Buyer's Guides

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 omissions include candies I know a lot of you despise, but that I kinda liked...

10 of the Most Pandemic Friendly Halloween Costumes

In addition to calling this collection of Halloween costumes "pandemic friendly" I would call Halloween itself a pandemic friendly holiday. So many options either inherently have full-head and face masks, or make it easy...

Dude's must see products for September 2020 smell fall in the air, Halloween a -comin', and a great-big-giant turd in your toilet that's too big to be flushed without the assistance of a cutting device...

Dude's Must See Products for August 2020

Dude's must see products for August 2020 are a stealth pod rolling on top of inflatable clawgs to pluck 100,000 lumens out of the Goonies' masturbatory aids...

Another title for this collection of 14 of the Most Creative Redesigns of Classic Products might be 14 Really Cool Things to Look At. Items range from household goods to watersports, with some serving simply as unique and fetching takes on their original products, while others improve upon the original's...

The 14 Best DIY Build Kits

I was going to call this roundup of the 14 best DIY build kits "America's Next Top Models," but I realized a lot of the finished products all you fine makers and builders are going to end up with aren't models at all...

The very best male masturbatory aids always have been and always will be porn - obviously - but recent developments in sex toy tech and gadgetry, and the fact that dating is even trickier during a pandemic than it is under normal circumstances has brought some new and exciting products to market...

Dude's Must See Products for July 2020

Your July 2020 review of Dude's must see products looks a lot like...your June 2020 review of Dude's must see products. A nifty waterfaring vessel. A cool piece of furniture. A superhero. A coupla What Is This Thing?s...

The longest day of the year came and went this month - thank the lord, Bob Ross, and Mr. Rogers, I say! - but that's nowhere near the most noteworthy thing that happened in June 2020. And Dude's must see products for summer's awakening did little to mirror the real-world tragedies, protests, and...

The 12 Best Products for Socially Distanced Summer Fun

My efforts to bring you the 12 best products for socially distanced summer fun have produced activities for the indoors and out. Some are solo endeavors. Some are pastimes for the whole family, or you and the randos you...

Well flamin' pits and great bowls of fire! Here are 11 of the best backyard fire pits, here to ignite your date nights, goo up your s'mores nights, and make your warm summer nights just a little warmer...

Build a Backyard Retreat: 18 Scrimps & Splurges

For ye who seek to build a backyard retreat who have already scrimped and saved, here are some ideas to help you splurge on your endeavor. Hot tubs, hammocks, detached office pods, and huge cauldrons o' fire...

Dude's must see products for May 2020 were largely about getting out...and staying in. In this collection you'll find outdoor gear, equipment, and rides to welcome in and max out the summer, alongside tools and tech to fix up and deck out your home...

The 14 Coolest Campers, RVs, Trailers & Caravans

The 14 coolest campers, RVs, trailers & caravans: coming to a road trip near you in Summer 2020. You, plus thousands and thousands - and thousands! - of your fellow vacationers...

With Father's Day coming up in June, and with Dad being all...Dad...about things all the time, I thought a curated list of the most Dad gifts for Dad was in order. And I found 16 winners*...

Dude's Must See Products for April 2020

March came in like a lion and went out like a stay at home order, and April showers brought May...I please leave my house now? Dude's must see products for April 2020 weren't consumed by Covid-19, but a few were concerned...

On Earth Day I thought I'd pay tribute to 11 of the coolest products revolving around Earth. And, nope, the sun isn't one of them. These are products that literally give you the world...in their own unique representations, explorations, and interpretations. You might call them some of the most clever...

11 of the Most Expensive Things for Sale on Amazon

I tried to curate my collection of 11 of the most expensive things for sale on Amazon not just according to their cost, but also their substance, how well they present, whether or not I looked at their price, read their...

Some of these 14 genius products I wish I'd invented fall into the category of Dude! Why didn't I think of that? while others, I'll humbly admit, go a little beyond my thinking cap capabilities. And we all have at least one idea we know we thought of first when we see someone else package and bring...

Retro Single Player Games of Skill

Retro single player games of skill could be anything from the 14th Century cup-and-ball game to the great Frogger of the 1980s. The retro single player games of skill I've chosen for this revue are all physical hand-eye...

Calling these how-to guides manuals of random & dubious skills is itself a random & dubious title, but it was the only one I saw fit for such an eclectic collection of guides...

Dude's Must See Products for March 2020

The recurring theme in Dude's must see products for March 2020 will come as no surprise. The whole damn month was all about Marcia, Marcia, Marcia...

There's a Boaty McBoatface load more than 11 real products that should be April Fool's jokes out there, but these are some of the best kooky creations and mind-boggling monstrosities I've seen over the years. And since we're not technically "doing" April Fool's Day this year out of respect for the...

14 Must Have Eats While Under Quarantine

It's not that these 14 must have eats while under quarantine are any less delectable and covetable when we're not sheltering in place, it's just that building the Best Pantry Ever of snacks and candy, and a munchie- and...