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10 Stand-Up Specials on Netflix You Should Watch

10 Stand-Up Specials on Netflix You Should Watch

If you haven't noticed, Netflix has really gone in on stand-up comedy. Not only do they have some Netflix Originals, but they have a vast catalog of stand-up specials that date back decades. While good comedy is very subjective, we feel confident telling you these 10 specials ar...

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

The 10 Best Books for Your Home Bar

The 10 Best Books for Your Home Bar

The rise of craft cocktails has led to a new trend: home bartending. The only thing cooler than discovering a great cocktail bar to boast to your friends about is creating the same cocktail experience in the privacy of your own home. What’s more exclusive than a bar that only y...

15 Short Story Collections Every Guy Should Read

15 Short Story Collections Every Guy Should Read

While there are plenty of incredible novels we want to get around to, many of them require a commitment that's not easy to make (looking at you, City on Fire). The short story does not. Short stories are built for subway rides and waiting rooms. And when done well, they're ...

10 Museums Every Guy Should Visit

10 Museums Every Guy Should Visit

Museums serve an important role in society. They chronicle human beings’ ability to create, innovate, and flourish. Like most things in life, we like to take a well-rounded approach and have provided museums that focus on history, art, and adventure. These are 10 museums we thi...

10 Menswear Trends That Should Never Have Existed

10 Menswear Trends That Should Never Have Existed

Men’s fashion is in a pretty good place right now. Don’t get us wrong, things are on the cusp of getting weird with the man bun thing and, yes, bucket hats should have stayed in the 90s where they belong and, well, sure, coffee shops across America are being packed with men w...

8 New Apps You Should Know

8 New Apps You Should Know

Instead of wading through the massive amount of new app releases searching for a few diamonds in the rough, just let us be your guide. This is a collection of our favorite new apps for both iOS and Android for your downloading pleasure. Firefox The great browser debate is ...

Wear This: Cabin Retreat

Wear This: Cabin Retreat

The holiday hustle can be a bit much. When you add it to your already packed schedule, you might desire a little breather. That’s why it’s high time to step out of the city and into Mother Nature’s embrace. It’s time for a cabin retreat. To take you from the office, coffe...

Wear This: Thanksgiving Eve

Wear This: Thanksgiving Eve

Every guy has their own ritual when they're heading home for Turkey Day, but the night before usually involves meeting up with friends who also made the pilgrimage at the local watering hole. "Black Wednesday" might be the biggest bar night of the year, but that doesn't mean you ...

8 Dream Cars You Can Now Afford

8 Dream Cars You Can Now Afford

Dream cars. We’ve all had them. Drooled over them. Maybe they were plastered on your bedroom wall as a poster or on your computer as wallpaper. Problem was that cars worthy of such dreaming often came with a steep price tag. Luckily, time went by and these dream cars, while s...

5 Books That Will Give You a Case of Wanderlust

5 Books That Will Give You a Case of Wanderlust

Late at night, when you’re in bed and your eyes are closed, what is that little voice in the back of your head saying? What, in this wide and open world, calls out to you? Is it a starry night sky, peeking in through the trees above, looking down on you from the open flap in yo...

Darth Vader Doing Everyday Things

Darth Vader Doing Everyday Things

Pawel Kadysz is a designer from Poland that has an eye for beautiful websites, interfaces and... Darth Vader. Kadysz latest series is a once a day project that depicts the dark lord of Tatooine doing the things we all do on a regular basis. Pumping iron. Operating a Dyson. Devour...

Giveaway: Win the Ultimate G.O.O.D. Bag ($5000 Value)

Giveaway: Win the Ultimate G.O.O.D. Bag ($5000 Value)

With the holiday hustle about to commence, you're gonna feel like taking a breather at some point. Maybe a weekend getaway, perhaps? Problem is, that holiday hustle will also pick your wallet clean. Well, if you handle the destination, we'll help out with The Ultimate Get Out Of ...