The rise of youth culture and American music intersected at the Vietnam War. Artists like Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Merle Haggard, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Cash, John Lennon, The Doors & dozens more are featured in this boxed set. With over 300 songs, spoken-words, PSAs and historical audio clips, this soundtrack is the most comprehensive anthology of the Vietnam experience. An in-depth, 304-page book also included.
Alone on the dark side of the moon. No, not Pink Floyd. Moon is a cerebral 2009 sci-fi film following Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) as he wraps up a three-year contract of harvesting Helium-3 on the moon. His only company is a computer with Kevin Spacey’s voice and occasional video chats with his wife on earth. There are no alien creatures, no manly damsels, Sam is all alone and the solitude is starting to get to him. But wait, is he alone?
Fans of the original 1982 Tron film and those of you frothing for the new release, Tron Legacy, will want to get this Original Soundtrack from legendary French electronic dance duo, Daft Punk. The mysterious electro pioneers created a sweeping 22 track score with beats, blips, bass & vast symphonic soundscapes fit for this massive Disney movie re-make.
30 great sports stories told in film: this is ESPN’s 30 For 30 collection. From Muhammad Ali to The New York Knicks to Jimmy The Greek, acclaimed filmmakers tell the inside tales of sports’ greatest legends & lore. Volume One is a 6-disk set including the first 15 films in the series with over two hours of bonus footage. This should hold you over until Volume Two releases.
With the 1969 Western masterpiece, True Grit, John Wayne finally got his Oscar for his portrayal of Rooster Cogburn a drunk, one-eyed, U.S. Marshal tracking down a cowboy killer. Wayne deftly plays the almost comic role of the larger-than-life lawman and all the bullets & booze really make it move. The Coen Brothers are about to release their updated remake of this Hollywood classic, which is sure to be a scorcher. So, check the original first & compare for yourself .
Even if you’re not into Twitter & tweets, you have to admit a twitter-based comedy like “Shit My Dad Says” is hilarious. Yes, people be can funny in 140-characters. After all, how much space do you need for a one-liner? Well, ask Denis Leary, one of America’s sharpest comics. His new book of illustrated tweets will have you LYFAO even if you don’t know what that stands for yet.
If you’re quoting a classic flick like Scarface, don’t butcher it. Seriously, there’s nothing worse than a paraphrased Tony Montana. The Cult Movie Quote Book has you covered. Featuring Hollywood’s most memorable cult films, this 220-page book gives you 700 classic one-liners from all your favorite movies & lots you’ve never even heard of.
Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne introduced the evil. They built the foundation of hard rock and every heavy band since has borrowed from their sound. This limited edition collection compiles the influential recordings of Sabbath’s Ozzy years. On top of 12 discs (including three radio documentaries) packaged in a cross-shaped box, you get a 100-page illustrated booklet, guitar pick set & poster.
In a career spanning over 40 years, photographer Mick Rock has shot the most iconic rock-n-roll weirdos. From Bowie’s alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust, to the freakishly frenetic Iggy Pop to 70s proto-punks The Sex Pistols to current groups like The Killers, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and even Lady Gaga. This book brings together 200 of Rock’s photographs of the legendary artists who made a difference.