Straight Flush tells the unbelievable, true tale of a group of University of Montana frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local dive bar into AbsolutePoker.com, a site that at its peak was earning a million dollars a day. But as the boys ran their scam & lived large in their jungle paradise of Costa Rica, the Feds were on to them.
For most people, a lighter or matches works fine for starting a fire or the gas grill. For others, that’s just too easy. The all-aluminum nanoStriker XL makes your quest for fire a bit more primitive: scrape some shavings off the ferrocerium rod onto your tinder & spark it up. Unlike matches or lighter, this thing works just fine in the rain.
If you still haven’t figured out how to pop the top off a beer with pretty much any given object in the room, car, campsite, toolbox, furniture, etc., you should watch a few videos on Youtube & practice so you can finally earn your Man Badge. Or just go ahead and buy this slim little wallet that’ll carry your cards, cash, & also packs a stealth bottle opener.
Biographies of infamous mobsters are almost as plentiful as lame Kickstarter campaigns but luckily they’re much more interesting. Steve Flemmi is a Boston mobster famous for being Whitey Bulger’s sidekick. Flemmi is currently doing hard time for 10 murders. Unlike most of those little snitches, Flemmi kept his trap shut until 2003 when he pled guilty & shared his story with the Feds.
For about 5 minutes one summer back in the 80s, girls with huge mullets & rocker dudes who came to see the headliner stood in awe of a glammed-up group of b-grade hairfarmers called Ratt. Like their peers of the era, cocaine, groupies, and drunk driving were their main interests. Singer Stephen Pearcy brings the years of using and abusing into focus some two decades later in this new book. As you might imagine, it’s a touching tale.
Stance makes silly socks for surfers and skateboarders. They’re also not blind to the powers of irony, so to build upon their standard styles: pot leaf, skull, rasta stripes, etc, they’ve turned to real sports. Their latest collection is an officially licensed NBA series. Featuring team colors & logos, plus photographs of legendary players like Bird, Erving, & Olajuwon you can now be literally head-to-toe in team gear.
During World War II, a search & rescue plan in the Arctic was lost in a blizzard and crashed. All 9 men on board survived the crash as well as 148 days lost in the vast, barren expanse of the Arctic ice. In this book by Best-selling author Michael Zuckoff (Lost In Shangri-La) readers are taken to the coldest place on earth and yet emerge with a survival story.
The Coen Brothers make amazing movies. Inspired by those films and the crazy characters who make them great, artist & illustrator Chet Phillips, has created a series of posters featuring unforgettable Coen Bros. dudes and quotes from the films. Fargo, Raising Arizona, & of course The Big Lebowski. Pick your poison.
Gerber makes some of the world’s best knives and multitools, so we’re sure these little rigs from their Daily Carry collection will be just as badass. They’re just way smaller & easier to carry. They’ve got blades, multi-drivers, and one that’s a bottle opener/LED light and each weighs just 1 ounce. Clip them to your zipper or keychain and you’ll have the tool you need within reach.
Maybe you’ve never thought about your keychain before. And why would you? Especially when there’s a fourth generation machinist in California who’s thinking about it for you. He designed one made of American hand-rolled steel called the M II Unlimited and it not only holds your keys, it pops open brews, too