Front Cover Fridays #18

Okay. Maybe the coolest front cover from 2011… In this madcap journey, a bestselling journalist investigates psychopaths and the industry of doctors, scientists, and everyone else who studies them. The Psychopath Test is a fascinating journey through the minds of madness. Jon Ronson’s exploration of a potential hoax being played on the world’s top neurologists […]

Just because we’re men…

…doesn’t mean that we’re stupid. Though when it comes to some things, men tend to think with, objects, other than their brains. We’re not here to talk about those objects. I’m here today to help you out with something that men love to seem knowledgeable about, but actually don’t really have much of a clue. […]

Front Cover Fridays #17

Faber & Faber – a London-based publisher – held a contest recently for teenagers to design a new cover for Lord of the Flies. The resulting images are SO AWESOME… The image above won 1st place – kinda creepy, but so is the book i guess. The other images below were some of the other […]

February Podcast 2: Art of Fielding, Out of the Silent Planet, Manly Books

Second podcast! Look out world!!! February Podcast: Intro Art of Fielding Review What makes a book manly Out of the Silent Planet Review See tomorrow’s post for the full Ultra Manly Book Club Out of the Silent Planet Review. (If you can’t listen on your browser, click download for mobile phones or if you don’t […]

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

  [xrrgroup][xrr rating=5/5] [xrr rating=5/5 imageset=grenade label=Manliness:][/xrrgroup]       Fact: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is the best book ever written for young men. Okay, that is probably debatable. You could still make strong cases for Tom Sawyer, The Outsiders or Hatchet, but the fact that it is even in the […]

Are You Addicted to the Internet?

A new poll from SodaHead shows that people are addicted to the internet. Are you really surprised? Check out the infograph below, and then turn off your computer and go read a manly book!  

Front Cover Friday #16

Today’s cover comes courtesy of iUMBC co-founder, John, who discovered it whilst browsing a used book store in the Kansas City area. Shockingly, Amazon doesn’t even have an image or description or reviews or anything for it. But never fear, we have the hook ups. Feast your eyes on this beauty… Fascinating insights are surely […]

Insane Book Sculptures

Brian Dettmer is a brilliant sculptor from Chicago who is now working out of the Atlanta area. He began as a painter, but Dettmer has recently switched to a unique new medium for his work: books. Utilizing surgical tools, he carves out books page by page and transforms them into the gorgeous sculptures. Dettmer only […]

Ultra Manly Coffee Guide

We here at iUMBC have got you covered. Not only do we provide exhaustive information on manly books, but we also keep you informed on many areas of manliness. See our holiday manly gift guide. Or our guide on how to write a manly story. Or the manliest retailer ever. If you have manly questions, this […]

Front Cover Fridays #15

Are you bored with the same ole trip to the toilet every time? Are you looking to spice up your deuce life? Then pick up Daniel Cole Young’s “Kama Pootra: 52 Mind Blowing Ways to Poop“. Positions include “The Thinker”, “The Cannonball”, and “The Butterfly” as well as a number of group and specialty positions! […]