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It’s #LaborDayWeekend2015!

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Labor Day honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country.
….Aaaannnnnnndddddd college football, BBQ’s, and the beginning of the school year (I mean, it doesn’t, but it kinda does…)

REGARDLESS, it’s the perfect opportunity to entertain your friends and family, and our resident Lead Mixologist #BexInTheBar and her team has provided us with the perfect sharable punch to celebrate!

Labor Day Party Punch

GET SOME:
1 Liter Spiced Rum
1 Liter Southern Comfort
1 Liter Amaretto
1/2 Gallon Orange Juice
1/2 Gallon Pineapple Juice
3 Cups Fresh Lime Sour
3 Cups Grenadine
1 Liter Black Rum

AND THEN:
Add all ingredients EXCEPT the Black Rum to a 2.5 gallon container and stir.
Chill for at least 2 hours; Stir before use.

BIG FINISH:
Fill tall highball glass with ice.
Add punch to the glass stopping 1 inch below the rim.
Top with a .75 oz floater of the Black Rum.
Garnish with fresh cut citrus.

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ENJOY!

Have an amazing holiday weekend and, as always, celebrate responsibly and NEVER drink and drive! #TeamPHCP #USA #LaborDay

 

 

– Morgan Alexander Kosinski

TWITTER: @TEAMPHCP
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#StuffWorthTrying

It’s so hot you guys…

Here in Texas, temperatures are slated to reach over 100 degrees statewide by late this afternoon.

In technical terms: IT’S REALLY FREAKING HOT. #DidWeSayHotAlready?

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Defeat the heat with a refreshing Watermelon Margarita direct from our steamy (she’s gonna kill me for that one) mixologist #BexInTheBar!

The recipe for this PhilCollins-worthy cocktail is as follows:

 

MAKE THIS FIRST:

Watermelon purée:
Cut a small watermelon in half. Juice one half and place in blender. Cut other half in to chunks (off the rind) and place in blender. Blend 30 seconds and fine strain.

INGREDIENTS:
2 oz Camarena silver tequila
.5 oz Cointreau
2 oz watermelon purée
1 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz agave nectar

METHOD (fancy way to say “And now…” #TheMoreYouKnow)
Add all ingredients to shaker. Add ice. #ShakeItLikeYourPaidTo. Pour directly into glass. Add additional ice if desired.
It might not prevent chafing, but it sure helps keep your mind off it…#StuffThatHelps

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As always, drink responsibly and NEVER drink and drive. Cheers!

#TeamPHCP

 

– Morgan Alexander Kosinski

TWITTER: @TEAMPHCP
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Instagram: @PHCP

MAY 2015

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MAY 2015

#Summer #Drinking #StuffWorthNoting

It’s hot, it’s wet, it’s summertime. Here are a few tips to ensure you make it through to the fall…

If you really wanna plug a watermelon, try it this way: Two days before your party, cut the hole and let it fill with vodka overnight. Don’t use more than a 750ml bottle (the average size). The next day, slice the melon in half and with a spoon or ‘baller’ (I just said hole AND baller #Immature) ball the entire watermelon and place pieces into a freezer safe dish or an aluminum pan. Lay them flat, don’t stack; For more than one layer, tin foil works great. Then place in the freezer for 24 hours. Don’t take them out until immediately before your party. Use them as ice cubes in cocktails or plug with toothpicks and serve solo. This will prevent us from all having to see watermelon/vodka drool running down that trendy beard of yours #FearTheBeardIndeed…and if you’re worried about being called out for such a proper party treat, just tell them thier mother told you about it last night. #YoMama

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It’s summer! Don’t be afraid to order the tropical drinks. Remember, the larger the garnish the bigger your…#SizeMatters

Don’t forget about Sangria! #Ole

Low on cash, but want to do something romantic for that special someone? Top off a glass of Prosecco or your fave sparkling with Peach Schnapps and drop in a few raspberries. It’s delicious and totally ups the presentation. #GameChanger

If you’re going to a BBQ or event outdoors, and you bring a bottle of red, pop it in the nearest cooler for 15-20 minutes before opening. Although it might have a chill at first, it will raise to 63 degrees in your glass sooner than you think. Nothing is worse on a warm day than hot wine. #SpitBucketRequired

Enjoying cold beers by the grill? Remember that free koozie you got last year that’s collecting dust on top of the refrigerator? #WhipItOut #KeepItCold

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Rose` is super hot right now, but it can be REALLY sweet- so if you’re feeling adventerous, but don’t want a cavity, ease in to the dessert wine category with a bold Zinfandel. NOT WHITE ZINFANDEL… just Zinfandel. It’s crisp, cool and a perfect gateway to some of the lighter reds. #TheMoreYouKnow

Enjoy the warm sunny days and, as always, drink responsibly and NEVER drink and drive. #StayAliveDudes
Cheers!

 

– Morgan Alexander Kosinski

TWITTER: @TEAMPHCP
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Instagram: @PHCP

 

Your Mother!

Are you prepared for this Mother’s day? It’s tomorrow… and just FYI, no one is exempt from this, albeit, Hallmark holiday, as we were ALL born from a living womb. #StuffThatsTrue

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Confused about how to celebrate Mom, or just afraid to ask? Here are a few tips:

Don’t hand her the card in the plastic grocery bag from the store you just bought it from.
(On a related note, don’t just write “To Mom, From Me.” You’re not in kindergarten; If you can write in a tip on a receipt at the bar, you can write in a message on a card.) #TipsForLife

Don’t bring your laundry over.

Don’t ask her to make YOU something to eat.

Don’t take a dump in her clean downstairs bathroom.

Don’t roll your eyes when she asks you about your girlfriend/partner/lack thereof.

Don’t order a shot during brunch.

Don’t judge her if SHE does. #YouDriveHerToDrinkSometimes

Don’t let her pay…even if she insists! IT’S A TEST!!! #FailureIsNotAnOption

Don’t ‘Like’ or share anything sexist or defaming towards women ALL DAY.

Hug her.

Tell her you love her.

Tell her no woman or person will ever take her place. #StuffMomsLike

…This should get you to AT LEAST 2PM on Sunday… the rest is up to you. #MayTheMaternalForceBeWithYou

 

Here’s to all the Mother’s and the Dudes who love them- Cheers!

 

 

– Morgan Alexander Kosinski

TWITTER: @TEAMPHCP
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Instagram: @PHCP

What To Do Wednesday!

Since we are in the throws of wedding season, we thought we’d share a few cocktail ‘best practices’ for an optimal reception experience…and possibly avoid being ‘that guest’ (we’re looking at you Aunt Rhoda! Four amaretto sours and you’re found telling the new in-laws all about how Uncle Moe drank too much during after war and now has a weakness for penny slots and fast women…we die).

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Gin/Vodka tonics are always a great classic go-to. To easily monitor how many your thrown back, request to refill your same glass and ask for one new lime at a time. This way, once the fruit outnumbers the ice, you’ll know when to say ‘when.’ Typically bartenders won’t have a problem with this since most bars are post-ups and glassware goes fast and becomes hard to come by after a few hours. (We’ve all had that glass of White Zinfandel in the brandy glass because both were the only options remaining after 11pm.)

Wine? Start with white and move into red…why? Because after 2+ hours, drinking only red might start to stain your teeth…and don’t think your high school arch nemesis won’t tag you in THAT photo on Instagram.

Shots: Just don’t. PLEASE. JUST. DON’T. Save it for the after party.

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Bubbles: Not everyone participates in the champagne toast; But don’t be that guy that goes around poaching the leftover full glasses on the table…And for goodness sake, hold it by the stem, you look like Wreck It Ralph when the white-knuckle it across the flute.

Drink plenty of water! We recommend a glass per cocktail. You’ll thank us the next morning.

Tip the bartenders- because it’s the right thing to do.

And, as always, celebrate responsibly and never drink and drive!

Here’s to ever-lasting love, Cheers!

#BexInTheBar #TeamPHCP

 

 

– Morgan Alexander Kosinski

TWITTER: @TEAMPHCP
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Instagram: @PHCP

Cheap Wine is Nothing But a Headache

Have you ever taken a sip of wine and thought “wow, this is why we all hate the French.”

I’d like to invite you into my ‘circle of trust.’ I used to drink very, VERY, cheap wine. Oh yes, I’d purchase it in the 3-liter bottles and scoff at the wines on the top shelf mumbling, “you can’t fool me, it’s all the same.”

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Yes- it would be about two or three glasses in before the bold aluminum taste would subside, or that warm bitter residue would leave my tongue, but hey- it did the job.

Did I mention I would also leave the red wine out on my counter? Allowing it to grow to a balmy 90-something degrees. You know, really harnessing ANY hope of getting a decent taste.

Honestly, I don’t know where I picked up that the warmer a red wine is the better it should be; I’m guessing some poorly interpreted YA book I read in 7th grade (did they drink on Fear Street?) but full disclosure: On more than one occasion, I would actually place my wine bottle OUTSIDE my apartment in the blistering Houston sun to get my wine to the ‘optimal temperature’. I still throw-up in my mouth a bit thinking about it; Augh, my twenties.

It wasn’t until I finally had a real bottle of wine, and by ‘real’ I mean a wine that wasn’t just a grape twelve months ago and on the shelf yesterday, that the light really came on.

WINE ILLUMINATION.

I remember it like it was yesterday…The bottle was a 2005 Twomey Merlot. Holy MOG it was the smoothest, savory, most succulent thing I’d ever let past my lips.

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The way it filled my mouth, alerting every taste bud on my tongue, I was floored. So this, THIS, is what everyone was talking about.

When people would speak about wine the same way they would talk about love, I thought it was all for show- total BS.

It wasn’t. It reallllyyyyy wasn’t.

I don’t think my husband and I had ever sipped anything so slow, with such intention, ever. We immediately started implementing every wine lesson we had since ignored until then:
Only pouring to the widest part of the glass (about 6-8 oz) so it would open up and breath more.
Holding the glass by the stem so that we don’t alter the optimal temperature.

The only thing we couldn’t do was release the overwhelming ‘wine paranoia.’

***Wine Paranoia- the condition in which the person displays relentless anxiety about their next glass without enjoying their current one. Symptoms include ordering an additional glass when your current one is still half-full and pouring from the bottle before your glass is completely empty.***

We also soon noticed, that although we felt drunk that evening, the next mooring the usual dwarf with a pick-axe was pleasantly absent from inside our heads, and other than being a bit dehydrated, we felt totally fine.

We were floored- expensive wine tastes better AND we didn’t have a horrible hangover the next day? Ooohhh…those French are sneaky bastards. (Why, at this point, we still believed that all wine was French is beyond me. I mean, it said California on the bottle…whatever.)

Then we went to find it online. Critical mass- we’re buying an entire case of this heavenly juice!

Annnnnnnddddd there it was: $59 a bottle.

Then, heartbreak.

The next time I would enjoy Twomey was when a client sent me two bottles after I relayed to him the above story, in what I can only imagine NOW, in a very passionate and enthralled way. (Can I just take ALL of my twenties back please?)

My husband and I immediately drank both bottles that same night, only this time we had a bit of a headache the next morning. I mean, after four glasses of anything, you’re gonna feel it the next day.

But from that first experience, we made an effort to re-think the way we chose wine.

We stopped just grazing the bottom shelf. We started asking questions when the wine managers were around. We started noticing the beautiful nuances good wines have- like the tastes of cocoa or cassis, or citrus and spice. We started going to specialty wine shops and liquor stores to check out what the smaller vineyards were producing.

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Basically, we started giving a cork. (HA! Wine puns…I’m not drunk now, FYI.)

Yes, we spend a little more, but it’s completely worth it.

Let me help you on your wine journey. Drink me all in (wait- what? Maybe I am drunk…)

Here we will be your beverage gurus. One sip at at a time…everything from pairing a wine with hot wings to what that beer she’s drinking really says about her. You know, #StuffDudesLike.

For additional nuances on F&B and cocktail culture, follow us on FB @Patrick Henry Creative Promotions, on Twitter @TEAMPHCP, and Instagram @PHCP.

Have any questions? Message us or post to our twitter and your question may be featured in an upcoming column!

And remember, always drink responsibly and NEVER drink and drive. Cheers!

 

– Morgan Alexander Kosinski

TWITTER: @TEAMPHCP
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Instagram: @PHCP

Writing Staff

 

adamAdam Dulski

I was born and raised in Buffalo New York, but wisely adopted the 49ers as my team at the very smart age of 6. Even though I now live in the Finger Lakes, I maintain my season tickets to the Buffalo Bandits of the National Lacrosse League. Fantasy football and fantasy NASCAR are my two biggest hobbies and I treat them that way. The moment you are not having fun playing fantasy is when you need to stop, because it’s supposed to be fun before anything else.

TWITTER: @adamdulski


damianDamian Mikrut

I never take anything too seriously. I am an avid baseball and hockey fan, but never seem to pick the winners. Worried about the pussification of America and believe we are raising a nation of wimps who believe we owe them something without having to actually earn it. Borderline alcoholic with a huge passion for craft beer and even spend my free time trying to brew the perfect drink myself. I am opinionated on many subjects and I never shy away from sharing my thoughts even if they aren’t part of the popular opinion. I grew up in the shadows of the Hamptons on the island of Long and now live in the birthplace of the chicken wing. I spend six months out the year hibernating from the cold winter weather with my computer while constantly dreaming of warmer days on the beach. Living the working class dream with my wife and two kids, oh and a cat. This is the first time I have put my thoughts to paper, so now you have been warned.

TWITTER: @nyislanders19


cameronCameron Blevins

I’m a 24 year old Radio DJ/Producer in Huntington, Wv. I have the widest musical taste of anyone I’ve ever known. I can go from Sinatra to Slayer, Alan Jackson to Jackson Browne, Steve Miller to Steve Earl and literally everything in between. I fancy myself a modern Gentleman with tastes in fine cigars, aged whiskey, my personal library and my vinyl collection. I also, obviously, love to write. I have short fiction that’s been published in the Blue Monday Review and I write a restaurant review blog at tristate-eats.blogspot.com. With talents in A/V editing, DJing, Writing and much more- I’m a self proclaimed future Media Mogul. Enjoy my rantings.

TWITTER: @CamOnAir


hughHugh Hamilton

Hey! My name is Hugh and apart from writing for Stuff Dudes Like, I’m a backpacker, vagabond, and travel blogger at risingroads.com. I originally hail from County Down in Northern Ireland. I left home in 2003 and have been traveling off and on ever since. Although I’ve been to many countries, I’m not what you might call a ‘country-counter’: I prefer to take things slow and immerse myself in the local culture. I offer travel tips and advice, but my main focus is telling funny stories and relating experiences. In the finest tradition of Irish storytellers, I may be prone to exaggeration.

TWITTER: @therisingroads


mattMatt Mollett

YO! Everyones favorite werewolf from the heart land here, Matt Mollett AKA the Wolfking. Im 33 years old and I have been writing short stories my whole life, or at least the parts I could lol. I have been a welder for the biggest part of my life. I have a very this is my opinion and i don’t care if you like it attitude. I have a love of underground hip hop, movies, the supernatural,and self defense. Plus many other things that we will talk about later. So for now i bid you farewell.

TWITTER: @therealwolfking


dakotaDakota Wheatley

yo i make people laugh

TWITTER: @dakotawheatley


liseetLiseet Mata

My name is Liseet Mata and I’m from Venezuela. I love writing. I just published my first book and I’m writing the second. I also write daily on my website. The first time I typed a word onto a computer, I experience a feeling of wellbeing. It was as if the puzzle piece that had been missing all my life, had finally been found. Create your own destiny.

TWITTER: @Liseetmata


katKathryn Morris

​I’m Kat, I’m 20 and from the UK. I love writing stories, reading and playing guitar. I have also created a website called The Bailey Helpline, designed to offer support and advice on anything. I’m currently an English Language and Literature student at the Open University and I enjoy writing blog posts that help, educate, or at least comfort others.

TWITTER: @katmorris20


ron2Ron George

My name is Ron George, and I am a lifelong nerd. I grew up with comic books and pretty much anything related to Star Wars. I’m damn proud of my nerdy background, because I feel like it gives me a unique perspective on life and the world. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a virgin living in my parents’ basement. I love a good, dark beer; a well-aged scotch, and a fine cigar. I’m a hockey fan (Go Pens!). I’m an aspiring novelist and hope to have my first book published by the end of 2015.

Feel free to follow me on Twitter or to check out my blog!

TWITTER: @ronsense64


morganMorgan Alexander Kosinski

When I was in the 4th grade, we were all forced to stand in the front of the class and tell everyone what we did that summer. I got so nervous, I farted half way through my report and started crying. That’s kinda how I feel trying to write this bio…So I’ll just say this. I super promise I know what I’m talking about. #Truth

I’m also the Social Media Director at Patrick Henry Creative Promotions @TEAMPHCP. Follow us on Twitter, FB and Instagram and change your life. Cheers!

TWITTER: @TEAMPHCP


2girlsStorm & Lasuzaca

We are Storm & Lasuzaca! We are here on Stuff Dudes Like to share our adventures in travel, music, food, and more. We live in Sarasota, FL and love exploring… from mangrove tunnels and islands off the coast in our kayak, to biking trails and visiting camping sites, to underwater adventures swimming with manatee, and more. We both love soccer and play recreationally on a team most of the year. A few of our favorite teams are USA, Brazil, Barcelona, Spain, Netherlands, and our local favorite the Tampa Bay Rowdies! We love living life to the fullest, taking it one day at a time. We look forward to sharing our adventures with you! Follow us on Instagram and Twitter – @stormnlasuzaca

TWITTER: @stormnlasuzaca


chrisbovaChris Bova

I am a stay at home brew dad by trade. Four kids and a wife leaves little time for a myriad of activities so I chose one that would best fill I the down time. Brewing beer! I’ve been brewing beer for three years now and just recently began writing a blog about the experience. I’m looking forward to sharing my knowledge with the SDL readers.

TWITTER: @cebova


drjDr. James J Frey

Dr. Frey lives in Lutz, Florida with his wife and best friend, Brandie. Their three children have visited more countries than many Americans have visited States, and their open-minded curiosity is the source of great pride and laughter for the Freys. Jim enlisted in the Army National Guard at 17 while still in high school in Fairfax, VA, then went into the Navy where he served four years as an enlisted Aviation Electrician making multiple deployments on several aircraft carriers. At the end of his enlistment he went to college and upon graduation worked for the Japanese Embassy teaching English at a very rural high school in Miyakonojo, Japan. Granted an age waiver, he re-entered the Navy from Japan, attended Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL, then went through Fixed- and Rotary-Wing Flight School in Whiting Field (next to Pensacola), followed by MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter training in San Diego, CA. Jim served as a Naval Helicopter Pilot for 12 years. In his spare time, he earned two Master’s Degrees (Philosophy and Psychology) and a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Jim is the recipient of over 37 personal and unit awards/citations from the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and United States Marine Corps, including the Bronze Star.

TWITTER: @jamesjfrey


erikErik Steckis

My name is Erik Steckis. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany. I was born and bred on Long Island, went to college at Bryant University (Go Bulldogs!) and I’m now married, living in CT, working as an Auditor and I just finished my Masters of Science in Accounting from the University of Connecticut (Go Huskies!). I’m a huge sports fan. The teams I support (in no particular order): Yankees, Rangers, Manchester City, New York City FC, Knicks, and those J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS! I’m always happy to have a spirited conversation with anyone that agrees or disagrees with those choices. I also love video games and you’ll often find me in my man-cave on my PS4 (my PSN ID is DXFlounder if you want to add me). One of my biggest passions is professional wrestling. I’ve been a fan for 20+ years through the ups, downs and everything in between and I’m excited to tell you all about it. I can also quote The Simpsons and Seinfeld like nobody’s business. I’ll be looking to bring the funny to Stuff Dudes Like, so thanks for stopping by San Diego (but mainly, stay classy).

TWITTER: @ESteckis


trishTrish C.

Hi, I’m Trish. I’m super excited to be writing for Stuff Dudes Like. So a few things about me. I love travel, music, and writing and incorporate all three in my concert blog, traveltomusic.net. I especially like taking really short trips to far away places. I’m from Canada so I like hockey and beer and being polite but I now live in Northern California so I also like wine and saying “rad.” And trees… totally love trees.

TWITTER: @imtrishpie


MatashaMatasha Lee

Hi, my name is Matasha. I was born on the dusty road of 34 at the local hospital in Terrell, Tx. Many emerging artists and dreamers have grown from this very land, most famous is Jamie Foxx. My desire through writing, fashion, and music is to chase my dream just like he did and go off to developing a new name for myself, but right now I am a struggling writer who just received a job since 2010 by the grace of God. I love writing and it is one of my passions. I have two rooting fans that will stay in my audience if I ever get booed off the stage of life, my son and daughter, Amelia and Sean. They are Mommy’s heart beat. I have a blog that is growing from the soils of the earth like my story: The Beauty of my story. I have a ton of content on my blog that will help the fellow reader to walk a mile in my shoes while learning their own shoe size. I am a daughter, a sister, older and younger, an auntie, girlfriend but most of all, myself. Follow my story thebeautyofmystory.blogspot.com. Make sure you share my articles. Thank you!

TWITTER: @thebeautyofmyst


fabianFabian Malone

Hi my name is Fabian Malone. I’m from the Washington DC area. Iam a cocktail craftsman, Bar consultant & Magicians apprentice! I believe that the cocktails we drink should be made with quality spirits and the freshest ingredients. I don’t believe in artificially flavored spirits. I pay homage to classic craft cocktails as well as creating new cocktails for today. Craft cocktails taste best when made with passion and excitement. But above all else — a craft cocktail must be fun to drink! Capital’s, Celtic’s, Redskins, Oriole’s, & Nat’s DC United. #RoninBartender

TWITTER: @RoninBartender


ZenaeZenae Zukowski

Fellow dudes and dudettes, I am Zenae Zukowski and I wear many glorious hats. Not only do I write for Stuffdudeslike, but music has consumed me and I write for Crypticrock and I’m building my own Music Publication. You should call me a creative being and know that I love to passionately get my hands dirty with writing screenplays, articles, stories, and poetry. I have been in the Broadcast/Media industry for ten years now, specializing in Post Production and Distribution. The journey doesn’t stop there, I also do photo retouching, event photography and Project Management. Phew! Why wonder I am tired! My earthly self loves animals, traveling, and you’re favorite, vegetarianism. If you like my humor and quirky mind, feel free to follow me on Twitter or like me on Facebook.

TWITTER: @Zenaefilmz


peterPeter Greenwood

Peter Greenwood is a writer and broadcaster from Scotland, with an unnaturally unhealthy obsession with US late night TV. He likes comics, video games and various other things of which he can talk about at length. Whether you want him to or not.

TWITTER: @Gappits


coupeJoe “Coupe” Ricupero

Hi, my name is Joe Ricupero but I go by Coupe. I’m a 17 year old junior in High School. I grew up in Brooklyn until recently moving to Long Island. I’m an avid sports fan and a fan of the New York Rangers, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Yankees. I aspire to one day be a broadcaster, a dream of mine since I was a kid and this is the first step of many in my road to something big.

TWITTER: @coupeNYR


anthonyAnthony Pepe

Anthony F. Pepe is a poet, a painter, a power-lifting music producer, pugilist, playwright, part time philosopher, book-binder, baker, bodyguard web-builder. A spoken-word soothsaying security expert, sketch artist, sculptor. A domestic violence awareness activist and a mixologist, martial artist mechanic.

TWITTER: @AnthonyMFPepe


jrJuan Reyes

I am a US Army Veteran, part-time graphic designer, part-time photographer. My journey into the world of photography began as a graphic designer and photo retoucher/enhancer many years ago in Puerto Rico. I did graphic design for photographers for almost twenty years and worked hand to hand with many model agencies and hired and/or freelance photographers. Now I own a small home photo studio in Clermont, Florida. My main goal is to help talented aspiring models get their names out. Why am I here on Stuff Dudes Like? To bring you photos of models and interviews about who they are, where they’ve been, and their dreams and plans for the future. You know: Stuff Dudes Like!!!

TWITTER: @jrrcphotography


jennyJenny Ainslie-Turner

Undoubtedly, a sex chat girl of too many years and yet, I still can’t get enough of it. It is so diverse and at the same time so entertaining I never tire of it. I have even written a book on my life as a sex chat girl, ‘How to Talk Dirty – A Hands on Guide to Phone Sex’. I have been training girls in the art of talking dirty for the past 3 years and have even starred in my own TV documentary, ‘My Phone Sex Secrets’.
Since which, I have been interviewed on a popular daytime TV show, done several Radio interviews and at one time had a regular guest spot on Fubar radio. An uncensored, internet station on which the first week I talked about buggering the male presenter.

I have done countless magazine interviews including, Mayfair and Escort’s men’s mags. I have even been part of a relationship advice panel for a large UK newspaper. Also, have written articles for Rude Magazine, a female based online mag.

I have since written a second book, a fiction novel about auto-erotic asphyxiation and based around the life of a sex chat girl who is taken over by the alter ego she created to take the more bizarre and depraved sex chat. Entitled, Will You be My Fantasy? Some say it should have been called, ‘Death by Pussy!’ Well, it’s what you guys crave the most.

I have been married twice, worn them out. Now single, free and able to just explore. And, because of this I have started a new adventure. It’s taking recorded stories into the 21st century, phone sex downloads. I call them iwanks, a bit like itunes only much dirtier. You can download a very naughty sex chat, recorded by me on to your mobile and use me whenever those spunk filled balls need emptying!

TWITTER: @iwank4u2


TOMTom Romero

Tom Romero is an actor, musician, reluctant producer, long suffering husband, and occasional storm chaser. He’s acted with Dennis Quaid, opened for Pine Top Perkins, and has witnessed over 30 tornadoes. He dreams of free beer, desert islands, and a broadway show. He writes for no audience at The Uncommon Man blog. theuncommonman.nyc

TWITTER: @TomRomero2


naiaQuincy Bailey

A 40 year old father of one just trying to guide my little man down a better and less bumpy path than his old man. I consider myself a college football know it all. I’m the equivalent of a hipster football fan. “My favorite player, you’ve never heard of him”. Grew up on a farm and was able to subsidize my education through football and yes the college I played at you’ve never heard of. I wasn’t what you would call a Division One talent. Actually played for Rich Rodriquez for a short period of time in the spread before it had a name. Grew up in West Virginia and Ohio, yet remain an avid fan and supporter of WVU.

Money Quote:
“When you tell somebody somethin’, it depends on what part of the country you’re standin’ in… as to just how dumb you are.” – Bo Darville – AKA The Bandit

TWITTER: @southwvboy


brettBrett Martzke

Brett Martzke is a TV sports veteran. Over the past 20 years he has worked at the Golf Channel, CNN Sports, Fox Sports Net, TVG and NBC Sports. You name the sports event, he has covered it. As an avid sports lover he was even crazy enough to follow a lifelong dream and open up a Sports Bar. Once that dream started to turn into a nightmare, Brett realized writing about and covering sports events was better than working in a kitchen, taking orders at a register and hoping to catch a glance at a TV while running Buffalo wings out to a table. Brett’s big sports achievement is that he is the self-proclaimed carnival basketball shooting champion. If there is a big stuffed animal on the line, Brett will win it.

TWITTER: @brettmartzke


ericpEric Peinhaupt

My name is Eric Peinhaupt, I’m 23 and raised in Alberta,Canada at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. I do everything from fly fishing to building cars. I’m all about getting out there and experiencing life! Aspiring writer and BBQ pit master. I’m also the owner of European Auto Union, a car enthusiast page on Instagram. (@europeanautounion) I love a tall glass of craft beer, and all things BBQ. If you’re into cooking, drinking and outdoor life, my articles and photographs will not disappoint!

TWITTER: @ericpeinhaupt


ajA.J. DeMello

A.J. DeMello is a stand-up comedian/actor located in California. An avid sports fan, he’s written for sites such as Bleacher Report & Thoughts From The Dark Side, but will be given the freedom here to mix in the funny – no matter how unflattering he may seem to the average dummy. Born & raised in the Bay Area, he doesn’t pull any punches; having developed a sense of humor one might describe as, ‘edgy’. He appears regularly at comedy clubs such as Tommy T’s, Laughs Unlimited, and The World Famous Comedy Store. Peep his blog for upcoming show dates and see if he’ll soon be in your town. If you keep up with his articles, you’ll eventually want to see his act in person rather than not see him at all. Why? As he puts it: “It’s a Good Game of Ball.”

TWITTER: @humorousfiend


jeffhJeff Hillyard

Jeff Hillyard is an aspiring freelance blogger, content writer, and recipe developer specializing in all things BBQ and Grilling.
From true low and slow barbecue, to hot and fast grilling, to even healthy meals there is nothing Jeff does not like to cook on the grill.

TWITTER: @bbqwithjeff


SantanuSantanu Rahman

Santanu Rahman is a Metal guitarist, A Kung-Fu School Owner, a practitioner of Gracie Jiu Jitsu, and a podcaster.

TWITTER: @austinkungfu


timTim Buckley

Hi everyone I’m Tim Buckley, born and bred near to Nottingham in the UK. Currently serving in the Forces and have many deployments under my belt. I love sport and I’m a huge Liverpool FC fan, boxing, UFC, Basketball and any kind of lifting are my passions. My other hobbies are socializing, eating out, travelling and cooking. Writing for Stuff Dudes Like is going to be a good laugh indeed, I will say it how I see it! Looking forward to writing many articles.

TWITTER: @BigBuckersYNWA


martinMartin Phillips

Hey Dudes! I am Martin Phillips. I am a sixth grade teacher by day in Lodi, California, the Zinfandel capital of the world, and a kickass home cook by night. Okay, I am inside my own mind, at least. You can decide for yourself, however, and check out my food blog at inhousecook.blogspot.com and watch for my recipes HERE at StuffDudesLike.com! I have been a sixth grade teacher for fifteen years, so Nothing scares me! I have been a home cook for twelve years and have entered the small in-home catering market this last year. It has been an amazing ride and I cannot wait to share my recipes with you. I am a firm believer that bacon, pork belly, tacos, pizza, pasta and burgers should be food groups. BBQ is Heaven. Need I say more? Okay fine, I am good with the veggies, too! I cook a wide variety of dishes, from Asian Infusion to traditional carne asada and carnitas, to buffalo burgers, to elegant pastas and rustic pizzas. Look me up and give me a shout!

TWITTER: @grnmn1


fernandoFernando Martin

I have been born and raised in the Chicago area all my life. Music is the biggest passion in my life aside from beer, good eateries, movies and even settling down to indulge in a great read once in a while. I also write for the music review website, WeLoveMetal, where I review albums, concerts and conduct interviews with many musicians. Those who know me well know if you want to hit my softspot, you’ll mention animals and pets. I’m also currently going to school for music business hoping to work for the music industry one day soon. I look forward to interacting with the SDL staff and our fans! Hit me up!

TWITTER: @WeLoveMetalFern


nancyNancy Brown Lady Barber

I was born in Berkeley, California before the Summer of Love. When it came I was old enough to know that I lived in a very special place in a very special time. Dang that I was not old enough to attend any of the cool stuff.

We are native Californians for three generations on my mother’s side of the family. Before that, Norway. Dad’s people were Oakies who fled the dust bowl in the ‘30s and ended up in Solano County.

For nearly 20 years I was a law librarian for private law firms in Oakland, California. Quit that in 2006 for the much groovier trade of barbering. Nowadays I groom gentlemen for a living and paint (in oil) Oakland, its people and trees. I also garden and cat whisper when necessary.

TWITTER: @LadyBarberBrown


RomaineRomaine Ayoki Burrell

Romaine Ayoki Burrell is my name. I am student of the world. I am from St. Andrew, Jamaica. Waaah Gwaaan massive? (what’s up world/people?). I love to travel and live like a local. I am a food addict. My biggest goal apart from owning my fortune 500 company(yeah I am ambitious) is to see every country in the world two times over. I write on anything I please, even if its taboo. Looking forward to writing for you all.

TWITTER: @ayokiromaine


brianBrian Kaider

As a patent and trademark attorney, I get to work with a lot of interesting start-up companies and see fascinating new products. Whenever possible, I love to combine my work with the things that I’m passionate about, like craft beer, motorcycles, lacrosse, and woodworking. But, after a day of staring at a computer or talking on the phone, I need to work with my hands. So, you’ll often find me building something in my workshop, making pens, changing the exhaust on my Suzuki Boulevard M109R, growing hops to make my own beer, or cooking up something spicy in the kitchen and never from a recipe. At the end of the day, I’ll grab a nice porter and watch pro football or college lacrosse, where I’m rooting for the Baltimore Ravens or Towson Tigers (or whoever is playing against Johns Hopkins), respectively.

TWITTER: @bkaider


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