Articles by Brett McKay

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How to Carve a Turkey

Especially if you’re the family patriarch.

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11/13/2017

Manhood and Masculinity

Books on the personal, familial, and civizational virtues of being a man.

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9/5/2017

Fix That Slouch, Guys

6 simple exercises to de-Quasimodo yourself.

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6/28/2017

Boost Your T-Levels, Men

Brett McKay on delicious high-fat holiday treats.

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12/7/2016

Develop a He-Man Voice

You’ll be more interesting, persuasive, and poised, and women will love it.

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11/15/2016

Is Your Index Finger Longer Than Your Ring Finger?

Brett McKay on what it might mean for your masculinity.

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7/27/2016

Live for Only the Day

And for the day’s work, said Sir William Osler.

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6/14/2016

Don’t Get Lost in the Woods

Save yourself with a map and a compass, says Brett McKay.

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5/25/2016

How To Flush Your Hot Water Heater

Follow these step-by-step instructions to get the gunk out.

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5/7/2016

World’s Strongest Men?

Brett McKay reports on the Highland Games in Scotland.

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1/29/2016

Boost Your T-Level, Man

With some delicious holiday snacks, says Brett McKay.

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12/17/2015

The Guy’s Guide to the Perfect Christmas Tree

Everyone is counting on you to get this right.

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12/9/2015

The 17 Best Football Movies of All-Time

Did your favorites make the list? Article by Brett McKay.

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11/5/2015

What Every Guy Needs to Know

About his car's engine. Article by Brett McKay.

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10/20/2015

8 Cuts of Steak for the Average Guy

Save money while getting your T-boosting protein, cholesterol, and fat.

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9/9/2015

The Best Guns for Home Defense

3 favorites ranked by reliability, ease of use, and effectiveness.

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7/24/2015

Organize Your Garage, Guys

Get the workshop, storage, and floor space you’ve always wanted. Article by Brett McKay.

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7/11/2015

You Have To Be a Man

Before you can become a gentleman, said John Wayne.

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7/2/2015

The Guy’s Guide to Lumber

Brett McKay on types of wood, grades, applications, and more.

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3/6/2015

Have Gun – Will Travel?


Brett McKay on how to fly with your firearm and ammo.

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12/31/2014

How To Pick a Lock

Step-by-step instructions to learn a very handy skill. Article by Brett McKay.

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11/21/2014

How To Talk to Your Barber

And get the perfect haircut.

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9/16/2014

How To Clean a Revolver

To increase its lifespan, and ensure safe operation, says Jordan Crowder.

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6/12/2014

How To Develop a Powerful, Manly Voice

Even if you weren’t blessed with one, says Brett McKay.

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5/19/2014

Want To Be More Productive and Creative?

Become an early riser. Here’s how, from Brett and Kate McKay.

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3/31/2014

How To Jump Start a Car

A quick refresher for a critical skill.

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3/24/2014

How To Unclog a Toilet

Like a plumber. Brett McKay shows us.

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3/10/2014

Procreate!


Brett McKay on an imperative of the code of manhood.

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3/5/2014

Is There a True Code of Manliness?


Brett McKay on the 3 P’s: protect, procreate, provide.

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2/26/2014

A Man’s Greatest Healing Power?

Brett McKay and Chad Howse on how to elevate your natural testosterone level.

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2/13/2014

Are You More Powerful Than You Think?

Brett McKay on tapping into your hidden wells of strength.

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11/6/2013

How To Shine Your Shoes

Like a man.

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9/23/2013

Airsoft: It’s Not Just for Kids

Use it in your firearms training
. Article by Brett McKay.

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8/23/2013

It’s a Guy Thing


Brett McKay tests 10 products that relieve a certain problem.

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8/15/2013

How To Whistle

With your fingers. Brett McKay explains.

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7/29/2013

The Gentleman's Guide To Tipping

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3/23/2013

How To Use Valet Parking (Without Looking Like an Idiot)

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3/22/2013

How and Why To Become a Lifelong Learner

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3/20/2013

Don Draper Judo: Unarmed Self-Defense From the Mad Men Era

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3/16/2013

The Hot Barbershop Towel

How to create this luxurious treatment at home. Article by Brett McKay

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3/14/2013

How To Create a Barbershop Hot Towel at Home

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3/14/2013

How To End a Conversation

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3/9/2013

Toolmanship: Your Complete Guide to Wrenches

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3/7/2013

How To Tear a Phone Book in Half

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2/22/2013

Personal Responsibility 101: Why Is It So Hard To Own Up to Our Mistakes?

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2/20/2013

How To Quit a Job (Without Burning Bridges)

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2/1/2013

How To Use a Fire Extinguisher

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1/25/2013

How I Doubled My Testosterone Levels Naturally and You Can Too

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1/23/2013

The Declining Virility of Men and the Importance of Testosterone

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1/15/2013

How To Use Reddit To Become a Better Man: 25 Subreddits for Personal Improvement

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1/10/2013