While waiting in the insanity that is a line at Starbucks, you'll be tempted with many things to buy. You're like Odysseus avoiding the songs of the Sirens, only these Sirens are mostly unattractive and sing horribly off-key. You can probably pass up the jars of tea, emblazoned French presses, and Kind bars, but every ... continue reading
Sneaking booze into sporting events and concerts is a no-no. That said, we're not ones to pay $15 for a cup of warm Bud Light and wait in line for an hour while missing the damn event we came to see. Getting a little nip in will be far easier with the iFlask. Proving there is life after Kickstarter failure, the guys ... continue reading
You probably already know the benefits of using whiskey stones instead of ice in your drink. Basically, they cool your drink without watering it down so you get all the flavor you expect at a bit more pleasant temperature. With these Icon Whiskey Stones, you can add a bit more fun to your boozing experience. Available ... continue reading
Smoke may be the most manly food flavoring agent out there. Cayenne comes close as does bacon fat, but nothing reeks of the primordial man as much as a hit of smoke. The new book Smoke: New Firewood Cooking is aimed at helping you introduce a bit of smokiness in more ways than you thought possible. From smoking on ... continue reading
We can’t help the fact that we’re sometimes attracted to bright, shiny objects. It’s why we do occasionally judge a book by its cover, and it’s also why we may order a beer we don’t know based on the really awesome tap handle associated with it. This doesn’t happen all the time, but we’re pretty sure it would be hard to pass up the suds coming from these guys. ... continue reading
What? You think we have all this time on our hands to read words? We're men, we've got wood to chop and appliances to fix, so when it comes to cooking dinner, whipping out a cookbook with four-page long recipes is a bit much at times. With Picture Cook: See. Eat. Make., your cooking instructions just got boiled down ... continue reading
We've all got that friend who, on game night, shuffles like he lost his thumbs in woodworking class. Cards are spilling out everywhere and all of a sudden it's turned into a game of 52-Pickup. Things will get a tad easier with these Hoyle Slice Cards. The USPCC playing cards are half the width of your standard playing ... continue reading
Well played, Warner Brothers, well played. First you wet our appetite with this trailer for Pacific Rim awhile back, and now you crank our saliva output to 11 with this latest teaser. Just another reason to make sure you're at a theater on July 12th when Guillermo del Toro's epic robot battle for Earth goes down.
With Random Access Memories coming out in May, Daft Punk are once again riding a gigantic wave of popularity. Through a guerilla marketing campaign that has left fans in a tizzy, the duo has seemingly reached a new level of untouchability. Or have they? Truth is, despite the masks and larger-than-life shows, the dudes are really just like us. Don’t buy it? Here’s the proof. ... continue reading
We've hit that weird time of year where it's not cold, it's not really hot, but it is breezy. It's like quasi-cold. To deal with such an impermanent bit of the season, consider this New Balance Windcheater Jacket available at J. Crew. Worn by the original New Balance running team, the Windcheater is ideal for cool ... continue reading
Playing cards and having drinks go hand in hand. We can't recall the last poker night that didn't involve a more than healthy helping of cold ones. If you want to get schooled with a little bit of beer knowledge while you await your next turn, check out The Beer Deck. Printed on each of the playing cards is info related ... continue reading
Well, it looks as if Marshall has gone all in, in the headphones game. After releasing the Marshall Majors and Marshall Minors a bit ago, the classic amp brand has now dropped the Marshall Monitors. The collapsible, over-ear cans, feature a completely detachable double-ended coil cord (complete with mic & remote) ... continue reading
You don't need to sell us on Jaguars being cool. That said, if you feel it necessary to grab Brody from Homeland and the sexy Shannyn Sossamon and make a little promo movie to prove it, we're cool with that. The 13 minute mini-movie is worth the little bit of lost productivity during your day.