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A Hurried Man’s Guide to Sundance 2014

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America’s favorite party-fueled, star-studded movie bender, the Sundance Film Festival, starts its projectors this Thursday in Park City, Utah.

And whether or not you’re planning on packing up your skis and a promising starlet and heading to Redford-ville for the next 10 days, there’s no way you’ll be able to catch all 16 American dramatic premieres—let alone the 16 documentaries, 24 international films and 66 shorts that will be screening over the next 10 days. So we’ve put together a fool-proof primer on what you need to know to pass muster.

Herewith, an annotated guide to the films at Sundance this year, after the jump...»

Your Guide to the Menswear Holiday Gift Guides

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Happens every year right around this time, like clockwork: you need to find gifts to give...

And, more importantly: gifts to receive.

But time is too precious to spend leafing through the overwhelming number of gift guides out there—all of them filled with enough gadgetry, machinery and sockery to require another guide just to get through all of these gift guides... So that’s exactly what we’re doing, culling through it all—and pulling out the best stuff in this handy be-all, end-all guide. (You may want to conspicuously leave this guide open in as many computer browsers as possible.)

Your Guide to the Menswear Holiday Gift Guides.»

A Gentleman’s Guide to Carving the Turkey at Someone Else’s Place

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Your girlfriend’s family. Your friends. Clooney.

Odds are, at some point in your life, one of these will invite you to Thanksgiving. (Even better odds if the last two are redundant.)

And there you’ll be, ready to make small talk and compliment the hell out of some casserole, when you’ll hear it: a polite question that’s really more of a demand. Would you like to carve the turkey?

The answer, of course, is yes. But unless you come prepared, things could go horribly wrong.

Herewith, a few key pointers...»