Buyer's Guides

June! Summer! Longest day of the year! Best month ever! And now...it's over. As I shed a tear in my beer - albeit still outside in bright, toasty sun, and from a lounger on my balcony - for the month of June, please join me in a revue of Dude's must see products for June 2022...

Dude's Must See Products for May 2022

When most people think of May, I think they naturally think of May flowers, May the 4th be with you, maybe May Day or Memorial Day. But me, I think of Camelot. The musical. Sigh. I hate to reveal this about myself, but...

I'm summer lovin' these 13 cool summer products in black, and not a-one of them is named Danny Zuko. (And I still say Sandy deserved better. Ladies, you shouldn't have to change yourself into a skin-tight-leather clad biker chick with a cig for any man! No matter how hot the transformation makes...

Dark Side Pride: 12 Star Wars Gifts for Proud Siths

May the other 4th be with you. You know, the angry, greedy, aggressive, jealous, megalomanic Dark Side kind. OK, maybe not with you as in inside you, all you kooky Boga Siths out there who can just simmer down before...

April is, of course, home to the great April holidays of Easter, April Fool's Day, and 4/20. But with the exception of that last one, for which I crafted a special Smokin' Hot Gifts for Weed Enthusiasts round-up, none made much of a dent in Dude's must see products for April 2022. Oh well. I'd rather...

Lost in the Woods: 15 Items to Help You Find Your Way

These 15 items that help you when you're lost will find north, map routes, illuminate dark spaces, and, when all else fails, SOS your stranded self some help. In other words, they will pretty much ensure you dudes and...

Four score and twenty years ago...no wait, that's a different 420. And, if I remember correctly, an ode to something not nearly as interesting as these 14 smokin' hot gifts for weed enthusiasts. One thing they do share in common, though, is that they are both brought to you by a great writer, orator...

Back to the Office: 14 Fun & Functional Desk Toys

For some of you, going back to the office, the return of in-person workdays is a Wamp, wamp! while for others it's a Woot, woot! And, for the record, I feel like the dividing line between the two groups is largely determined...

Dude's must see products for March 2022 get jiggy with it. And by that I mean they satisfy normal urges in a strange, jiggy if you will, kind of way. Craving chocolate? Try ChoClits. Jonesing for sexy time? How about with a giant Kraken Dildo? In the mood to speak your mind? Uncle Bekah's Inappropriate...

9 to 5 Exercise: 10 Ways to Work Out While You Work

Take productivity to new heights...and levels of exhaustion!...with these 10 ways to work out while you work...

In February 2022, I kicked up my coverage of crowdfunding projects. Either because there were a lot of cool crowdfunding projects out there, or because I received a lot of crowdfunding project roundups and tip sheets, and was simply too lazy to search for cool products elsewhere. What can I say...

12 Cool Products That Were Discontinued or Never Made

Wonderful, fantastical, cutting edge, high-tech products, I hardly knew ye. These 12 cool products that were discontinued or never made will probably make you feel a bit nostalgic, or maybe even bummed to have missed...

Winter weather. Pandemic. High-rise urban apartment building. Housing shortage. Correction, affordable housing shortage. These are just a few of the reasons I decided to brainstorm some ways to turn an interior room into an outdoor oasis. I mean, besides dumping 500 pounds of sand onto your living...

Dude's Must See Products for January 2022

January was a good month for breathing PCs, yoga pants sex, and your worst fears. So, yeah, same ol', same ol' in the product department around here. Enjoy my roundup of Dude's must see products for January 2022...

Who never wants to sleep again? These bedding sets depicting some of our worst fears and phobias are here to make it happen! Think of them as dreams nightmares come true...

20 Gifts for Every Mood

Life: it's a whole mood. Which is to say it's a mashup of all the moods. Here, I've picked out 20 of them, and paired them with a gift, a product that either exemplifies the mood and the feelings that come with it, or...

I hope you're ready to have a seat, because these 15 stunning sculptural chair designs are going to knock you off your feet...

Dude's Must See Products for December 2021

Another month of Dude's must see products, and, with December, another whole year of Dude's monthly must see product roundups gone. In December 2021, I finished off my riveting holiday gift guides with luxury gifts, sustainable...

It wasn't deliberate, but turns out these 14 sustainable gift ideas aren't just eco-friendly products ready to be wrapped and presented to all the environmentally conscious cats on your Christmas list this year, many of them are also great buys for yourself. And by that I mean almost all of these...

18 Gifts for Makers, Tinkerers, Crafters & Hobbyists

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy...no wait, that's not it. Maker, Tinkerer, Crafter, Hobbyist. You're the subject of today's gift guide. And, unlike the aforementioned Gary Oldman film, it's a gift guide that has nothing...

If you know someone who champions breakfast (i.e., the most important meal of the day.) If you know someone who's a champion breakfast eater (i.e., won the Baconfest World Bacon Eating Championship.) If you know someone who eats a breakfast of champions (i.e., Pop Tarts washed down with chocolate...

Bow-Wow, Squeak, Squawk, Meow: 18 Pet Gifts for 2021

Bow-Wow, Squeak, Squawk, Meow. I know. I forgot Ssssss, Ribbit, and Cocka-doodle-doo in my noisy intro to pet gifts for 2021. But that's not because I don't care for snakes, frogs, and roosters, just because I happened...

Perhaps not all of us are in the splurging spirit - or giving spirit at all - this year, but not all of my 17 luxury gifts for 2021 are profanely unaffordable. Some of their prices, such as the Titanium Beer Mugs pictured above, are just mildly offensive. Others are expensive, but their costs reflect...

Dude's Must See Products for November 2021

Rather than Dude's must see products for November 2021, I should say Dude's must see gift guides for 2021. With the holidays upon us, I compiled over a dozen different themed buyer's guides to help you fulfill your gift...