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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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).
Even as the price of pork continues to rise in our unstable economy, people are still eating bacon. Not only is bacon deliciously awesome, it can be consumed in many ways other than just with a side of eggs. As Bacon 24/Seven: Recipes for Curing, Smoking, and Eating shows us, bacon recipes exist for not…read more
Robert Hilburn’s Johnny Cash: The Life ($20) is more than just a biography of country music’s most iconic singer/songwriter, its a personal, in-depth look at a life of personal successes and failures, and the road to stardom complete with interviews with Cash himself and his wife June Carter by the man who was the only…read more