Jon Finkel

Men Should Cut Their Own Steak. Men Should Not Drink Appletinis. Is LeBron James a Man?

David Hill, a writer for NBC Miami, reveals some disturbing dining habits by the Miami Heat’s LeBron James in a recent piece on NBCMiami.com. Putting aside the fact that the article calls out LeBron for being a jerk to most waiters and bartenders, The Chosen One allegedly has the meat demands of a toddler and the drinking tastes of a sorority girl. If you happen …

Excerpts – CHAPTER 14: Does the Best Fast-Food Burger Even Exist? An In-Depth Study OR It’s Time for the Mac Daddy

McDonald’s v. Burger King Burger King v. Wendy’s Wendy’s v. Carl’s Jr. Carl’s Jr. v. Hardee’s Hardee’s v. Checkers Checkers v. Whataburger Whataburger v. Fatburger Fatburger v. In ‘N Out Burger In ‘N Out Burger v. Five Guys Burgers and Fries   The list of potential burger-on-burger battles is exceeded in length only by the number of ‘Best Of’ articles written on the subject. As …

Excerpts – CHAPTER 3: Handling the Proposal (the real thing, not the Sandra Bullock movie)

ADVICE FEATURED IN AN EXCLUSIVE SIRIUS XM RADIO INTERVIEW The truest statement in the history of relationships regarding whether you should propose or not is also the most vague: “When you know, you know.” Guys in great relationships or happy marriages know exactly what it means. It means: “I can’t explain it; I just know that when I look at my wife, she’s the only …

Excerpts – CHAPTER 7: Manly Rules for Naming Man’s Best Friend

Presidents are notorious for giving their dogs politically correct names (See: Bill Clinton re: Buddy or Gerald Ford re: Liberty). Lyndon Johnson even had a pair of beagles he simply named Him and Her. But our manliest president, Teddy Roosevelt, would have none of that. Not only does he have a dog breed named after him (the Teddy Roosevelt Terrier) he is also responsible for …

Excerpts – CHAPTER 8: On Where to Live OR I Hate Winter and I Want to Move to Southern California or South Florida, but I Can’t Decide Which

What an incredible dilemma! I spent six years living in Southern California and now I live in South Florida. I am the perfect person to answer this! First off, picking the wrong place to live can literally suck years off your life. Between the stress of moving, finding a new place, finding a new job, meeting new friends, learning your new area, and then discovering …