The Marines in Battalion 3/5 all signed up for action in Afghanistan but little did they know only half of their team would make it through the tour. This book, by veteran Bing West tells the tale of the 50 brave men who miraculously survived 6-straight months of IEDs and ambushes while high-ranking military strategists tried to figure out, well, a strategy.
The Chargerito is the world’s smallest phone charger; roughly the size of a car key fob. Offered with Apple Lightning connection or USB, it also features a built-in bottle opener.
For quality espresso shots on the go, try the compact, portable Minipresso machine. It uses either ground coffee or Caffitaly capsules and requires just a few presses of the push-button pump to create 116psi for optimal extraction. Small enough to fit in your pack or carry-on.
Add ambiance to your next outdoor gathering with the BlazingBlock, a portable, self-contained bonfire made from a simple block of wood. All you need is a fireproof surface to put it on and a flame to light the included Fatwood starter stick, then sit back and bask in the warm glow. 3-hour burn time.
Like 99% of good comedians, Phil Hartman was a complicated guy who died too young. But unlike his peers, he didn’t overdose. He was actually shot by his psychotic third wife who later turned the gun on herself. That story alone makes this book worth a read, not to mention the hundreds of other pages recounting his legendary SNL performances and work on shows like The Simpsons.
Blending true stories of celebrity boozery with over 40 cocktail recipes from classic L.A. gin joints, this book is packed with quotes, anecdotes, and drunken lore from seventy famous actors and directors.
Written by journalist and Star Wars fan-boy Chris Taylor, this book tells the complete story of Star Wars for the very first time; both the creative and commercial phenomenon. From its origins in 1973 to the movies, the sequels, the franchise, the near-death of the franchise and its subsequent rebirth. Everything.
If the thought of sobriety makes you ill, this unique stainless steel flask in the shape of a hospital blood bag will make you better, but only if you fill it with the proper life-giving fluids. Available in November.
For screwing in low clearance areas, Snap-on has created a line of super low profile screwdrivers with Japan’s Anex tool brand. With bit heights of just 10mm, these drivers will fit into really tight spots.