George Carlin was the funniest white dude in the history of comedy. For forty years, his stand-up shows, with razor-sharp wit & taboo content, were making crowds piss themselves. Carlin also wrote three best-selling books. Now, all three: When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?, Napalm and Silly Putty, and Brain Droppings have been bundled into one. Call it a George Carlin bible. He would have.
For proud and passionate sports geeks, ESPN is a daily destination. If you’re really in deep, addicted to highlights, standings, recaps, scores & spreads, the crew at ESPN simply feel like family. This new book chronicles the growth of the ESPN empire, bringing you up close with the key personalities, people who love sports as much as you do.
This is not the first book to chronicle the lore & legacy of heavy metal heroes, Metallica. It might, however, be the most honest book yet. Veteran music writer, Mick Wall, digs deep into the personal struggles of the world’s most popular metal band. He’s done the same before, penning insightful bios on Black Sabbath, Guns-N-Roses, Led Zep and Bono. Past to present, Wall exposes the internal workings and the cost of success for America’s heaviest metal merchants.
Way back, when photography was a chemical process rather than a digital one, pictures were shot on film that came on rolls. (History lesson for the kids in the audience.) Ah … the good old days. But, those old rolls of film only held 24 or 36 images. This 4GB USB drive will hold thousands. And yes, they’re made from real, reused antique film cans.
Since the elimination of Osama Bin Laden, the West has been caught up in a strange media-driven “deathmania.” For author/Navy Seal sniper, Howard Wasdin, the timing of his new novel’s release couldn’t be better. The book chronicles the trials and tracer-fire of an elite Navy Seal unit from BUD training right into the battle of Mogadishu, a harrowing firefight which cost the author his legs & 18 American soldiers their lives.
It’s finally here, the golf ball that won’t slice. Really. This new design uses the simple principles of physics to keep your drives going straight. These balls will make you the star of your next foursome, but there’s one slight catch … they’re illegal. Because they feature an irregular dimple pattern, they are not allowed in tournament play. But hey, are you on the pro tour?
If you’re not mothering over the grill every minute, it’s easy to turn bomb-ass steaks into slabs of dried-up jerky. It even happens to us pros, but here’s an easy way to keep things juicy. Simply fill these cast iron grill humidifiers with water, beer or juices, and the steam they release will keep your meat moist.
Here’s a solid way to chill your shots. Pop these soapstone shot glasses in the freezer for a bit and they’ll be ready when the guests arrive. Milled in Perkinsville, Vermont at the nation’s oldest soapstone workshop, they come in sets of four each holding 2 ounces of your favorite spirit.
Have you been eating like a woman? Ditch the quinoa and get this book. From the editors of Esquire comes a cookbook with chest hair that will teach you how to protect your (apparently fragile) manhood. Yup, 75 recipes for steak. Just kidding, you’ll also learn to cook some green stuff to decorate your plate.
One for the road? How about wine for the road? This handmade bike wine rack is constructed with vegetable-tanned leather and brass fasteners for a retro-Euro look that goes great with an afternoon wine buzz. Proudly made in Montreal and adjustable to fit 3 sizes of bottles.