About Dr. Eric J. Leech

Eric has written for over a decade. Then one day he created Urbasm.com, a site for every guy.

How to Become a Highly Functioning Addict in the New Year

We are all addicts – you, me, your grandma, and the pope. The difference between being highly functional and just another statistic is one single word, definition. A definition holds a lot of power in modern society. An alcoholic is crippled by chemicals that erode their sense of well-being, and porn addicts are crippled by […]

7 Worthy New Year’s Resolutions for the Urban Man

Urbasm’s resolutions for 2023 are to fortify our conviction, success, respect, conflict resolution, and true happiness. Which simply amounts to seven ticks off the below list: Find Conviction– A man without conviction identifies himself by his profession. Having only his work to give him purpose, drives him to be a workaholic, leaving him tired and […]

Evolutionary Biologist Answers Life’s Biggest Questions: Purpose of Life, What We Leave Behind in Death, and How to Live Past 100

In the empty silence in our beds, we all feel alone. But within that hiss of air behind your ears, there are processes going on within every cell (and atom) in your body that connect you to every other living thing from the tip of your nose to the ends of the universe. Every mystery […]

Fire Grounds Coffee: Excellent Brew and Aids First Responders

We know that we’ve discovered a great roasted coffee when we drink it straight out of the pot and then go back for seconds within the next 20 minutes. And that has been our experience with Fire Grounds Coffee this holiday season. And how often is it that you find something you enjoy while also […]

Lit Axis: How to Build Symmetry with Metrics-Based Resistance Band Training

Suspension and resistance band training has one weakness… you. Unlike those pricey anatomical-guided machines at the gym, resistance bands and free weights rely on the knowledge, technique, and proper form to build symmetry, strength, and performance. And this is one reason why home gyms get such a bad wrap is they rely on you, almost […]

Review of the GravaStar P5 Versus P9: It’s a Win-Win

If we had to choose between the Gravastar P5 or the P9 for our daily listening business and pleasure… well, we’d take both. Here’s why: This year we established the domination that Gravastar holds over the market with the design and creativity behind the Venus and Mars Pro Bluetooth speakers. Their ideas and execution are […]

How to Dress Like a Gentleman for the Holidays and Every Day

In order to become a perfect gentleman, a man must know his boundaries, strengths, character, and most definitely his way around a closet. And if you want to understand the essentials of style you’ve got to ask the experts, and today we’ve got two of them. Zach Falconer-Barfield, the Founder and First Gentleman of The […]

Cork Pops – Wine Opener with a Champagne Surprise

Is it better to push or pull a wine cork from a bottle? That is a question that has been asked by almost nobody ever, quite simply because the physics of a sealed bottle of wine almost defies that possibility. We say ‘almost’ as there is actually one way around that dilemma. Cork Pops gradually […]

LectroFan Micro2 – Sleep Sound Machine on the Go

For urban late-night disturbances, you can’t beat the adaptive technology of the Sound+Sleep Sound Machine. This gadget features 10 different sound landscapes to muffle (take attention away from) your worst urban nightmares, including traffic, emergency sirens, fireworks, and irritating neighbors. This also makes a great meditation tool for anyone who lives within a less-than-perfect retreat […]

Gravastar Mars/Venus Bluetooth Speaker Review: How a Beautiful Robot Destroyed My Marriage

I called our team last July to ask about the sound quality of the new Gravastar line of Bluetooth speakers we received for review. All I had seen was the box they came in and I was curious about the Mars Pro’s hefty weight of nearly 6 pounds, I figured that had to be a […]