Hal Needham was the the go-to guy for stunts in Hollywood for the better part of 40 years. In his new memoir, he tells amazing tales of stunt work for everyone from John Wayne to Burt Reynolds.
A head-scratching concept designed by John Leung of Clarke Hopkins Clarke Architects, the bookshelf has a couple of slanted wires in the middle that converge into one when viewed from up front.
Written by CSI creator Anthony E. Zuiker, Dark Prophecy combines traditional literature with other forms of media, special effects and interaction, letting readers act as the protagonists’ partner.
Author Leland Gregory’s “encyclopedia of stupidity” catalogs over 350 pages of dumb decisions, bad judgment, and generally stupid stuff, like this news headline: “Shooting Reported at Firing Range”.
World Champion Judah Friedlander schools us in the martial arts, showing us how to take down all foes. Learn how to put the beat down on dinosaurs, bigfoots, street ninjas and general hoodlums.
The editors of Cracked.com prove the truth is funnier than fiction in the textbook teachers never wanted you to read: You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad News: Shocking but Utterly True Facts.
Back to work, but laughing about it: Scott Adams’ latest collection of Dilbert cartoons exemplifies the randomness and annoyances associated with corporate cubicle culture. Can we get a hell yeah?
The perfect gift for the guy who can’t get any, co-written by the man who can get anyone, Barney Stinson. The Playbook is filled with tips and tricks to help you understand and love women better.
This book offers an auditory history of Ben Burtt’s famed sound design from the classic films, along with a digital player which lets you hear over 250 samples of the sounds referenced in the book.
Andrew Zuckerman shot 175 animals – ranging from parrots to bears – all foregrounded in nothing but white backgrounds, urging the viewer to pore over the details of each portrait.
Moleskine’s Extra Small Planners measure just 2.5″ w x 4″ h, come in daily and weekly formats and are compact enough to throw in a bike bag, or even your pocket with the skinny weekly version.
Just looking at this epic tome (pictured with author Paul Levitz), we’re convinced that it chronicles the history of the famous comics publisher and its creations, from 1935 up to the present.
Not much to say about these, except they’re awesome. Oh, and as ThinkGeek says, these bookends are being sold on a pseudo-promotional basis: buy one half, get the other half free.