American graphic artist Aaron Draplin, creator of Field Notes Brand, has been turning out posters of his favorite U.S. states featuring local logos, landmarks, wordmarks, and classic cultural goodness. Printed on high-quality paper in bold colors, limited-edition posters of Texas, Utah, Kentucky, Alaska and so on, will put your hometown pride on display.
This is the official “Little Black Book” of the serious beer drinker. This 240-page Moleskine journal includes a beer glossary, pouring tips, glass types, a home brewing log, space for recipes, addresses, and tasting notes. Don’t worry about space for phone numbers. If you’re actually keeping a beer journal, chances are, dating is low priority.
Considered by movie buffs and top 10 lists to be the creepiest movie ever made, this enhanced Criterion Collection Blu-ray edition of Roman Polanski’s 1968 psycho-thriller classic is available now, just in time for your Halloween horror show.
What the hell is a Zagat anyway? When it comes to reliable restaurant recommendations, rankings by anonymous experts are as useless as Yelp. To guide you to the goods, this book applies the expertise of master chefs. From bargains to fine dining, 400 of the world’s best, like Heston Blumenthal, René Redzepi and David Chang will show you where to go.
Fleece is warm and cozy but once it’s worn out it gets pretty gross. ReFleece is now taking tired old fleece garments and transforming them into cool cases and sleeves for your digital devices like iPads and Kindle readers. Using low energy manufacturing processes, they’re giving fleece a new lease on life.
You’re not just some wild college kid anymore. You’re a professional. And at this stage in life, your Pong skills are highly advanced. To keep your favorite game challenging, you should probably step up to Lil’ Reds. These bullseye-size Pong cups definitely separate the men from the boys.
To most people, international airports are just noisy, crowded, germ-infested zoos in which leaving ASAFP is always the main goal. But maybe you’re not most people. Maybe you really like the Billy Goat Tavern at O’Hare or that one bathroom stall on concourse G at MSP. The Runway Series artist prints memorialize the world’s busiest airports, showing an overhead map, stats and each hub’s IATA code letters.
In reading his books, it’s obvious Hemingway was a lover of food and drink but it’s hard to imagine he put down the pen in the middle of For Whom The Bell Tolls to jot down recipes. Fact is, he didn’t. This book of 125 recipes is assembled from old Hemingway’s haunts, period cookbooks and “other sources” but includes passages from his works as well as family photos, etc.
Ewan McGregor starred in the underground classic 90s film Trainspotting, centered on the messed up lives of young junkies in Edinburgh, Scotland. If you liked that film, maybe you should read this prequel to the Trainspotting story by the same author, Irvine Welsh.