What separates the men from the boys? The Man Cave.
Boyhood Fort Man Cave Who's allowed Not girlsthey have cooties Not womenthey have authority Primary materials used in construction Wood, stuff your mom doesn't want Particleboard, stuff your wife doesn't want Key activities inside Goofing around, avoiding responsibility Goofing around, avoiding responsibility Peak periods of use After school, weekends After work, weekends Slumber parties with buddies? Yes No Food and beverages consumed Soda and unhealthy snacks Beer and unhealthy snacks Spend the night inside? Not as a habit, but it's been known to happen Not as a habit, but it's been known to happen Money spent on space As little as possible As much as possible Is this a phase you will outgrow? Yes No
The Man Cave Book is a tribute to great and glorious man spaces and the craftsmen behind them. Complete with instructions and insights into creating your own unique refuge and shrine to beer, sports, and everything else that's right with the world, this is an essential manual for any man cave enthusiast.
About the Author
A former USMC Reserves squad leader and the author of The Maxims of Manhood, Jeff Wilser is a regular columnist on dating, sex, nightlife, and pop culture who has contributed to GQ, MTV, and VH1.
Mike Yost was honorably discharged from the US Air Force in February 2001, after serving in Operation Southern Watch in Kuwait. He left the Christian church during his military service and came out as a gay man in 2003. He is currently the spokesperson for OUT Armed Forces, a nonprofit asking LGBT active-duty and veterans to come out to help military personnel successfully and safely serve openly in the US Armed Forces. He holds a Master's degree in Humanities (Literature/Philosophy) and a Bachelor's in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Denver. He lives in Colorado with his partner, Dave, his cat, and his tarantula.