Actor Tim Robbins plays a Vietnam veteran back home in New York who seems to be losing touch with reality. Shit gets weird & warped. Is it a side effect of the secret government drugs that were tested on him back in ’Nam? Is it delayed PTSD? As his life begins to melt and swirl around him, Robbins seeks the aid of friends to rescue him from his messed-up mind.
They’re claiming this book is a true story. Yeah, right! It chronicles the unbelievable life of a Norwegian royal named Stefan Templeton who sounds like a cross between Don Juan, Gucci Mane, Urijah Faber, and Indiana Jones. He was at various times: a jewel thief, ultimate fighter, horseman, swimmer, philosopher, gigolo, and so on. Some people will believe anything.
“Russians yawn at death.” Who better then, to run a risky international shipping ring of illegal weapons and contraband? Balls-of-steel reporter Matt Potter got on the flight deck with a crew of Russian ex-soldiers who use de-commissioned military planes to deliver everything from missiles to humanitarian aid to the hottest, war-torn corners of the globe. You won’t believe it, but it’s true.
Due to lack of evidence, actor Richard Gere was never prosecuted for “gerbiling”, but he was taken to the cleaners in the court of public opinion. Regardless, he was able to deftly play the role of a powerful, fame-hungry lawyer in this 1996 legal thriller. Starring Ed Norton as the killer on trial, Gere gets tangled up in big city politics as the murder of the city’s archbishop unfolds. Can Gere get Norton off? You’ll have to watch and find out.
All the caveman needed was a campfire and a sharp stick to cook his kill. But, an evolved gentleman like yourself might appreciate a bit more know-how and craft. This book is a celebration of the art of Old World butchery; full of tips and info on the hows & whys of proper meat preparation. Filled with insights from chefs and butchers, this book is a comprehensive guide to being a good little carnivore.
Even with sold-out stadium tours and chart topping, radio-friendly hits, Seattle’s Pearl Jam kept their private lives on the D.L. Now, 20 years after the release of their seminal album 10, the band is offering up the whole story from the salad days of the “grunge” era. It’s a scrapbook of sorts featuring interviews, photos, tour notes & more. It’s the whole Pearl Jam story. You might even find out where they got their name.
Remember the part in the movie SuperSize Me when the expert says one McDonald’s burger contains beef from 500 different cows? Well, he said it. And if you’re still not vegetarian, this is a book you might want to read. This book breaks down how to source and prepare sustainable, local meat and poultry. You could call it Meat Appreciation 101. And, that’s a lot smarter than burger 500.
Are you a psychopath? Your boss? From the writer of The Men Who Stare At Goats comes a new book exploring psychopathic behavior. Author Jon Ronson has devised a system to help you pick out psychos based on subtle verbal cues. In examining various powerful, successful people, Ronson discovers psychopathy is more pervasive than we thought. So, are we all crazy?
“Say hello to my little friend!” Al Pacino as the snowbank-snorting, bullet-blasting Cuban drug lord Tony Montana in Scarface, is one of the greatest drug films ever made. It’s an absolute blood feast of depravity guaranteed to look and sound amazing on this new Blu-Ray Limited Edition. It comes with a digital copy for your mobile device and a heap of extra features keeping you rapt for hours & hours. Remember the shower scene?
Depending on where you live, you may have to go far beyond the greenbelt of your subdivision to find the wild flora & fauna Hank Shaw prepares in his new book Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding the Forgotten Feast. But, it’ll be worth the effort. Shaw is a prolific blogger and naturalist who espouses the goodness and proper preparation of wild North American food. With recipes and back-to-the-land wisdom, Shaw turns living off nature’s bounty into a gourmet experience.