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Meat: Everything You Need To Know

Meat: Everything You Need To Know

In case you needed a lesson, Pat LaFrieda is a renowned butcher and owner of one of America’s premiere meatpacking businesses. It’s no secret that he knows meat. In his latest book, Meat: Everything You Need To Know ($30), LaFrieda delivers seventy-five delicious beef, pork, lamb, veal, and poultry recipes from some of New York’s…read more

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99 Ways To Open A Beer Bottle Without A Bottle Opener

99 Ways To Open A Beer Bottle Without A Bottle Opener

If you’re a well-prepared sort of gent, your pockets are equipped with a capable bottle opener should the need for a cold libation arise. Those without are usually left trying to wing it with their teeth or use a table top. If you find yourself in this situation on a pretty regular basis, then pick…read more

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The History Of Surfing

The History Of Surfing

Anyone who surfs, or even thinks they surf, should read Matt Warshaw’s The History Of Surfing ($33) at least once in their lifetime. After years of researching, editing, and writing about the sport of surfing, Warshaw presents the true history of surfing and the culture attached to it. Included are 250 rare photographs.

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Shed Nation

Shed Nation

Building a shed is a necessary task for any man that owns his own home. Why? Because the garage is getting to be too cluttered to build anything, not to mention that you desperately need somewhere to hide where you can do manly things like drink beer and clean your tools. So if you’re looking…read more

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American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye

American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye

Whiskey is as American as football or muscle cars, so why not know a little more about it with the new guide American Bourbon, Whiskey & Rye ($15). The pages of this drinker’s handbook is devoted to only whiskies, ryes, and bourbons made in the United States and offers up an alphabetical list of each…read more

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Locally Brewed

Locally Brewed

The past twenty years has seen craft beer grow substantially in popularity, forever changing the way we craft and consume our favorite drink. This cultural shift began in the Midwest, where independently owned craft brewers have consistently tweaked and experimented with the beer-making process. Locally Brewed ($17) takes a closer look into these breweries and…read more

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Michael Jordan: The Life

Michael Jordan: The Life

Michael Jordan turned basketball into art. With incredible air time, clutch plays, and a career that changed the game, there’s no doubt that he’s the greatest basketball player that ever stepped foot on the court. Jordan was also human. Roland Lazenby’s new book, Michael Jordan: The Life ($27), gives an in-depth look at the real…read more

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U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook

U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook

When the apocalypse begins next week (perhaps), you just might survive if you’re carrying the U.S Air Force Survival Handbook ($10) in your backpack. While you may not be a pilot who has bailed out of a billion dollar jet at mach 4 behind enemy lines, this survival handbook covers that scenario, along with realistic…read more

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The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

For every die hard Batman fan, The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition ($75) is a must have for your movie collection. The six disc set includes all three Dark Knight movies as three bonus DVDs featuring never-before-seen-footage, exclusive interviews, and a sit down chat with the directors Christopher Nolan and Richard Donner.

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21 Essential Movies For Men

21 Essential Movies For Men

GEAR GUIDE

Because there is literally nothing good on television after the Super Bowl, here’s 21 of our favorite movies that you should watch this week.

Fight Club ($14). Die Hard ($10). Braveheart ($11). Caddyshack ($5). Grindhouse Double Feature: Planet Terror/Death Proof ($16). The Departed ($8). Inception ($8). Crank ($7). Full Metal Jacket ($5). Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy ($8). National Lampoons Animal House ($8). The Bourne Trilogy ($18). Reservoir Dogs ($5). 300 ($10). Tombstone ($10). Evil Dead ($14). American History X ($4). Crimson Tide ($5). Pulp Fiction ($5). Step Brothers ($8). Goodfellas ($10).

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