the art of shaving like a gentleman
June 3, 2013

How to Shave Like a Gentleman

The Art of the Shave

Only a true gentleman understands importance of a close shave. It’s no easy feat given that it gives lie to the idea that practice always makes perfect: you could shave day in and day out and still be left with results that simply don’t meet your standards. The truth is, a plain old razor and [...]

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Don Draper - Mad Men
April 14, 2013

Mad Men Yourself

Why Men Love Don: Part 2

I don’t claim to have as many problems as Don. Heck, I’m not even sure I’m as psychologically real. I do, though, know that there is something immensely comforting about wearing a uniform; you know who you are, because you know what you’re wearing, and vice versa. Oscar Wilde wrote in his essay 1891 essay [...]

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Don Draper
April 6, 2013

Mad Men Yourself

Why Men Love Don: Part 1

If you’re anything like me–and because you’re reading this I assume you are–you made a kindergarten-style paper chain to mark the days until the premiere of season six of Mad Men. Few cultural artifacts have made such an impact on contemporary public consciousness as this show has, and few creations have had as great an [...]

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Classic Hair Cut
August 28, 2012

A Conversation on Grooming, Pt. 2

Home Technique

This week we return to Jason and Kyle’s conversation on men’s grooming. The second part of their conversation is focused on home styling technique. Mr. Jason Sebacher JS: So what do you do every morning? KH:  For me it changes every couple weeks because I’m finding new and better ways to style my hair– JS:  [...]

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barbershop
August 22, 2012

A Conversation on Grooming, Pt. 1

Finding the Perfect Barber

The following is a transcript of a Saturday-morning conversation between Jason Sebacher and his old college buddy, Kyle Henry. When I see my barber it’s like seeing a friend. Getting your hair cut doesn’t have to do with hygiene or style…it’s the routine. JS:  Hey buddy. KH: Hey brother. How’s it going? JS: Good.  I just moved [...]

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