4-Star General Stanley McChrystal was not a whoremonger or a wannabe politician. Boring to some but if you’re interested in actual military and personal history, you’ll find his memoir enthralling. Throughout his long career McChrystal was a focused, effective leader who most recently oversaw operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and the War On Terror.
If you want to dance with the green fairy, these custom absinthe samplers allow you to test the world’s best varieties. From herbaceous Swiss vertes to Marilyn Manson’s own potent blend, you can build your own sampler set and drift off into oblivion.
It’s only a matter of time before one of your friends makes another one of your friends take a swig of this. Won’t that be funny?
Before the advent of Kickstarter, inventors with wild ideas had to find wealthy benefactors to fund their projects. In the late 1800s, Eadward Muybridge invented stop-motion photography, the pre-cursor to moving pictures, with the help of railroad mogul Leland Stanford. Muybridge was later murdered. This book delves into the history of the era and the sensational murder plot.
For the Big Lebowski fanatic who has every offshoot product from the classic film (which amounts to a Hoarders-style mountain of “stuff”), this new book by the Dude himself, Jeff Bridges and his real-life Zen Master, will be The Bible. Yes, words to live by from the dude. Read up, man.
If you’re going to take that leap and wear “accessories” at least choose functional ones. Unlike assless chaps, this grenade-shaped beer opener/multi-tool/keychain will look sharp hanging from your belt and it has ¼” & 7/16” hex wrenches plus several ways to pop your brews.
These iconic prints of characters from film and pop culture are drawn using a single line by a minimalist artist named Quibe. You get the idea.
This compact, three-volume book set chronicles the rise of pin-up girly magazines from 1900-1969 covering their tame beginnings in France through their post-WWII heyday to the launch of Playboy and fetish mags in the 60s. There are even some words to read in these books if you want to do that.
This magnetic wall mount organizer will get clutter like your keys, iPhone, and earbuds up off your workspace and keep them easily within reach. And speaking of reach, another use for the device is the convenience of “hands-free” video calls, popular with couples in long distance relationships.
Bruce Willis was already a cue ball when he starred in Die Hard exactly 25 years ago. Many, many sequels later, Willis is still one of—if not the baldest—action-adventure icon in Hollywood. This 5-disc set includes all 4 Die Hard films plus a bonus DVD called Decoding Die Hard and an infomercial on natural hair replacement. Kidding, no infomercial.