Podcast #419: American Honor — Creating the Nation’s Ideals During the Revolution

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Podcast #419: American Honor — Creating the Nation’s Ideals During the Revolution
What started the American Revolution?  The typical answers are “taxation without representation” and the economic and political consequences that came with that.  My guest today argues that while economic and political principles all played roles in the American Revolution, there’s one big thing underlying all the causes of the Revolutionary War that often gets overlooked: […]
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JFK on the Dangers of Americans Getting Soft

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JFK on the Dangers of Americans Getting Soft
Editor’s note: On December 26, 1960, Sports Illustrated published “The Soft American” by John F. Kennedy, in which the then president-elect outlined his concern over the deteriorating physical condition of Americans, argued for the importance of fitness in developing the potential of the “whole man” and the future health of the country, and detailed his plan to […]
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Get Your Face Holiday Ready in The Fenty Stunna Lippie Like Ronke Raji!

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Get Your Face Holiday Ready in The Fenty Stunna Lippie Like Ronke Raji!
Tis the season to be Cheerful, La La La La La La La La la! Tis also the season to be pretty don’t you think, and what other way to do that than with Rihanna’s stunna holiday lippie and from the looks of it make up vloggers and artists alike approve. Watch Ronke Raji create […]
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kendrick Lamar and SZA’s ‘All the Stars’ Video Would Make Your African Heart Swell

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kendrick Lamar and SZA’s ‘All the Stars’ Video Would Make Your African Heart Swell
The Grammy awards is usually a memorable night, and strong performances by some of our faves make it even better, one such performer is kendrick Lamar. One would assume millenial Hip Hop, especially by male performers would be a dash of cold water but Kendrick definitely brings the heat, remember his performance from last year? […]
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Dimma Umeh on The Powder Before Foundation Technique!

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Dimma Umeh on The Powder Before Foundation Technique!
With the passing times and season comes various techniques in makeup and beauty routines. Now, everyone knows that the basic technique or pattern of makeup application is moisturizing, Priming, foundation and then setting powder, but recently with the changing climates and the search for methods to help make up last longer and stay less oily, […]
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My Favorite AOM Podcast Interviews This Year (So Far)

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My Favorite AOM Podcast Interviews This Year (So Far)
Over the years doing the AOM podcast, I’ve had the chance to talk to hundreds of writers, scholars, and experts from a wide variety of fields and walks of life. The goal of the podcast is the same as the website: to provide information to help men live a well-rounded and flourishing life. Episodes explore […]
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Nollywood: Sold-Out Culture & Other Stories

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Nollywood: Sold-Out Culture & Other Stories
It took a while to decide if I was going to write this article or just shelf it. I’m not certain why I had thought it belonged on the shelf but a recent conversation with O.C Ukeje and Seyi Babatope at the waiting room of Accelerate TV helped me make up my mind. I do […]
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How to Make a Cornhole Game

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How to Make a Cornhole Game
Variations of the game of cornhole — in which players attempt to pitch bean bags through the hole of a raised platform — date back to the 19th century, and today it remains a great summertime lawn game. It’s relaxing and just plain fun; kids like it, grown-ups like it, and it’s so low-key you […]
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Five Ways to Style the Grey Plaid Blazer

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Five Ways to Style the Grey Plaid Blazer
Blazers made a huge comeback in 2017 and we’re loving every bit of it. We all own this wardrobe staple, because of its functionality and its corporate feel. Even though they could be easily side-lined to work wear, there’s much more to them. How did they make such a comeback? They came back in grey […]
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LK Bennett & Jenny Packham’s Collab would Make for a Stylish Wedding

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LK Bennett & Jenny Packham’s Collab would Make for a Stylish Wedding
The Bridal accessory that reinstates the wedding dreams you thought had died and the ones that make you relieve every moment is here and it is a clean state of celebratory shine! One of the leading fashion brands in the UK, Lk Bennett which offers a variety of collections of clothing, handbags, accessories and shoes has […]
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Mid Week In Ankara

