Avery Kaiser

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The Decline of the American Actor

Why the under-40 generation of leading men in the U.S. is struggling—and what to do about it<p>Is it time for American actors to take a hard look in the mirror? Earlier this year Michael Douglas mused darkly to a magazine interviewer, “I think we have a little crisis going on amongst our young actors …

Seagull Skytrails: An Echo Time-Lapse Reveals the Flight Path of Birds over Cornwall | Colossal

<p>Videographer Paul Parker used the ‘echo’ effect in video editing software After Effects to show the flight paths of birds near his home in Cornwall, …

Linton Zoo lions play with old Christmas trees

<b>Lions at a Cambridgeshire zoo are being given old trees to play with as a post-Christmas treat.</b><p>Real Christmas trees are "like catnip" to lions, Linton Zoological Gardens' director Kim Simmons said.<p>The trees are used as toys by the big cats while others are used in the zoo's bio-burner to provide …

Big Cats

'Gregor' Is a Great New British Comedy About Doing Nothing

Eschewing angst for happiness, 'Gregor' is as funny and uplifting as a movie about being a total fuck-up can possibly be.<p>“Millennial,” “Generation Y,” or, according to Bret Easton Ellis, “Generation Wuss.” Whatever you want to call this current crop of 18- to 30-year-olds, we're constantly getting …

Photographers Capture The Sorrow And Pain Of Global Girls

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. It is a U.N. event with a grand name and a powerful mission. Girls around the world, especially in lower-income countries, often face terrible things, from genital mutilation to child marriage to kidnapping. We asked five photographers, who devote …

What’s everyone reading in Berlin?

Books

How to Decorate a Man Room | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jayson Franklin and Morgan Gagne of Manly Vintage.</i><p>There’s a good chance the first interior decorator was a …

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

George Patton Letter to His Son | The Art of Manliness

<i>On June 6, 1944, General George S. Patton wrote this letter to his twenty-year-old son, George Jr., who was enrolled at West Point. Patton Sr. was in</i> …

How to Become an Early Riser and the Benefits of Early Rising | The Art of Manliness

<i>Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. – Benjamin Franklin</i><p>As a boy, waking up early was something I associated with …

Physical Fitness: Its History, Evolution, and Future | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from MovNat founder Erwan Le Corre.</i><p>Fitness, as we know it today, seems to be a relatively modern invention – …

Thomas Berger’s Egoless Fictions

There are some writers who, for completely arbitrary reasons, pass from a period of renown almost directly into obscurity. The late Thomas Berger, who died last week at the age of eighty-nine, is a classic case: an important novelist easily overlooked in the present day. A cursory glance at his …

Literature

Male Affection: A Photographic History Tour | The Art of Manliness

In my unending search for just the right vintage images for our articles, I have looked through thousands of photographs of men from the last century …

The Cyclical Nature of History | The Art of Manliness

As is the generation of leaves, so to of men:<br>At one time the wind shakes the leaves to the ground<br>but then the flourishing woods<br>Gives birth, and the …

Black and White Photos Capture the Urban Grit of 1980s New York City

New York City during the 1980s was an entirely different kind of city than it is today. In his collection of work, street photographer Richard Sandler spent much of the decade capturing the urban grit found along the busy sidewalks, bustling street corners, and crowded subway trains throughout the …

New York City

Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators

The psychological origins of waiting (... and waiting, and waiting) to work<p>Like most writers, I am an inveterate procrastinator. In the course of writing this one article, I have checked my e-mail approximately 3,000 times, made and discarded multiple grocery lists, conducted a lengthy Twitter …

Writers and Rum

“Writers in this office used to <i>drink</i>,” a grizzled veteran of these corridors once said sternly to a couple of pup reporters, whom he had discovered taking turns trying on a good-looking cashmere jacket in another cubicle. The moral, abashing if not shaming, was that in the halls where once real men …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …