A pictogram conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object. Designer/illustrator Viktor Hertz has applied this technique to some classic rock artists, like the Stones, Springsteen, Bowie, and The Beatles, creating a thought-provoking poster series. Can you name the tunes?
Jack Daniels makes a variety of whiskeys, but the release of their latest offering, Tennesee Rye Unaged Whiskey, marks the first time JD has changed their recipe in over 100 years. The mashbill for this 80 proof moonshine is made up of 70% rye grain, giving it a sharper flavor than their barrel-aged sour mash whiskeys. Available in January 2013.
Whiskey expert Ian Buxton cuts through the hype and hyperbole of the spirit world to present a global guide to 101 of the world’s best, must-try whiskeys. Everyone thinks they’re an expert but, as a member of the tasting panel of the World Whiskey Awards, Buxton’s is a qualified opinion.
It’s been well over a year since Osama Bin Laden was sniped by Seal Team Six. This new book, written by Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, takes readers inside the planning of the most celebrated assassination of the modern age.
Bring your knives back from Dullsville with this pocket-sized blade sharpener. The versatile design features multiple elements to re-condition all types of blades: serrated, filet, regular, and gut hooks.
We’ll never know why people choose to run long distance races but this book by veteran ultra-marathoner Ed Ayres explains how. Testing human limits and the psychology of the long distance runner are the 60-year old author’s specialty but while pondering his own future, he also tackles his concerns about the future of humanity. After all, running 50-mile races gives you plenty of time to think.
The dark and gritty underbelly of Gotham City will be crisp and clear in this forthcoming Blu-ray box set of The Dark Knight Trilogy. The set includes epic versions of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, & The Dark Knight Rises. Available December 4.
If you want to put your new HD jumbo flatscreen and theater surround sound to the ultimate test, cop this new box set of 5 films from groundbreaking director Francis Ford Coppola. Then pop in Apocalypse Now Redux, and hold on tight.
No band in history has had the staying power and enduring energy of The Rolling Stones. The group has been rocking steady since 1962. To mark their 50-year milestone, this new book—curated and narrated by the band themselves is a massive tome stacked with rare Stones photos, history, stories and over 1000 illustrations.
Grocery shopping is a huge waste of time, especially when your cooking skill amounts to putting a frozen container in the microwave. Blue Apron is a meal delivery service that eliminates wasted time and the riddle of what’s for dinner. They deliver fresh ingredients and recipes weekly, all of them nutritious alternatives to microwaving or Mickey D’s.