The Rugged Male


What Every Man Should Know About The Ocean

“Whether you live 2 blocks or 200 miles from the ocean, every man should know these basics” While thinking about essential skills all men should have, it was hard to overlook basic ocean knowledge. So we got together with surfers, sea captains, and fishermen and...
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Oct. 12, 2017, 6:07 a.m.

Actor Aaron Paul – Breaking Los Angeles

Because of our awesome relationship with some of the top PR firms in Los Angeles, we are able to give you some sneak preview content. Emmy award winning actor Aaron Paul sat down with Treats! Magazine inside the luxurious Absolut Elyx House in Los Angeles....
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Sept. 7, 2017, 5:34 p.m.

Best Beach Camping in California

Summer is upon us and its time to load up the family truckster with your camping, hiking and surf gear for some good old fashioned California Beach Camping. There are over 1000 miles of beach in California, (which seems grossly overstated by beachcalifornia.com) many of...
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July 27, 2017, 11:26 p.m.

Cool Summer Gadgets and Accessories

As the 4th of July is almost upon us and may Americans scramble with last minute plans for the big summer holiday. We thought we would introduce you to some new products that might make your weekend or summer more fun. 1. The Corona Cooler...
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June 30, 2017, 1:43 a.m.

Cocktails And Dreams

As the world of legalized marijuana expands, the manner in which you entertain Mary Jane has become more sophisticated. There are countless products on the market to smoke, eat, suck & inhale marijuana. But did you know that you can also create craft cocktails with...
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June 11, 2017, 7:54 p.m.

Tent Recommendations For Backpacking 2017

Whether you’re planning a major backpacking adventure into the wilderness or a weekend camping jaunt to catch some waves, the first thing on your checklist is always your tent. As a weekend warrior your precious time is always better spent outdoors and a good tent is...
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May 31, 2017, 8:07 p.m.

2017 Kentucky Derby Breakdown

The 143rd running of the year’s first Triple Crown race is set for Saturday at the famed Churchill Downs track. Post positions for the 2017 Kentucky Derby were drawn Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Derby favorite Irish War Cry drew the unlucky...
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May 5, 2017, 10:08 p.m.

Why We Love Spring Skiing

The late, great actor Robin Williams once said, “Spring is nature’s way of saying – Lets Party!”, and he is right. Spring is a time when the whole country celebrates weather, basically. We resuscitate those New Year Resolutions that have been dormant, oh since about January 10th. The dark days of winter are literally over […]
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April 25, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

2017 Best Beach Bars in America

Summer is knocking on the door and its not soon enough for many of us that live in warm weather cities. I recently saw an article from a somewhat reputable site about the best beach bars in America. It wasn’t a bad list although there were some dogs in there (err-Moonshadows-cough). Much like the inception […]
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April 16, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

America’s Best Beach Bars

  Summer is knocking on the door and its not soon enough for many of us that live in warm weather cities. I recently saw an article from a reputable lifestyl site about the best beach bars in America. It wasn’t a bad list although there were some dogs in there. Much like the inception […]
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April 1, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

The Untold Story of a Pencil Maker

As I take in a lazy Sunday afternoon casually watching the final games of the Elite 8 of March Madness, I think about my month long pending writing assignment. Its plagued me all month – trying to come up with an engaging topic to write for our partner and good friend, Duraflame. The thought of […]
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March 26, 2017, 8:08 p.m.

Final Four Grooming Products For Men

Ever since the days I was roaming the quad at Syracuse University in LL Bean sweaters and Air Jesus shoes, fighting sideways rain and lake effect snow, I’ve always loved March Madness. My roommates and I would always scrape together our (unearned) cash and post our brackets on the refrigerator. Then the two week long […]
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March 20, 2017, 11:15 p.m.

Rock Meets Fashion For Children’s Hospital

We were pleased to be invited to a very cool rock-n-roll benefit show for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles last week. Hosted at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, Rock & Roll & Fashion Show welcomed some of the world’s greatest musicians, models, and local fashion designers to entertain and raise money for Children’s Hospital. You had me at Children’s […]
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March 17, 2017, 12:53 a.m.

March Madness – Freshen Up Your Game

Selection Sunday is over and there were certianly some winners, some losers and some teams were flat out snubbed (my alma mata, Syracuse!). The NCAA Basketball Tournament looks to be a good one this year with a lot of parity in the field of 64 teams and March Madness is sure to deliver some excitement. […]
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March 13, 2017, 6:09 p.m.

Bulleit Bourbon Builds A Tattoo Wall

Los Angeles will have a little more ink following the introduction of a new tattoo art installation at 3921 W Sunset Blvd. & Hyperion Ave. to kick off the Bulleit Frontier Works project. This is the first piece in a series of projects Bulleit will commission to celebrate and unite the thriving creative collaborator community […]
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Feb. 27, 2017, 11:22 p.m.

Why We Love The Mountains

“The Rocky Mountains are the marrow of the world. I aint never seen ’em, but my common sense tells me the Andes is foothills and the Alps is for children … these here is God’s finest sculpturins” So goes the monologue from Del Gue in the amazing 1972 mountain man movie “Jeremiah Johnson” starring Robert Redford. […]
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Feb. 17, 2017, 8:27 p.m.

Winter Gear & Grips For The Rugged Male

We are in the middle of one of the most unique winter seasons in recent memory. Meteorologists and Ski Patrol are comparing it to the great El Nino winter of 1998. That said, if you are still mucking around in your old boots it might be time to pick up some new grips since it could […]
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Feb. 16, 2017, 7:36 p.m.

Valentines Day Strategy For The Rugged Male

It’s coming gents, our most dreaded day of the year. We suffer through the holidays and boom Valentine’s Day is on us like a duck on a June bug. Just what we need, another fake holiday to generate business for retailers. Hopefully the person in your life doesn’t place a lot of importance on this day, but if […]
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Feb. 14, 2017, 6:55 a.m.

Rugged Men’s Gear & Grips For Winter

We are in the middle of one of the most unique winter seasons in recent years. Meteorologists are comparing it to the great El Nino winter of 1998. That said, if you are still trucking around in your old boots it might be time to pick up some new grips since it could be a […]
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Feb. 13, 2017, 7:36 p.m.

Valentines Day Ideas For Her

It’s coming gents, our most dreaded day of the year. We suffer through the holidays and boom Valentine’s Day is upon us all too quick. Another fake holiday to generate business for retailers. Hopefully the woman in your life doesn’t place alot of importance on this day. But if she does, it’s up to you […]
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Jan. 27, 2017, 9:55 p.m.