Helping Men Survive the 1st Week of July
Every week here at The Dignified Devil, we spend a lot of time thinking about how we can help the modern man survive the modern world. This week of course is no different. Today we explore the apps, the tools, the gadgets and the books that will enlighten the modern man as he navigates his way through his week. These are the things that are worth a man’s time, money, attention and space in his Junk Drawer.
Moisturizing Sunscreen for men
If you’re a “real” man, then you have to take care of yourself. And “real” men (based on our exhaustive and totally accurate research) spend their days outside sweating and lifting various heavy objects… So what does a “real” man do about that harsh summer sun? Well, he uses Moisturizing Sunscreen of course! Why do we have to tell you all this stuff?
The Weekender Bag
Summer is a time of fun and relaxing travel. The organized modern man knows how to pack well. He also knows that if it doesn’t fit in an overnight bag, he doesn’t need it. Enter this simple yet elegant solution.
The Beer Cookbook
By Adams Media
This one is simple. Men like to eat. Men like beer. Why not combine the two? Containing more than 40+ dishes made with man’s one primal ingredient: beer. You can’t go wrong owning this book.
The Complete Adventures of Indiana Jones (Blu-Ray)
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Fortune and glory, gentlemen, fortune and glory. What man doesn’t want it? Finally, the last real set of films worth owning on Blu-Ray has been released. The complete Indiana Jones Adventures is here and yes, that means The Kingdom of the Chrystal Skull, too. But hey, you are one beer coaster short anyway, right?
Available: amazon.com (pre-order)
By The Walk Men
If you’re in the mood to simply sit outside, smoke a cigar and stare off into the distance this summer then you’re in luck, because with Heaven (The Walk Men’s 7th album) The Walk Men have written your soundtrack. Heaven is a perfect mix of moody indie rock, and choppy folk. Enjoy that cigar while listening to this record.
Available: iTunes Music Store
The App + Gadget
Nike Training +
Nike has once again advanced the technology of sport with the release of their highly technical Nike LunarTR 1+ and their new training+ app. Together with a supported iPod and or iPhone, they take you and your training regiment to the next level. Find out more on the Nike+ Website.
Price: Shoes: $120.00 App: Free
Lest we forget, summer is a time for that time honored male tradition: Grilling. This summer take it to the next level and impress your special lady friends with rare cuts of meat on the old grill. And if you’re grilling to impress, why would you settle for BORING meats like “hamburger,” and “chicken?” Hell no. Upgrade to Wagyu, Quail, and other such delicacies.
Price: $18.50 and up depending on the cut, of course