From Asteroids to Centipede to Missile Command, the influence & impact of Atari is unquestionable. This book explores the art & illustration that helped shape & support these seminal video games and the futuristic images they presented from the dawn of the digital age throughout the past 40 years.
In the World According to Star Wars, author Cass Sunstein uses George Lucas’ modern mythology as a fundamental cultural backdrop to explore profound questions about being a parent, a child, and a human.
It looks like the crates of TNT from Kentucky’s Black Rock Powder Company will blow your place sky high but the fact is, they’re not explosives, just fire starters. Made from recycled sawdust & paraffin, these 8-inch long dynamite-style fire starter sticks come packed in a cedar wood crate & burn for 30 minutes.
Designed specifically for use with the whole range of iPhone 6 models, Air Case is the world’s thinnest battery phone case. It provides protection & doubles your battery life. It adds just 3.8mm of thickness to your phone. The pricing is pretty lean, too. A funded Indiegogo.
Of all the war films ever made, none capture the paranoia & tragicomedy of the Cold War like Stanley Kubrick’s subversive classic Dr. Strangelove. The new Criterion edition delivers it like never before: a 4K digital transfer & DTS-HD Master Audio, plus 4 short documentaries, trailers, actor interviews & lots of other extras.
Portland, Oregon-based North Drinkware has added a new peak to their mountain-inspired pint glass offerings. Made of handblown, lead-free glass, the California pint features a topographically accurate mold of Yosemite’s Half Dome in the base. North also offers pints featuring Oregon’s Mount Hood & Washington’s Mount Rainier.
Huckberry’s Homage collection pays tribute to our National Parks with a line of tees featuring colorful, retro-inspired screenprints. Choose your favorite parks from coast-to-coast: Acadia to Zion and everything in between.
The factory-installed tie-down loops in your pickup truck bed don’t give you many options for lashing down your cargo. Lee Valley has a solution. They make a clamp style tie-down anchor you can position anywhere you want. They clamp right on to the bed rail with jaws that open up to 1-3/4″ wide & 1″ deep, to fit most trucks as well as your trailer. via
From #1 best-selling author James Andrew Miller, Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency tracks the 5 decade transformation of Hollywood through the ascent of the powerful CAA and the ultra-ambitious players who built this one-of-a-kind entertainment empire.
With its compact, collapsible body, the Pocket Shot is a slingshot that fits literally, in your pocket. Take aim at your target & launch slugs, marbles, paintballs, & even arrows at up to 350-feet per second. Sounds like fun but the makers warn that the Pocket Shot is not a toy.