Nicholas Pell

Nicholas Pell is a freelance writer based in Southern California by way of Portland, OR and Providence, RI. He covers consumer credit, retirement, mortgages, debt management and frugal living.

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My Week as Johnny Cash, or Always Bet on Black

In which our writer gives up bourbon for Bible study(!), among other things....

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R.I.P. Darrell Winfield, "The" Marlboro Man

For years, he was the most portrayed man in the world....

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10 Bands That Really Rock

Hook-heavy proof that good old-fashioned rock ’n’ roll is alive and well....

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11 Sharp Men’s Style Suppliers

The modern man’s dilemma: You want to look good, but you don’t want to spend any time shopping. Relax, and rely on someone else’s good taste. From suits and shirts to shorts and shades, the modern man’s subscription sites have you covered…...

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25 Memorable Men We Lost This Year

Life lessons from guys who will truly be missed....

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9 Brands You Can Feel Great About Wearing

We found several brands that offer awesome gear while also giving back to the world. Check ’em out....

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Secrets of the Vegan (Yes, Vegan) Athlete

Here are four myths about veganism and athletics that may just change your mind about the way you eat to perform at your best....

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11 Cool Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In Las Vegas

Strap yourself to your seat, gents: We’re about to blow your mind with some of the coolest stuff you didn’t know Las Vegas has to offer....

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How (and How Not) to Deep Fry a Thanksgiving Turkey

It’s the greatest artery-clogging hit since turducken, but just because you can flip a burger doesn’t mean you can easily deep-fry a turkey. Made Man’s experts serve up plenty of advice to keep your Thanksgiving delicious rather than deadly....

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10 Real-Life Superheroes (Really!)

These real-life heroes are kicking ass and taking names....

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7 Keys to Hosting a New Year’s Party That Doesn’t Suck

When you go to a bar or club on New Year’s Eve, you’re walking into amateur night. So why not throw the bash yourself? Here’s how to do it right, with expert advice from April Masini of Ask April. - Wine comes out of bottles, not boxes. And champagne can...

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Lamborghini: It’s Just Different

Remember that sweet Lamborghini poster you had as a kid? On a sunny Southern California Sunday, we got to test drive a couple of these exotic Italian beauties, and they’re just as otherworldly as ever. Here are seven reasons why. With visual aids, of course....

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Quiz: Which James Bond Are You?

Every gent who has portrayed the super spy had his quirks. Learn which 007’s style best matches yours....

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How to Build a Sharp Suit Ensemble

Every man needs one great suit, and then he can grow from there. But how? We asked image and style expert Grant Harris to make sense of it all, and he answered the big questions about cultivating a smart professional wardrobe. Take notes....

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Paul Walker’s Fast & Furious Rides

We recall a memorable chat with the dearly departed franchise face....