Conan The Barbarian is the Embodiment of American Manhood Everyone knows the character Conan. Most know him from John Milius’ 1982 movie Conan The Barbarian, where Conan was portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger. This was Arnold’s breakout role. At the time… Read moreConan The Barbarian is the Embodiment of American Manhood
Genghis Khan: Masculine Role Model Some men lead lives so amazing they seem more like fictional characters than historical figures. In western societies we often think of Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, or Emperor Constantine as such figures. But there… Read moreGenghis Khan: Masculine Role Model
The Two Greatest Books On Manhood: The Way of Men and Manhood in the Making There are quite a few websites about manhood and masculinity on the web now. The Art of Manliness is probably the biggest and one of… Read moreThe Two Greatest Books On Manhood: The Way of Men and Manhood in the Making
Lord of the Rings and the Power of Heritage In our western, or at least American, culture we tend to look at the history of our lineage as a stain. It’s not something that lifts a man up to new… Read moreLord of the Rings and the Power of Heritage
Wachowski Storytelling Got as Feminine as They Did When the Wachowski brothers made The Matrix they blew up the entire sci-fi film genre. It was a new story, original and excellent. The story was good and the way it was… Read moreWachowski Storytelling Got as Feminine as They Did
What Makes An Adventure? Men don’t go on adventures anymore. It’s sad but true. In the 1930s and 40s there was still much of the world that Western men had not explored. In those days men went in to those… Read moreWhat Makes An Adventure?
What is Best in Life? Conan the Barbarian articulates so simply what men know deepest in their souls. This time the wisdom comes from John Milius’ 1982 film Conan The Barbarian rather than Robert E. Howard’s brain, though the film… Read moreWhat is Best in Life?
The George R.R. Martin Approach to Writing Every year for the past decade fans of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series have been asking impatiently, “When is the next book coming out?” In 2012 the fifth book… Read moreThe George R.R. Martin Approach to Writing
Welcome to Legends of Men Growing up as a child and teenager adults would ask me about my dad. “Where is your dad?” Or “What does your dad do?” Etc… “I don’t know my dad,” I always responded. Their expressions… Read moreWelcome to Legends of Men