Any former reality show idiot can get a book deal. Especially to “write” a cookbook. But Southern chef John Currence won the James Beard award. And this won’t make his colorful personal stories or music pairings any better but at least you know his 130 recipes will be legit.
You’d probably want to know if your bedroom started steaming up when you weren’t at home. Odd example maybe but these Spotter multipurpose sensors from Quirky will let you know. They monitor motion, sound, temperature, light, and humidity and allow you to track it all on your mobile device.
The funniest man that ever lived: Richard Pryor. This new book tells his whole story, from his upbringing in the family whorehouse to his legendary, boundary-bursting material, and enduring comedic legacy.
Looking at your own X-Rays in the doctor’s office is usually depressing but this book by X-Ray photographer Nick Veasey captures much more entertaining images. Random everything: a Boeing 777, animals, insects, humanoid robots, an F1 car, and many more.
Back in the 1930s, Marvel Comics owner Martin Goodman was publishing more than just superhero comics. His company also pumped out pulp novels & magazines filled with lurid romance, celebrity gossip, and shocking detective stories. This unseen history also features the work of Marvel artists who split their efforts between drawing comics and the titillating art of the pulp publications.
What good is a filling a whole growler if it gets lukewarm before you’re half done? It’s not. But this threadless insulated growler from Miir is good. Because not only will it keep your beer cold, but for every purchase Miir gives back, providing clean drinking water for one person. They even give you a bracelet to track the donation.
Technically, Ted Williams is dead but what endures and makes him immortal—that batting average. The 500+ homers. But there’s more to this book than heavy stats. There’s heavy drama. Did you know that for most of his life Williams disguised his Mexican heritage? Or that he fought in both WWII & Korea? Better read up.
Diddy is somehow keeping his goofy, candy-flavored Ciroc vodka brand afloat, so why wouldn’t a Hollywood superstar like George Clooney step into the booze biz? Especially with a high-quality, 100% Blue Weber agave tequila made by master distillers in Jalisco, Mexico. His new Casamigos Tequila comes in 2 flavors, Blanco and Reposado and both are smooth enough for sipping straight-up.
Outlaw is an innovative new screwhead & bit design that screws deeper and faster than the old Phillips head style. The key is the UniGrip bit that makes the screws easier to handle & sink plus it offers better hold. We tested them out in the werd demo lab and knew immediately that we had to share them with you.
Winespeak. It’s for waiters and the ex-wives they wait on. All you need to appreciate wine is a mouth but this book can get you a few steps further along in understanding what you’re drinking. Written without winespeak, master sommelier Richard Betts adds insight and humor (gasp) to help you identify and appreciate your wine. Yes, it really is a scratch-n-sniff book.