When’s the last time you chomped down on your childhood favorite, the good old PB & J sando? Maybe you’re too grown up for that stuff now. Or maybe you just didn’t know about The Jam Shop’s booze-infused jellies and jams? Drunken Monkey features bananas and a splash of rum, while the Bourbon Blueberry has … you get the idea.
Two things about Australia that rock: the band AC/DC and the robust Shiraz of the Riverina region. Now this unlikely pairing has come together with the launch of AC/DC wines. Produced by Warburn Estate Winery, Back in Black Shiraz, Highway to Hell Cabernet Sauvignon, Hells Bells Sauvignon Blanc and You Shook Me All Night Long Moscato will be available soon. We’re camping out for tickets.
Unless you went back to shooting film, which sounds cooler than actually doing it, your vintage-retro-heritage attire is probably clashing with your camera right now. The Pentax Q Black digital camera will fix that. It looks like a 1960s rangefinder but it’s actually a compact digital that shoots a 12.4 MP file and offers a whole slew of interchangeable lenses. There, style uncramped. You’re welcome.
You’re not scared to spend a whole Saturday shining up your rims so why not put the same care into the upkeep of your grill? Philips’ latest electronic toothbrush will work wonders on your pearly whites in just a minute or two. Plus, it recharges wirelessly in the high-tech rinsing glass via induction or by USB plug-in for travel.
We hate it, too, but the sad fact is, summer is pretty much toast. The days are already growing shorter and soon the nights will get downright chilly. Maybe if you cover your carcass with a cozy, pullover thermal hoodie like this fine specimen from James Perse, fall won’t feel so frigid.
To the fossil fuel addicted, an electric chainsaw is viewed with the same disdain as your hybrid. But Oregon brand power tools are trying to change that. Their Lithium battery-powered 40V Max chainsaw will chew right through heavy-duty timber. It’s got a push button start and a built-in self-sharpener. Powerful, easy to use, and no stinking smoke.
The Cornhole game can be played a multitude of ways. The ways that aren’t illegal or incredibly painful require two boards with a hole in them and little cloth bags filled with corn that you throw through the hole—like a safer version of horseshoes. Get your mind out of the gutter and order these custom NFL cornhole boards in time for tailgate season. Soon it will be your favorite game, just take care in explaining it.
Artist Dave Murray may or may not have been drunk when he designed this series of beer posters. After all, he is Canadian. But really, the style of this giclée print series looks more like Picasso or Ozenfant—a bit more Cubism than Alcoholism.
If you always dreamed of being a secret agent but somehow got too caught up in gaming to follow your dreams, don’t give up yet. Deus Ex: Human Revolution recently dropped. This game casts you in the role of Adam Jensen, a mechanically-enhanced bad-ass fighting evil in a Blade Runner-like world. It’s a perfect blend of action and RPG, crucial for agents in training like yourself.
The forthcoming Cadillac ELR is proof that sometimes concept cars actually make the cut. In ’09 it was an auto show sensation as the “Converj”: futuristic and full of potential. Now, as the ELR, this American-made extended-range hybrid is slated for production. But details from Caddy are still sketchy, “soon” is the closest they’ve come to announcing when it will actually be on the showroom floor.