Tag Archives: special editions

  • ‘The Game of Life: Pets Edition’ Makes Pets Addition

    ‘The Game of Life: Pets Edition’ Makes Pets Addition

    I played a lot of The Game of Life as a kid, but today I mostly think of it as what I call “theoretical fun” along with Scrabble and Mad Libs. Still, the folks at Hasbro have updated the game for notoriously animal-loving millennials, and the result is called The Game of Life: Pets Edition. The Game of Life: Pets […]

  • ‘Harry Potter’ 20th Anniversary Covers

    ‘Harry Potter’ 20th Anniversary Covers

    Believe it or not, the Harry Potter series turns 20 this year. There are probably a million ways a hardcore fan could observe this, but Scholastic has created a new line of paperback covers for the whole series. The Harry Pottter 20th anniversary covers are by artist Brian Selznick, who also released a press statement about his enthusiasm for the […]

  • Uinta Golden Ale Park Series Beer

    Uinta Golden Ale Park Series Beer

    It would be disingenuous to say it’s a great time to be involved in the National Parks Service, given that the future of that government agency is very much in doubt. But at least the present political situation, in conjunction with the NPS’ 100-year anniversary, is leading to some cool National Parks swag—the latest example […]

  • St. Eriks Chips: “The World’s Most Exclusive Potato Chips”

    St. Eriks Chips: “The World’s Most Exclusive Potato Chips”

    Andy Warhol‘s famous maxim about Coca-Cola—that everyone, no matter how rich, famous, poor, or infirm, all get the same Coke—could also apply to potato chips. But it does not apply to St. Eriks Chips, billed as “the world’s most exclusive potato chips” by the St. Eriks Brewery. St. Eriks Chips are so exclusive, in fact, […]

  • Astrograph Pen From MB&F and Caran d’Ache

    Astrograph Pen From MB&F and Caran d’Ache

    With how turbulent and scary the world has gotten as of late, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a new strain of space fever hasn’t been long to follow. One new piece of that zeitgeist puzzle is the Astrograph, a new luxury pen from watch brand MB&F and the pen-maker Caran d’Ache. In case […]

  • Ralph Lauren Kipton Mixologist Box

    Ralph Lauren Kipton Mixologist Box

    The party technically started without you, but it can’t really begin until you arrive with the Ralph Lauren Kipton Mixologist Box in tow. The guests eagerly await your arrival, because once it happens they will have everything required to enjoy a top-flight cocktail, with pieces from Ralph Lauren‘s New York City Polo Bar (except the […]

  • Coca-Cola Holiday Bottles Have Labels That Turn Into Bows

    Coca-Cola Holiday Bottles Have Labels That Turn Into Bows

    Christmas and Coke just seem to go together, due no doubt to billions of advertising dollars spent by the brand over the years. This holiday season, Coke is decking the halls in the UK with special edition Coca-Cola holiday bottles wrapped in labels that can be folded out into festive gift bows. The implication behind […]

  • Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Century Whiskey

    Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Century Whiskey

    We are currently in the midst of the Frank Sinatra centennial, and to celebrate the Chairman’s 100th birthday in a way he himself would probably approve (and enjoy a nice cut of the profits from), there’s really no better way than a glass of Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Century whiskey. With input from Jack Daniel’s Master Distiller Jeff […]

  • ‘Monopoly: Back to the Future Trilogy Edition’ (Photos)

    ‘Monopoly: Back to the Future Trilogy Edition’ (Photos)

    Much like Marty’s triumphant return to the future, Monopoly: Back to the Future Trilogy Edition was inevitable. But now that it’s here, we might as well try to enjoy it. Monopoly: Back to the Future Trilogy Edition has all the shout-outs you’d expect from a Back to the Future themed board game, starting with the […]