Gentleman Scholar

May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives?

Or would that be rude?

Oct. 15 2014 4:27 PMMasters in CommunicationsHow to text, and sext, like a gentleman.
Oct. 1 2014 4:55 PMBlood Before Bud?Must a gentleman’s brother always be the best man at his wedding?
Sept. 24 2014 5:17 PMA Gentleman’s Guide to Going BaldAttending to a thinning mane with grace.
Sept. 10 2014 5:42 PMA Gentleman’s Guide to Wearing the Apple WatchHow to use Apple’s timepiece without looking like a jerk.
Aug. 27 2014 4:19 PMA Gentleman’s Advice for ScholarsRule No. 1 for college freshmen: Don’t do anything egregiously stupid.
Aug. 13 2014 5:33 PMCan I Tell My Boss I Have Menstrual Cramps?Or do I need to make up a white lie about why I’m working from home?
July 30 2014 4:01 PMHow Can a Gentleman Appear Well-Read?Advice for would-be bibliophiles.
July 16 2014 4:19 PMWhat’s the Best Time to Tell a Gentleman I Have Herpes?
July 2 2014 3:55 PMMy American Fellows!Careful about wearing flags on your clothing, please.
June 19 2014 8:37 AMSplit DecisionWhen a gentleman should let someone else pick up the check.
May 28 2014 2:29 PMA Gentleman and His TailorThe Gentleman Scholar gets measured by a pro from Savile Row.
May 14 2014 4:10 PMHow Can a Gentleman Dress Casually for a Summer Workday but Not Look Like Andy Sipowicz?And other office etiquette and style dilemmas.
April 30 2014 10:05 AMThe Perfect Suit, Hat, and Drink for Derby DaySeersucker? Sure! A trilby? True! But you may skip the julep if you like.
April 9 2014 2:56 PMIs It Acceptable for a Gentleman to Offer His Umbrella to a Woman?
March 26 2014 6:48 PMUnder What Circumstances Should a Gentleman Fight a Duel in 2014?
Oct. 8 2014 1:51 PM“Diagrams to Direct the Feet”An introduction to the gentlemanly art of social dance.
Oct. 1 2014 10:54 AM“I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death”Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PMShould Men Still Open Doors for Women?
Sept. 3 2014 5:29 PMHow Should a Fat Man Wear His Trousers?At the waist? Below the waist? With suspenders?
Aug. 20 2014 4:34 PMIs It Acceptable to Scold One’s Friends’ Kids?When and how to correct other people’s children.
Aug. 6 2014 4:35 PMHow to Rescue a Boring ConversationAlternatives to the deadly “What do you do?”
July 23 2014 3:50 PMWhat Should a Gentleman Tip a Racist Cabdriver?Stiff the chump? Throw a wad of bills in his face?
July 9 2014 4:44 PMBrandos vs. GablesShould a gentleman wear an undershirt? T-, V-, or A-?
June 25 2014 3:03 PMThe Gentleman’s Guide to SummeringFor starters, don’t say you’re “summering.”
June 4 2014 4:32 PMNo, Thanks!How a gentleman responds to the absence of a thank-you note. Also: talking about wine and women.
May 21 2014 6:12 PMHow Does a Gentleman Deal With Crazy Soccer Parents?Also, stop calling me “Nate.”
May 7 2014 9:34 AMHow Does a Gentleman Open a Beer With No Bottle Opener?A video guide to improvisational bottle cap removal.
April 22 2014 11:55 PMMust a Gentleman Sit on the Couch With His Hand Down His Pants Like Al Bundy?
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.

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