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I'da thought Dude's must see products for October 2019 woulda been all about Halloween, but the holiday took just a supporting role in the month's most popular gear, tech, and random stuff roundup. Christmas even started rearing its ugly head here, with some decidedly December items gaining as many...

Gifts to Give Someone You're About to Break Up With

Breakup gifts can present themselves in a few different forms. 1) You know you want to end things with your s.o., but his / her birthday is coming up and you can't do it right before. Therefore, you need a gift to give...

Dudes, this is gonna hurt. My collection of stuff that makes it worse before making it better includes a fat wad of items that are going to cause you some physical pain and discomfort while you're using them. But. They'll ultimately help solve a problem you have that's way more painful and uncomfortable...

The Worst Halloween Candy

This list of the worst Halloween candy in the land is based on my personal (albeit expert) opinion, so there's obviously a small bit of subjectivity to it. (Spoiler alert: there's also a large Bit-O-Honey.) Some notable...

I compiled a list of the best Halloween candy for adults because I figured some of you, like me, would want something more than just sugar-dipped sugar with a gooey sugar center to pair with your candy corn Jell-O shots and bloody eyeball martinis. For example: sugar-dipped sugar with a gooey sugar...

Dude's Must See Products for September 2019

September just stormed in and snipped the ever-loving vas deferens off of summer, didn't it? The only good thing about the month of September was that, since it contains the start of fall, the first day of school, and...

Apparently there are so many different kinds of farts on our planet that we need not just one Spotter's Guide to identifying them (with sound effects!) but five! Five guides to fart-spotting!...

Meaty Trends & Cheesy Ideas: Unique Burger Gear & Merch

I decided to do a burger product compilation for 2 reasons: 1) I just heard September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day, so Happy Cheeseburger Day! Here's a bunch of cheeseburger-related merchandise! 2) Now that Impossible...

To me, the only good thing about fall is it isn't winter. Long about Halloween, though, fall becomes nothing more than the Evil Cold One's harbinger, so it's just as bad. Maybe you're right there with me. Or maybe you disagree. Either way, there are a few things that come with the changeover from...

Freezy Freakies Retro Color-Changing Adult Snow Gloves

A little Hot Tub Time Machine mixed with a little 6-year-old you, and voila! Freezy Freakies retro color-changing snow gloves are back. Even better, these badass winter warmers of the 80s have grown with you, but in size...

A collection of stuff to help you poop isn't the most Dudely list or gift guide I've put together for you (though it might be the most Dadly.) But I bet my suggestions for getting your shit creek flowing, plus taking care of the bathrooms and public space where you let it loose, will end up being...

Dude's Must See Products for August 2019

August 2019 was all about a little D and a little mystery. We launched our What Is It? series, posts of head-scratching products paired with a few hints about their use. Readers can take a minute to mull them over and...

None of the animals that made my cute but cantankerous animal gift list are dogs, but I think we can still talk in terms of bark versus bite when discussing just how ill-tempered and aggressive these selections are...

Dude's Must See Products for July 2019

July 2019 set us in the dead center of summer - sun, swimsuit, and superhero season. All 3 are reflected in Dude's must see products of the month...

What would Homer give? How about Mr. Rogers and AC Slater? No, this collection of the best gifts according to your favorite TV characters was not written by your favorite TV characters. It was written by me. And while I'm not as ripped as Slater, as neighborly as Mr. Rogers, or as smrt as Homer...

Fun with Anatomical Optical Illusions (NSFW)

I've found some choice anatomical optical illusions for your viewing pleasure this evening (or morning with your computer rearview mirror on your monitor at work). Most are just momentary illusions whose true nature is...

Favorite TV series, meet your new favorite pencil series. Define Design 11 gold-engraves pencil sets with lines and references from pop culture darlings such as Stranger Things, Game of Thrones, Friends, and, my personal favorite, The Joy of Painting...

Dude's Top Products for June 2019

June brought with it the longest day of the year and the official launch of summer, so it's no surprise many of Dude's top products for June 2019 pertain to grillin' and chillin'...

A whole curated collection of tardigrade clothing, gear, and random desktop accessories! You're welcome, microbiologists. The tiny water bear seems to be Rrawwrr!-ing onto the pop culture scene too, giving the equally humble and adorable sloth a run for his merchandising money...

The Best Gifts I've Ever Given My Wife

Per my wife. Mostly. Though I admit, some of the best gifts I've ever given my wife have brought me some pleasure too. One or two could even be considered a little self-serving. And, fine, at least one gift I know She-Ra:...

What to bring on a cruise that you haven't already thought of? No, not vacation porn...

Things That Make You Go Hmmm

Weird, wonderful, and wacked out is one way to describe these items. Another way: things that make you go Hmmm. Who made that? Who thought of that? What is that?...

In honor of Father's Day, show your tightwad pops he taught you well with one of these gifts for Dad priced at $50 or less...

Dude's Top Products for May 2019

Several of Dude's Top Products for May 2019 were Game of Thrones-themed merchandise. Almost as if to counter the disappointment surrounding Season 8 itself, a few clever artists and designers came up with some stellar...