“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.
Downward-Facing TogsWhat should a dude wear to yoga class?
My Friend Doesn’t Wear a BeltIs he a chump or what?
Let’s Talk About ExHow much can I say about my old girlfriend to my new girlfriend?
Bachelor of DesignThe history, future, and proper appointments of the bachelor pad.
Dress Codes DecodedWhat does “dress to impress” mean? “Smart casual”? “Grown and sexy”?
How Should a Gentleman Wear His Sideburns?Plus, advice on dating and International Men’s Day.
Joint ActionIs putting your elbows on the table really so bad?
Turning 40A gift guide for the new quadragenarian in your life.
Masters in CommunicationsHow to text, and sext, like a gentleman.
Blood Before Bud?Must a gentleman’s brother always be the best man at his wedding?
Should Men Still Open Doors for Women?
How Should a Fat Man Wear His Trousers?At the waist? Below the waist? With suspenders?
Is It Acceptable to Scold One’s Friends’ Kids?When and how to correct other people’s children.
How to Rescue a Boring ConversationAlternatives to the deadly “What do you do?”
Razor RelationsIt’s OK for white guys to go to black barbershops.
Super CutThe best way to shave your face.
Solo CupI’m trying to meet new people. Can I go to a bar by myself, or will I look like a creep?
When Can Men Get Away With Wearing Fur?Advice for men who think a mink coat would be pretty comfortable right about now.
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentleman?Advice on holiday greeting, uncling, donating, and more.
Baby PhotosMy 3-year-old son stole my iPhone and took some unflattering pictures of me. Am I a dad joke incarnate?
This Is the Only Correct Way to Play Touch Football on Thanksgiving
Does RSVP Still Mean Please Reply?The history and future of répondez s’il vous plaît.
May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives?Or would that be rude?
“Diagrams to Direct the Feet”An introduction to the gentlemanly art of social dance.
A Gentleman’s Guide to Going BaldAttending to a thinning mane with grace.
A Gentleman’s Guide to Wearing the Apple WatchHow to use Apple’s timepiece without looking like a jerk.
A Gentleman’s Advice for ScholarsRule No. 1 for college freshmen: Don’t do anything egregiously stupid.
Can 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?
How Can a Gentleman Appear Well-Read?Advice for would-be bibliophiles.