Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Cloop XL Cable Organizer at werd.com

Cloop XL Cable Organizer

Posted in Gear

The Cloop XL Cable organizer makes easy work of a pretty annoying issue: tangled cords & cables. It’s got a cable passage so once you connect it to your cable it stays attached, then when you need to coil up the cord & go, just wrap the cord around the Cloop & connect the magnetic closure. Simple. Another funded Kickstarter.

Mophie Hold Force Technology at werd.com

Mophie Hold Force Technology

Posted in Portable and Tech

Using magnets that align perfectly with the metal back of your iPhone 7 & 7Plus, the Hold Force base case from Mophie gives you the option to attach the Powerstation Plus mini for 400mAh of backup power. You can also add the magnetic wallet or folio to keep your cards & cash handy & attached securely to your phone.

GRIPsher at werd.com

GRIPsher

Posted in Gear and Tools

Designed by an Army vet & an MIT engineer, the compact GRIPsher multi-tool offers a ton of functions in a small but robust tool that fits on your keychain: pliers, wire cutters & stripper, measuring scale, screwdrivers, spoke wrench, locking hex bit driver & more. GRIPsher has also set up a program to give this tool to military vets for free.

Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook at werd.com

Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook

You may have tried a prison-style workout in your hotel room but how about jailhouse cooking? Well, you can now. Written by infamous ex-con, MIT lecturer and multi-platinum rapper Prodigy from Mobb Deep, Commissary Kitchen shares his recipes and ruminations on prison life—the challenges of staying healthy and sane with limited access to food & basic kitchen essentials.

Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town at werd.com

Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town

This book tells the uniquely American tale of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, a middle-class industrial boomtown built up around a massive mill owned by the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company.  As the economy evolved and the mills closed down, the town decayed while crime and the crack epidemic took hold. Luckily, the town made more than steel; it made elite football players, too—Mike Ditka, Ty Law, Darrelle Revis—despite its troubles or maybe because of them. few places churned out talent like Aliquippa.

99: Stories of the Game by Wayne Gretzky at werd.com

99: Stories of the Game by Wayne Gretzky

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Wayne Gretzky is hockey’s undisputed G.O.A.T. and in this new book he discusses candidly, for the first time, what the game looks like to him and introduces us to the people who inspired and motivated him: mentors, teammates, rivals, the famous and the lesser known, weaving together lives and moments from an extraordinary career.

Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press at werd.com

Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press

Posted in Kitchen and Space

The officially-licensed Star Wars R2-D2 coffee press holds 32 ounces (4 cups) of your morning fuel supply. R2’s body is made of BPA-free plastic, the removable carafe is made of glass & dishwasher safe, and the plunger is made of food-grade stainless. Stands 9” tall.

A Life Well Played: My Stories by Arnold Palmer at werd.com A Life Well Played: My Stories by Arnold Palmer at werd.com

A Life Well Played: My Stories by Arnold Palmer

Arguably the most important golfer the game will ever know, the late, great Arnold Palmer recently penned his own memoir. In A Life Well Played, Palmer takes stock of the many experiences of his life and shares his stories of success, grace under pressure, humility, hard work & memories of his fans and friends. Available in October.

Brew: The Foolproof Guide to Making World-Class Beer at Home at werd.com

Brew: The Foolproof Guide to Making World-Class Beer at Home

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It’s easy to complicate the homebrewing process with all of the specialized “must have” equipment they say you need. This book takes a different approach. It’s a comprehensive guide that walks you through every step of the process using a minimum of equipment.  And it covers all sorts of brews: American, European, and British beers, as well as specialty beers like sours, lagers, and lambics.

Camp Cards at werd.com

Camp Cards

Posted in Gear

With original art and hand-lettered designs, the Camp Cards decks were created through a collaboration between 1924US and adventure brand Bradley Mountain. The cards were precision printed by the U.S. Playing Card Co. and the box features match strike on the side for stoking your pipe or starting that campfire.

William Murray Golf at werd.com

William Murray Golf

Posted in Golf and Sport

For those who love the game of golf but know better than to take it too seriously, there’s an irreverent new brand. William Murray is the home of Bill Murray’s self-styled golf polos, button-ups, golf shorts, hats, and T-shirts. Yes, Bill Murray. Expect a revolving lineup of fun, fashionably-designed one-offs.

New Roku Streaming Players at werd.com

New Roku Streaming Players

Posted in Tech and Television

Roku just came out swinging with a whole new line of streaming devices. 5 in total. They range from basic to packed-with-features. The Roku Express & Express+ both feature 1080p output and come with an IR remote that has shortcut buttons for popular streaming channels. The Premiere & Premiere+ devices support 4K resolutions at up to 60 fps. Leading the release is the Roku Ultra which features everything found in the Premier+ but also adds Dolby Digital/Digital Plus encoding, a USB port for local media playback and an enhanced remote. Time to cut the cable if you haven’t already.

Rowdy: The Roddy Piper Story at werd.com

Rowdy: The Roddy Piper Story

Pro Wrestler & 80s icon Rowdy Roddy Piper was a larger-than-life entertainer who, along with his nemesis Hulk Hogan, helped make pro wrestling huge. Hot Rodd also appeared in more than 50 films including the lead in John Carpenter’s cult classic, They Live. In 2015 just after beginning work on his incredible autobiography, he died of a heart attack. The book has now been completed by his son and daughter.

A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston at werd.com

A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston

There’s more to actor Bryan Cranston than his role in Breaking Bad—not that there would need to be, considering it was one of the most popular shows in the history of TV. But in his own words, Cranston tells his life story. A chaotic upbringing as a child actor, a career in law enforcement, and eventually, the road back to acting. Filled with grit & truth, he includes all the details of his incredible journey.