Picked just shy of dead last in the ’88 MLB draft, Mike Piazza was never really expected to be much more than a bench warmer. Yet against all odds he became the greatest hitting catcher in the history of baseball. You always like the underdog, right? So read this autobiography.
When you watch this 30th Anniversary edition of National Lampoon’s Vacation on Blu-ray, the young Chevy Chase will be every bit as funny & quotable as he was the last ten times you watched it. This version will just be crisper & clearer, with better sound.
It’s possible you’ll feel just a tad more manly about your men’s beauty products from Maine-based Portland General Store, when they come packaged in a reclaimed cigar box. This sample set includes their natural shave soap, shave jelly, aftershave splash, shampoo, & conditioner in 2-ounce sizes.
After a 17-year manhunt, infamous Boston mobster and long-standing FBI snitch James “Whitey” Bulger was finally tracked down & locked up for 19 murders and links to decades of organized crime activity. This new book chronicles his crazy, movie-worthy life and the multi-agency manhunt that eventually took him down.
Daytrader is a new Monopoly-style board game based around stock market investments. The difference between this game & the real thing is that turmoil in Europe won’t put you in the poorhouse, which is cool. You’ll also learn how the stock market works, which couldn’t hurt.
Urbanears is an upstart Swedish audio brand known for making headphones in cool monochromatic colors. Now they’re offering up the pocket-sized Slussen for you iPhone DJs. It’s a splitter that plugs into a headphone jack. Speakers plug into one jack while your headphones go in the other. Free software allows you to cue up the next song while playing music.
If you want your whiskey or beer diluted add water but if you want to keep it pure, drop in a couple of 100% soapstone Whiskey or Beer Rox. After sitting in the freezer for awhile, these stones will cool your beverage of choice perfectly without diluting it or adding an unwanted freezer burn taste that ice cubes often do.
Red rum. Red rum. That creepy little telepathic kid Danny from The Shining is now a middle-aged man. Time flies, right? Anyway, Doctor Sleep: A Novel is Stephen King’s follow-up to the 1977 horror classic. Didn’t see that coming, did you? Due out in September.
If you’re so worried about your luggage that you feel compelled to track it by throwing a TrakDot in your suitcase, by all means, use one for every bag. The last thing people want on their flight is a fellow passenger having an anxiety attack. That’s when bad stuff happens. With TrakDot in your checked bags, you receive a text or email that they’ve arrived: either with you or to the wrong city. Either way you know where your bags are.
What use does anyone have for a USB-powered aluminum light that works underwater? Jacuzzi action, of course! Or maybe you thought of something else.