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.
If it weren’t for the well-trained eyes of real refs, the classic NFL and college football plays depicted in this art poster series would have been bungled. Confusion on the field turns miracles moments into mis-calls. These 11 X 14 posters illustrate the glory of the game when the officials are official.
Getting through the long list of Saturday morning household tasks should be done with maximum speed and efficiency. Why waste time screwing around? This semi-automatic screwdriver features a rapid bit index that lets you screw, rotate, reload and quickly pull the trigger on the next screwing, drilling, or countersinking job.
The Goretorium, brainchild of actor-director Eli Roth, is a horror-themed hotel—the first of its kind—opening this week in Las Vegas. Spattered with blood and strewn with severed body parts, the 60s-era hotel has been transformed into a Freddie Kreuger-eque fantasyland staffed by actors whose job is to scare the snot out of you when you least expect it using a mix of high-tech and low-brow horror movie scare tactics. Source
Arnold Schwarzenegger has packed a lot into his life. By just 21, the young Austrian bodybuilder was crowned Mr. Universe. Then he became Conan and starred in a string of blockbuster movies, later he morphed into a Republican and became California’s Governator. Then of course, came the scandal. Now comes Total Recall, Schwarzenegger’s incredible life story, in his own words.
Good movies are even better on Blu-ray. Everything is intensified: the audio, the clarity. For this Hi-Def Criterion Collection version of the Terry Gilliam directed 1985 cult-classic Brazil the weird will seem even weirder. It’s a dark, futuristic thriller. Have a laugh at the horror of things to come. Available December 4.