What do you really know about Steve Jobs? Read his first and only authorized biography by Walter Isaacson, one of America’s foremost biographers, and find out how one man with a vision and a love for mock-turtlenecks grew Apple Computer into the leaders of the digital age. iPad version also available. Available November 21, 2011.
Unless you were a film major or have some weird fascination with old black and white movies, you probably have no idea that Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane is considered an important milestone in modern film. Some call it the greatest movie ever made. Find out why. This 3-disc 70th anniversary set features an enhanced digital version of the film, a soundtrack disc, and other coolness.
If you’re a pro behind the bar you know the importance of a dash of bitters in certain cocktails. If you don’t know, it’s time to start experimenting. The boutique line of flavored bitters from Leopards + Lions will be a great introduction to spicing up your drinks with flavors like Orange Cardamom, Cherry Burdock and Peach Marigold.
Hollywood might be out of fresh ideas. Why else would they continually resurrect old comic book heroes from the 50s? Williams-Sonoma on the other hand, is always coming up with cool, new stuff. This set of four Marvel hero cookie cutters will turn out perfect Spiderman, Hulk, IronMan, and Captain America cookies like Hollywood turns out tired story-lines. Which is to say: often, easily and with great success.
We’re all for the ultralight approach to outdoor adventure. Packing light helps keep you focused on the action, but there is such a thing as packing too light. Like, if you’re being stalked by a rogue mountain lion and all you’re carrying is a goo shot and a rape whistle, you’re bumming. But, if you’ve got this featherweight titanium-coated knife in your fannypack, you might just make it back home to tell the tale.
Back when Married … With Children was on primetime, Christina Applegate was the hottest chick on TV as Kelly Bundy. And admit it, TV mom Peg Bundy was on fire, too. Who doesn’t love a redhead milf stacked up on high heels? Bring it all back with this complete MWC series. 32-discs deep, bro, dig in.
For some people, writing notes down on paper really works. For others it’s just a reminder that they have the handwriting of a 90-year old lady. If you’re actually able to read what you write, this weekly desk calendar made of adhesive-back sheets could help you stay organized.
These minimalist prints from Macedonian graphic artist Marko Manev will do a great job of downplaying your obsession with comic book characters while at the same time decorate your walls with the unmistakable symbology of your fantastic friends. Spider-Man, The Invisible Woman, and Wolverine are just a few of the options.
Keanu Reeves’ 1987 performance as one of a pack of high school losers in the Pacific Northwest is completely out-shined by the compelling weirdness of Crispin Glover and Dennis Hopper. One of these loser kids killed a girl and nobody seems to care. “Wanna go see the body?”
11/22/63 is the day JFK was assassinated. In Stephen King’s latest novel, due out in November, the master of suspense takes us back in time with an unlikely character who plans to prevent the JFK shooting. At nearly 1000 pages, King’s rewriting of this crucial moment in American history becomes a more human story, a rich and detailed trip into the Twilight Zone that only Stephen King could pull off.