Dana Kunze, a World Champion high diver who once set the World Record of 172 feet, spoke with the editors of True to tell us what it feels like up there.
In The When and If’s current Captain reflects on a historic piece of Americana and his attempt to honor its mission.
Renowned Argentinian tango musician and composer Daniel Binelli is a scholar of the bandoneon...
The True in-house handicapper gives a primer on betting the Derby.
The motor of backgammon is the dice, but the luck of the roll has little to do with winning games...
Last year, the FBI closed the case on D.B. Cooper, the notorious sky pirate who hijacked a plane for a small fortune and parachuted out the back, never to be seen again.
For more than three decades, Jeffrey Seder, a Harvard-educated lawyer and self-described “entremanure,” has spent millions to research and refine the science of picking a champion racehorse.
The People's Horse Saga
In the bars and streets of Pamplona, the humble bean dish known as pochas has been a staple for bullrunners for generations.
As an ode to Valentine’s Day, the True editors dug through countless scrolls and pamphlets and vellum to consult some of history’s wisest scholars and most successful lovers on the ancient art of seduction.
In the late 1930’s, an old police reporter and Army captain founded True: The Man’s Magazine, an old pulp where legends like Ernest Hemingway and Winston Churchill and others wrote about exotic topics like studying at snake charming schools, smoking meat underground and hunting for buried jungle treasure.
We’ve revived that spirit to form True.Ink, a different kind of magazine. Already, we’ve raced General George Patton’s historic wooden schooner into the harbors of Havana; plotted our path across the Mongolian border to hunt for Genghis Khan’s hidden tomb; planned the opening of True Stables, home of our collective thoroughbred racehorse; scored the exclusive recipe from Tom Brady on his secret pancake recipe; learned the widsom of boxing’s legendary trainer Freddy Roach; uncovered the archives of John F. Kennedy’s great love (accused of being a Nazi spy); prepared the definitive guide on writing love letters; a dossier for us all to investigate a murder; and planned a barndance.
One afternoon at the Explorers Club, in Manhattan, Geoffrey Gray was in the fifth-floor gallery looking at a painting of a man with a beard. Sixty-odd years ago, the bearded man was a correspondent for a publication called True, which billed itself as “The Man’s Magazine.” Two years ago, Gray rebooted True as True.Ink, an online “experience-based” publication.