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Being a Good Neighbor | The Art of Manliness

<b>Between college and graduate school I took a gap year</b> where I worked in a restaurant, snow skied every chance I got, and tried to figure out the rest …

How to go tieless with a suit

<i>Some guys HATE the tieless look. And that’s fine, no one is asking the tieites to burn their collection. But when one side spits vitriol like the</i> …

5 Clothing Fit Tricks Every Guy Should Know

1. The Shoulder Into Wall Trick<p><b>What it does:</b> Prevents someone from buying a suit jacket or blazer that’s too big<p><b>How to do it:</b> Put on the suit jacket, …

The Miseducation of J.R. Smith

Is the Knicks' erratic shooting guard misguided or just misunderstood?<p>Earl Smith Jr. found salvation in his jump shot. Smith could always shoot, and …

The Decision

Jason Collins comes out<p>Let us be decent and honorable and do what we can to spare Jason Collins the burdens of history. Let us be humane and not make …

How to wear it: The Allen Edmonds Lubbock

<i>On sale for $197, with an extra 15% off at checkout through today, 4/29/13. Part of the Allen Edmonds “rough” collection. Not all products in the</i> …

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 …

Out in the Great Alone

• Email<p>May 5, 2013<p>Brian Phillips<p>Brian Phillips (@runofplay) is a staff writer for Grantland.<p>Follow on Twitter<p>Facebook<p>Twitter<p>Facebook …

The 10 Most Underrated of Men’s Style

<i>Hardworking, but rarely sought after or drooled over. These are the Rodney Dangerfields of men’s style, where the respect given just isn’t to the</i> …

The Marathon

The race and the aftermath and a dark day in Boston<p>It was what was left behind that wrung the heart as you walked through Copley Square in Boston …

The Hell of American Day Care

It was 5:30 in the morning when Kenya Mire looked down at her baby girl, Kendyll, who was curled up tight on a foldaway crib. “Night, night,” Kendyll …

The Three Ties Every Man Should Own

The Three Ties Every Man Should Own – Simple Stripe | Solid | Pin-dot<p><i>Originally published 3/7/10</i><p>Ties with simple patterns let the cut of your suit …

The Passion of the Costas

When Adam Scott rolled in a 12-foot birdie putt to win the Masters on Sunday, I heard The Voice. I hear it a lot when I’m watching sports. The Voice …

Coffeeland

The first thing Azeb wanted to know about me was if I was on Facebook. After that she got to the less important stuff: Where I was from, if I was …

I'm For Sale

Creative ambition is lovely, but what happens when you need real money?<p>When I was 26, my then roommate was a great scavenger of furniture. One day, she came home with a daybed frame: a twin-size wooden box with only three legs, which is likely why someone had left it on a curb in the first place. …

Dining Rooms

The Body in Room 348

The corpse at the Eleganté Hotel stymied the Beaumont, Texas, police. They could find no motive for the killing of popular oil-and-gas man Greg Fleniken—and no explanation for how he had received his strange internal injuries. Bent on tracking down his killer, Fleniken’s widow, Susie, turned to …

Green Bank, W.V., where the electrosensitive can escape the modern world.

You can turn your phone on in Green Bank, W.Va., but you won’t get a trace of a signal. If you hit scan on your car’s radio, it’ll cycle through the …

Getting stuffed: a tale of love and taxidermy

Does there come a day in every man's life when he looks around and says to himself: I've got to weed out some of these owls? I can't be alone in …

Q&A: Tony Hale on Arrested, Veep, and the Pains of Being Buster Bluth

<b>Tony Hale isn't quite</b> as anxious as perennial mama's boy Buster Bluth on the newly reanimated <i>Arrested Development</i> (fifteen episodes will be available to stream on Netflix starting May 26) or vice presidential lackey Gary on <i>Veep</i> (Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on HBO), but that's a little like saying you've …

Can I Get in the Van?

It dawned on me: Black Flag did not have a bass player. I decided right then and there to find out where Greg Ginn was living, hitchhike across the country, and persuade him to let me try out—just as I had attempted to do when I was 16.<p><i>Illustration by Todd Ryan White</i><p>In the summer of 1981, a young …

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The Story Of A Failed Startup And A Founder Driven To Suicide

A few months ago, on Sunday, January 27, an entrepreneur named Jody Sherman had plans to see a movie with a friend.<p>But that afternoon, the friend received a call from Jody's wife, Kerri.<p>Jody had gone missing. Three hours later, Kerri notified the Las Vegas Police Department, fearing something might …

Why aren't video game actors treated like stars?

Voice actors anchor billion-dollar games but only get paid by the hour.<p>When Nathan Fillion says you're disposable, it tends to stick with you.<p>For voice actor Jen Taylor, that moment came when Fillion, star of <i>Firefly</i> and basically geek culture's handsome older brother, dropped by her hometown of …

Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws

On July 15th, 1995, in the quiet Southern California city of Whittier, a 33-year-old black man named Curtis Wilkerson got up from a booth at …

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Carl Icahn Unleashed: Wall Street's Richest Man Is On The Attack -- Just Ask Michael Dell

<b>This story was co-authored with Nathan Vardi.</b><p>Carl Icahn’s offices carry a distinct museum quality. Three decades of scalps, resulting from some of the most famous hostile takeovers, proxy fights and board assaults in American financial history, cover every cranny of his wood-lined corridors. There …