A Tarantino box set containing Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2, Death Proof and Inglorious Basterds would, by itself be awesome. But this set also has two more discs filled with 5-hours of bonus material plus a retrospective on the amazingly warped and visionary director.
Slime-ball eggheads, corpo-muppets, and vampire squids are but a few of the types of semi-humanoid creatures who dwell in the swamp called Wall Street. Trillion-dollar trader turned author Greg Smith exposed them all when he managed to resuscitate his conscience before it was totally lost in the patty-laden fields of the mid-’00s bull market. This book is his tell-all survival tale from inside the pit, and picks up where his bombshell NYT op-ed left off.
Now that the punk generation is the Geritol generation, the preciousness of their fading past is producing a wealth of re-constituted cultural content. This new book, Punk: An Aesthetic is 350 pages of band and film posters, fanzines and original photos that neatly capture the look and feel of the bands that defined the punk era of the 70s and early 80s. Source
The Sex Pistols’ snotty songs & outrageous antics pushed punk rock into the mainstream. The forthcoming release of the super-deluxe Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols box set is a 3CD/1DVD collection marking the classic album’s 35th anniversary with a 100-page book, demos, B-sides, and a re-mastered edition of the record. Sid lives! Punk’s not dead!, et cetera.
The Count Of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas is a heroic literary classic. If you haven’t read it yet, you never will. But if you want to hear the true-life tale of the real Count, read this new book that reveals he was the son of a black slave and rose to prominence in the military during the French Revolution.
50 years after the release of his debut album, master songsmith Bob Dylan is back with a fresh record. Tempest features ten all-new tunes from the legendary singer-man with the voice like sand and glue.
Before tattooing his face and the Hangover movies, Mike Tyson was boxing’s most pugilistic champ. All his knockouts had dollars and endorsements flowing in. He even had his own Nintendo game. To celebrate 25 years since NES released Mike Tyson’s Punch Out, this book catalogs everything you could ever want to learn about a truly classic video game.
What do the movies A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket, 2001: A Space Odyssey, & The Shining have in common? They were all directed by Stanley Kubrick. So maybe you’d like to see a restored Blu-ray version of his first-ever feature film, Fear & Desire, an art movie disguised as a war flick in what would become Kubrick’s signature style.
It’s hard to believe there was an actual person behind the persona of cowboy movie star John Wayne but this new hardcover photography book seems to suggest so. It contains 225 photos ranging from movie stills to more intimate personal and family photos of an ironclad American icon.
After marathon Call Of Duty sessions it can be hard to transition back to civilian life but the Black Ops II Limited Edition Care Package can (sort of) help. This collector’s package contains an RC DragonFire Drone copter, the Steelbook, bonus in-game content, challenge coins, an official soundtrack disc and more.