Those with enough bravery, commitment, and heart seem most able to cope with a world that doesn’t make sense.
Why We Love Cars So Much: Preston Tucker and Paul Newman
Jay Leno’s 280 cars, Rick Dale’s ’51 F100, Tucker’s miracle car, and Paul Newman’s favorite car (anything FAST). We love these things. Here’s why.
Balls, Fire, and Birds on the Wing—Traditions That Remind Us Who We Are
Like these men, the force of traditions is strong with us. Their power as anchors depends on how deep they go and how much they reflect our deepest values.
Man and His Rock—A Tour of the Hard Ass Music Hit Men of the CBGB Era
The NYC Resurgence was about breaking constraints and rules. It did that with spectacular verve until breaking things became the rule, and it let go until the next evolution of rock.
Our Best Friends Lick Their Own Butts—Why Dogs Have Us By the Short Hairs
Toughest thing you know, and reads you like a book. Counting on you but won’t judge you. Take a bullet for you if he could. It’s your dog.
Noir Men: Like Other Men, Only Moreso
They always knew there might be no way to win, but there’s a way to lose more slowly. You might be buried, but you’re not done ’til you’re dead.
The Irish Pub, The English Pub, and The Working Man’s Bar
The pub was a place men went after work, to see other men. It wasn’t a pickup joint, nightclub, or even a sports bar initially. So WTF happened to it?
What Our Mothers Taught Us—Love, Insanity, and Drive
Who put the Jordan in Air Jordan? Who were the 2 mothers of the man in black? Answers here, and a bit about men and mothers—why they’re diamonds.