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While you’re here, be sure to visit and LIKE our Facebook page. Thanks! 40 years and 150 miles from civilization The Siberian taiga in the Abakan district. Six members of the Lykov family lived in this remote wilderness for more than 40 years—utterly isolated and more than 150 miles from the nearest human settlement. This … Continue reading »

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An Open Letter To “Men” That Complain About Overweight Women On Airplanes

I’ve seen dozens of posts or tweets expressing this sentiment: I’m sitting on a plane next to a FAT person …she should have bought two seats …she’s on my seat If this is the kind of stuff you complain about, you need to find a new hobby. Sad and definitely not Old School. This kind … Continue reading »

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Making Fun Home Movies That Won’t Bore Your Friends

(OR How We Made An Epic Bible Movie In Less Than An Hour. Take That, Cecil B. Demille!) The 8mm camera. My dad had one. If you’re my age, your dad probably had one. If a guy in the 60s and 70s wanted to make a movie of a party or vacation, he took out … Continue reading »

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Do Something

Picture a Barney Fife look-alike, but less muscular and bowlegged. He’s in a dance club. He’s sitting with a couple of buddies. He sees a woman that strikes his fancy on the other side of the dance floor. He decides to make his move. He stands up. Hitches up his plaid trousers in true Don … Continue reading »

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The Value Of Mindless Morning Work

While you’re here, be sure to like us on Facebook. About 150 years ago, the day of a typical Old School Man (back then called “a man” and frequently “a woman” because then almost everybody was Old School) might begin like this: Fire up the wood stove Feed and water the family cow Milk the … Continue reading »

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OSR Man Of The Day: Bernie Goldblatt

Keep It Old School, My Friend The Old Man (but not as old as Bernie)

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Business Lessons From Van Halen

The Old School Lesson Of Brown M&Ms This video is Old School business brilliance from David Lee Roth. Roth shares how a misunderstood, seemingly self-indulgent contract rider saved lives, exposed incompetence and added to already great branding. If you want to be a rockstar in YOUR business, this video is required viewing. Like most Old … Continue reading »

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Visit OSR Facebook Everyday And …

… get your Old School Rules Tip of the Day A big part of my personal goal list for 2013 is to live a more down to earth, authentic Old School life. Whether it’s in weight loss, entrepreneurship, athletics, achievement is rarely built on one singular action. Instead it’s built on thousands, if not hundreds … Continue reading »

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Have A Happy New & Old School Year!

Here’s To Making 2013 Old School!

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“She loved beefsteaks” The fact that the “ideal of female physical perfection” of 1912 was 171 pounds brings a whole new meaning to the common phrase “figures adjusted for inflation”. However you look at it, or her, she sounds like a fun girl. Who is Frank Nelson? You may not recognize the name, but if … Continue reading »

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