Men's lifestyle writer, marketing stud, entrepreneur. Maritimer in Toronto. RAMONE.ca for the goods.
Opinionated, tech savvy, and honest. With an affinity towards writing about automotive, video games and "stuff that men like", my readers consider me a modern gentleman with a taste for every day luxury, without the frills. Living a life worth remembering - I think Bruce Lee said that.
The legacy of the minivan is slowly on its way to the retirement rafters, alongside station wagons and three-wheeled cars. However, there are some -- like myself -- who recall a more innocent time; when the minivan was the ultimate spacious family vehicle.
One of the first suggestions I would make for those looking to have full recollection while out networking with a drink in hand: you need to understand how much your body can handle. You need to understand how much of this potent yet delicious stuff can sit in your body.
08/02/2016 02:30 EDT
As the secret association of men-in-small-cars continues to grow, Mini looks to accelerate with a new Cooper that combines the heart and soul of Mini, with the needs of the modern man. The 2016 Mini Clubman S -- to some, dubbed as the modern man's Mini -- brings new features while staying true to Mini's core buyers. As a men's lifestyle writer, it's only fitting to get behind the wheel to see how well it stacks up.
06/14/2016 02:00 EDT
Road trips are a quick and essential way to get a breather from the city. It keeps your cash saved while not skipping a beat once Monday hits (most of the time, at least). When searching for the right vehicle to take into the countryside, you'll want to watch for three features: terrain options, safety precautions, and temperature control.
06/02/2016 10:06 EDT
What truly sets Prince's estate apart from most deceased musicians is what he left behind: a personal vault of 2000 works of unreleased music. To put it in perspective, there is enough music to release one album every year for the next century. I know what you're thinking: What will happen to all of this music, and will we ever hear it?
05/18/2016 11:38 EDT
In a week with the 2016 Jaguar XJL Portfolio, the luxury sedan introduces a variety of knick-knacks that remain competitive with its equivalent wolf pack: the Audi A8, the BMW 7 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. For the test drive, I neatly prepared the unique features in the Jaguar XJL that compete with its class.
05/11/2016 11:44 EDT
By creating a strategy that focuses on the needs of your customers, you'll be able to produce exciting content that's share-worthy, and your brand will facilitate even further conversations with your customers, keeping you on people's minds every single day.
04/18/2016 03:03 EDT
With last week's unwelcoming snowfall coming to an end, we're headed for warmer days and patio-ready weather. For the glass is half full type, it's time to prepare for the fun of spring and summer -- hooray! For the glass is half empty type... well, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) doesn't stop at the sight of spring.
04/13/2016 02:06 EDT
If product designers are to maintain a sense of balance between accessibility and simplistic design, consolidation becomes a necessity. As car technology continues to evolve -- from a design perspective -- less can bring so much more.
04/04/2016 03:55 EDT
Tesla has inspired a forward-thinking lifestyle that advocates change in the way people perceive driving. Sure, there are numerous well-received all-electric cars on the market, but there's one primary difference: Tesla's mission statement is centred around the growth of electric vehicles.
03/28/2016 12:03 EDT
For some of the men who have spent the past months hibernating instead of socializing, your facial appearance may have let itself go over the winter season. While I will respect that there are guys who have been diligent in keeping their personal care at a respectable level, on the flip side, there are also a handful of guys who'll need to go through a grooming spring checklist in order to catch up prior to summer.
03/16/2016 11:17 EDT
The entrance of technology, expectations of luxury, and disruptive competitors are just some of the variables that constantly change market needs, and luxury car makers are then left with the difficult task of building next generation models that exceed, well, everything.
03/07/2016 04:40 EST
Your car is looking pretty grimy right now. Baking soda is notorious for being an extremely effective cleaning solvent that extends beyond the walls of the kitchen. It's a popular choice for where we're dirtiest the most: the car.
02/26/2016 04:20 EST
Men who accept the cold, Arctic pastures as home fall into five distinct categories of clothing style. These categories are all relative to a guy's interests, opinions, and how frost bitten their hands get at the end of the day. Let's see what category you (or a guy you know) falls into, shall we?
02/11/2016 12:48 EST
A reoccurring concern I get quite often as a growth marketer (or growth hacker, for those in the know), is: "I have customers
02/09/2016 04:09 EST
Hidden beneath the veil of popular drive-enhancing technology such as autonomous driving and all-electric sits a feature that doesn't get a lot of time in the spotlight. Rightfully so, as most attempts have proven frustrating, useless, and otherwise a sad, one-trick pony. It's the one feature that is rarely a top 3 deciding factor when someone buys a car: voice-activated driving.
01/25/2016 03:06 EST
It can be argued that there is a shortage of brilliant and motivated philanthropists that shoulder a relentless drive to achieve life's most inconceivable aspirations. There are many to look up to -- from Stephen Hawking to Paul Allen -- but for now lets talk about two such inventors. One is Elon Musk, and the other is, well, a fictional version of Elon Musk.
01/15/2016 12:40 EST
The technology in the Evoque is noticeably helpful in improving the driving experience. I picked out a few notables to dive
12/23/2015 02:25 EST
What makes a car worth $6 million dollars? Beyond the custom cars and vintage collectables, undefeated performance at this price can only exist in the megacar production class, self-introduced by Swedish automaker Koenigsegg.
12/21/2015 12:13 EST
At a glance, your suit confirms your gentleman status, while at the same time it empowers you to be the manwho you aspire to be. "Don't get caught wearing an ill-fitting suit" is the new "Don't get caught with your pants down."
12/10/2015 03:22 EST
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