Andrei Vlasceanu

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How to Make a Great First Impression with Your Place | The Art of Manliness

It’s date night. You and a gal have been out a few times and tonight you’ve invited her over your place for the first time for a dinner you’re …

Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …

From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …

Learn a Foreign Language Quickly | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months.</i><p>Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another …

Using Airsoft for Firearm Training | The Art of Manliness

One of my sheepdog goals this year is to become proficient with a handgun and to get my carry license.<p>I bought my first handgun a few months ago — a …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

How to Iron a Dress Shirt Properly | The Art of Manliness

I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen a man who’s wearing what would be a very dapper get-up….except it’s ruined by wrinkly clothes. I see this …

How to Get a Drink at a Busy Bar | The Art of Manliness

<b>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from AoM’s resident bartender, Mike Hagan. Mr. Hagan has previously written on classic cocktails and</b> …

Save Money and Shop Smart: Know the Style Pyramid | The Art of Manliness

Let’s just be honest: style, for men, is a hard thing to grasp. It’s especially hard when buying new clothes. We always forget our sizes, we don’t …

Why Men Should Read Fiction | The Art of Manliness

Theory of mind isn’t something that we’re born knowing how to do. Children start developing theory of mind around three or four years old. Until …

Improve Your Listening: 15 Tips to Improve Your Listening | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tony Valdes.</i><p>Welcome back to our three-part series on becoming better listeners. In the previous installment, …

Curing Modern Male Apathy | The Art of Manliness

A few weeks ago, I caught the premiere of the Discovery’s Channel’s “Human Planet,” a television show about the ways people have adapted to survive …

The Sometimes, Always, Never 3-Button Suit Rule | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago, we published a guest post on suit buttons, and one of the best things I got out of it was a handy way to remember the right way to …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

Manliness and Physical Fitness | The Art of Manliness

<i>This post begins our series on the five switches of manliness. The five switches of manliness are the power switches that are connected to our primal</i> …

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

Can Men and Women Be 'Just Friends'?

You’d think the iconic movie When Harry Met Sally would have settled the question decades ago. But, much like those two characters, the question of …

Style Tips for Short Men: How to Dress Taller | The Art of Manliness

Short men have always had a tougher row to hoe than their taller fellows. It can be frustrating to be picked last for the pick-up basketball game, to …

Open Doors for Women: How and When to Do It | The Art of Manliness

Readers email us surprisingly often with questions about opening doors for women. AoM readers are interested in being gentlemen and obviously …

How to Read a Book | The Art of Manliness

1. Open book.<p>2. Read words.<p>3. Close book.<p>4. Move on to next book.<p>Reading a book seems like a pretty straightforward task, doesn’t it? And in some …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

The Power of Habit | Art of Manliness

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