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.
A good Bloody Mary is supposed to launch you right past the hangover from the night before with a spicy, salty snap that buries the generous dose of vodka you most desperately need on Sunday morning. Instead of fumbling with your own ill-fated attempt at concocting the proper mix of spice, pour in some Stu’s and forget about it.
It could almost pass for a pager but it’s actually an ultra-slim wallet built around Dosh’s trademark stainless steel money clip. For those who prefer clutter-free pockets, the soft, TPU sleeve features two card slots. Cash, cards, what else do you really need?
With all the possible ways you could so easily fry your iPhone, iPad, Galaxy, Kindle, or other device, the most pathetic and downright boring way to kill it would be from a power surge while charging. This compact grounded outlet & USB surge protector won’t let that happen, leaving the destruction of your device all up to you.
If the sport and lifestyle of drinking beer isn’t enough & you’re compelled to read about it, too, this book is all you. Penned by two of the world’s leading beer buffs, this book offers a thorough history of beer through the ages as well as a guide to 500 of the world’s best brews.
The wall calendar you really want to hang in your office will get you an uncomfortable meeting with the lady in HR and some “sensitivity training.” Avoid that whole mess by hanging one of these vintage college football calendars up. If you can’t see some real skin, why not some classic pigskin?
For the avid craft brew drinker, loose growlers are a common problem. If you don’t know what a growler is, it sounds gross but growlers are just ½ gallon refillable beer bottles. Keep yours intact for transport by dropping them into this neat little BTU (beer transport unit) before hitting the road.
Slime-ball eggheads, corpo-muppets, and vampire squids are but a few of the types of semi-humanoid creatures who dwell in the swamp called Wall Street. Trillion-dollar trader turned author Greg Smith exposed them all when he managed to resuscitate his conscience before it was totally lost in the patty-laden fields of the mid-’00s bull market. This book is his tell-all survival tale from inside the pit, and picks up where his bombshell NYT op-ed left off.