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18 Graphic Novels Every Guy Should Read

The days of graphic novels being relegated to superhero fanboys are long gone. Many are works of art that rival classic novels when it comes to story and structure. If the last time you read a picture book was when you were in some OshKosh B'gosh overalls, it's time to change that. Some of these are collections of comics, some were originally produced as books, and some, despite the term "novel," are tremendous true stories. Here are 18 to get you started. The Invisibles The Invisibles has a cult-like following, and you might already be a fan without knowing it. Read through enough of the series and you'll start to see lots of similarities with The Matrix like to the point where it seems obvious the Wachowski brothers used ideas and looks from The Invisibles series. Link Black ... continue reading
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The Monocle Guide to Good Business

Since 2007, Monocle has been our go-to magazine for inspiring our work. Now the business/culture magazine has released The Monocle Guide to Good Business with the aim of inspiring readers to find or create a rewarding career. With an entrepreneurial spirit and a focus on creativity and creation in general, the book ... continue reading
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The Transparent Speaker Sponsored

Instead of adding knobs, unnecessary features, and other knickknacks to make a better speaker, People People did the exact opposite. The Swedish design agency stripped one bare to create the most beautiful speaker you've never laid eyes on. The glass box holds just the premium audio components and nothing else. The active 2.1 Transparent Speaker comes ready for Wi-Fi devices like Apple's AirPort Express so you can stream music, or plug in your device using the speaker's 3.5mm mini-jack. Pick one up from TheBlueprint.com and you'll get free US shipping, just be prepared for every guest to comment on how awesome it is. ... check it out
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This Book Celebrates Banksy’s Stay in New York

If you walked the streets of New York City last October, it was not uncommon to see people staring at graffiti and asking each other "Is that a Banksy?" Answer, it probably wasn't. Now, photographer and writer Ray Mock has given us a little look back at the month-long Banksy visit to the Big Apple. The book features ... continue reading
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SuicideGirls New Book Celebrates Gorgeous Geeks

Our love of the SuicideGirls is well documented. They've done Fight Club. They've done other books like Hard Girls, Soft Light and Beauty Redefined. Their new book, Geekology, is their hardcover tribute to "gorgeous geeks, naughty nerds, and captivating cosplayers that makeup SuicideGirls." From gamers to Trekkies ... continue reading
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101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

Nothing against Fodor's or TripAdvisor, but sometimes we want a travel guide that isn't so focused on museums, churches, and where to buy locally-made wicker. 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die is your booze-heavy guidebook and party bucket list in one. And while it sounds all fun and games (and it is), the ... continue reading
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STEAL: Up To 75% Off Phaidon Books STEAL

Phaidon publishes the kinds of books your coffee table is begging for, and right now you can save a ridiculous 75% on some of those titles. We picked out a bunch we dig for you to consider. We'd recommend ordering them as soon as you can since the sale only lasts a week and supplies are limited. Your coffee table will ... continue reading
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Brew Organic Beer With Sustainable Homebrewing

There are a million little things the average homebrewer faces when he or she goes to brew a batch of beer; 999,999 of those involve sanitizing. To try and flip your process into a sustainable and organic one seems like it would just add to the hassle. Sustainable Homebrewing guides you through the little changes ... continue reading
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Field & Stream’s Best American Hunting Stories

Field & Stream magazine has been around longer than any single one of you reading this. They've been doing their thing for over a century. 114 years to be a little more precise. After a tenure like that, the world's leading outdoor magazine has established quite a collection of stories. The Best American Hunting ... continue reading
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The Outsiders Will Make You Crave The Outdoors

If you're cooped up inside an office or apartment all day, the great outdoors can seem miles and miles away. While loading up and going all Walden might not be in the cards, you can get a little dose of excitement from The Outsiders: The New Outdoor Creativity. The book is dedicated to outdoor creative enthusiasts ... continue reading
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