Pre-internet, record companies were huge. They were the star-makers and few were as influential as Columbia. With a roster of legends including chartbusters from Frank Sinatra to Bob Dylan to Beyoncé, Columbia is responsible for some of the greatest music ever sold. This book chronicles the label’s history & includes over 300 rare photos.
Whether you drink aged, fine wines or supermarket table wine, well-designed wine tools are kitchen essentials. The Blade series includes a waiter’s corkscrew, an ergonomic twist corkscrew, a vacuum pump and an aerating decanting pourer. The design of the pourer adds 430% more oxygen to the wine as it pours, making even mediocre wine taste fine.
Nobody expected Led Zeppelin to rock the house as hard as they did when the 3 surviving members, along with deceased drummer John Bonham’s son Jason on drums, played a reunion concert in 2007. But the old bastards and young Bonzo in fact tore the roof off London’s O2 arena. This 4-disc box set includes the 16 live classics they played that night plus an acclaimed HD concert film.
For five generations the Busch family has been building Anheuser-Busch and the Budweiser brand into one of the biggest names in American marketing. This book by acclaimed journalist William Knoedelseder explores the incredible familiy wealth, power, scandal and drama of America’s biggest beer empire.
If you prefer fettuccine to spaghetti or you prefer to charge two devices in your car at once rather than one, you should order the Band Charger from Tylt. The unique & hard to tangle ribbon design features a universal USB port as well as your choice of an Apple 30-pin or Micro USB connector.
American history is a mess and our history books don’t tell the half. Filmmaker Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick have teamed up to revise the rosy picture of our country’s past by shining a light on the dark underbelly of American militarism and imperialist policy. This book is a companion to the new Showtime series of the same name, which began last night.
Keep your complete and utter cluelessness about life, good taste, and consumer savvy a secret from everyone. Bespoke Post will transform you into a gentleman by sending you a monthly mystery “box of awesome” that could include anything from aged cocktail sets to coffee hand-grinders to high-end shaving kits, and who knows what else. If you don’t like what they plan to send, just skip it that month.
National Geographic has the best photos in the world. This massive new photography book features 352 pages of the magazine’s most iconic & incredible images as well as the amazing stories behind the photos from the last 125 years. There’s possibly some nudity in there, too. You hope.
One of the last true American outlaws, country-western-folk-rock legend Willie Nelson is a man who has always spoken his mind and lived life in a way that he saw fit—regardless of the laws or pressure from the man. This rambling autobiography takes readers inside the life and times of a man to whom rebellion, show business and stoner storytelling have been a way of life for over 40 years.
Coffee fanatics take it black. This stuff, which is cold-pressed and steeped for 16 hours in an oxygen-free wine tank is about as pure as it gets—hence the name, Pure Black. It’s a full-flavored cold brew guaranteed to make your hair stand on end.