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.
Anyone looking for that one comprehensive guide that will help them to both source and ultimately enjoy sustainable meat then Good Meat ($29) is it. Right across America we are seeing a massive surge in interest in organic food and locavore movements, and more and more of us are seeing terms such as free range and grass fed appear on menus. This has got people curious about where the meat they are eating actually comes from and this book answers all those questions. As well as all the tips and hints you will ever need for raising or buying sustainable meat there are also move 200 mouthwatering recipes, a carnivores utopia.
Here, finally, is the guide those people who love combining good food with the great outdoors have been waiting for. Campfire Cuisine ($13) gives us over 100 recipes for healthy, delicious and satisfying meals that you can create either at your campsite or in any other kind of outdoor setting. There are also tips on planning meals, shopping for the ingredients and included are tips on meal planning, shopping, and selecting the best equipment. One you are armed with Campfire Cuisine everybody from novice cooks to die-hard foodies will be ready to start eating well when camping out.
Never think that LEGO is merely a toy as for many it is a way of life. The Cult of LEGO ($18) takes us on a thrilling and fully illustrated tour of both the LEGO community and its awesome creations. You get to meet LEGO fanatics from all different walks of life such as Nathan Sawaya the professional artist, the brick movie maker David Pagano, the the enigmatic and intriguing Ego Leonard, and the many thousands of devoted AFOLs, adult fans of LEGO, who religiously spend numerous hours creating their masterpieces. This is a full color coffee table tome par excellence as there is page after page of fantastically complex and creative models that have been built by the dedicated LEGO community.
From the lawn and gardening equipment company comes the new for 2015/16 season Arnold EZ-Stow Hauler ($364). Built using impact resistant polymers this handy vehicle is useful for all sorts of gardening and yard work. It has a maximum capacity of 800 lbs and is designed for larger loads and fewer trips; you can easily transport: soil, plant, mulch and various other things with this high-quality hauler. The 15" x 6" tires will also ensure a smooth and steady ride at all times, and it’s built for easy and quick assembly, so there're no tools required.
An entire flight crew taking ill during a flight and an ex fighter pilot with a drinking problem and a fear of flying taking control doesn't exactly sound like the perfect ingredients for a comedy, yet Airplane ($5) is a true comedy masterpiece. Directed by Jim Abrahams and David Zucker and starring Leslie Nielsen, Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty, this laugh fest will have you in stitches from the very beginning. Still an outstanding comedy 34 years after its original release, chances are you will still be splitting your sides and remember;