Cator Sparks

Cator Sparks

Cator Sparks is Editor-in-Chief of TheManual.com. Previously, Cator was covering menswear, grooming, lifestyle, and design for The New York Times, Details, VanityFair.com, Style.com, and The Huffington Post, to name a few. Mr. Sparks splits his time between his apartment in Harlem and his home in downtown Charleston, where he escapes with his Scottish Terriers for Southern sojourns and excellent cuisine. Cator was commissioned a Colonel of Kentucky by Governor Steven L. Beshear and has requested all friends and family to call him 'Colonel Cator' from now on.
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Fashion & Style

Blamo! The Men’s Fashion Podcast You Need to be Listening to Right Now

Get to know the style editors, designers, and bloggers you follow on this entertaining men's fashion podcast.
Food & Drink

Bossa Nova Baby Cocktail Was Made for Day Drinking (Recipe & Video)

A sua saúde ("cheers") to the Bossa Nova Baby cocktail.
Food & Drink

Big Bubba Bourbon Cocktail Pairs Perfectly with Pig (Recipe & Video)

You'll want a plate of BBQ to go with The Big Bubba.
Fashion & Style

Giveaway! 52 Free Pairs of Gold Toe Socks

That's a new pair of socks for each week of the year!
Fashion & Style

From Luxury Developer to Humanitarian, Will Bennett Does it All

"Once I converted a backyard chicken coop into an egg business."
Fashion & Style

Stacy Jones from American Hi-Fi is Still Jamming Up a Storm

Today we hear from Stacy Jones who is currently the musical director and drummer for Miley Cyrus and Life of Dillon, the drummer of Matchbox Twenty and Everclear, and is also known for being the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and primary…
Food & Drink

JB’s Proof Answers Our Prayers with Alcoholic Ice Cream

A full 7% alcohol by volume for each serving.
Fashion & Style

From Body Building to Gossip Girls, Luke Guldan Flexes his Acting Muscle

Currently, he can be seen as Trent Kelly in the indie film “The Broken Ones”
Fashion & Style

Filson and the U.S. Forest Service Collaborate to Raise Awareness About Forest Fires

Filson was one of the original apparel suppliers to the U.S. Forest Service in 1905
Outdoors

Shooting Sports: Six Tips from a Pro to Make You a Better Shot

NSCA Level II Instructor, Justin Rhoten offers his tips on shooting like a pro.
Fashion & Style

Actor Echo Kellum of The CW’s “Arrow” Talks his Evolving Personal Style

You might recognize Kellum from his starring role in the CW's "Arrow."
Culture

The Manual Meet Up Los Angeles: Pizza and Peronis!

A great gathering in La La Land
Fashion & Style

John Ashworth Got Golfers Out of Those Damn Plaid Pants

I was toying with the idea of Linksoul for about 20 years
Food & Drink

How to Make a Hearty, Southern Game Bird Pie

There may not be four-and-twenty black birds baked into this pie, but it's still damned good.
Fashion & Style

Aaron Kirman, LA’s top Real Estate Agent, on His Personal Style

"I always wear my Rolex. It's part of the LA realtor uniform."