This is the autobiography that every true American has been longing for: a shockingly raw and candid confessional from one of our national treasures. From his humblest of beginnings in a desolate mining town in Iowa, through his years at Our Lady Queen of Chewbacca High School to the odds-defying ascent to the dizzying heights of being the most beloved and trusted television News Anchor in America. This is Ron Burgundy's story, and he pulls no punches in Let Me Off at the Top! by Ron Burgundy ($15) Burgundy tells this story in his own words and reveals his most private thoughts and both his triumphs and disappointments. He took his time to write this book for us, and we true Americans owe him the courtesy of reading it.
If you're a chilehead you'll love Robb Walsh's new recipe book. The Hot Sauce Cookbook ($14) has over 60 recipes for homemade pepper sauces and salsas. It provides step-by-step instructions on advanced techniques like fermenting your own pepper mash. Along with the sauces you also get over 50 recipes for spicy foods like the Original Buffalo Wing and Mexican Micheladas. Even beginners will love learning how to kick things up a notch.
The Blub Uno Nixie Clock ($234) is from the same guys who brought you the ever popular Blub Tube Clock, but with a little twist. It uses just one tube to display the time. The numbers are displayed one after another in a natural way. It also displays the date, temperature, and comes with an alarm. Everything is controlled by either an included remote or physical buttons on the back of the case. While power is supplied by a USB port which gives multiple options for a power source. The case options include bamboo and aluminum, plain aluminum, and limited edition black. Their Kickstarter campaign is going on right now, so check them out.
You may have seen it in the latest Bond flick, Skyfall. The Barbour "Skyfall" Commander Jacket ($531) was originally released shortly after the movie, it is now back as part of Barbour's high-end line. Barbour has created a multi-functional jacket, that draws its inspiration from vintage sport jackets. The jacket features a 6oz Sylkoil thornproof waxed cotton shell. It has a single welted chest pocket, two bellowed pockets, and a zipped poachers pocket. The Barbour Commander jacket is perfect for those rainy days.
The Best Ski Bindings do so much more than simply attaching the boot to the ski; they play an integral role in the transfer of energy and precision steering and control.Before buying it’s important to know exactly the type of skiing that you plan on doing as many are designed to cater exclusively to alpine, alpine touring or telemark. Some designs do cater for more than one sort of skiing so if you think you are likely to indulge in more than one, looking for a multifunction design could save you some money.
The TapIt Cap ($45) is your beer growlers best friend. If you love to buy your craft beers in 64 oz growlers, but hate it when the beer goes flat if you don't drink it in a day, then you'll love the TapIt Cap. The kit consists of a cap that screws on to the growler, a CO2 cartridge and a CO2 dispenser. It'll keep your beer fresh and drinkable days longer than it normally would be. Preorders are available now, with deliver expected in November.