You’re at a party. Maybe someone made you go, cornered you at work or school and you couldn’t think of an excuse fast enough to dodge the invitation. Or perhaps you showed up to a social event that held the promise of being a fun shindig, but after listening for 20 minutes to a lady explain the pros and cons of buying an Accord over a Camry and being forced into a conga line against your will, all you want to do is make like a baby and head out. A lot of men find themselves trapped in these kinds of situations, wanting to stick a pencil in their eye but afraid to make an escape attempt.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Raymond. The Rules of Appropriate Gifting A hostess gift doesn’t have to be expensive, but it should be… Read more “A Gentleman Never Arrives Empty-Handed”
When to Write a Thank You Note
When you receive a gift
List of Banned Items : Explosive and incendiary materials Flammable items Gasses and pressure containers Matches Oxidizers and organic peroxides Poisons Infectious materials Corrosives Organics Radioactive materials… Read more “List of things you can’t take on a flight.”
In the millennia that have followed, homo sapiens invented the wheel, the laptop, the foam fan finger, and put a man on the moon. But men have not yet developed a system for buying the women in their lives meaningful gifts for special occasions. As a public service, I offer this gifting system for the homo sapiens.
Don’t drive slowly in the right – passing – lane. This is one of those indiscretions that not only is a scourge to everyone’s dad’s blood pressure but is against the law in many states. The right lane is for passing – slower traffic keeps left! Driving slowly in the right lane forces people to pass on the left and it can also form an impenetrable “roadblock” for the person behind you if you’re going the same speed as the car in the other lane.
Poseidon (Zeus), 46 B.C. National Archaeological Museum, Athens Statue of a Kouros, 6th century B.C. National Archaeological Museum, Athens The ancient Greeks famously fetishized the male body in sculptures… Read more “Why Ancient Greek Sculptures Have Small Penises”
Your Daily Shoe Care Routine A daily routine might sound high maintenance, however, it takes only a couple of minutes and once you’ve made it a… Read more “The Shoe Care Routine”
Once on a long drive with friends on Independence day, Binita & Tanvi asked me “What does freedom mean to you?”After a brief moment, I said, ”… Read more “#Manbyte : What does Freedom mean to you?”
When you need to sell an idea at work or in a presentation, how do you do it? Five rhetorical devices can help — Aristotle identified them 2,000 years ago, and masters of persuasion still use them today: