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  • Manuary—a monthlong celebration by men, for men

    01/02/2009 9:26:39 AM PST · by STARWISE · 41 replies · 1,180+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1-1-09 | Mary Owen
    In December, men gritted their teeth and were nice to their in-laws. They held purses while their women tried on 20 dresses. And they donned a tie for New Year's Eve. And now they are rebelling: It's Manuary. In January, as part of the Manuary movement, men across the country will bypass the razor and grow their beards with abandon. (No trimming allowed!) The truly devoted will boost their red meat and whiskey intake. Chicago resident Bill Housewright, 31, a filmmaker-turned-science teacher, claims he created Manuary in 2005 to get in touch with his "redneck, ex-country past." He grew up...