If you are a fan of comic books then you will love Kick-Ass ($7). David Lizewski is one of those high school students that nobody ever notices and one day he makes a decision; driven by his obsession with comic books he decides to become a superhero himself. There is one small problem however, he has no powers and no valid reason to do it. Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nic Cage and Chloe Grace, with Matthew Vaughan in the directors chair, this is the perfect movie for all comic book fans who dream of superhero stardom.
Turkish military vehicle manufacturer Otokar Otobus Karoseri Sanayi’s latest 4x4 armored vehicle is an impressive beast of a machine. The Otokar Cobra 4×4 Armored Vehicle ($TBA) is a vehicle designed to have superior mobility and impressive safety features. The optimized body angle of the Cobra’s hull is designed to provide ballistic protection, and it also features blackout lights, vision blocks, a thermal insulation kit and a variety of gun ports. It can safely hold a maximum of nine people and comes with an amphibious kit for underwater travel.[gallery type="rectangular" ids="23150,23149,23148,23139,23138"]
Forget the girly cocktails and spirits with a mixer and start to drink like a real man; and an old man at that! Get a few of these Old Man Drinks ($11) down and that baby's bottom that passes for your chest will be sprouting hair in no time. From Sidecars and Boilermakers to Satan's Whiskers and Rusty Nails, these old school drinkers go down in as rough a way as they sound. There is no room for foo-foo umbrellas or pink drinks in this book, just good ol' stuff such as bourbon, gin, rye and whiskey, along with a hefty dose of life lessons. It's time to man up, grab that stool and settle in for a long long night.
The Beautiful LEGO Book ($18) features dozens of artists and hundreds of pieces of art made from hundreds of thousands of LEGOs. The Beautiful LEGO Book is a compilation of stunning artistry ranging from lifelike replicas of everyday objects to famous monuments. The book also has interviews with the artists that take into their creative process. The Beautiful LEGO book is available for pre-order now. In the mean time check out some examples of the pieces featured in the book after the break.(more…)
Stanley Kubrick's Napoleon ($171) tells the amazing tale of the unfilmed Kubrick masterpiece and is finally available in a single-volume, unlimited edition. For more than four decades now movie fans have been trying to solve the mystery behind the famous director's unmade movie based on Napoleon Bonaparte. Slated to start production immediately after the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Kubrick's movie, Napoleon, was to be a character study and sprawling epic. This is the book we have all been waiting for to see if all the questions are answered and one of the biggest mysteries in movie history is finally solved. And no we aren't going to tell you!