Funny or Die Book Club

Book Club: The Da Vinci Code – watch more funny videos This is pretty much how all of our book clubs go.

Review: The Maltese Falcon

      The Maltese Falcon is considered by many to be one of the best mysteries of all time – going toe to toe with the likes of Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle and Edgar Allen Poe. First published in 1929, this novel essentially set the standard for the crime and detective genre over […]

Manhood for Amateurs

Mechanics have their 20 or 120 point inspections, we have our 5 point book inspections. They are 5 quick hits of our thoughts about a book. This is by no means a full review. Think of it as our ultra short primary thoughts on it. Feel free to read the Amazon review for the real […]

Happy (Belated) Birthday, Mark Twain!

“Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.” – Pudd’nhead Wilson Happy Birthday, Mr. Twain! We here at iUMBC do not celebrate every manly author’s birthday, though we are waiting for an invite to Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s (C’mon Carlos, we […]

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.

Review: 4 Hour Body is Ridiculous

Let me clarify the title: The 4 Hour Body is super ridiculous.  Does that help? The book has some pretty interesting studies (done by Ferris on himself), but the book is worthless as far as a lifestyle guide.  No one will be able to follow this for an extended period of time. I learned 2 […]