There’s a “lost” Johnny Cash album being released this Spring, Out Among the Stars was recorded between 1981 and 1984, and features a stack of unreleased tracks that neither Cash nor Columbia Records considered worthy. But the man in black has now been dead for a decade and the fans definitely want to hear it. On March 25th, they will.
A set of snippers designed like a switchblade would be pretty cool but this isn’t that. This Switchblade cutting tool features 4 interchangeable heads that pop easily on & off to suit your cutting needs. There’s a straight metal cutting blade, a serrated multipurpose utility blade, a curved cable cutter, & standard plier head.
Was John Wayne an American icon? Well, there have been something like 15 or 20 books written about the man, so yeah. For this new biography, film historian Scott Eyman draws on interviews he did with Wayne before his death as well as over 100 interviews with his family, friends, and co-stars.
Milwaukee makes tough tools so you can be sure that when they make markers, they’re not for writing love notes in class. They write in permanent black on dusty, wet, & oily surfaces. Milwaukee is also releasing a new pen/stylus combo for use on compatible smartphone & tablet touchscreens. Available February 2014.
Bottoms up. This aluminum wall mounted liquor dispenser will keep four of your favorite bottles in the ready position so you can pull up and pour as many 1.5-oz shots as you want, whenever you want.
The Jump is a small, lightweight cable & backup battery for charging your iPhone, Android, or Blackberry device. Fully charged it can add over 3 hours of talk time to your phone when you’re running out of juice. When it’s plugged in, it charges your phone & then when you’re phone is at 100%, it automatically begins charging itself.
We have an affinity for products out of our former home state of Michigan. Here’s one that proves simpler is better. Dave’s Toffee contains 4 ingredients: almonds, butter, sugar, & milk chocolate. It’s handmade, homemade and will melt in your mouth but stick to your teeth; just like it should.
Author of 1984 & Animal Farm, George Orwell is considered one of the greatest writers of the 20th century and a man who defined Englishness in his era. This book explores the ups & downs of his wild life as a soldier, satirist, socialist, policeman, and eventually, influential author.
With Charles Bronson as the ballsy vigilante avenging the rape & murder of his wife & daughter, 1974’s Death Wish struck a nerve and became one of the definitive films of the 70s; and that’s why it’s back in a 40th Anniversary Blu-ray edition. If you haven’t, you should.
Company Man is an insider’s account of life in the highest levels of the CIA from a guy who lived it. In this book, 30-year CIA vet John Rizzo spills his guts about all kinds of dark stuff the CIA is famous for: waterboarding, their secret prisons called “black sites” and the “torture rape” of Al Qaeda suspects. Light reading.