The Never Ending Tax Debate
At some point it’s just about pride. When two sides fight over the same issue for years on end, it’s not something to boast about. Democrats want to eliminate recent tax cuts offered to the wealthiest Americans. Republicans want to extend them indefinitely. We get it already.
Artist, Director and Renaissance Man
The Modern man is all too often lost. The world often confuses us too much to have a chance to simply sit back, take it in and not fight back. Because of this, he finds himself searching for meaning, purpose, and answers. Todd DiCiurcio is not that man. He is a Pennsylvania-born artist who lives and works in New York City. He is a painter, sculptor, music video director and a good example of a man blazing his own trail on his own terms and living life by way of exploration and creation. This take on life is what Mr. DiCiurcio shared with The Dignified Devil.
Helping Man Survive the 3rd Week of December
Every week here at The DD Emporium of Dignification we spend a lot of time thinking about how we can help the modern man survive the modern world. This week is no different. Today we explore the music, the apps, the tools, the gadgets, the films, and the books that will enlighten the modern man as he navigates his way through his week. These are the things that are worth a man’s time, money, attention and space in his Junk Drawer.
13 Videos Games the Modern Man Should Experience
Today’s modern and interested man grew up playing video games. Once reserved as the type-cast recreation of the adolescent hermit, video games have since evolved as a mainstay of personal entertainment. As such, video game knowledge is as important to today’s cultured and well-educated man as is literary, music and film knowledge. Therefore, today we present to you the DD’s list of video games that every man should know, experience and appreciate.
How Our Society Enables Sexual Misconduct
Earlier this month, Republican candidate Herman Cain withdrew from the scrutiny of the presidential primary race amid allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and infidelity. The scandalous nature of sexual misconduct allegations makes for good copy. The stories involve intrigue and mystery and doubt and allegations and refutations and character assassination, elements ideal for speculation and debate, our favorite national pastimes. While the dirty details captivate the public imagination on TMZ, a tragic flaw of American culture goes unnoticed. Today, the Devil explores how we are taught to embrace cultural values which lead to sexual misconduct and how modern men can evolve.
Helping Man Survive the 2nd Week of December
Every week here at The DD Bunker we spend a lot of time thinking about how we can help the modern man survive the wicked modern world. This week is no different. Today we explore the music, the apps, the tools, the gadgets, the films, the office doodads and the books that will enlighten the modern man as he navigates his way through his week. These are the things that are worth a man’s time, money, attention and space in his Junk Drawer. Read the Article
Cell Phone Etiquette for the Modern Man
News flash: Technology connects us all, ALL THE TIME. We all go about our days with a digital leash on whether that leash is tethered to a person, a conversation or simple data in the form of sports scores, the weather, or our stocks’ performance. We never have to remember anything, and we can never forget anyone. Gentlemen, this is a problem.
The Serious Business of Imagination
As modern men aspiring to lead a dignified life, we must develop a broad skill set. Much of our time is concentrated on our business and professional pursuits, generating the income to support our sophisticated lifestyles. The skills we need to be competent, industrious, and professional men do not always translate into our personal lives. Perhaps more than any other time of year, this fact presents itself during the holiday season. As we shift our focus from work to family, we must soften our edge. Ever seeking examples from which to educate, today the Devil offers a study in professional posture gone awry and how embracing our childhood can save us.
Looking Back at Charlie Chaplin
Being a great and respected man can often come with an unseen, unsettling personal life. Many great men of history have been inflicted with this personal dichotomy and even the most successful humorists are not immune. Charlie Chaplin, arguably the world’s greatest comedian, was no different than many of the other best and most successful men of history. Though Chaplin became an international superstar through his airy and unspoken comedy routines, his personal life was much more complicated. Today, the Devil takes a look back into the life of one of the greatest male humorists of all time.
Helping Man Survive the 1st Week of December
Every week here at the Dignified Devil Annex we spend a lot of time thinking about how we can help the modern man survive the modern world. This week of course is no different. As we enter the month of the fat man in a red and white suit, we are going to need certain things to survive, educate, and, most importantly, entertain us. This week we explore the music, the apps, the tools, the gadgets, the films and the books that will enlighten the modern man as he navigates his way through his week. These are the things that are worth a man’s time, money, attention and space in his Junk Drawer.
Don't Worry Yule Be Fine
Hang in there. You’re almost through. All you have to do is maintain a relatively even keel a few weeks longer and this month, and year, will be a pleasant memory. Game. Set. Match. Read on and learn how to be the winner in this, the last lap: December – 2011.