Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Whatever It Takes: Tom Morello Biography at werd.com

Whatever It Takes: Tom Morello Biography

There may be no other guitarist who’s worked with both Bruce Springsteen & Wu-Tang. But that’s Tom Morello. Impossibly versatile & just as influential. Especially to guitar nerds. As the cofounder and axe-man of Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, and Prophets of Rage, Morello has made some of the loudest & most important rock-n-roll of the modern era. In this new biography he shares his incredible journey as a guitarist, songwriter, singer, and political activist.

Elway: A Relentless Life at werd.com

Elway: A Relentless Life

Hall of Fame QB, two-time Super Bowl Champ, and now GM of the Denver Broncos, John Elway has lived a truly remarkable life. The incredible upsets, awards, championship rings, broken records, “the play” & his welcome return to the gridiron after hardship… there are few athletes in the history of football as legendary as Elway. This is the definitive story of an NFL icon.

True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee at werd.com

True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee

Entertainment icon & Marvel Comics frontman Stan Lee created Spider-Man, the Avengers, the X-Men, Black Panther, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor . . . and the list goes on. In this definitive new biography from acclaimed culture writer Abe Reisman, he pulls from more than 150 interviews as well as thousands of pages of private documents, turning up never-before-published revelations about Lee’s life and work. Known as much for his epic failures as his extraordinary success, it paints a vivid portrait of American success.

Humans Shares Faces & Stories from Across the Globe at werd.com

Humans Shares Faces & Stories from Across the Globe

It’s been a decade since photographer Brandon Stanton created his Humans Of New York work, portraits & personal stories that became a social media sensation. Then a book. This the follow-up, moving beyond the boroughs & into the world. Traveling to more than forty countries, Stanton shot & conducted interviews across continents, borders, and language barriers. Humans is the definitive catalogue of these travels. Release date: October 6.

Travel To Beautifully Strange Places In Accidentally Wes Anderson at werd.com

Travel To Beautifully Strange Places In Accidentally Wes Anderson

Inspired by a community of more than one million fans, Accidentally Wes Anderson showcases stunning photographs of real-life places that seem plucked from the just-so world of Anderson’s films. Along with photos, it tells the stories behind more than 200 of the most beautiful, idiosyncratic, and interesting places on Earth. The project & the book were authorized by Anderson himself. 368 pages.

Peter Frampton Memoir: Do you Feel Like I Do? at werd.com

Peter Frampton Memoir: Do you Feel Like I Do?

In this intimate new memoir, seventies rock icon Peter Frampton shares the story of his incredible career and life for the first-time, in his own words. From his early days as an underage upstart to chart-topping star almost overnight, to a Hollywood heartthrob through the up and downs of a musical output now spanning nearly 50 years. It’s the whole story, so far.

This Camp Chair Really Rocks at werd.com

This Camp Chair Really Rocks

When you’re ready to settle into a serious chill, the Kick Back Rocker from CGI Outdoor has your back. The lightweight, collapsible camp chair features a powder-coated metal frame with Spring Action Rocking Technology plus a beverage holder & a phone pocket. It holds up to 250 pounds & folds down to go easily over-your-shoulder to the next destination. Choose grey, black or green.

This is the World’s First Origami Collapsible Bottle at werd.com

This is the World’s First Origami Collapsible Bottle

Posted in Gear for Men

A collapsible water bottle is a smart, space-saving idea and the 25-ounce Origami Bottle from DiFold nails the concept. When the bottle is empty, a simple twist compresses the 8-inch tall vessel to just 2-inches to easily fit in to a pack, pocket, purse, or bag. The body of the bottle is made of a BPA-free thermoplastic elastomer that is odorless, tasteless and recyclable. A funded Indiegogo.

Rust in Peace: The Inside Story of the Megadeth Masterpiece at werd.com

Rust in Peace: The Inside Story of the Megadeth Masterpiece

Written by Megadeth frontman and metal icon Dave Mustaine with the help of Joel Selvin, who authored the best-selling Mustaine biography, Rust In Peace tells a legendary tale of the making of Megadeth’s finest studio effort, their 1990 album of the same name. It’s a story of Megadeth & metal itself moving toward the mainstream fueled by sex, drugs, & fame, & then ensuing chaos that would eventually envelop the band.

