The Perfect Valentine’s Day for HIM!

February 7, 2008

Brothers, Valentine’s Day is almost here in the USA and our stomachs along with our wallets, are tightening up as usual. Here’s some thought on how our brothers in Asia are spending their day, according to wikipedia. Thanks to a concentrated marketing effort, Valentine’s Day has emerged in Japan and Korea as a day on which women, and less commonly men, give candy, chocolate or flowers. It has become an obligation for many women to give chocolates to all male co-workers. In Japan this is known as giri-choko (義理チョコ), from the words giri (“obligation”) and choko, (“chocolate”). This contrasts with honmei-choko (本命チョコ); chocolate given to a loved one. Friends, especially girls, may exchange chocolate referred to as tomo-choko (友チョコ); from tomo meaning “friend”. Here’s how our favorite gems of the female gender will more than likely spend their Valentine’s Day: 8:15 Wakeup to hugs and kisses from... See More Tour Details »

Women Who GET It: Meet Kim

February 3, 2008

Before the feminists accuse us of posting fake posts for the “Women Who Get It” section, we thought it would be a good idea to start linking to these gems of the genders websites. This week, I stumbled across Kim, who is indeed a woman and definitely GETS it! I discovered her at She has posted well over 500 posts over there. So I private messaged her and got a response immediately. I wanted to know if she was passionate enough to maintain her own blog singing the praises of men, and sure enough she emailed me a link. Kim wrote a great post entitled Men Are Great that has some flavor to one of our previous posts when we expressed the views of one Marty Nemko – Are Stay Home At Mothers Killing American Men. Marty had expressed: Men the unsung heroes. “According to the U.S. Department of Labor, more that 95 percent of the people in the 10 most dangerous jobs are men: from timber cutters to construction laborers. Coal miner, which is 99 percent... See More Tour Details »