Tame the cable chaos with these handy little doodads. They hold cables together to keep you from tripping over them and ripping your laptop off the desk. They come in three sizes and are made of some rubbery stuff in a design that lets you unravel the cable one loop at a time or all at once. Keep buying stuff like this & someday you might actually be organized.
30 great sports stories told in film: this is ESPN’s 30 For 30 collection. From Muhammad Ali to The New York Knicks to Jimmy The Greek, acclaimed filmmakers tell the inside tales of sports’ greatest legends & lore. Volume One is a 6-disk set including the first 15 films in the series with over two hours of bonus footage. This should hold you over until Volume Two releases.
With the 1969 Western masterpiece, True Grit, John Wayne finally got his Oscar for his portrayal of Rooster Cogburn a drunk, one-eyed, U.S. Marshal tracking down a cowboy killer. Wayne deftly plays the almost comic role of the larger-than-life lawman and all the bullets & booze really make it move. The Coen Brothers are about to release their updated remake of this Hollywood classic, which is sure to be a scorcher. So, check the original first & compare for yourself .
Even if you’re not into Twitter & tweets, you have to admit a twitter-based comedy like “Shit My Dad Says” is hilarious. Yes, people be can funny in 140-characters. After all, how much space do you need for a one-liner? Well, ask Denis Leary, one of America’s sharpest comics. His new book of illustrated tweets will have you LYFAO even if you don’t know what that stands for yet.
British cuisine is an oxymoron. Maybe that’s why Queen Elizabeth II has given this classic Louisiana hot sauce her royal seal of approval. If you had to eat stuff like Bubble & Squeak, Toad-In-The-Hole, Wet Nelly & Spotted Dick, you’d be looking for something to set your mouth on fire, too.
If you’re quoting a classic flick like Scarface, don’t butcher it. Seriously, there’s nothing worse than a paraphrased Tony Montana. The Cult Movie Quote Book has you covered. Featuring Hollywood’s most memorable cult films, this 220-page book gives you 700 classic one-liners from all your favorite movies & lots you’ve never even heard of.
Have you ever grilled meatballs? Of course you haven’t. Because until you have a sturdy, stainless steel meatball griller, you’re just flattening them with the spatula & turning them into sliders. Nothing wrong with that really … but if you want balls, this makes balls.
Let’s be lazy. When snow & ice piles upon the front steps, don’t go out there and shovel. Just roll out one of these biodegradable carpets and close the door. The natural coco fiber mat will prevent slips & falls on the snowy walkway and when the Spring thaw comes … the carpet will dissolve.
In a career spanning over 40 years, photographer Mick Rock has shot the most iconic rock-n-roll weirdos. From Bowie’s alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust, to the freakishly frenetic Iggy Pop to 70s proto-punks The Sex Pistols to current groups like The Killers, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and even Lady Gaga. This book brings together 200 of Rock’s photographs of the legendary artists who made a difference.
Are you down for alien abduction stories? This is a good one and as “true” as they come. Back in 1975, a crew of loggers in Arizona stumble upon a UFO. Travis Walton is struck by a beam of light from the sky, disappears for a week and returns battered & bruised to tell the unearthly tales of what he saw and endured.