At 87, B.B. King is one the last surviving (and touring) OG blues masters. If you get the chance to see him live, don’t put it off. If you don’t get the chance, order the Mr. B.B. King box set. It features 10 discs with recordings that go as far back as 1949 and as recent as his last studio album in 2008. 196 tracks in all, many of them rare and unreleased.
Sal Polisi aka Crazy Sally was a Brooklyn mob guy who ran a hangout for his gangster buddies called the Sinatra Club. As a crook & member of the Colombos, one of the New York mob’s infamous 5 families, Sally was there in the heyday. And like the rest of these powerful mobsters, once he was caught, he turned rat. This book chronicles his life of crime amongst the Gottis & Gambinos.
Conquering the main goal in taking your lady camping depends entirely on maintaining that “rugged, outdoor-type” mystique that vanishes the instant she realizes you have no idea how to set up the tent. To ensure that you actually do get her into said tent, Kelty has developed an inflatable tent design that allows even the most clueless to pitch it in under a minute. Available Spring 2013.
What you’re looking at here is the latest Dremel. It’s the most powerful model in their line of versatile rotary tools. Think of it as the Dodge Viper of Dremels. 6-speeds, top speed of up to 35K RPMs, tool-free EZ-change head, plus they offer 40+ accessories. Available October 12.
When your pals tell you your back swing is suspect or that your follow through is uglier than Tiger’s new girlfriend, it’s hard to know if they’re right or just bustin’ chops. The Golf Shooter gives you the truth. It’s a mount for your iPhone 4/4s that you stick right in the turf for filming, helping you honestly document and analyze your swing.
Bunny Yeager was a pioneer of the pin-up girl era in photography during the 50s & 60s. Famous for her early images of Bettie Page and a long collaboration with Playboy, this book collects her most iconic images as well as steamy shots that have never before seen the light of day. Source
The Systm case for iPhone 4 doesn’t have airbags yet but these impact-resistant cases do feature tough materials like Poron XRD foam and features like guardrails and bumpers to keep your phone from exploding on impact.
Maybe these classic, genre-defining horror films are even scarier when you consider that all the actors in them are dead. The 12-hour Monster marathon Blu-ray collection includes Universal’s best of the 1930s & 40s: Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, Phantom of the Opera and Creature From the Black Lagoon.
Ubi is a voice-activated computer that plugs into a wall outlet and connects to the web via wi-fi. Just talk and it will respond, searching the web, or functioning as a speakerphone or home intercom system. Linked to your phone with an app, it is a hands-free alternative to computing, using your phone, and the other inefficiencies of living life as a normal human.
Southern cooking gets a bad rap mainly because the best stuff is fried in lard, rendered in fat, or swimming in drawn butter. But there’s no denying it’s tasty. This recipe for savory cornmeal waffles—stacked with pulled pork and barbecue sauce strikes a balance. It’s classic Southern style but won’t cause a coronary.