If you love "The Sweet Science", then you're sure to appreciate At The Fights ($). American writers have a longstanding fascination with the primal contests that take place within the ropes, as we as the world of crazy carnivals which exists outside of them. From rundown neighborhood gyms where the local youth vent their anger at the world to star studded casinos in exotic locales around the world, they have chronicled some unforgettable tales. Here there is dissipation and determination, great champs and punch-drunk has beens regaling anyone who will listen their tales of when they could have been a contender. Even those not particularly interested in boxing will love this book as it is a story of humanity packed with tales of success and failure, haunting.
Randolph Engineering makes some of the finest eyewear in the U.S. Their Randolph Engineering Classics in Rose Gold ($169) will tell everyone you're too cool for school. The glasses feature a 23k gold plated frame and rose gold flash mirrored lenses. The glasses have adjustable nose pads, for a custom fit, and come with a lifetime-warranty on all solder joints. These shades come with a case, microfiber cleaning cloth, and a small maintenance kit.
Catalonian design house Bel & Bel has taken the Segway and made it really cool. The bonus is that you can actually buy this guy. The Zero Electric Scooter By Bel & Bel ($4050) starts off with a Segway PT, and adds original parts from an original Vespa Piaggio. The result is a vehicle that can carry 397 lbs. and can climb slopes up to 30-degrees. Additional features include a driving range of about 20 miles, and speeds up to 12 mph. If you want one allow at least six weeks for delivery.
There are two actors many American men have aspired to over the years, one is Robert De Niro and the second, Al Pacino, the star of this movie. Scar Face ($10) tells the story of a Cuban immigrant in Miami whose greed outweighs his sense as he tries to take over a drugs cartel. Directed by Brian de Palma and with a supporting cast including Michelle Pfeiffer and Stephen Bauer, this is a movie that fully deserves to be in the iconic category. Even though it is now 31 years since its release, its great story and cast make it a movie that you'll never tire of watching.
Alejandro Alcocer has created a masterpiece by taking vintage refurbished GMT Masters and making them classics all over again. The Alejandro Alcocer Matte Black Limited Edition Rolex GMT Master II ($20,000) takes the vintage GMT and adds a Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) and a Diamond-Like Coating (DLC) to the 904L stainless base. Additional features include a high-contrast display with luminous markers, Oyster-style bracelet, and a certified chronometer. Only 50 of these beauties were created so if you have means, grab one before they're all gone.
The Brake Caliper Tape Dispenser by AUTOart Design ($40) is made to resemble a 6-pot racing caliber. The center tape roll holder even looks like a classic basket weave BBS wheel. The dispenser is handmade in pewter has rubber feet and is the perfect feet for the gearhead.