Patrick Wensink


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The Weird and Secretive World of Christmas Tree Salesmen

Men’s Health has helped me achieve a very strange dream of mine. For years I have been trying to convince a magazine editor to allow me to write an in-depth article about the bizarre, carny-like world of Christmas tree salesmen.

I have never been so proud of a piece of journalism I wrote.

During researching/writing I had two disgruntled pine tree peddlers stop talking to me, one existential breakdown and one guy who lived in a camper on a tree lot for six weeks.

Read it all here.

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