The Holidays: a Man’s Survival Guide

How to host. How to toast. How to relax.

By The Editors
December 1, 2014 9:00 am

December is a gauntlet.

Office parties. In-law parties. Getting-crabwise-with-the-fellas parties.

Taken together, this daisy chain of revelry challenges a man’s constitution. It’s the End Boss of the season. A collection of celebratory moments that represent, as any band named Europe will tell you, The Final Countdown of the year.

But brother, we’re here to help you get through them with aplomb. So have a look at The InsideHook Holiday Survival Guide.


  • How to Fell a Tree

  • How to Stock Your Bar for a Party

  • How to Survive the In-Laws!

  • How to Make a Playlist That Doesn’t Suck

And many more tips, tricks and strategies for acquitting yourself in the most merry of manners (including a few gifts to buy yourself).

Enjoy the guide.

Nota bene: Hey! You! Next week we’ll be publishing Mistakes Were Made: True Stories of Holidays Gone Wrong. Care to share your own tale of (humorous) woe? We may publish it! Send an email to

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