You remember: a time when men had bushels of hair on their faces, the hair on their heads fell down past their shoulders, they had bushy hair on the chest and God knows what where the naked eye can't see.
Say this for experience: It invigorates, it freshens the intellect, it piques creativity, and it can hurt like hell. But what experience, most essentially, puts a person on the path to the next experience?
Nestled amid the woods of Nodaway County is an amenity that can help individuals almost literally soar to new goals, or help teams become even closer than ever before.
Ah, the humble sandwich. Delicious, versatile and mobile.
E-commerce is a huge industry in the United States and it's only projected to continue growing in the coming years.
It's that time of day and you're too far from home. You need to use the facilities, but the only option is a public restroom.
Words probably can’t do them justice, so you’ll have go see for yourself when the Blue Angels come to St. Joseph in August.
*BEWARE OF MINOR SPOILERS*
Love ’em or hate ’em, cinematic universes have come to define the film industry in the last decade, so much so that nearly every big studio is trying to hop on the bandwagon.
There will be a number of changes in the 10th summer of St. Joseph Mustangs baseball at Phil Welch.
We've all seen the bad drivers on the road.
Whether you're in the backyard for a cookout, or in the parking lot for a baseball game, it's hard to find a better way to pass the time than a game of washers.
SUMMER SQUASH AND CORN
It's just after noon on a Saturday when 37-year-old Jason Davis parks his car and walks out onto an eastern Kansas City, Missouri field. Throughout the course of the day, he will run, take cover, shoot and be shot at. In the end, there will be only one person left standing. After all, that i…
Every man should know how to grill a steak. Fact is, it's so easy even a caveman can, and did, do it.
Something happened last year that I never really expected – I joined a golf club.
At one time or another, we're all usually in need of a vacation, but the reality is, Americans are taking far fewer vacation hours than they did in the past.
Is there a more divisive debate concerning pizza than whether to put pineapple on it?
Ask Todd Cooper how he developed a love of rock music, and he answers with the haste of an Iron Maiden riff. His parents loved Elvis Presley. At age 6, his mother had him in a jumpsuit fit for a miniature "King."
Old-fashioned, homemade tenderloins are one of the biggest reasons why the Aberdeen Steakhouse in King City succeeds in luring hungry customers from all points of the compass.
Two things are a foregone conclusion when it comes to March Madness.
Jacob Moore, a bartender at Ostrea in Downtown St. Joseph, has some advice for people diving into Japanese whisky: Treat it like a scotch, and you’ll get your money’s worth.
Over the course of 30 years − and less than 100 feet − the people of Maryville, Missouri, have turned a small parade into a big tradition.
Will my manager be cool with me leaving early, or even staying home completely, if necessary, based on the weather?
When the ball dropped, changing 2017 to 2018, auld acquaintance may have been forgotten but that holiday bulge remained. It's a familiar scenario often followed by resolutions that the new year will usher in a new you.
Box gardens (or raised garden beds) are not only incredibly simple to set up, they're extremely customizable.
We know a good idea when we hear one, so when one of our staffers suggested that we do pizza toppings as a Top 10, it was an easy "yes."
April Fool's Day: It's the one day when you can pull some pranks on fellow workers (within reason) and get away with it.
Welcome to the February issue of Tomfoolery Magazine, the first of 2018 and, as a quarterly, the last of our first year.
Mark and Diana Hagan, of St. Joseph, will have reached 34 years of marriage come May. Their relationship is older than a lot things, including most of the Tomfoolery editorial staff.
If Kansas City Chiefs fans haven’t already washed away the sour taste of another devastating playoff failure, it’s time to move on.
Stereotypes about a gender are as strong as they were 30 years ago, according to a recent study, but the reality is that men and women's roles in society have actually changed in the past 30-some years.
The time has come to put the bromance back in the friend zone where it belongs.
Socks. Most of us probably have 3 different kinds: dress socks, winter socks, and low-cut socks. End of list. What more does a guy need?
Workplace etiquette always has been a confusing territory, even before the days of social media. Beyond social interaction outside the office, social media etiquette further blurs the lines between professional boundaries and personal boundaries with co-workers.
On an unusually balmy October Saturday, I set out on a mid-morning run. Today, it will be my long run of the week. Just three miles, per my doctor’s instructions following months of recovery from ACL surgery.
The life of a sports reporter has many upsides.
The holidays are a time for any number of things: joy, thankfulness, reflection.
Smoking cigars always have been a special-occasion type of activity for me. In the most recent case, it was a guys’ trip to Las Vegas with my dad and some friends – a suitable occasion for a cigar, I thought.
The arrival of winter means cold temperatures and the need for a drink to warm things up.
A cold beer after an afternoon of yardwork is to summer as a warm bowl of chili after shoveling snow is to winter. As winter takes hold and lawns go dormant, it’s the chili we’re focused on now.
If you haven’t seen it in person, you’ve probably seen it on TV or, at the very least, on YouTube. Elaborate Christmas light shows, timed to the beat of songs ranging from the traditional to heavy metal, are quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. More recently, projection systems have eve…
The Kansas City Chiefs are … Super Bowl favorites? Welcome to 2017.
A computer in 2017 that can fit in the palm of your hand is more powerful than the computers used to go to the moon. The Raspberry Pi is a microcomputer with standard features and is built for open-ended possibilities. A quick Google search results in countless projects. Some of these projec…
Welcome to the November issue of Tomfoolery, our third installment of the magazine to date.
Gone are the days when you could buy someone a rock for a Christmas gift and they'd be happy. That was in the 1970s when pet rocks were all the rage. All a pet rock was was an oblong rock with eyes glued on it, but it was one of the must-have items of the 1970s.
Wanting to shoot better photos of your friends and family? While an all-in-one point-and-shoot camera or your smartphone is capable of a lot, a DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera will offer you the most control. Below is a list of such cameras and prices without the lenses included.
Whether it's a mild winter or a steady snowfall all winter long, there's no more of a unique experience than taking to the hills of Snow Creek.
Tomfoolery is a magazine for men. Inside, you’ll find articles and stories on topics ranging from fitness to technology to food and drink. But we work to set ourselves apart by highlighting stories of regional interest, whether places or people.