Buyer's Guides

4/20 might be a "special interest" day for smokers and marijuana advocates, but for those who truly love smoking culture, this gallery of unique pipes, vapes, and smoking gear could be your go-to happy place all year long. On a bad day. When you need some inspiration. And, of course, anytime you're...

Jurassic World Air-Blown Dinosaur Costumes

Forget Halloween, these Jurassic World air-blown dinosaur costumes are #1 on my summer shopping list. T-Rex for the Jurassic World 2 release. Triceratops for San Diego Comic-Con. Blue the Velociraptor to surprise my fiancee...

The keys to a good drive? Check the pants you just tossed in the washer. The keys to a good road trip? Look no further than here...

Vibram Unisex Furoshiki Wrap Sneakers

Vibram, your Furoshiki wrap sneakers have floored me. See, I thought I'd pretty much covered all the wackiest (and also most visually assaulting) athletic / comfort shoes you can buy with discussions of Crosskix, KEEN...

We've had a cruel enough winter, so here's hoping for a cool, cool summer this year, starting with the best coolers to complement your camping trips, picnics, backyard BBQs, and water faring expeditions...

The Best BBQ Gadgets

I rounded up some of the best BBQ gadgets out there and took them to my grill. And I said, "Hey grill, how you doin'? BBQ season is so close I can taste the smoked brisket and wet-rubbed pork - you ready to start cookin'...

Netflix & Chill. Netflix. And chiiiiillllll. The hookup term has to be one of the decade's - and maybe all of history's - best additions to Urban Dictionary. It's my own favorite catchphrase anyway. Well, favorite tied with "How you doin'?" since before I met my forever booty better half, She-Ra:...

Unstitched Utilities Tyvek Sneakers

Unstitched Utilities "unstitches" their sneakers out of Tyvek in an effort to help you go cool, go light, and go green. Tyvek is made from high-density polyethylene fiber that is flashspun into a breathable, but water-resistant...

The best men's slides are boxed and ready to walk you right into summer. Right 'round the beach and pool. Right down the street on a beer run free of wool socks and a down jacket. And, oh yeah, right into the fetid shower at the gym...

The Best Hangover Cures

Why on earth would you need any sort of hangover cure, much less the best hangover cure? You can handle your liquor. You don't over-booze it. You don't drink Puerto Rican rum (anymore.) You-...

Yes, VELOSOCKs look like big ol' bike condoms. And indeed the covers are a form of protection for those of you in a relationship with a bicycle. If you need to bring a bike inside your house or car, VELOSOCKs will keep you safe from the SMTDs it might bring with it. You know, scuffs, mud, turds...

SoundFloat - Water Loungers with Built-in Sound Systems

SoundFloat water loungers are bluetooth-enabled and come with built-in 20 watt speakers, plus 70mm embedded subwoofers. Wherever you may float, ocean, lake, or backyard pool, you'll be sure to hear all your favorite music...

I don't particularly like yoga gear, because I don't particularly like yoga. As a man, I was born with man flexibility, and though everyone tells me I'm just "a few" down dogs and forward folds an sun salutations away from touching my toes, I know the truth: "a few" is, like, 9,000. Too much time!...

10 Things To Survive 10 Days in the Desert

This is 10 things to survive 10 days in the desert, as in desert survival. Not, like, surviving a road trip through the Mojave on your way to Vegas, or slaying your first year at Burning Man. (But for those two I'd recommend...

If you want to know about the best projectile launchers, you're probably getting ready to orchestrate a cubicle warfare offensive at work. Or maybe you just need some new catapult- and slingshot-shaped desktop toys. Or a no-fail gift for a man. You'll find all of those projectile launchers here...

The Disaster Novelist: The 10 Worst Books Ever Written

No, smug smarty pants, I haven't read every book ever written, so I can't say with absolute authority that these are the 10 worst books ever written. But I, along with hundreds of your peers reviewing them on fine online...

The idea of monthly subscription boxes for guys used to sound kind of girly, but now, dude. Mail-order man memberships are everywhere. And include clubs for pretty much anything you can think of. Socks, razors, and beer, sure, but also EDC and survival gear, bacon and steak and hot sauce, gym clothes...

Kitchen Essentials For The Man's Man

No heart-shaped dutch ovens here! These kitchen essentials are geared towards the man. More specifically, the man's man. You know, the man who likes to attack his steaks with seasoning, sear them just beyond bloody, and...

Cannabidiol, or CBD Oil is a legal alternative extracted from cannabis that is being used to treat everything from anxiety to arthritis pain. Unlike THC, CBD Oil doesn't give the user any noticeable head high but can ease the feelings of anxiety and pain many people suffer. It's being billed as a...

Gifts for the Frequent Traveler

Whether your favorite frequent travelers are always in the air, always on a road trip, or always hoofing it across some hundreds-of-miles-long trail; whether they're traveling begrudgingly for work, or gearing up for...

Sitcoms of the 80s were good and all, but I mean, Seinfeld and Saved By the Bell didn't really get going until the 90s, so there's always going to be a limit to the nostalgia I feel upon seeing most of these 80s-TV-series-themed gift ideas...

Hot Dog Sofa & Hamburger Chair

A hot dog sofa? A hamburger chair? Sweet! Now when I get ketchup and mustard all over my furniture it won't ruin it, it will make it better!...

What makes a good night's sleep? Sometimes no more than being so tired your muscles feel like a slow roasted brisket, and your bones are aching harder than Grandma's osteoarthritic back, and all you want to do is flop harder than LeBron James in the playoffs. On any bed, on any pillow, and with any...

The Best Gifts For Seeking Revenge on Frenemies

I learned my most important lesson about frenemies from The Golden Girls. It's that sometimes passive aggressive words and social interactions aren't enough. It's that sometimes I need my frenemies to throw a party. Invite...