Comedian Mel Brooks is 95-years old. He’s also an EGOT. That means he’s won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, & Tony Awards. Surely an entertainer worthy of an autobiography. So the spry old guy wrote one. All About Me is a riot and deep look into Brooks’ ridiculous and influential work—full of never-before-told, behind-the-scenes anecdotes and remembrances from a master storyteller, filmmaker, and creator of all things funny.
Outdoor blanket brand Rumpl will get you geared up for football season with their officially-licensed NFL collection blankets. All the teams, with corresponding colors & logos, plus that puffy, lightweight warmth Rumpl is famous for.
The Nest from Orbitkey is a portable valet tray and pocketable wireless charger that keeps your stuff powered-up & organized. Its 10W wireless Qi charging pad will keep your watch and earpods topped up and its padded, customizable interior keeps everything organized and secure with pockets and sleeves for all your EDC. The lid stays locked down with an elastic shock-cord closure.
Released more than 20 years ago, the original Bose QuietComfort headphones set the standard for noise-cancelling performance. The latest iteration of these iconic cans is the QuietComfort 45, which boasts 24-hour battery life, industry-leading ANC technologies, and an ambient noise feature called Aware Mode for safety & convenience while connected. Legendary Bose sound? Absolutely. And control buttons on the ear cups let you toggle easily between tracks, modes, volume & calls.
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The L9G 4K DLP TriChroma Laser TV is actually an ultra-short throw projector with built-in Dolby Atmos and a light-rejecting screen. It uses 3 separate lasers to produce a 4K UHD image that achieves 107 percent of the BT.2020 color space. 3000-lumens of light, integrated Android TV, voice control, and a picture up to 120 diagonal inches, turns movie night into an immersive home cinema experience.
Cake, a Swedish maker of electric motorcycles just unveiled a different type of ride. Sort of. The Makka is a lightweight e-moped. Although unlike a moped, it has no pedals. So … when you can’t decide between an e-bike and an e-cycle, there’s this. Available in 3 models, Makka offers speeds up to 28MPH and a range of up to 35 miles. A driver’s license is required.
Land Rover’s new Defender will be featured in the forthcoming Bond movie No Time To Die, and the British brand built-out a special edition to mark the release. The Bond Edition is a blacked-out 4-door 110 powered by a supercharged V8. There are no cool weapons but it does come with black 22” wheels and 007 badging. 300 will be built.
The Joy Of Pizza is a sweeping, in-depth exploration of the world’s most beloved food. A guide to the craft and an ode to its simple origins. Written by Dan Richer, master pizzaiolo and owner of Razza—voted by The New York Times as NYC’s Number One Pizza Place (even though it’s in Jersey) it goes deep, giving readers step-by-step instructions to make incredible pies at home.
Designed for all-weather warmth, the Culla Blanket from Crua is constructed using indestructible Graphene nanomaterial for adventure-worthy toughness. It features pockets for hands & feet & snaps into a sleeping bag or connects with other Culla blankets. Available in a variety of colors. Measures 55” X 79.” A funded Kickstarter.
Blending the best of a modern wireless keyboard with the clunk & clicking of a classic mechanical keyboard, the NT68 from Epomaker gives you a portable keyboard option you can use in multiple ways with 16m color-backlit keys. It mounts directly over the top of your laptop’s keyboard, stands alone with an ergonomic kickstand, and the case itself acts as an adjustable laptop riser and stand. Compatible with Mac & Windows, it can be powered by Bluetooth or USB-C. A funded Kickstarter.
The 42-liter Workwear Duffel from United By Blue is a rugged weekend adventurer. Constructed of 13oz. organic cotton canvas, it features tough brass hardware, webbing strap handles for multi-carry options, and leather trims. Choose from toasted malt brown or Slate gray.
Tolkien published The Hobbit in 1937 and The Lord of the Rings in the mid 50s. But he continued to write about Middle-earth right up until the years before his death in 1973. The Nature Of Middle Earth, is the first ever publication of these final writings on Middle-earth, covering a wide range of subjects for fans of The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings, Unfinished Tales, and The History of Middle-earth. Hardcover available Sept. 2.
With a design inspired by a Mason Jar, High Camp’s portable cocktail shaker is a 20oz, vacuum-insulated vessel that converts into a highball tumbler with an innovative strainer design. The 3-piece configuration lets you shake it at home or take it to-go. Choose from black, stainless, or copper finish.
The 3854-piece app-controlled Cat D11 Bulldozer from LEGO Technic is a meticulously detailed replica of Cat’s biggest & baddest bulldozer. 10-inches tall, nearly 2-feet long & recommended for ages 18+, this 3-motor RC dozer uses LEGOs’ CONTROL+ app, allowing builders to drive and steer, then raise, lower and tilt the blade or raise and lower the ripper and ladder. Available October 1.
Like a giant Samsung tablet merged with a glass-top table, Arcade1Up’s new Infinity Game Table is a touchscreen game console that puts all your favorite board games at your fingertips. Digital versions of game-night classics like Monopoly, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Chutes and Ladders, Candy Land, Yahtzee, puzzles, card games, coloring books, mini-games, comic books, and many more. Available in 24 and 32-inch versions both featuring 1920 x 1080 resolution.
Designed for use with iPad Pro & iPad Air 4, Magflött is a sleek, minimalist stand that gets your tablet in an upright position. Magnets hold it securely in place while a hinge allows it to flip a full 180º. Available in space gray & silver. A funded Kickstarter.
Versatility is good. And Relwen’s Micro Waffle Polo does that. With it’s simple good looks and soft hand, it’s a great outer layer for now and will make an incredible insulator as days get cooler. It’s made of thick, double-faced 100% cotton and features a 4-button closure for easy on & off. Choose from charcoal, navy or loden.
Equipped with 3D audio, headtracking, and ANC, Yamaha’s YH-L700A launches as the brand’s flagship wireless headphone. Aimed at the AirPods Max crowd, these over-ear, true wireless cans boast 34-hour playback and stunning 3D sound field audio. There are seven 3D modes, for movies, gaming, background music, and more. Headtracking technology optimizes sound as you move through different environments and physical states.
Traveling light remains the focus of the Matador brand. Their Flat Pack Toiletries collection is a capsule of waterproof roll-top bags that pack flat and keep your luggage light. Choose from the 2-liter toiletry case, Soap Bar case, and TSA-approved toiletry bottles. All are soft-sided and pack completely flat.
With 2,000 watts of power and 14 output ports, the SuperBase Pro is an IoT charging station with enough juice to power everything. For home power outages, your workshop, & off-grid work or camping, this thing hums. It’s got 2096 Wh capacity, recharges to 80% in an hour, and delivers the equivalent of a 3000W generator. It can be recharged 6 different ways, including solar or your vehicle’s battery. A funded Kickstarter.