Author Archives: Jason Kirker

  • GRID
  • LIST

A Phantasmic Barroom Experience

The Broad Axe Tavern in Ambler, Pennsylvania was established in 1681 and it is the second oldest tavern in the United States. Coincidently, it is also reported to be one of [...]

> October 26, 2012 / Food & Drink, Living, Philosophy, Wisdom

A Man’s Look at Self Discovery

In the 9th century an Ethiopian goat herder name Kaldi was sitting reflectively.  He was overlooking his flock when he observed some of the goats acting erratically after [...]

> October 12, 2012 / Guide, Philosophy, Wisdom

What’s under your hood?

“Cordoba. Beneath the hood of this new Cordoba is something marvellous.  An engine that engine controlled by an intricate computer which monitors six [...]

> September 28, 2012 / Living, Philosophy, Sport, Wisdom

Managing Your Expectations

It was a late afternoon in August and the city had the smell and humidity of a swamp when I descended into the cool comfort of Mollies.  Slithering onto my barstool perch, [...]

> September 22, 2012 / Guide, Health, Living, Philosophy, Wisdom, Women

A Man’s Winter of Discontent

150 years ago the approaching winter caused a deep anxiety in the hearts of men. It was the longer and harsher chill that scared them. Not the actual temperature or [...]

> September 16, 2012 / Guide, Philosophy, Wisdom

“On the Bureau” with Jason Kirker

When you lay it all down on the dresser at the end of each day you can see a different picture of a mans character. The brands that talk to us can be a memoir to our daily [...]

> September 08, 2012 / Design, Luxury, Philosophy, Style

A Man and His Mechanic

Nervously I paced the waiting room. I had flipped each magazine twice with my sweaty fingers when the receptionist coolly hissed, “It won’t be long now”. I wasn’t [...]

> September 01, 2012 / Living, Philosophy, Sport, Wisdom

A Man’s Way Out of Being Lost: Part 2

Barbarella slid my glass over to me and paused, “Jay, you look like you were eaten by a wolf and shit over a cliff.”  She was right; a combination of life pressures [...]

> August 25, 2012 / Guide, Living, Philosophy, Sport, Wisdom

Post Apocalyptic Survival 101

I slept like a baby last night. I was curled up under layers of cotton as I drifted through my beef fuelled slumber.  When I woke this morning, I showered, popped my [...]

> August 16, 2012 / Guide, Health, Living, Philosophy, Wisdom

When to Order Shaken not Stirred

..Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon-peel.. When Sir Ian [...]

> August 11, 2012 / Food & Drink, Guide, Living, Luxury, Philosophy

A Man’s Way Out of Being Lost

There have been 7 times I have been physically and detrimentally lost on this planet in the past 20 years.  5 of those navigationally challenged situations should have [...]

> August 05, 2012 / Guide, Living, Philosophy, Sport

A Lesson In Money Etiquette

As usual, for a Tuesday evening, I was a peacock propped up on a barstool at Molly's on 3rd.  Sucking in on my Sailor Jerry's on ice and spewing out a commentary to the [...]

> July 26, 2012 / Guide, Philosophy, Wisdom

The Evolving Alpha Male

7lbs 4 ozs. I held my baby boy in my arms and promised to myself and him that I would be the best father. His liquid blue eyes and little fingers melted the snowball in my [...]

> July 21, 2012 / Philosophy, Wisdom