Fair Trade Cocaine

Cocaine Is Going Organic and Free Trade

You eat organic kale and quinoa. You bought a conflict-free diamond. You sip your free trade coffee. But what about your cocaine? Well according to James Martin, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Macquarie Univ...
2014 US Open of Surfing

The US Open of Surfing Was a Shit Show

There is a man in Venice Beach, CA that is named Jeremy Searle, though he is also known as the Gnarwhale. Jeremy taught me to surf this January. He's a cool dude, about as cool as you expect surfing instructors...
72 Hours in Los Angeles

72 Hours in Los Angeles Pt 1

The City of Angels is a sprawling morass of a metropolis. Los Angeles is almost solely made up of hidden destinations and righteous food. And this is certainly a car city, not walkable by any stretch of the ima...
Buying a Diamond

How to Buy a Diamond

Things have been going pretty well with your SO. It feels like you're ready to lock that down and get yourself hitched. But before you can pop the question, you've got to buy a diamond. For most of us, an engag...
BR4ss Fitted Boxers

You Need Better Underwear

You can tell a lot about a man by the underwear he chooses. Is he uptight and conservative? Does he play fast and loose? Or is he a brand snob? Undies are serious business, and because almost all of us could us...
defending your castle

Defending Your Castle With a Catapult

Home is where the heart is. It is also where all your stuff is though. For that reason and more, it is worth protecting. But who wants to deal with alarm systems or security companies when instead you could hav...
man subreddits list

The Modern Gentleman’s Subreddits

The self-appointed “Front Page of the Internet,” reddit (and it IS a lowercase “r”) can be a confusing place. You ARE on reddit, aren’t you? If you’re not, go get on that. Sure, there’s a bit of a learning curv...
Practical Meter-w-cables

Charge Up with the Practical Meter

I'm supposed to be reviewing the Practical Meter. And I'd love to, I really would. But it just kind of works. Sometimes a device or service comes along and either works or it doesn't. This is one of those produ...
Element Case Motorcycle Mount

Mount Up! Let’s Test an iPhone at 100mph

Motorcycling is fun and all, but it comes with some downside. Spiders in your face, rain soaked clothes, and a lack of mobile navigation are generally on the list. And until in-helmet HUDs are a common thing, y...