Explore the history of one of the most iconic automobiles of all time with The Porsche 911 Book ($125). Created for the 50th anniversary of the original 901, this hefty hardcover weighs in at over 300 pages and is filled with 250 gorgeous photos of models both old and new, all shot by legendary auto photographer René Staud. Perfect coffee table fodder for Porsche lovers and really high-end Jiffy Lubes.
You can certainly learn about the main philosophy of the Jedi by watching the Star Wars films, but if you want specifics, you're going to want this. The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force ($100) includes "writings" from ancient Jedi Masters, as well as personal commentary from more recognizable faces like Yoda, Obi-Wan, Anakin, and Luke. The book itself arrives in a motorized vault and comes with multiple removable trinkets, similar to the Book of Sith ($60) — which is a must purchase for those looking to study the nuances of the Dark Side.
Don't worry about heading to your local comics store to scour the shelves for the best of Alfred E. Neuman's periodical — someone's already done that for you. Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity ($20) is 256 pages of the best the magazine has had to offer. Some of the classic material inside includes Spy v. Spy, The Lighter Side Of, Horrifying Clichés, and A MAD Look At... Oh, and don't despair for Alfred — he's featured on 10 of the 12 included classic cover prints.