For most of us, the only hardcover book we’d buy on Tiger Woods might be a pictorial of the legions of scandalous women he enjoyed in his darkest days. But if you actually care about Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods the golfer, this book by his coach of six years, Hank Haney, will provide great insights into the life of a young superstar who was once called “the greatest athlete ever.”
Bourbon goes with everything. Even food. And we’re not just talking about pairing your whiskey with the right cut of steak. Not exactly, anyway. Bourbon Barrel Foods makes a variety of bourbon-infused sauces, spices and rubs that incorporate the rich, sweet and smoky flavor of bourbon. Their smoked paprikas, peppers, salts and sauces like Kentuckyaki are real whistle-whetters.
You like to eat hot stuff? Cook with hot stuff? Check out Cooking With Napalm, a cookbook featuring 48 recipes from French, Thai, Indian, and Vietnamese cuisine that’ll show you how to properly prepare hella hot creations. Proper as in don’t melt your lips off unless you really want to.
Being the self-important assholes that we all are, we generally think of rain as something bad. A day wrecker. A vacation destroyer; a pain. This umbrella designed by Art Lebedev expresses our attitude towards rain in a way that is totally universal. It says, “Hey clouds, this one’s for you.”
You said you were going to get more organized this year. You need to charge everything up and this docking station looks much better than all your crap hanging off the wall with wires just waiting to be pulled out by a passing dog, kid, or idiot co-worker. It has four USB ports and stashes all the cables in an orderly fashion. This helps.
If you know about Adam’s Steak Rub you won’t think twice about ordering up some of this new jerky flavored with his famous rub. And regardless of who this guy Adam is, do you really need convincing when it comes to gourmet jerky? Didn’t think so.
This tiny, portable alarm emits a piercing noise when it’s triggered, providing a bit of security everywhere you go. Connect to a door or window, even a bathroom stall with a broken lock. When a would-be intruder tries to get in, this little thing goes off and freaks them out.
Pac-Man is right up there with Mickey Mouse when it comes to pop culture celebrity. An upcoming exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum beginning March 16th, 2012 called The Art Of Video Games explores how video games have impacted global culture over the last 40 years and celebrates the visual art of the gaming world. This book is the accompaniment to the groundbreaking historical show.
Arrive looking like a polished pro instead of a wino who slept in the bushes last night. The Shirt Shuttle is like a portable Fort Knox for your shirts. It features an internal folding board with rounded edges that prevent creasing. The zip-closure, soft-sided case keeps shirts wrinkle-free and your collar crisp whether you’re cycling to the office or flying around the world.
What do you, Hunter Thompson, The Big Lebowski, and Ernest Hemingway have in common? You all like a good drink. Hang one of these icons on your wall and drink among good company for a change. Original, high quality prints of these and scores of other superstars are available from artist Jeff Mitchell. Have a look.