Meetings and conference call generally suck. In between connection issues, dogs barking and the dreaded screen-share, we need something to do to prevent ourselves from being the guy that leaves early to go to the bar get on another call. The simplest solution has always been doodling with a pen, which the milled aluminum ... continue reading
Biographies have come a long way since we were all forced to read them in school. But as much as we like reading about the influential people of the past few decades, they don't hold a candle to bourbon. Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit is a three hundred year tour de force of our favorite corn liquor, as ... continue reading
We down green drinks, work at standing desks and mess around with kettlebells to stay in shape, but that doesn't mean we don't enjoy knocking a few back at happy hour. Drinkwel is the multivitamin especially designed for guys who drink. The multivitamin was developed by two Berkeley grads to replenish nutrients, support liver health and process alcohol induced toxins so you can feel better about having those Double IPAs after you finish your run. Try it out, and if you aren't satisfied, they'll give you your money back, including shipping. ... check it out
We know you probably already have at least one of the three most popular streaming set top boxes on the market, but you're still going to want an Amazon Fire TV. The tech specs alone put it far above the competitors: quad-core processor (most others are single-core), 2GB of memory (most others are 512MB), Certified ... continue reading
Aether makes some of the best looking outerwear on the market. SPIDI makes some of the safest motorcycle gear on the market. When they got in bed together to make the Eclipse Motorcycle Jacket, magic happened.
On the surface, the Ti2 Techliner Pen is just an updated version of the Ti2 Pen that was so hugely successful on Kickstarter. First, that's not necessarily a bad thing if the new features warrant shelling out for another pen. Second, they are. The TechLiner has a machined tacticle grip surface where you hold it for ... continue reading
The gents behind The Hill-Side, Emil and Sandy Corsillo, have been releasing really cool products with awesome, unconventional fabrics for quite some time. Ties, scarves, belts, pocket squares and more, in crazy patterns that run the gamut from ocean style prints to unique camos. They just released a whole new line ... continue reading
Since buying full albums is basically a thing of the past, you probably have a lot of tracks to listen to while trying to find new songs to download or add to your Spotify playlists. Every few weeks we're going to help you out with 8 new ones you should know.
1. Wake Me Up by Aloe BlacciTunesAmazon: ... continue reading
Ray-Bans are more than just quality sunglasses; they're an institution. They've been making guys look cool for close to a century, but short of taking a penny and scrubbing the logo off the lens, there weren't too many options to truly individualize your pair. That's all changed because Ray-Ban introduced all kinds ... continue reading
If you want to be safe while you're riding, you need lights on your bike. There are some fundamental problems with most lights that never really got addressed with most design revisions. You have to take them off your bike, or they might get stolen. If you do that, then you have to carry around bike lights. They're ... continue reading
In order to fully appreciate the namesake of this watch we need to know a little more about the man himself, Georges Guynemer. In less than a year after he got accepted to pilot training (he was a mechanic after originally being rejected for service), he became a flying ace (5+ kills) and was promoted to lieutenant. ... continue reading
Jon Contino knows a thing or two about really good design. He's collaborated with everyone who's anyone in the industry (including Word. Notebooks on the Standard Memorandum), and the results have never been anything short of amazing. For the first Contino Brand release, Contino collaborated with Ebbets Field Flannels, ... continue reading
Apparently, over the course of the last few years, in between soundtracks and samurai movies, the members of Wu-Tang recorded an album in secret. It's called The Wu - Once Upon a Time In Shaolin..., and it's probably never going to be music that you can listen in the comfort of your own home. The album consists of ... continue reading
For the latest episode of Hodinkee's Talking Watches, Ben Clymer sat down with Man of the World magazine founder and publisher Alan Maleh to talk about his very unique collection. We're just gonna come right out and say it, this is pure watch porn.
We could go on and on about the benefits of simplicity when it comes to design. We could even take a trip back and talk about the painstaking process of lost wax casting. But we're not going to do either one of those things because this brass s-bend keyhook from Tender Co. speaks for itself. Designed to sit flush with ... continue reading
Ladies and gentlemen, the wait for new music from The Black Keys is finally over. It's been three years since El Camino, and if the new track "Fever" is any indication, the wait for the full album Turn Blue will have been well worth it.