YouTube Pick: An Exclusive Look at Rob Zombie’s Halloween II

29 05 2009

Here’s an exclusive first look at H2 (aka Halloween II), the sequel from director Rob Zombie, in theatres August 28th.  Get your behind-the-scenes look as Zombie pays homage to John Carpenter’s cult classic slasher flick.  Though it follows the same basic story line put forth by Carpenter, the update is fresh, re-imagined and cutting edge…literally.  Check it out.


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Every Man Jack Launches Viral Videos to Promote WANTED Contest

28 05 2009

I’ve been talking about the WANTED Contest from Every Man Jack for a few weeks now.  If you haven’t been following, the men’s grooming company is holding a nationwide casting to find the everyday guy to star in their first naitonal ad campaign in Men’s Health magazine.

Now, the company has launched a series of viral videos, which you can see on AreYouBeing.com first.





New Breakfast Side Dish: BAKON VODKA

26 05 2009
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BAKON VODKA

Bacon. It’s the All-American breakfast side dish. I personally have several packs on hand for any unexpected bacon emergencies. In fact, I love bacon so much that I keep a framed picture of bacon on my desk (it’s actually a really artistic shot I pulled from New York Magazine).

You can imagine my excitement when I learned of the new BAKON VODKA. Yes, bacon vodka. Though I haven’t tried it yet, I’m very intrigued. According to the company’s website, “Bakon Vodka is superior quality potato vodka with a savory bacon flavor. It’s clean, crisp, and delicious. This is the only vodka you’ll ever want to use to make a Bloody Mary, and it’s a complementary element of both sweet and savory drinks.”

If you’re not a fan of Bloody Mary drinks, there are plenty of other recipes on the site that are sure to quench your thirst.

If you’re not a drinker, but are also a fan of bacon like me, check out these additional bacon-inspired recipes from the Queen of Southern Cuisine, Ms. Paula Deen.

Photo Source: www.bakonvodka.com





Grooming: Memorial Day Fun in the Sun Skin Protection

18 05 2009

Memorial Day is just a week away, but before you pack up and head to the beach for a long weekend in the sun, it’s time to stock up on your sun protection arsenal.  And while there are a myriad of options at your local drugstore, the following are some of my favorites. 

Every Man Jack
Every Man Jack, the line that has been bringing affordable grooming to the masses at Target stores nationwide, has just launched their new SPF collection, which includes a Face Lotion SPF 15, Body Lotion SPF 30 and a dual-pack Lip Balm SPF 15.  The line is enriched with aloe and vitamin E to soothe and hydrate while a combo of octinoxate, octisalate and oxybenzone provide broad spectrum protection from aging UVA and burning UVB rays. 
Retail Price: $5.00 each
Available at Target and www.EveryManJack.com

Mercola
Mercola Natural Sunscreen SPF 30 implements a secret recipe from the people of Acapulco.  The all-natural formula is a great alternative to common chemical-laden sunscreens. Blended with rich oils, soothing compounds and antioxidant-rich green tea, this sunscreen nourishes and moisturizes skin, protecting it from sunburn, while reducing sun damage. 
Retail Price: $18.97
Available at www.Mercola.com

JOCK SOAP
Jock Block™, part of the M.V.P Advanced Skincare Collection, is a gentle, non-greasy moisturizing formula that combines the newest nano and bio-technologies.  If that sounds too advanced, all you really need to know is that it provides full spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays while blocking over 85 percent of all forms of UV rays.  My favorite part is that this sunblock doesn’t clog pores, so you won’t have to worry about skin breakouts, or sunburns for that matter, when you return to the office
Retail Price: $32.00
Available at www.GetJock.com

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Every Man Jack, Mercola Natural SPF 30, JOCK SOAP Jock Block SPF





Every Man Jack WANTED Sweepstakes

16 05 2009

Listen up guys.  If you’ve ever dreamed of being a male model, now’s your chance.

Earlier this week I mentioned Every Man Jack’s WANTED Sweepstakes – a nationwide search to find the everyday guy on the street to star in their first national ad campaign.  Well, the campaign has finally launched, and you can be among the first to sign-up for a free profile.

All you have to do is upload a few snapshots and tell the guys at Every Man Jack a little bit about yourself.  From there, a panel of judges will narrow down the selection.  In the end, four guys will win be awarded an entertainment prize pack, a trip for two to Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and a one year supply of Every Man Jack grooming products.  One lucky man will walk away with the ultimate prize; a feature in Every Man Jack’s ad in Men’s Health magazine.

Click here to signup now.

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Every Man Jack WANTED Model Contest - Men's Health Ad





Grooming: Saving Face & Money with Thrillist.com

15 05 2009

I’m always going on and on about how to save money by joining Netflix.  Why not save some money on something that will make you look good too?

Thrillist.com is running a new promo called “Cheap Gear Rundown” where they provide their readers with a ton of great promos.  Check it out now – and signup for their daily e-blasts – for discounts on everything from sports inspired clothing from Amongst Friends to manly grooming from Jock Soap

One of my favorite products from Jock Soap is Topical Storm Exfoliating Body Wash.  It has a light scent and is perfect for getting rid of all that dead skin after a long day of playing ball in the scorching sun with the guys.

Click here for additional product suggestions for looking good while beating the heat.

JOCK SOAP Topical Storm Exfoliating Body Wash

JOCK SOAP Topical Storm Exfoliating Body Wash





Top 10 Book/Movie Adaptations

14 05 2009

In honor of the world premiere of Angels & Demons, starring Tom Hanks, the following is a list of my favorite books that were transformed into equally fantastic movies.

  1. A Clockwork Orange

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    Dan Brown's Angels & Demons

  2. To Kill a Mockingbird
  3. The Shining
  4. Fight Club (Also checkout Chuck Palahniuk‘s new book, PYGMY)
  5. Watchmen
  6. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  7. The Outsiders
  8. Tess of the D’Urbervilles
  9. Trainspotting
  10. Blindness

Photo Source: BarnesandNoble.com (Log on now to purchase your copy of Angels & Demons or any of the other books listed above)