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A Guy’s Guy’s Observations About The NYC Subway System

The NYC subways are fascinating. 

Sure, it is a matter of taste, but there are some interesting things happening below the surface of the greatest city in the world. Over the past month, I decided to turn the drudgery of my subterranean journeys throughout the city into a palette of observations to share with you. Mind you, as filthy and unbearable as the subways are in general, they reach a new level of tedium during the summer when the … read more

3 Big Reasons Why Men Should Get Married. Really.

When He Knows It’s Time 

A few years ago, I would have never written this column. Never! Call me a late bloomer. I was single in New York City for over twenty-five years. That’s not a world’s record and I am sure many of you ladies know lots of guys in the city who are not interested in marriage. And I managed to remain single longer than all of my friends and colleagues. But, lucky for me, I met the right … read more

Is There Such A Thing As Love At First Sight?

Is love at first sight a myth or reality? After asking a number of women and men there is one overriding truth. There is no shortage of opinions on the subject and I’ve come away from my research without a clear-cut answer. Most people seem to think that the concept is true, but when I probed I found out that there were other steps necessary in connecting beyond a random look and there are plenty of instances where … read more

What If You Knew It Was The Last Time Making Love To Your Partner?

As the end of summer approaches maybe your relationship has reached new heights or maybe it’s winding down.  Either way, it seems apropos to share something that’s a bit more introspective courtesy of Rod, the quintessential Guy’s Guy who bats for the ladies by dishing out the truth about men.  Rod is the pseudonym of Max Hallyday, the protagonist in my novel The Guys’ Guy’s Guide To Love.  In the novel, Rod teaches women how to win by penning a column exposing … read more

How To Reel In A Great Catch By The End Of The Summer

Fishing and dating – not so different 

Yes, we’re almost at the end of another steamy summer in the city. Whether it’s enjoying a Dunkin’ Donuts Coolatta, a frosty brew, or just slouching down in your seat in a cool dark movie theater everyone has their own special way of relaxing and keeping cool in the hot weather. I’m a beach Guy’s Guy and I prefer chilling at my place at the Jersey Shore. No GTL for me, but lots of … read more

5 Words To Make You Happy, Right Now

Do you ever ask yourself if you are a happy camper?  No? Please do so. Like, very soon. These are busy times and even us Guy’s Guys get caught up in doing all of those tasks that we need to, well…do, without asking ourselves if this is the way we want to live our lives. It’s important to pause and I promise you that if you step back and allow circumspection to enter your busy, worried life you will reap benefits … read more

The Guy To Avoid – You’ve Been Warned

You’ve been enjoying your summer of love, let your hair down, and met some interesting guys – maybe even someone you think is extra special. But before you get too cozy you may want to do a quick reality check with man about town Rod, the quintessential Guy’s Guy who bats for the ladies by dishing out the truth about men.  Rod is the pseudonym of Max Hallyday, the protagonist in my novel The Guys’ Guy’s Guide To … read more

Looking for a Cheap, Fun Way to Stay Cool This Summer?

Looking for a Cheap, Fun Way to Stay Cool This Summer?Then look no further than that all-American treat, the ice pop. Many refer to these cold delights by a trademarked name registered by a multi-national corporation, but we’ll stick to ice pops. They sell over two billion units per year, cherry is the number one flavor, and they were originally sold off the back of a truck by some guy in Nebraska. But those are just the facts. … read more

4 Must-Dos To Get That Second Date

After connecting online and finessing a great first meet up, what does a Guy’s Guy do to make sure he secures the next date? “Just don’t throw up on his shoes.” That’s what an ex-boss advised me before my meeting a potentially game-changing new client.  It looked like a slam-dunk, but in advertising clients have the final say, and I needed the gig. The meeting went fine, but I was reminded to never take anything for granted. It’s … read more

She Had Me At Meow

A Guy’s Guy Needs a Little Unconditional Love Now and Then, Too…

I’m referring to the kind of love that only a pet can give you. You know, when you come home after a hard day’s work and you are still sore from a few punches in the stomach from your boss or clients or whomever you have to deal with in business or your chosen profession. There is nothing better than seeing those clear animal eyes looking up … read more