Nintendo’s arcade classic Punch Out has been creatively memorialized by artist Chris Lange in his series of collage prints of the game’s characters all made from scraps of pages from Nintendo Power magazines. Odd, yes, but such is art. This set of nine 5X5 prints features Glass Joe, Bald Bull, Piston Hurricane; the whole gang.
The Allman Brothers invented southern rock. And on top of producing some of the baddest-ass songs of the 70s, Duane & Gregg Allman were certified superstars. This new tell-all book from Gregg covers everything from the money, drugs, and women to the loss of his big brother, and legendary guitarist, Duane. Gregg has been married 6 times (once to Cher), suffered from Hep-C and addiction of all sorts, and he’s still out there rocking, apparently writing, too. Read all about it.
Bavarians don’t just know how to brew beer, they know how to consume it, too. In summer, they do it outside: in the village square or up in the alpine meadows sitting on long wooden picnic tables. These vintage Biergarten tables with benches are the real deal. Made of sturdy wood and steel and weathered to a charming patina by drunk German asses.
When you want to get grill marks and that solid sear on your BBQ’d steaks, you really need a surface thermometer. This stainless steel one from Taylor will do you right.
The Godfather, and The Godfather Part II are the defining films of the mafia movie genre. Both were based on Mario Puzo’s 1969 novel, The Godfather. Puzo died in 1999 but left behind an unproduced screenplay for a prequel to the original: The Family Corleone. Now, this forgotten screenplay has been published as a book and it chronicles the family’s rise in the New York mob scene of the 20s & 30s. No word on a movie version yet but …
At 8GB capacity, these Avengers USB flash drives aren’t quite big enough to hold your bootlegged copy of the new blockbuster Avengers movie but they’ll hold a lot of other data. Captain America, Thor, Hulk, and IronMan. Get the whole set. Note: These seem a bit hard to come by. We found them on eBay.
The makers of LaserSaber highly recommend the use of safety glasses and advise against any sort of “sword play” while practicing your fencing techniques with their high-tech, laser-powered sabers. That said, with a 32″ polycarbonate blade and sturdy aluminum hilt, swordfighting will be hard to resist.
If you’ve been hunting for a motorcycle-inspired backpack made of waxed cotton, leather, and parachute hardware, you’re in luck. We found one. It’s got pockets for a 15″ laptop, an iPad, and a Kindle. Custom bike builders turned “lifestyle brand,” Hammarhead Industries makes every pack to order, so if you like it, order it now because it’ll take 6 weeks to ship.
Most people who give ContourROAM POV cameras the advantage over GoPro models say it comes down to a better design. They’re not as boxy, which makes them easier to hold & mount. Contour’s latest offering, the watersports kit includes all the gear you need to use the camera in or underwater; like on your surfboard, kayak, or next snorkeling adventure.
Men agree, there’s no better gift than a bottle of booze. But in the excitement of receiving such a thoughtful present, must you immediately cave to the pressure and hit it straight off the bottle? Not if you also get this card. It contains an easy-to-fold, pop-out origami shot glass. Slightly awesome, yes.