With marijuana becoming more and more accepted in modern culture, it's time to start looking beyond the simple joint to more refined ways of enjoying it. Like in food, for example. Herb: Mastering the Art of Cooking With Cannabis is a hardcover, 200+ page cookbook that includes hundreds of the most popular recipes from The Stoners Cookbook. Also covered are detailed extraction methods, the science behind the plant and information on using it as medication, and, of course, tons of terrific photographs that'll have you ready to run straight to your local dealer dispensary.
When learning more about cinema, one of the best resources around is the people who make the films themselves. What I Love About Movies is a compendium of knowledge gathered by asking some of these very people a simple question: "What do you love about movies?" The interesting, informative answers from the likes of Quentin Tarantino, Tom Hardy, Francis Ford Coppola, the Coen Brothers, Ryan Gosling, Wes Anderson, Steven Soderbergh, Darren Aronofsky, and many more are accompanied by newly-commissioned illustrations from some of the world's best artists, graphic designers, and illustrators.
As the vinyl resurgence continues, it might come as a surprise to some that a format pre-dated the records many now collect, a fragile, 10-inch format known at the 78. 78rpm records are incredibly difficult to find, and those that hunt them are among the most intense collectors around. Do Not Sell At Any Price researches the history of the format and those who strive to preserve it.
You've got your bug out bag packed. You've got plenty of bottled water stored. And you've got a cache of food hidden away. But unless you plan on eating beans and vegetables out of cans for the rest of your existence, you're going to need more than that. The Art Of Eating Through The Zombie Apocalypse can help. Packed with over 80 recipes, this cookbook/survival guide also features gastronomic tips, diagrams and illustrations to help you scrounge up ingredients, and a healthy dose of tongue-in-cheek humor that makes it enjoyable even for those not dealing with an outbreak of the undead.
Even though the realities of life mean most of us have less time to game than we'd like, anyone who grew up with an Atari, Nintendo, or even Sega in the house likely has a love for video games. Show it with Every Day Is Play: A Celebration of the Video Game. Billed as a snapshot of video game culture both past and present, this 300-page hardcover tome covers a wide variety of topics from both inside and outside the industry via 30+ features and interviews, illuminated by over 1,000 images from artists around the world, including Eboy, Shaun Inman, Buro Destruct, and more.