Mopoint is a Powerful Pocketable USB-C Charger at werd.com

Mopoint is a Powerful Pocketable USB-C Charger

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech & Gadgets

70% smaller that your standard charging device, the pocketable 65W Mopoint is the world’s smallest Gallium Nitride (GaN) charger. With 65W, there’s plenty of power to share—enough to power 2 laptops and then some, with 2 USB-C ports (supporting Power Delivery 3.0) and one USB-A (supporting Quick Charge 3.0). The wall plug tines fold-in for portability and add-on travel converters/adapters make it universal. A funded Kickstarter.

Keep The Bathroom Cleaner with a Piss Pad at werd.com

Keep The Bathroom Cleaner with a Piss Pad

Posted in Bath and Home Stuff

Whether or not you feel it, pee is splashing back at you every time you drain the dragon. And not just flying onto your jeans but all over the toilet & floor. 2000 droplets per pee. Gross when you think about it. Enter Piss Pad, a simple device designed to redirect & diffuse your disgusting droplets. It’s a 40mm X 15mm adhesive pad made of dense PU fibers. It installs instantly & the waterproof adhesive can be easily removed & reapplied. Tests showed that PP users’ toilets required 67% less cleaning. Hard to argue with that. A funded Kickstarter.

Oliver Stone Pens Movie Memoir: Chasing The Light at werd.com

Oliver Stone Pens Movie Memoir: Chasing The Light

Multi Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone, the visionary behind cinematic classics including Platoon, Midnight Express, & Scarface, lays himself bare in this intimate new memoir. Blending his incredible personal story with an inside look at the Hollywood movie-biz through the 70s and 80s, it takes readers on-set and behind the scenes.

Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band at werd.com

Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band

Willie Nelson is an American music icon, his sister Bobbie—maybe not so much, but in this new dual memoir, the musical siblings & bandmates share powerful, poignant moments from growing up, playing music together, emotional trials, the highs, the lows & life in the spotlight. Through nearly 9 decades, the two have always had each others’ back. Their new book delves deep into it all.

Confess: The Autobiography of Rob Halford at werd.com

Confess: The Autobiography of Rob Halford

Before the term “heavy metal” was even coined, Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford was half-done writing the manual on how to be a leather-clad rock god. With arguably the best, most powerful pipes in the business, the British singer & his hard-rocking band put metal on the map. Confess is his tell-all memoir. From his upbringing in the English industrial wasteland to musical fame to alcoholism, addiction, sexual trysts, and personal tragedy to rehab, coming out, & redemption, it’s the story of a truly legendary life.

This Bag Keeps First Aid Kit Where It Should Be at werd.com

This Bag Keeps First Aid Kit Where It Should Be

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags

Pro tip: it’s best to keep your first-aid & trauma kit on the outside of your pack. We found a tough little modular bag from OneTigris to help you do precisely that. Made of mil-spec 500D nylon, their Foxtrot Alpha First Aid Medical Bag is a 8” X 5” MOLLE-compatible pouch with a dual-zipper D-Ring closure. The design allows you to quickly grab, & pull the bag wide-open for instant access to emergency supplies.

Give Your Camp Coffee An Upgrade at werd.com

Give Your Camp Coffee An Upgrade

Add a touch of sophistication to your camp coffee experience with this featherweight titanium cup & saucer set from Keith Titanium. The double-walled 5.07-ounce cup keeps your morning joe piping hot & the o-ring handle allows proper pinky extension. The spoon and saucer complete the kit. All together, it weighs just 3.7 ounces.

Rock Covers: 750 Album Covers That Made History at werd.com

Rock Covers: 750 Album Covers That Made History

Showcasing more than 750 iconic album covers that shaped rock history, this new collection from Taschen combines the classic covers with insightful fact sheets, insider interviews, and lists from leading collectors of their top 10 records. From Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Sex Pistols, Pink Floyd, The Cure, & Iron Maiden to Sonic Youth, it catalogs decades of rock music’s rich visual history.

Butch Cassidy: The True Story of an American Outlaw at werd.com

Butch Cassidy: The True Story of an American Outlaw

Best-selling biographer Charles Leerhsen dug deep to uncover the real story of one of America’s most notorious outlaws. Sorting out facts from folklore, the author paints a brilliant portrait of a man caught up in the complexities of the burgeoning American West, a place full of possibility & heartbreak, of honest work and irresistible vice. Due out July 14.