers are…"
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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"Perhaps you don't recall the 4 years of painstakingly trying to get Benghazi investigated, or the many many months for her email server, which wouldn't have even seen the light of day but for an oopsie. Investigations take time. I've…"
"Regarding #4What we want is an investigation not just of Flynn, but of the entire situation, so we can find out the extent of, and type of problem we are dealing with here. Right now, we don't know what we don't know. Much less what the…"
"Ok a couple points which I find salient.
1) If sanctions were mentioned, but not in a substantive manner. (IE: the word and concept came up, but were not negotiated or expounded upon) Thus He could be incorrect about the actual reference in that he…"
"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
""Deep State rebellion" seems to be a phrase gaining currency in far-right/conspiracy-theorist circles as a way to blame the established bureaucracy for the poor management and lack of leadership from the White House."