The Frisky has teamed up with Thrillist, the daily men’s lifestyle and city guide, to bring you a weekly list of things for the guys in your life. Here’s “Thrillist’s Top 5 Things That Don’t Suck”.
Heckler Design’s whip-smart, two-piece stainless steel desk nests into itself (a mere foot deep when stowed), and also features a concealed shelf, tidy wire/cord storage, and four holes to anchor laptop cable locks — though if you have four laptops, wouldn’t you be more at home taking up half a Starbucks? [HecklerDesign.com]
Tell this UK site what kind of “Holiday” you’re going on (beach, winter sports, cruise, etc), and it’ll populate an exhaustive pre-vacation checklist with stuff stupid-elementary (Pack your bags), not-so-obvious (Install automatic watering system in greenhouse and garden), and adorably British (Arrange for mail to be held by Royal Mail Keepsafe). [DontForgetYourToothbrush.com]
Gear: Sir Drake Clothing
These New Yorkers specialize in polos, but also slap their eight offbeat logos (revolvers, WWII fighter planes, black sheep, etc) on henleys, cufflinks, and suspenders. Also available: heavy-duty hoodies, rope caps, and a “Treasure Chest” of rotating unique items. Right now, it’s a ’67 Porsche 911 and a taxidermied black bear head, together the best small-penis-compensation package from a shirt company since Big Johnson went bankrupt. [SirDrakeClothing.com]
Lego Weaponry: Brick Arms
Because Lego’s fatal flaw is crappy guns, BA makes 21 realistic-looking, Lego-hand-compatible armaments, from Uzis and AKs, to Bondish silenced PPKs and RPG launchers. Unfortunately, despite your arsenal’s tiny verisimilitude, it’ll still take an M-80 to vanquish the Black Knight’s Castle. [BrickArms.com]
Automotive Nostaglia: The Old Car Manual Project
Browse over 25,000 sales brochures and original manuals recalling the glory that was Motor City: musclebound Dodge Chargers and Challengers, iconic Vettes and bewinged Caddys, even that quirky masterpiece, the DeLorean (page 36: “Using provided allen wrench, carefully detach interior door panels; stash coke to be sold to feds; re-attach”). [TOCMP.com]
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