Posts for Features

Stanley Adventure Cooler
Jul 20, 2015
Testing Out The Stanley Brand Adventure Cooler
It’s handy to have a go-to cooler you can grab and take with you on a trip to the beach, a campout, or walk through the woods. I took the Stanley Brand Adventure Cooler on a trip to Tryon Creek State Natural Area, a state park here in Portland to find out how well it’d...
We Tried Apple Music So You Don't Have To
Jul 08, 2015
We Tried Apple Music So You Don’t Have To
It’s been a little more than a week since Apple Music went live, offering a 3 month free trial to anyone interested in trying it out. Now that I’ve had a few days to fiddle with the service, I’ve got to say that there are a lot of things here to be proud of, and...
Chef Kevin Gillespie
Jul 06, 2015
Man of the Week: Chef Kevin Gillespie
If you’re a fan of Top Chef, you probably remember Kevin Gillespie as the season 6 contestant who, after beating almost all the other chefs to make it to the finale, lost out to Michael Voltaggio. He took his newfound fame and turned it into two successful restaurants, and now he’s taking things back to his roots with a new venture,...
Josh Lamon - an actor featured on Chubstr
Jun 04, 2015
WANT TO WRITE FOR CHUBSTR?
Chubstr is growing, and we’re looking for people to write guest posts for the site. Writers will be able to cover plus size style, big and tall clothing brands, entertainment, issues that are relevant to men of size, and more. What we’re looking for Our mission at Chubstr is to “help men of size find, create, and...
Tyler, Spencer, and Bruce
Jun 02, 2015
Dining with Spencer Pablo
One of the best things about being part of something like Chubstr is the community that has grown around it. Getting the opportunity to learn about our reader’s stories is so fulfilling – it’s the reason that the site is still here after almost 5 years. Last week, Mr. Tyler Jacobs and I had the opportunity...
Man of the Week: Ben Ancheff
Jun 01, 2015
Man of the Week: Pitcher Ben Ancheff
The internet has been abuzz about Miami’s St. Thomas University Bobcats pitcher, Ben Ancheff. At 6’2 and 300 lbs, he’s not what the mainstream considers your average baseball player. @STU_Athletics Ben Ancheff stretches out before tonight's #AvistaNAIAWS Final against @LCWarriors pic.twitter.com/4NgSHupujT — Zachary Simonar (@mrsim21) May 30, 2015 His team played Lewis-Clark State in the...
Bruce Sturgell from Chubstr
May 26, 2015
Bruce Talks Chubstr on the Big Curvy Love Podcast
Kelly from Big Curvy Love just released the first episode of her new podcast, and I was lucky enough to the the inaugural guest! We talked about the pains of trying to find clothes that fit, what big guys prefer to be called (chubby, big and tall, plump, fat, plus size – so many names!),...
Ask Bruce your Style Question on the Big Curvy Love Podcast!
May 19, 2015
Ask Bruce Your Style Questions on the Big Curvy Love Podcast
Kelly from Big Curvy Love is kicking off her brand new podcast, and I get the honor of being one of the first guests! We’re going to talk about a variety of things, including YOUR questions on style, finding clothes in your size, how to wear the things you already have, and how to dress for...
Introducing Indochino's Essential Blue Suit
May 14, 2015
Catch Chubstr on HuffPost Live TODAY!
If you’re around a computer at 1:40 Eastern (10:40 Pacific), head over to HuffPost Live to watch yours truly talk about #dadbod, and the lack of plus size male models in the mainstream. We might even talk a bit about Chubstr! Help support your favorite plus size men’s style blog by tuning in!
Noble Brewer
May 12, 2015
Is Noble Brewer the World’s Most Unique Beer Club?
Did you know there’s a beer club out there putting a spotlight on homebrewer’s best creations? Meet Noble Brewer, an Oakland, California based company with a mission sharing “high quality, single-release beers inspired by our homebrewers’ very best recipes” on a quarterly basis. Doing something like this is pretty tricky, partially due to laws that prohibit...

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