This nearly 600-page book from Taschen captures the history of the automobile decade by decade through more than 400 old print advertisements. From the Ford Model T to the DeLorean and beyond this book highlights the classic cars and the culture of their times.
After 6 years as the undisputed World Middleweight Champ in the 80s, Marvin Hagler felt so marvelous he had his name legally changed to Marvelous Marvin. He beat down twelve challengers to retain the title & holds a record for highest percentage of KOs in his weight class. This new biography takes a close look at the life & times of a true boxing legend.
There’s a “lost” Johnny Cash album being released this Spring, Out Among the Stars was recorded between 1981 and 1984, and features a stack of unreleased tracks that neither Cash nor Columbia Records considered worthy. But the man in black has now been dead for a decade and the fans definitely want to hear it. On March 25th, they will.
Was John Wayne an American icon? Well, there have been something like 15 or 20 books written about the man, so yeah. For this new biography, film historian Scott Eyman draws on interviews he did with Wayne before his death as well as over 100 interviews with his family, friends, and co-stars.
Author of 1984 & Animal Farm, George Orwell is considered one of the greatest writers of the 20th century and a man who defined Englishness in his era. This book explores the ups & downs of his wild life as a soldier, satirist, socialist, policeman, and eventually, influential author.
With Charles Bronson as the ballsy vigilante avenging the rape & murder of his wife & daughter, 1974’s Death Wish struck a nerve and became one of the definitive films of the 70s; and that’s why it’s back in a 40th Anniversary Blu-ray edition. If you haven’t, you should.
Company Man is an insider’s account of life in the highest levels of the CIA from a guy who lived it. In this book, 30-year CIA vet John Rizzo spills his guts about all kinds of dark stuff the CIA is famous for: waterboarding, their secret prisons called “black sites” and the “torture rape” of Al Qaeda suspects. Light reading.
This book/calendar lets you mark off the days of the year the old-fashioned, analog way, by turning the page. Each of the 365 days features a classic surf image to keep you stoked all year-round.
This is the sneakerhead bible. Out of print for years, it’s finally back in a new 10th Anniversary edition featuring 400 hundred iconic sneaker designs arranged in an illustrated, chronological format.
These days, the death of even a marginally famous person becomes an instant social media circus. But people truly love Lou Reed’s music, so when he died in October, the feed was understandably clogged for days. Read this new biography by Mick Wall and unlike everyone else, you’ll actually know something about this rock pioneer.