Buyer's Guides

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...

My collection of strange, silly, and standout swimwear is for dudes and ladies who march to the beach of their own drum. Sun bums who aren't just ready for, but who crave the double-takes and ogles they'll get from everyone on the sand and at the pool (or at the bar?) who sees them wearing one of...

The Golden Ticket: Strange & Unique Products in Gold

All that glitters isn't gold - but it might be some strange or unique product painted in the color's shiny finish. My golden ticket to making it into this listing isn't just going big, it's going big and gold. Sometimes...

In discussing the best pool floats for Summer 2019, I'm not suggesting that summer pool floats and inflatables are like Apple products or televisions, with new releases surrounded by an air of intrigue and anticipation. For me, a simple pool noodle or recliner raft from the 80s is just as appealing...

Things That Make You Go Awww

While cute 'n' cuddly 'n' precious isn't normally my jam around here, over the years I have found some products that are more awww-inspiring than awe-inspiring. I figured, for your guilty pleasure of the evening, I'd...

Star Wars Day has come again, and along with saying May the 4th be with you in 2019, I can also offer you this collection of the best Star Wars gifts the months since Star Wars Day 2018 have forged for us. Plus a few galactic classics centered around Darth Vader, Han Solo, Chewbacca, the Stormtroopers...

Dude's Top Products for April 2019

April 2019 was a month of fools, fancies, and filth around here. Ahhh, I hope you enjoy rehashing Dude's top products of April as much as I did...

This series of scented Star Wars candles features 5-piece sets corresponding to each of the films in the original Star Wars trilogy: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. The collections, which contain some...puzzling...choices of scents to burn, are released as limited editions...

How Things Work: The Facts Visually Explained

The How Things Work series of books endeavors to use charts, infographics, and colorful illustrations to teach us the meaning of life...

Do you have the best mom ever like I do? Or at least a mom, a mom-like figure, a wife, or a mother-in-law you're about to have to buy a Mother's Day gift for?...

Hamburger Wallets & Bags

I've seen Toddland's Deliciousness Burger Wallet making the rounds on the web this week, and was going to focus this hamburger accessory discussion exclusively on the juicy cash and card carrier from those self-described...

Yarrr! Festival season is upon us, ya filthy animals! And, yep, I did mean that to sound like a cross between a pirate and a gangster in a fake movie within the movie Home Alone, because that's exactly the type of festival goer I'd be. If I were to be a festival goer. If my wife didn't place a boys'...

What to Put in an Adults Only Easter Basket

Show your favorite adults the Easter Bunny didn't just hoppity-hop (or buzzity-buzz, or strokety-stroke, as the case may be) right past them preoccupied with candies and toys and plastic grass for the kiddos this year...

What happened in March 2019? Spring hit. The Madness of the NCAA hit. Blah, blah, blah politics. Oh, and I showed you a hose for your wiener you can use to take a whizz in the car. Plus a coin purse designed especially for bitch slapping. A carbon fiber Bugatti. A flying motorcycle. A butt pillow...

Things That Make You Go Ewww

Take a quick scan through this collection of things that make you go Ewww, and see if you can pick out a pattern. Or maybe it's better to say pick out, pop out, suck out, blow out, or stroke out pattern. Any guesses?...

Whether I'm in the car commuting or road tripping, driving or riding shotgun, there are certain items I like to have on hand on the off almost certain chance I get stuck in traffic...

Dude's Top Products for February 2019

Despite my abhorrence of Valentine's Day, two of Dude's top products of February 2019 are all about love. But in this case, it's the love of yourself. Or, better put, the pleasure of yourself...

That is, the best gear and tools to help you move besides your five 230-pounds-of-muscle friends Cornelius...

Cures for the Winter Blues

While seasonal affected disorder is a real, diagnosable form of cold weather sad (or SAD), some of us are just a little down in the dumps this time of year with the winter blues. Going stir crazy inside. Frustrated with...

An 8" Darth Vader, a 4" Yoda, an imposing diorama of Luke fighting the Rancor in Jabba's pit - these are just a few icons of Star Wars immortalized in pewter for Royal Selangor's Star Wars series of pewter figurines...

A Guide to Good Times in the Polar Vortex

From the Frozen Pants Challenge to catching up on some quality Netflix & Chill time, this guide to good times in the polar vortex is a (possibly feeble) attempt to make those of us suffering through it look at the bright...