Inside M2 August 2014

Hollywood is full of career transformations from Robert Downey Jr. to Matthew McConaughey but one man whose story is often overlooked is Eric Bana. These days we know the Australian actor for his notable roles in films like Black Hawk Down, Troy and Lone Survivor but what many people don’t know is the 45-year-old actually began his performing career over 20 years ago as a stand-up comedian.

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We’ve travelled far and wide to bring you the most epic, the most gruelling, the most manly of outdoor sporting – all from New Zealand’s back yard…

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Before signing up for an Epic NZ Adventure Race, you might want to take notes on how to properly prep yourself…

5 ways to upgrade your performance
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15 rags to riches men
Whoever said building billion-dollar fortunes from nought was just wishful thinking clearly has never heard of these rags-to-riches success stories…

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avoiding shining object syndrome

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J.Lo has made a name for herself in a variety of mediums. But at her core, she’s still Jenny from the Block…

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fashion & Style

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The finest belts from Paul Smith, Rembrandt, and Parisian…

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it’s shoe time
The dapper man starts from the ground up. And by ground, we mean shoes…


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Ever find yourself the first to get sick? Here’s how to be a man and stop the habit…

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It might be a good idea in theory for everyone to be rationed and given equal use of resources and to work together for a common good – and capitalism might yet still evolve of course. But at the end of the day we all have our own individual dreams and desires.
Editor, M2

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