If you want to survive this summer wedding season, you better get your pre-game in order. The Tailgater is a dual-tap backpack drink dispenser. Read that again if you have to. Yeah, drinks from a backpack. Juicing up your crew with 210 ounces of Four Loko or a vodka/Red Bull mix might just turn your friend’s girlfriend’s sister’s wedding into the most memorable night of the summer.
Some nights you just want to melt into the couch and forget about the world outside. But what are you gonna watch? Celebrity Rehab, Hoarders, Biggest Loser? How about something a little lighter? Try this 1977 comedy flick from the guys who made the legendary Airplane. Kentucky Fried Movie is crude and juvenile and has no real plot. In other words, it’s the perfect 2-hour escape.
It’s happening. Electric motorcycles are actually starting to look cool. The craftsmen at the Netherlands’ Orphiro Motorcycles have just released a bike that look s like a vintage hardtail bobber, complete with belt drive and a one-up saddle. But look a bit closer and you’ll see it’s a plug-electric. Sure, it looks like a blast from the past but electric vehicles are the future. Get on board.
It doesn’t get much more classic than the Adidas Stan Smith. It’s the best selling tennis shoe in the history of Sneakerdom. That’s because the design is simple and solid. For forty years this ubiquitous classic has been re-styled in a rainbow of colorways and artist editions, as well as the O.G. white and green. These new suede joints feature fresh colors, metal eyelets, perforated 3-stripe, contrast stitching and other subtle style upgrades.
Don’t get too happy, this book isn’t an updated Kama Sutra. It’s actually a grammar book. A funny one. But who gives a f#&k about grammar, you ask? Well, read some of your friends’ facebook updates or inter-office emails and you’ll see why this book is very relevant. Authors Chris Baker and Jacob Hansen are regular guys who happen to know and care about grammar. Get a few laughs in while learning how not to butcher your native tongue. K?
If your carabiner’s biggest job is attaching your water bottle to your messenger bag, you probably don’t need the performance of Black Diamond’s new locking carabiners with Magnetron Technology. But climbers will appreciate that instead of sketchy screw-style gates, these babies use magnetic force. The rest of us urban adventurers will mostly just like the colors they come in.
If you’ve ever gone hunting for a good movie poster, you know they’re hard to find. So let us share. Italian-born London artist Claudia Varosio creates her own graphic take on classic films, designing totally unofficial yet awesome movie posters in a style that may just work perfectly with your décor.
New York’s Craft Coffee is all about bringing you a new brew. Their coffee delivery subscriptions ship fresh, hand-selected artisan coffees to your door every month. Doesn’t this sound better than standing in line at 9AM behind a gaggle of tweenagers all ordering 40-ounce Mochachino-latte-supremes? Thought so.
Don’t let the title fool you. This isn’t a guidebook on how to destroy your liver. It’s part recipe-book and part comedy. Fusing hands-on knowledge of classic cocktails with boozy banter, the two bartenders behind this new book stir up wisdom and wit that goes great with whatever you’re drinking. Mix your friends a drink they’ve never tried before and serve it with a sidecar of sarcasm. Bottom’s up.
Remember that annoying little dude in college who always saved empty liquor bottles from the parties and displayed them in his “trophy case”? No? Okay, well pretend you remember him. That same dude finally found something to do with his trophies. He’s making lamps out of them. And you can buy one. Or many.