Monthly Archives: March 2010

Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies: Compendium Monstrum

Is this little black volume Stephen King’s dream journal? This minuscule monster manual looks as though it could have been packed next to Indiana Jones’ whip and pistol.  Did Lara Croft use this helpful handbook on her last tomb raiding expedition?

Possibly…

Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies: Compendium Monstrum is an engrossing fact filled handsome pocket sized reference guide to the fanged, the lupine and the undead.

Within the foil enhanced case bound hardcover are 168 pages that resemble old parchment paper filled with informative morsels about the aforementioned monsters. Use the attached blood red ribbon marker to keep your place when reading about travel within Transylvania, studying spooky notes or viewing mysterious ancient maps.

Collected from the papers of 19th-century monstrologists Herr Doktor Max Sturm and Baron Ludwig Von Drang, this intriguing book is a must have for anyone that loves the strange, the unusual and the macabre.

$9.95 is a mere pittance considering the information contained within could possibly save your life on a walk home alone on a cold and foggy night. (insert creepy menacing laugh here)

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The ZeroChroma Projecto iPhone Case

The ZeroChroma Projecto for iPhone ($34.99) case is the “Swiss Army Knife” of iPhone cases. It provides protection, sound enhancement and hands-free viewing in a sleek and intelligent form factor.

The slim case protects the sides and rear of your iPhone while still allowing access to key buttons. Its “Intelligent Wrap Protection” safeguards your phone from drops and scratches but leaves the front of your device completely accessable. The Projecto was designed with contoured finger dimples that assist in gripping your phone intuitively.

A retractable sound scoop slides out from the bottom of the case to direct sound from the speakers to your ears and your voice to the microphone.

My favorite feature is the 18 angle multi click theater stand which allows you to view media on your iPhone hands-free. This build in kickstand for the phone folds flat into the case when not in use and would be perfect for airplane use or entertaining a child at a restaurant.

Click HERE for more information about this ingenious case. Right now ZeroChroma is offering free shipping and a $10 off coupon (Code: #90999).

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BookArc For The iPad

Redesigned exclusively for iPad, BookArc ($39.99) is a beautiful slice of heavy gauge steel that provides a perfect perch for the latest stroke of genius from Apple. BookArc for iPad uses a soft silicone, reversible insert to hold iPad in four different positions. Four positions that let you use your iPad just the way you want to.

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The 160 Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes

This video celebrates the finest actor of our generation with 160 of his greatest movie quotes!

The lines were taken from 25 of Arnold’s best films: Batman & Robin, Collateral Damage, Commando, Conan the Barbarian, Conan the Destroyer, End of Days, Eraser, Jingle All the Way, Junior, Kindergarten Cop, Last Action Hero, Predator, Pumping Iron, Raw Deal, Red Heat, Red Sonja, The Running Man, The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Total Recall, True Lies, Twins, The 6th Day and Around the World in 80 Days. (NSFW)

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Evian Wants Us To Know That We’re All Babies Inside

The bottled water company, Evian released their “Live Young” print campaign from BETC Euro RSCG in Paris. The photos were shot by fashion photographer Nathaniel Goldberd and the ads features ‘real people’ rather than models.

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Meet Chatter Telephone and Chunk From Pixar’s Toy Story 3

Ring-ring! The Fisher-Price Chatter Telephone is a classic pull toy that has been inspiring giggles for many generations, while building motor skills and balance. Preschoolers can’t resist the friendly face with eyes that move up and down when they pull the toy along, and the bright colors and pleasing sounds keep them happy and engaged.  Chatter Telephone is ideal for the little hands in your life.

Chunk will rock your world! This gargantuan creature sports protective shoulder spikes, while his ferocious fists are ready to smash whatever enemy gets in his way. Chunk’s oversized limbs are fully posable, making him ready for hours of imaginative fun. As an added bonus, the press of a hidden head spike will spin Chunk’s facial expression from friendly to fierce! No batteries necessary.

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Poster of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow Available For Free At WonderCon

WonderCon has announced that you can pick up a Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow mini-poster for Iron man 2 this weekend in San Francisco at the convention’s Booth #242 (while supplies last).

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Download The First Issue of Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth Comic

The first five issues of Jeff Lemire‘s acclaimed new series Sweet Tooth have been collected in a 128 page graphic novel ($9.99) due on May 12, 2010.  In the compilation we are introduced to Gus, a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid who was raised in isolation following a pandemic that struck a decade earlier. Now, with the death of his father, he’s left to fend for himself . . . until he meets a hulking drifter named Jepperd, who promises to help him. Jepperd and Gus set out on a post-apocalyptic journey into the devastated American landscape to find ‘The Preserve,’ a refuge for hybrids.

Read issue # 1 HERE and pre-order the graphic novel HERE.

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Iron Man 2 Stark Expo Viral Site Launched

Paramount Pictures has launched StarkExpo2010.com, a viral site for Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 2 that includes info about the upcoming Expo in the sequel and even has a promo for the ’74 Expo featuring Howard Stark, played by John Slattery. There’s videos to be watched, photos to be viewed and downloads for the grabs, so check it out HERE.

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