Gentleman Scholar

A Gentleman’s Guide to the Umbrella

Where to buy a good one? Can I text and umbrella? Should I walk that cute woman home in the rain?

April 2 2014 5:37 PMIn Which Pocket Does a Gentleman Keep His Cellphone?Plus: Advice about nipple rings and “the casual forearm roll.”
March 19 2014 6:22 PMA Crash Course in CrashingHow old is too old to crash on your buddy’s couch? Also: Advice on avoiding unwanted conversations.
March 5 2014 5:22 PMBlunt AdviceWhich recreational drugs should a gentleman use?
Feb. 19 2014 2:46 PMIs It Always Rude to Point at Other People?
Feb. 5 2014 4:55 PMWhat Kind of Lingerie Does a Gentleman Buy for Valentine’s Day?Overthinking underthings.
Jan. 15 2014 5:31 PMTake a Bow!The ins and outs of a gentleman’s bow-tie collection.
Dec. 26 2013 12:46 PMThe Year in Gentlemanly Advice 2013Addenda, errata, and follow-ups, plus some advice about peeing in pay phones.
Dec. 4 2013 5:02 PMWhy Can’t I Button the Bottom Button of My Jacket?Also, am I definitely gross if I compliment a woman on her haircut?
Nov. 20 2013 3:00 PMYes, There Is Great Music for Kids out There—Well, Better Than Raffi, Anyway
Nov. 6 2013 8:37 AMI Want to Tell My Straight Best Friend About My Gay ThreesomeDoes a gentleman kiss (and kiss) and tell?
Oct. 16 2013 4:13 PMWhat Should a Gentleman Smell Like?Bay rum.
Sept. 25 2013 5:55 PMGentlemen Don’t Let Fellow Gentlemen Drive DrunkBut how to stop a bull-headed, belligerent gentleman from getting behind the wheel?
Aug. 28 2013 3:42 PMShould a Gentleman Trim His Body Hair?If it’s gross, yes.
Aug. 14 2013 2:23 PMA Gentleman’s Guide to the ShoreOyster advice! Boating etiquette! Ween!
July 24 2013 1:50 PMDo I Look Lame in This Baby Björn?How a gentleman rocks the new-dad look.
March 26 2014 6:48 PMUnder What Circumstances Should a Gentleman Fight a Duel in 2014?
March 12 2014 4:19 PMGentlemen’s RightsWhat to make of men’s rights activists, collar stays, and cohabitation.
Feb. 26 2014 3:50 PMHow Does a Gentleman Keep Both His Wife and His Mistress Happy?
Feb. 12 2014 3:33 PMWhat Kind of Dessert Does a “Real” Man Make for His In-Laws?Culinary advice for gentlemen-in-training.
Jan. 22 2014 4:38 PMA Gentleman Does Not Leave His Shirt Untucked Like Some Kind of D-Bag
Jan. 2 2014 2:31 PMIf a Gentleman Sees Something, Must He Say Something?Even if it means we’ll be sitting in the subway for an hour while the cops deal with a public masturbator?
Dec. 11 2013 5:04 PMDoes the Gentleman Use His Phone at the Urinal?Depends who’s calling.
Nov. 27 2013 9:05 AM“A Beastly Game Played By Beasts”What’s a gentleman to do about football at Thanksgiving?
Nov. 13 2013 9:45 AMA Gentleman’s Guide to Gentleman’s ClubsThe kind with naked ladies, or the kind with no ladies at all.
Oct. 23 2013 3:21 PMIs There Room for the Gentleman in Modern Feminism?A debate between the Gentleman Scholar and Book of Jezebel editor Anna Holmes.
Oct. 2 2013 4:32 PMWhat Does Manhood Mean in 2013?Stop defining manhood against women. Start defining it against boys. And go get a good shave.
Sept. 11 2013 10:47 AMShould I Make Small Talk With My Boss While We’re Both Peeing?Also: Can short gentlemen still be masculine?
Aug. 21 2013 11:31 AMI’m an Older Gentleman. Why Do Clerks Love to Call Me Young Man?Sir, buddy, youngblood, hoss: What to call someone whose name you don’t know.
July 31 2013 7:30 AMAre My Flirty Texts to Female Friends Too Flirty?My girlfriend thinks so.
July 17 2013 2:32 PMDo I Have to Read My Friend’s Novel?What should a gentleman read instead?

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