Poker? I Hardly Know Her.

Can’t decide whether to be a card shark or a pool hustler? I know. It’s a tough decision. Both careers let you have a cool nickname. “Amarillo Slim.” “Minnesota Fats.” “The Dream Crusher.” “Fast Eddie.” Both give you an...
Posted On 17 Oct 2006

Cleaner Than Thou

Like most guys I don’t know what cleanser is meant for what stain, or which one is too abrasive to use on my countertop. Nor do I care. My brain can only store so much information. And right now it’s being used for phone numbers and NLCS results. I’ve always...
Posted On 11 Oct 2006

Shaken Not Stirred

Bond ordered his shaken for a reason. Did it have something to do with flavor? No idea. Ask a bartender. But I can tell you it had something to do with style. Imagine Sean Connery in his white tux jacket, sliding between two 70’s film bombshells at the casino bar, and...
Posted On 10 Oct 2006

Don’t Pet the Sweaty Stuff

Yeah, I know. You get nervous sometimes. That’s natural. But if you take your date’s hand, and she has to wipe your sweat off on her skirt, you can bet she won’t want that hand anywhere else. And you will be forever known to her friends as Moisty McClammyhands....
Posted On 09 Oct 2006

Par-fect Tool Belt

I got a sample of the Green Friendly Golf Belt to test, but I wanted a more seasoned golfer to put it through its paces. So I drove up to see Dad of The Bachelor Guy. He’s retired. He plays 72 holes a week. He loves free stuff. Perfect. What follows is our exact...
Posted On 04 Oct 2006

A-SUMO the Position

I’m a firm believer that every bachelor pad needs a place where a lady can get comfortable. Relax. Kick off her shoes. Feel at home. Add this super-sized, Sumo Bead-filled, crash-pad to your place and watch how comfortable she gets. Unlike typical pleather beanbags of...
Posted On 03 Oct 2006

Dropping a Balm

During the week you’re a working stiff. An accountant. A customer service rep. A shoe salesman. But at 5:00 Friday all that changes. You become a Softball God. A Tailgate Party Quarterback. King of the Half-Court. A true Weekend Warrior. And come Monday morning you have the...
Posted On 02 Oct 2006

Relief Pitcher

Nothing ruins a romantic camping trip faster than spending a half hour wrestling with the tent. (That, and the part where she finds out there’s no “little girl’s room”). Decathlon USA’s design-award winning Quechua 2-Seconds® Tent lets you get pitched and on to the fun stuff...
Posted On 28 Sep 2006

Skills That Thrill

Napoleon said it best: Chicks dig guys with skills. Problem is, where do you learn those skills? Right here, with the book/DVD set, titled, appropriately enough, “The Book Of Cool”. We’re not talking cheesy, Fonzie cool. The 320 page full-color book and three...
Posted On 27 Sep 2006

White Walls Are For Cars

Most of us would rather try do-it-yourself dentistry than play interior decorator and choose paint colors for our place. But until someone designs a house or apartment building just for men, with pre-painted rooms in perfect colors that go with everything, we’ll have to live with...
Posted On 26 Sep 2006