Stabbin’ cabin, shaggin’ wagon, whatever you want to call it, from Scooby-Doo to the A-Team, vans are wicked. Artist Brandon Ortwein re-imagined some of Hollywood’s best-known vehicles for his collection, It Would Have Been Cooler As A Van. And this art makes its way onto prints, stretched canvasses, and our favorite: sticky vinyl iPod & iPhone skins.
Sitting up in one of those airport shoeshine chairs can make a man uneasy. Not sure why, but it’s weird. Get this kit with traditional, old school leather care products and get your shoes in order at home. Includes a wax polish, Sno-Seal & Huberd’s Shoe Oil all packaged in traditional containers with classic labels.
A re-usable water bottle keeps lots of trash out of the landfill. But when you fill it with tap water, you’re depositing pollution into your own system. This bottle filters out 99.99% of tap water’s contaminants including chlorine, industrial runoff & heavy metals. One filter lasts up to a year and they’re easy to replace when you need to. Clean up your act.
Made with aged, single malt Scotch, this caramel sauce from San Francisco artisan gourmet, Happy Goat, is all natural. If you’re wondering what a happy goat has to do with caramel sauce, let us tell you. The sauce has a rich, velvety texture because it’s made with goat milk.
Generally speaking, humanity can be divided into two categories: those who love bacon and everyone else. If you’re among the former, then your mouth is probably watering already. Yes, bacon chocolate peanut brittle is real. It’s a sweet & salty delicacy delivered in a handsome gift box.
Before hotdoggin’ 70s skiers made them a chic alpine accessory, wineskins or bota bags had been in use in Spain for a hundred years. It’s a simple, traditional goatskin bag made for carrying wine, or more specifically, sneaking wine into places where you’re not supposed to drink. This is the original Spanish botas, like the ones Ernest Hemingway drained in The Sun Also Rises.
A movie poster featuring bold design should make an impact in any language. Even Polish, where the letters C, Z, and W, tend to dominate. Is that a Polish joke? These poster designs were all created by contemporary Polish artists and measure 27 X 39 inches.
The soccer is phenomenal and the acting isn’t bad, either. This flick has Pelé, the greatest soccer player of all time, and Michael Caine, the greatest British actor of all time, sharing the screen. This 1981 sports-adventure-war drama revolves around an unlikely soccer match between Allied prisoners of war and their German captors during WWII. Sylvester Stallone, five years after making the greatest boxing movie ever, made this, the greatest soccer movie ever.
The pictures in this book are so vibrant and colorful you won’t even realize what you’re looking at. Abstract impressionism? Actually, no. Photographer J. Henry Fair has traveled the planet documenting the environmental destruction we humans are doling out. Haunting images of mountain-top mining in Appalachia, toxic hog waste & paper mill runoff make for beautiful colorforms and interesting patterns. But, they should really get us talking about what’s getting pumped into the oceans and rivers.
Even with an exotic dish, the actual cooking is the easy part. It’s creating the whole menu and hunting down all the tricky ingredients that’s the pain in the ass. Who has the time? Nobody. Except the gourmet gurus at Destination Dinners. Their recipe kits include all the spices and authentic goodies you need to make things like Korean barbecue or Jamaican jerked chicken. All you have to do is hit the market for the main ingredients.