This summer in particular has been packed with NBA news. A Canadian team won the championship for the first time, perhaps in part due to one of the best players in the league being injured during that series. The leading players of both of those teams are now signed with new teams, and overall a […]
You’ve read our articles about pairing cigars with alcohol as well as the basics of wine pairing. But pasta and sauce? It’s not just random. There’s history involved, but also just some basic practicality. Choices If you ever find yourself in the pasta aisle, with dozens of choices and brands around you, it’s easy to […]
It’s the midst of barbecue season, and it’s a perfect time to try one of the tens of thousands (yes, that’s right) of American craft brewed beers. You might have a reliable brew that you enjoy drinking (or previously checked out a few lesser knowns we recommended), but you might be missing a chance to […]
The subtitle of this book is “The Impact of the Highly Improbable” and since the book’s initial release the term “black swan” has become a commonly used term to describe unforeseen events that have outsized impact. Such Black Swan events include the 2008 Financial Crisis or the 2001 New York terrorist attacks. In a world […]
This next week marks the 75th anniversary of the landings in Normandy by the Allied Forces that would go on to end a war that involved many parts of the world. It’s a war that still has a grip on our imagination, as seen by the films and books produced every year that portray persons, […]
A lot of Gents Place members have a decided preference for whiskey and many of its glorious and historic variants. Our articles about spirits reflect this preference. But a category that continues to grow (and rapidly) in the United States is wine, and unlike whiskey, wine can sometimes seem intimidating. But it shouldn’t be. We’ve […]
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