Who are the “experts” that rate restaurants? In this new guidebook from Phaidon, the experts are actual chefs, more than 600 from all over the world who recommend 3000 legit restaurants from Austin to Zurich. Includes detailed city maps, reviews, reservation policies, key information and honest comments from the chefs themselves.
Dropping your iPhone in the toilet, or worse, out the car window, is now preventable. Highline is a security leash and protective case system that keeps your iPhone attached to you. The removable leash utilizes the iPhone’s Lightning port and a special notch in the case to create a secure attachment. An attachment loop keeps it connected to your wrist, belt, bag, or ’biner.
Harvey Kurtzman was the original editor, artist, and sole writer of Mad Magazine, one of the greatest publishing successes of the 20th century. This biography reveals the true story of the man who revolutionized humor in America featuring interviews with Hugh Hefner, R. Crumb, Jack Davis, & many others.
In The Art Of The Pimp, Dennis Hof, proprietor of the world-famous BunnyRanch brothel and the P.T. Barnum of prostitution, charts his path to fame and infamy, while dispensing homespun wisdom about sex, sales, money, and how to live as the country’s most recognizable pimp. credit: amazon.com
As Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40 year anniversary, Taschen Books has created a massive SNL tribute assembled with full access to the show archives & over 2300 images. The 500-page tome is part SNL encyclopedia & part behind-the-scenes-tour of this groundbreaking & legendary show.
Straight from the kitchen of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue—winner of the Best Barbecue Joint in Texas award, comes the cookbook from owner/smokemaster Aaron Franklin. 224 pages of recipes and expert insight on wood & meat selections, plus techniques for ruling the grill & smoker.
Total accuracy is tough with a regular tape-measure not to mention squinting for fractions like 16ths and 32nds of an inch. No more. The eTAPE16 digital tape measure functions like an old tape but features a large digital display, dual memory, metric & imperial units, and it retains your last measurement.
New York-based pop artist Adam Lister has created a collection of pixelated paintings of familiar icons ranging from cinema classics like Jaws and The Shining to Grant Wood’s American Gothic and more. His prints are available in several sizes printed on 300 gsm acid-free archival paper.
Before becoming the world’s most notorious dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea’s Ministry for Propaganda and its film studios. In this almost slapstick but totally true story, Jong-II ordered the kidnapping of South Korea’s most famous actress & her ex-husband who was the country’s most famous filmmaker with the goal of making better Communist films.