Family Guy Loves Book Clubs #2

The exact same conversation happened at our last book club between Dave and Cory.

Abraham Lincoln:Vampire Hunter Promo Video

Things just got real.

Next 6 Months for Ultra Manly Book Club

Looking for the right Christmas gift(s) for that special someone?  As always, we’ve got you covered. Announcing the next 6 months worth of books for the Ultra Manly Book Club! We can’t promise that they’ll actually BE manly, or good for that matter, as we haven’t read them yet.  What we can promise is that […]

December Book Club: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter PREview

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Seth Grahame-Smith That’s right, you read correctly.  Men of the world rejoice, for now it is time we read about a man who changed history, we read a classic in the truest form of the word, we read Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The reason we’re reading this should be obvious by […]

Jimmy Fallon’s Do Not Read List pt 2

More great advice from the wildly underrated Jimmy Fallon.

November Book Club: The Winter of Our Discontent REview

The Winter of Our Discontent John Steinbeck [xrrgroup][xrr rating=4/5] [xrr rating=3.5/5 imageset=grenade label=Manliness:][/xrrgroup]     In case you forget, John Steinbeck is the man.  This is something we were all reminded of last night at our book club discussion of The Winter of Our Discontent.  It was decided that it’s our natural inclination to lump […]

Pet Names: Ultra Manly (So Says John Steinbeck)

Pet names. Pretty darn effeminate right? Most guys would agree that it isn’t the manliest thing to have a bunch of pet names for your spouse or girlfriend.  But I think we can also agree that the major theme of The Winter of Our Discontent is that pet names don’t have to be lame.  I’m […]

November Book Club: Winter of Our Discontent PREview

The Winter of Our Discontent John Steinbeck John Steinbeck not only won a Pulitzer in his life, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature–arguably the most prestigious award given to a writer. He was also the last American man to win the award (in 1962). You may have heard of some of his books: The […]

Matterhorn REview

Matterhorn Karl Marlantes [xrrgroup][xrr rating=4/5] [xrr rating=5/5 imageset=grenade label=Manliness:][/xrrgroup] I’m going to go out on a limb and say that Matterhorn was the best all-around book club book we’ve done so far.  Except it’s not really that big of a risk as the book is freaking great.  There have been some books (i.e. Shadow of […]

Matterhorn Book Club Open Thread

The Matterhorn  book club is HERE! Remember, there’s two ways to join the on-line discussion: On twitter. Search for the Ultra Manly Book Club hashtag: #iUMBC, then post with that hashtag to join in.  The official club is tonight at 9:00 CST, but feel free to comment whenever. Add your thoughts to the comment section […]