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.
This 552-page picturebook of classic rock album covers from Taschen pays tribute to 750 legendary records ranging from Elvis to Nirvana. Perfect for the man-cave coffee beer table.
This GoPro mount for your smartphone quickly converts it from a phone into a camera grip that also works as your LCD screen, allowing for easy, one-handed operation while filming.
These Lego-inspired cooking utensils might make cooking more fun. They might also draw a cease & desist from the real Lego brand, making them potentially collectible. The set includes a spatula, ladle, & pasta strainer that stack together or hang on the wall.
This timelapse device for your GoPro Hero makes shooting dramatic 360º timelapse video & photos completely effortless. You set the camera angle & duration & the Scenelapse rig does the rest, spinning 360º in 1 hour.
In this war memoir by Brian Turner, the award-winning poet who wrote The Hurt Locker, the author retraces his war experience seeking parallels with the experiences of soldiers in other wars—like his grandfather and uncle, while painting a vivid portrait of life during and after war.