Avion Tequila might sound familiar. It is…you’ve seen this top-shelf tequila written right into the script of HBO’s Entourage. A clever bit of product placement has your boy Turtle trying to sell Avion. In real-life though, it will sell itself, considering it’s made with the finest Blue Weber Agave from the highest elevations in Jalisco, Mexico. Superb flavor & distinct smoothness – a couple of traits Turtle could use himself.
Nintendo nerds rejoice. Nostalgia has delivered another dose of dopeness to your computer-based life. Blending outdated video games from your golden years with today’s need for external storage, 8-Bit Memory brings you USB hard drives built in old Nintendo game cartridges. They’re available 500, 750 & 1000GB capacity. Way more than Zelda had.
You saw Memento – hard to follow, confusing, dark. It was the handywork of director, Christopher Nolan. Well, Following came first. If you like movies that test your mental and take you into the warped minds of others – you’ll like this one, too. A man obsessed with following strangers is led into a world even weirder than he hoped for.
Alchemy Goods is a brand really focused on recycling or upcycling as they call it – making used & discarded products into something new. In the case of their new belt, the ’cycling that inspired this product was actual cycling. As in bicycling. Made from rubber bike inner tubes, this belt is stitched into something stylish & functional to hold up your trousers. And, it’s made right here in Seattle, Washington.
In our magical “wireless” world, it’s just a tad ironic that our everyday lives are still tangled up in a rat’s nest of power cables & chargers. But…that’s just the way it is. So, Quirky’s Pivot Power adjustable power strip should make you smile. The flexible design allows you to jam up to six plugs of various sizes & shapes into this unit and then into the power grid with incredible ease.
It looks alarmingly like a real, police-issue .38 revolver – but have no fear, it’s just a Gun Soap – so safe, it even made the Today Show. This novelty soap is vegan friendly, scented with Black Tea & comes in gift packs of three. It makes a great joke gift for just about everyone on your list – but don’t even try to mail this to your brother in the State Pen.
The Blackberry Torch is so good you’ll feel totally justified skipping work. After all, what will you miss? Just the bitter coffee & annoying colleagues. The Blackberry 6OS makes for smooth shuffling from the web to your email and back to your phone – all at rapid-fire speed. New Pinch & Zoom browsing is sweet and you can easily set up feeds from your social sites. It even has a 5 MP camera. Basically, you can get more done on your hand-held than you can sitting in your office. So why not do it?
There’s something deeply romantic about towing your little house-on-wheels down the road & parking it in front of the vista of your choice. The design of these vehicles – part home, part car – made them strange and iconic. The hardcover book My Cool Caravan celebrates the unlikely elegance of the camper in 160 pages of stunning images from photographer, Hilary Walker with cool tidbits from the authors.
Whether you’re one of the few & the proud still smoking butts or you’ve moved on to the medicinals these days, a lighter is essential. Lighter Of The Month Club takes your boring, monotone Bic & hooks it up with custom graphic stickers. Membership gets you 48 stickers: one for every week.
Whether you’ve taken the whole DIY household project to a new level or want to unload the dust-covered, weird tools in Grandad’s garage, Old Tools Limited is the spot. They deal in the outdated & odd, the antique & the archaic. Any old hand-tool, measuring device or knuckle-buster can be found on this website. And…if you get fed up with your project and have tools for sale, they’re buying.