Carl Pettit is a writer and editor with interests ranging from international relations and political humor to the arts and modern media.
5 Outside-the-Bottle Gifts for the Drinker(s) in Your Family
For the drinker in your family — or if you’re simply buying presents for yourself (such a generous human being) — we’ve complied a list of five great boozy gifts for people who like to take a nip or two (or three or four) now and again.
Fall Fashion Update — 5 Cool Hats for Cooler Weather
Five fine-lookin' ways to keep your head warm as the weather chills.
5 Pairs of Sweet, Stylish Shades That’ll Look Great on Your Face (And Make Things Less Bri…
It's summer. Step up your shades game by getting yourself a decent pair of sunglasses.
Five Fantastic Flasks to Enhance Whatever Wedding, Outdoor Concert or Other Summer Event Y…
Summer is flask season: they're great for outdoor concerts, for afternoons in the park, for adding a dash of rum to your coke while you sit on the beach, among many other warmer-weather activities. We found you five.
5 Ties That’ll Make Your Neck the Best-Looking Neck in the Room
A well-dressed man is a man with a well-chosen neck tie.
5 Must-Have Camouflage Gear Options — Sneakers, Caps, Shorts & More
Camo pants and hats can add a bit of a dangerous edge to your street gear. So, if you dig military prints in an urban setting, read on and discover a little something about the wonderful world of camouflage.
10 Grooming & Fashion Cheats to Simplify and Enrich Your Life — Start by Getting a Gray Bl…
Life is plenty hectic already. Who couldn't use a few tips on how to shave some time off your daily tasks, or maybe lower those bills even just a tad?
5 Belt Buckles That’ll Do More Than Just Hold Up Your Pants
You don't have to spend thousands of bucks on a belt buckle, but if you do, get a Bugatti.
5 Ultra-Cool, Ultra-Slim Men’s Wallets
Forget about your father’s lumpy old wallet, stuffed with photos, money and coupons for the hardware store, all held together with a rubber band. What you want in the billfold department is something sleek, hip, and ultra cool that won't get in the way (especially if you wear skinny leg …
10 Strange, Fun Facts About the Spooky Origins of Halloween
The roots of our spookiest holiday's traditions—from pumpkins to trick-or-treating—run deep, their origins reaching back thousands of years to pre-Christian pagan festivals and superstitions.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vampires
Everyone knows that vampires suck … your blood!!!! Seriously though, do you know the history behind modern vampire lore? These creatures of the night have been lurking around for a very long time, although the princes and princesses of darkness have taken on different guises and mythologies t…
10 Awesomely Geeky Watches
Telling time is something we all do, usually everyday. How you go about telling time is a different matter. Some folks opt for a clock on their cell phone or a simple watch, while other spend thousands of dollars on an expensive Rolex.