The Menaissance

The manly man is back. Some data points: Harvard prof Harvey Mansfield's highbrow Manliness cites Achilles to, yes, Margaret Thatcher for such qualities as honor, bravery, pigheadedness. Meanwhile, monobrowed blogger Maddox's best seller Alphabet of Manliness high-fives hot sauce, Chuck Norris, chainsaws. Here, more evidence it's reigning men.

THE CABLE GUYS Entourage, the male Sex and the City, is back for its third season. The HBO series--about a Hollywood actor, his buds and his agent--purports to show how real men talk when women aren't around.

MANISON AVENUE Ad campaigns for Burger King's Texas Double Whopper play an I Am Man manthem...

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