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  1. Lumberjacks Come out of the Woodwork

    Looking like a Canadian invasion force, bearded, flannel-clad dudes are taking over American cities. None of them actually chop wood for a living, so why the ‘lumbersexual’ look? It’s a throwback to an era a century ago when woodsmen emerged as romantic figures, countering the weak and nervous urban male archetype. They’ve returned, especially among already-beardy hipsters, gays and guys who never outgrew grunge. Don’t be alarmed to see Paul Bunyan’s little brother in line at the gourmet grocery. He’s a lumberjack and he’s ok.

    The Atlantic

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