You get few chances in life to truly be a hero. But if you’re the dad on the block who breaks out the powertools and plywood and builds his kids a skate ramp, you’re the man. This book, from HGTV’s Over Your Head host Todd Davis will show you how to build ramps, tree forts, a tire swing, and other cool projects that most dads blow off in favor of golf or watching the game. But that’s not you, is it?
Depending on your perspective, it’s either money or bullshit that makes the world go round. And who wants to read books about money? Boring. At least bullshit is entertaining. If you want to rub elbows with the big dogs and come off as a brilliant man-of-the-world, all you need is a bit of strategy and the balls to bullshit. Read this guide and learn how to turn lies and ignorance into charm. Or just buy it for your friend in sales.
Here’s a movie that’s got action, suspense, drama, hot chicks, violence, drugs, and crime. And almost unbelievably, there are no vampires. A loner named Brendan and his brainy sidekick get caught in chaos as they try to solve the murder of his high school sweetheart. When Brick was released in 2005 it won film festival awards around the world, including a Special Jury Prize at Sundance.
Since the days when Al Capone ran Chicago, mobsters and mafioso have been dodging the tax man and the law man while stacking heaps of cash. So what do these filthy-rich crime families know that you don’t? Until now, it was an unwritten code of conduct, street smarts, and rules-to-live-by. Wiseguy, Gotti family associate, and author Lou Ferrante breaks it all down in this new book that could change the way you roll.
Some nights you just want to melt into the couch and forget about the world outside. But what are you gonna watch? Celebrity Rehab, Hoarders, Biggest Loser? How about something a little lighter? Try this 1977 comedy flick from the guys who made the legendary Airplane. Kentucky Fried Movie is crude and juvenile and has no real plot. In other words, it’s the perfect 2-hour escape.
Don’t get too happy, this book isn’t an updated Kama Sutra. It’s actually a grammar book. A funny one. But who gives a f#&k about grammar, you ask? Well, read some of your friends’ facebook updates or inter-office emails and you’ll see why this book is very relevant. Authors Chris Baker and Jacob Hansen are regular guys who happen to know and care about grammar. Get a few laughs in while learning how not to butcher your native tongue. K?
Don’t let the title fool you. This isn’t a guidebook on how to destroy your liver. It’s part recipe-book and part comedy. Fusing hands-on knowledge of classic cocktails with boozy banter, the two bartenders behind this new book stir up wisdom and wit that goes great with whatever you’re drinking. Mix your friends a drink they’ve never tried before and serve it with a sidecar of sarcasm. Bottom’s up.
Real feelings and philosophical ponderings (that means deep thoughts, man) are for weird chicks and Lit. Major dweebs, right? Finally, we’re not the only ones who think poetry is a joke. College dude and “broet” Brian McGackin has penned his first volume of verse called Broetry that pays homage to stuff real guys can relate to: Xbox, frozen pizza, Bruce Willis, crap like that. It’s totally gonna be a classic.
Somewhere in the back of a closet or in a box in the attic sit all the “How-to” and “self-help” books you meant to read but never did. And look at yourself now. Break the cycle, bro. If you’re gonna read one, read this. And read it soon. As you’re well aware, Lebowski is a way of life. Learn the secrets of Sacred Dudeist practices and more. What’ve you got to lose?
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.