Tacos rank as one of the world’s simply perfect foods and this new book from Phaidon is the ultimate guide to the art & craft of killer tacos. It features more than 100 recipes from across Mexico. Illustrated with 250 photographs, and filled with interviews, stories, illustrations, graphics, & maps, Tacopedia gives the humble taco all the attention it deserves.
Tom Petty is a straight up rock-n-roll legend; an enduring artist who has turned out chart-topping tunes for the last 40 years, in which time he worked with the likes of Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, & has sold more than 80 million records. Written by Petty’s friend & author Warren Zanes, this is the official biography.
Monty Python & The Holy Grail is a ridiculous comedy classic & so bloody British. The film turns the big 4-0 this year, so here comes the re-mastered 40th Anniversary Blu-ray featuring all the severed limbs & killer rabbits you remember in crisp, clear widescreen high definition.
There’s no debate: George Carlin was one of the funniest, possibly the funniest man to ever live. Voice of a generation, a genius; both. The rarely glimpsed personal life of the iconic comic is now laid bare in this new book by his daughter Kelly, who witnessed the good times & the lows—the booze, coke addiction, & IRS troubles, first hand.
This is the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller, Thug Kitchen. Party Grub features over 100 recipes for hosting & parties that combines healthy, vegan food with easy-to-follow directions and some honest, entertaining commentary.
This is the first publication of the new Tolkein book, a 192-page saga that was unknown until very recently. Built from the late author’s drafts, notes, & lecture essays, it tells the tale of Kullervo, a luckless orphan boy with supernatural powers and a tragic destiny. Available October 2015.
Stan Lee, the creator of iconic superheroes Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk & many more Marvel comics, has written a memoir. It chronicles Lee’s life as well as the amazing lives of the characters he created. Yes, it is illustrated.
MyKee looks like a regular old key; so it blends right in on your keyring. But, it’s an 8-in-1 multi-tool made of titanium. Lots of uses: Bottle opener, metric hex wrenches in 4, 6, 8, & 10mm, a semi-sharp blade, and a claw. This is a fully funded Kickstarter.
Stacks are heavy cubes of solid steel (or brass) designed to keep cables & cords organized on your desktop. They have a channel in the bottom that fits pretty much all current cables. It’s a simple, minimalist design and they look good; we like that.
Ferro rods and pocket-sized caveman bowfire rigs are cool but let’s face it, a Bic lighter is preferable 98% of the time. The addition of the fireSLEEVE covers the last 2% by providing a floating protective case that is durable, waterproof (3 feet for 30 minutes) and features a lock so you don’t have to hold the gas button down while starting that survival fire or a soggy doob.