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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: WHAT GUYS WANT

The holidays are just around the corner and the pressure is on to find the “perfect gift” for your favorite guy in your life. Whether it’s for your lifelong bro or the guy that tickles your fancy, this guide will give you some unique gift ideas that demystify the hardest gender to shop for. Whether… read more

THE 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

You’ve probably heard of the 2014 FIFA World Cup by now, either on TV or social media, even if you don’t have a clue what it actually is. Soccer isn’t exactly the preferred sport of the average American gentleman (for now), but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be able to enjoy all that the World… read more

10 BEST FATHER’S DAY GIFTS FOR EVERY TYPE OF DAD

Father’s Day is creeping up on us and it’s time to show him just how much you love and appreciate him. Instead of getting your dad the same ol’ tube socks or a coffee mug, why don’t you step up your game and get him something he’ll actually enjoy? We’ve gathered up the top 10… read more

11 CLASSY GIFTS FOR YOUR GROOMSMEN

You may have found “The One”, but where would you be without your boys? As your wing-men, these guys stood by your side through thick and thin, and now as your groomsmen, they’ll stand by your side as you celebrate your big day. They’ll do everything to make your wedding day a success, from planning… read more

PRODUCT REVIEW: BEARD CARE, MUSTACHE WAX & MORE FROM BATH SABBATH

Based in Glendora, California, Bath Sabbath is a quickly growing Etsy shop that describes itself as “Heavy Metal Bath and Body.” This men’s and unisex body care brand carries hand-crafted products inspired by metal music and Norse mythology. Shop owner and operator Virginia Giordano was nice enough to send the GentleManual a sampling of Bath… read more

VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

We’re coming upon the big day of the year for couples, and those still seeking their lovers. No matter what your relationship status is, Valentine’s Day is not a day you want to mess up for fear of irreparable consequences. That being said, the pressure is on, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. These… read more

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2013: THE COOLEST GIFTS FOR EVERYONE YOU KNOW

Another holiday season is here and with it comes the dreaded stress of searching for at least a decent gift for your friend, brother, dad, coworker, partner, cousin… your butcher, your baker, your candlestick maker! You want to stand out among the sloppily wrapped 6 packs and drugstore cologne sets. This year will be different…. read more

NFL SPORTS APPAREL FASHION: TAILGATE VS. OFFICE

As the NFL preseason is coming to a close and the official season is upon us, you and your fellow league fans have been preparing. You’ve purchased your favorite game watching beer, retrieved the snacks and followed league, conference and training camp news anxiously. You are, as they say, ready for some footbaaaall and you’re… read more

NECKTIE ART: THE WORK OF ISAAC AMALA & LIZ SIMPSON

Isaac Amala and Liz Simpson are the creative force behind the Isaac Amala & Liz Simpson Art Studio, home to the most exciting and innovative use of ties we have seen and naturally we had to get the skinny (tie) on what they’re all about. Their studio is based in Berkeley, California. By profession, Isaac is a… read more

STANCE SOCKS: NBA LEGENDS COLLECTION

Just in time for the end of the NBA season, Stance  has re-released their NBA Legends Collection. Each pair of these outrageously comfortable socks features a Hall of Famer in his prime dominating the competition—Stockton & Malone weaving their way to the cup, Dr. J soaring through the air, Dennis Rodman posterizing an opponent, Hakeem Olajuwon hitting… read more

THE BEST BACON-THEMED CLOTHING, ACCESSORIES & MORE

A hundred years ago crispy bacon slacks, delectable bacon shoes and greasy bacon ties dominated the fashion landscape. One couldn’t cross the street without being bowled over by an army of bacon-clad Baconiers sporting their thick-cut bacon hats and iconic peppered bacon scarves. Then abruptly bacon fashion fell out of favor. This all but destroyed the… read more

THE BEST OF FACEMATH

FaceMath might not be as useful as regular math, but it also isn’t the reason I had to go to summer school THREE TIMES.  This meme really tickles our funny bone here at The GentleManual.  Here are some of our favorites.     Want more?  Find the motherload here.  

5 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR LADY HAPPY

  There are ways to let your new special lady know you’re thinking about her without coming off as cheesy or being overwhelming. In fact, as a woman who is currently swimming around the dating pool, if at least some of these simple yet thoughtful gestures are not put in place within the first month… read more

YOU HAD ONE JOB!

Sometimes the simplest jobs are the easiest to get wrong. Here are some of our favorite epic failures from hadonejob.com:    See More Failure Here    

HOW TO KEEP HER INTERESTED IN BED

There’s nothing worse for a guy than the fear of not performing up to her standards in the sack. Whether it’s the first time or the hundredth time getting intimate with that special lady, you should always be focused on keeping her more than satisfied. Here is a checklist of six pointers to help you… read more

A GENTLEMANUAL PRODUCT REVIEW: EVOLUTIONMAN

The average man spends more than 60 hours a year shaving. That being said, any product claiming to make pruning your facial fur a little more enjoyable or efficient is worth an investigation. EVOLUTIONMAN touts its “Perfect Shave Kit” as “…man’s secret weapon for maintaining soft, smooth and nourished skin after every shave.”  We put that… read more

7 WAYS TO AVOID A HANGOVER

We have all been there. Waking up the next morning after a night like no other. Cursing the bastards that convinced you it was a good idea to take those last four tequila shots at the end of the night. Now, you’re paying for it with a splitting headache, queasy stomach, aching body and a… read more

VALENTINE’S DAY IN A PINCH

Valentine’s Day will be February 14th this year. Come to think of it, it’s February 14th every year! How do we always forget!? If she says she doesn’t care about Valentine’s Day, she’s lying – so you have to do something special. Here are tips to turn last minute planning into an unforgettable experience. Put… read more

THE HARLEM SHAKE: SO BIG, SO FAST

And just like that, a viral video sweeps the nation. A group of guys caused an internet tsunami, encompassing everything in it’s path, and the initial surge has yet to go back out to sea. If you aren’t sure what I’m getting at, in about the last week or so the “Harlem Shake” has become… read more

10 WAYS TO TELL SHE’S NOT THE ONE

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that dating is not always a picnic. It requires time, patience and enough mutual attraction to keep you interested and determine if it’s worth continuing. Then before you know it, BOOM, you’re smack dab in the middle of a serious relationship. The GentleManual knows how… read more

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