Ever dreamed of being a writer? Well, someone beat you to the best idea for a book, ever. It’s pretty obvious what the book is about. Author Ian Buxton, a recognized whiskey expert, introduces readers to a variety of great bottles – not just the obscure or high-priced, but simply stellar whiskeys from around the world just begging to be tasted. 224 pages.
These are real war stories – the kind history books can’t and won’t ever really tell. HBO’s 10-part miniseries The Pacific follows the tales of three Marines who lived through the hardship and horrors of WWII’s Pacific theatre. This six DVD set features the complete series, plus special features to take you through an important chapter of history like you’ve never seen before. Also available on Blu-Ray.
You probably saw Jackass 3D already. If you laughed instead of leaving, you likely can’t get enough of these idiots. This book by Jackass core-collaborator Sean Cliver takes you back to the earliest days of the crew in Big Brother skateboard mag and brings you up to date on all things Jackass including loads of too-risqué-for-TV images spanning a decade. Lots of poo, blood, borderline homo-erotica and kicked nuts. You’ll love it.
You can never get enough Christopher Walken. He’s such a creep. But in this tense, Depression-era, mobster revenge flick, the cast is a who’s who of other Hollywood weirdos – all coming together for a dark & memorable mafia movie. Among the characters are Vincent Gallo, Benicio Del Toro, Isabella Rossellini and Annabella Sciorra.
If you’re down with the stupid-genius of Frank on 30 Rock, you’ll be glad to get some advice from him on karate. Learn from the World Champion on how to fight attackers, people with weapons … hell, even dinosaurs and Bigfoot. The world is a strange & unpredictable place, be ready to kick ass at the drop of a (trucker) hat.
If you’re the type who spends lots of time thinking about Star Wars and life in a galaxy far, far away – you already knew this game was coming. The follow-up to the most popular Star Wars game ever continues the quest of Starkiller, Vader’s fugitive apprentice. With enhanced visuals and new skills, you release fury & pain and can drop your enemies with the new “mind trick” control. Use the force.
The title, Life fits. After all, Keith Richards has died and come about a dozen times now. This is the whole story – the life & times of the Rolling Stones ax-man and living rock legend. But it’s not all garbled wino mumblings. Richards got award-winning writer and journalist, James Fox, to help him tell his tale. This hardcover first edition is 576-pages of pure rock history.
This movie’s director was king of the 70s. After his work on two massive, game changing flicks – The French Connection and The Exorcist – William Friedkin got a huge budget to produce the action-suspense thriller, Sorcerer. See what a couple million bucks worth of explosives looks like blowing up in the jungles of Central America.
What kind of gift do you get for someone whose interests include “watching The Simpson’s” and “quoting Homer?” Since you can’t get him a twelver of Duffs, this is the next best thing, providing he can read. The Ultimate Episode Guide breaks down the entire Simpson’s world: every episode for twenty years. This 1200-page tome comes in a slick wraparound slipcase & don’t worry about the reading thing, there’s lots of pictures.
Like everyone else, you do nothing all day at work except Facebook. Well…bad news. This book will lead you further down the path toward uselessness. Mini Weapons Of Mass Destruction gives you step-by-step, illustrated how-to’s on making over 40 weapons - things like CD Spindle Catapults, Bubblegum Darts and Pencil Slingshots using standard office supplies. All fun & games until someone loses an eyeball or their job.