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Mid Week In Ankara
Its been such a busy week guys, I have had alot going on lately.Tomorrow is my close sale, I hope you guys would come through, it promises to be fun, with free cocktails. Had a family event a few days ago, instead of my regular midi dress style which I always make, my designer decided […]
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Podcast #422: Men & Manners — Tipping, Emojis, and Much More

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Podcast #422: Men & Manners — Tipping, Emojis, and Much More
They say that manners make the man. But how do you display good manners without coming off as awkward and in a way that elevates life both for yourself and for others? Today I bring back writer David Coggins to discuss etiquette and manners in the modern age. I had David on the show a […]
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The 7 Habits: Think Win/Win

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The 7 Habits: Think Win/Win
Welcome back to our monthly series that summarizes, expands, and riffs on each of the seven habits laid out in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. The first of Covey’s 7 Habits are what he calls the “habits of private victory”: Being Proactive, Beginning With the End in Mind, and Putting First Things First prompt […]
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Five things in my make up bag- Linda Mogor

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Five things in my make up bag- Linda Mogor
Linda Mogor Is a beauty/ fashion blogger for Stylevitae, who loves to explore all the new beauty and fashion trends.   In this article we caught with Linda and got a chance to explore some of her favorite everyday Make-up products. Here is what she had to tell us   I never was a big […]
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Cardi B Lands Yummy New Deal in a Collaboration With Steve Madden!

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Cardi B Lands Yummy New Deal in a Collaboration With Steve Madden!
Okurrrrrrrrrrrrr! Steve Madden might not make bloody shoes but his shoes are definitely expensive,  so why not get the regular, schmegular, girl from the bronx making regular schemugular appearances at the front row of fashion week to represent them, right? For the holiday season, the 25-year-old hip-hop artist curated her favorite shoe styles from the […]
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A Lesson From Ernest Hemingway in Why You Should Plan Your Weekends

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A Lesson From Ernest Hemingway in Why You Should Plan Your Weekends
When Ernest Hemingway was working on the manuscript of a book about his safari in Africa, he played with a passage (which he later deleted) that listed all the things he loved and loved to do. He began with seeing, hearing, eating, drinking, sleeping, and reading; looking at pictures, cities, oceans, fishes, and fighting; thinking […]
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The Monochrome Trend Aint Going Nowhere, According to NYFW F/W 18 Goers

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The Monochrome Trend Aint Going Nowhere, According to NYFW F/W 18 Goers
One of the biggest trends to make a crossover from 2017 to 2018 was the monochrome trend, and according to some of New York’s most stylish it’s much-loved and staying for the haul. Many show goers turned out in their monochrome ensembles or sets. View images below;   The post The Monochrome Trend Aint Going […]
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Podcast #423: How to Survive a Grid-Down Disaster

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Podcast #423: How to Survive a Grid-Down Disaster
We’ve all probably thought about it. What would we do and how would we fare after a societal collapse? My guest today has spent his career helping individuals get ready for such a situation. His name is James Rawles. He’s the owner of survivalblog.com and the author of several bestselling books on prepping, including How […]
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How to Sew Leather (and Other Tough Materials)

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How to Sew Leather (and Other Tough Materials)
Editor’s Note: This is a guest article by Michael Magnus. It may seem like sewing is an exclusively feminine pursuit (outside the tailoring profession), but dating back to the Paleolithic age, rudimentary sewing techniques were a vital necessity for staying alive. Sewing isn’t just about making decorative doilies, but also knowing how to quickly stitch something […]
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Dami’s BBN Daily: Change Of House Dynamics On Day 8!

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Dami’s BBN Daily: Change Of House Dynamics On Day 8!
On BBN day 8, housemates are starting to realize that it’s all a game! I woke up super early on Monday and after doing the necessary, I tuned to the BBN station and some of them were still asleep while others were working out and trying to make the most of their environment in the […]
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