As classic junkfood snacks like Twinkies and Ding Dongs—unchanged for generations—slide into obscurity in the age of energy drinks, it’s cool to see the old-timey Cracker Jacks get a marketing makeover. The update to Cracker Jack’d includes a hefty dose of caffeine to spice up new flavors like Spicy Pizzeria, Cheddar BBQ, & Cocoa Java. That’s right, caffeine Cracker Jacks. How’s that for a prize?
Even if your love of playing the game was spoiled by some prick high school coach, you’re probably still a fan & you can still learn a thing or two about how professional coaches lead their teams. Through a series of interviews with 20 NFL head coaches, this book creates a composite portrait of a year in the life of the game’s best coaches.
Space stations, petri dish sheep, the God particle; technology is super-advanced & utterly amazing, so why did it take so long to develop the single-cup French press? Who knows, but now it’s here. Drink up.
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.