If it wasn’t for Howard Cosell, we’d have no Madden, no Bob Costas, no Al Michaels. The grand-daddy of the sportscaster personality is none other than Howard Cosell, but he was much more than an iconic voice. This book tells his incredible story and chronicles the far-reaching effects of his influence in sports broadcasting.
Maybe you love your watch but the band is bogus. Instead of letting it collect dust, order up a fully custom-made Gunny Strap. Their high-quality, hand-built leather straps will revitalize the look and feel of your favorite watch. Available in a variety of different leathers, you can get yours made to the exact dimensions your taste requires. That’s right, any way you want it.
The new Lynx portable radio from SiriusXM is going to make a lot of Howard Stern listeners very happy. Instead of staying in your parked car listening to the last 5 minutes of her Sybian ride you can just pop this little unit out of the dash, plug in your headphones and cruise casually into the office like a normal person.
Your iPhone is, in fact, like a miniature iPad so why not treat it as such? The TidyTilt contraption tames and stores your headphone cable plus the screen protector doubles as a stand for tabletop scrolling. Very tidy, yes.
When you’re battling the bad breath, stinky pits, and heavy-duty stubble that only a man such as yourself can produce, you need a dopp kit that’s tough as nails. This one could be it. It’s made of Teflon-coated ballistic nylon and features burly YKK zippers. Fully equipped for your bathroom battles.
Over the past few years Roku has helped push TV viewing forward into the future. Their new Streaming Stick is another big leap. The stick is the size of a standard USB flash drive that plugs into your TV & instantly transforms it into a Smart TV, allowing you to stream shows and movies from the web right on to your big flatscreen with zero frustration and incredible clarity.
Swiss watchmaker IWC is introducing a new military-style chronograph with San Diego roots. Named for the Miramar air base and the Tom Cruise flick filmed right up the road from werd.com headquarters, this watch is as tough as our local leathernecks. Its ceramic case, titanium case back, and a whopping 168-hour power reserve make it battle proof.
The DV300F from Samsung has a dual view LCD for easy self-portraits but what’s even cooler is the built-in wi-fi that lets you post your pics to the web straight from the camera. What will they think of next? Maybe adding a keypad for making calls?