December 4, 2023
Films for the Gent: 3 Masterpieces from Director Fred Zinnemann

Few directors capture the poignancy of inner struggle like Fred Zinneman. If characters trying to stick to their principles in spite of immense internal and external pressures fascinates you, then…

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November 27, 2023
How To Learn From Audiobooks

Multitasking is an epidemic, and audiobooks are collateral damage in the war against multi-tasking. Some people can listen to audiobooks and retain information while driving, typing, or exercising. Others have…

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November 15, 2023
Better Public Speaking for the Gent

“His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy…” – Eminem, from the song “Lose Yourself” The above quote is a line of lyrics from an Eminem song made famous…

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November 8, 2023
Why We Still Need True Heroes, Despite What Hollywood Shows Us

We need heroes. In today’s world, we often find ourselves in need of individuals who inspire us to be better and do better. Heroes come in many forms, from fictional…

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October 26, 2023
Read Like A Gent:  Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men by Stephen Mansfield

“The man who does not read good books is no better than the man who can’t.” – Mark Twain Reading is a necessity if you wish to be an educated…

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October 19, 2023
The Enduring Appeal of the Classic Movie Monster

Classic movie monsters have been a fascination for audiences for many decades. These iconic creatures have become a staple of the horror genre and have captured the imagination of millions…

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October 4, 2023
How Films Can Give a False Idea of Romance

It can be tough to express the “right way” to approach romance because every relationship is different. It’s not one size fits all. But just as we know a reliable…

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September 28, 2023
Read Like a Gent: The Fourth Turning by William Strauss and Neil Howe

This is a guest post by David Ford. The Fourth Turning is a book written in the mid-1990s by William Strauss and Neil Howe that discusses the recurring cycles of…

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