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[17 Aug 2008 | 3 Comments | 6,880 views]
Return To Manliness Roundup:  Earnest Borgnine Edition

A good friend of mine, Dave, sent me a video clip of the legendary actor on a recent morning show.  I love Dave and I love Ernest Borgnine more than ever at this point.  I saw this video was captured over at The Common Man as well.  Great minds think alike.
When reminded of his age, he was asked his secret to life.  Take a listen (only a minute).

I’m reminded of the amazing candidness that happens when you reach a certain age.  It happens at different ages for all of us, …

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[1 Jul 2008 | 4 Comments | 9,775 views]
Manliness Trait:  Treat Ordinary People Extraordinary, Treat Extraordinary People Ordinary

There is a wonderful compliment you can give just about anyone you ever come across (including the rich and famous) – Treat Ordinary People Extraordinary, and Treat Extraordinary People Ordinary. As a Manliness Trait, it is right near the top of my list since it is core to being seen as having the manly skills that turn us from being just a guy, to being genuine man.
I first heard this entire saying several years ago when someone was trying to explain what made Larry King, the reporter, so effective …