Ernest Hemingway had a well known insatiable appetite for the good things in life. His love of writing was only rivaled by his voracious appetite for good food and drink. The Hemingway Cookbook ($15) is a collection of over 125 recipes from both his life and his art and feature such unique and delicious dishes as Dorado Fillet in Damn Good Sauce, Woodcock Flambe in Armagnac, Campfire Apple Pie and Fillet of Lion washed down with Gordon's Gin and Campari cool Cuba Libre. They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but here it leads us to Hemingway's mind, brilliant.
The Volvo Concept XC Coupe ($TBA) is the latest look at Volvo's future design direction. But more than that it's a taste of what the much anticipated XC90 will look like when it hits the markets later this year. Volvo has always been known as making family friendly safe cars. Now their taking aim at the younger more active crowd as well. The new coupe concept features 21-inch wheels, and T-shaped daytime running lights. As for safety, the XC is built on Volvo's Scalable Platform Structure which is made from high-strength boron steel that makes the Volvo lighter but safer than previous models. The Volvo Concept XC Coupe is currently making its debut at the Detroit Auto Show.
The Tesla Model 3 ($35,000) just debuted and its already acquired more than 150,000 preorders. That's roughly 5.25 Billion in sales. Not bad for a company that barely sold 50,000 cars all of last year.Although the Model 3 is the most affordable car in the companies lineup, a lot of attention was paid to the details. The fully electric design gives the Model 3 a 200-mile range, and it can reach 60 miles per hour in under six seconds.On the inside you won't see your standard gauges, everything is controlled through a centrally located flat screen console. Additional features include a low center of gravity providing improved handling, an aluminum chassis and room for five. If you have $1,000 laying around you can pre-order yours today. Expect deliveries sometime late 2017.
The original Robocop took place in a crime-ridden Detroit and a Peter Weller (RoboCop) is killed when he takes what seems like a hundred bullets plus a final one to the dome. He is then turned into the RoboCop to fight crime. In the new RoboCop Movie Trailer ($TBA) it looks like he gets blown up and doesn't die, just gets really messed up which is a little disappointing. The brutality of the origInal kill scene really sets the stage in the first movie about the morality of using extreme violence to fight violence. Take a look at the video and let me know what you think of the new flick.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBeSfnIT_Bw
Fantasy Life ($18) is now a NYT bestseller! Fantasy baseball, fantasy football, fantasy basketball, the world of fantasy sport is enormous and growing all the time; fantasy sumo wrestling anyone? It is estimated that over 35m Americans and Canadians are spending numerous hours every week with their fantasy sports teams. Matthew Barry is Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst for ESPN, putting him right on the front line on what has grown from a niche subculture into a national, nay global, pastime of epic proportions. Within the pages of Fantasy Life, Berry looks at, and celebrates, the many aspects of the world of fantasy sports. There is brilliant trash talk, the awesome trophies, insane locations for draft days, punishments that will have you shaking your head in disbelief and the ingenious attempts at cheating employed in the various sports. Plus, of course, the uplifting stories of why they are so popular.
There's a lot going on with the new adidas Originals EQT Support ’93 “Gucci” Sneaker ($130), but all those colors and layers result in one awesome shoe. The Gucci themed shoe features a color scheme that is well known to the historic fashion brand. It features colors such as tent green, St Cargo Khaki, and Night Cargo. While technical features include a Torsion Bar System, a fused mesh and synthetic upper, and an injected EVA mid-sole and a grippy outsole. You'll definitely want to pair these with your favorite joggers, to show them off. You can preorder these bad boys from Hanon.