32 Unusual Gifts That Aim to Please!

Expensive Unusual Christmas Gifts 2024 - 2024

We love choosing a gift that’s a little off the beaten path.  In fact, the competitiveness inside us actually sees it as a personal challenge.  Whether you’r looking for fun, funny, or I never thought of that – we’ve got some cool ideas below. When you’re at the end of your rope trying to find […]

15 Book Gifts Every Book Lover Needs This Christmas Season

Best Book Gifts For Book Lovers 2016

…because even the pickiest of book lovers will be grateful for any of these top New York Times best sellers in 2018. From an old classic, to an edge of your seat thriller and the ultimate love story, shop our picks for the best book gifts to give this Christmas season. 1. The Best Book […]

22 Best Anniversary Gifts for Him & Her They’ll Love

Best Anniversary Gifts 2016 - Husband Wife Ideas for Anniversary

…because we’re always running out of ideas on what to gift the one you love when it’s anniversary time.  We’ve rounded up some of the best anniversary gift ideas for him, for her, and for couples that they’ll love, appreciate and be impressed by.  From fashion, beauty, technology and home decor we’ve got your special […]

16 of the Coolest Groomsmen Gifts in 2024

Best Groomsmen Gifts 2016 into 2017

Because these guys have been with you since day one so, let’s face it, it’s time to reward them for sticking by you (and keeping their mouths shut about what happened at the bachelor party).  We’ve rounded up some of the best groomsmen gift ideas for 2024.  From classic to unique, we got your guys […]

14 Must-Have Wedding Gifts in 2024 for the Bride(s) and Groom(s)

10 Best Wedding Gifts 2016 - Unique Wedding Gift Ideas 2017

…because it’s officially wedding season.  I mean, is it ever not wedding season?!  Sure you can give cash and, truth be told, most of us do, but in a sea of impersonal wedding checks the happy couple will be elated to actually open something up after the wedding.  Plus, when you buy online you can just […]

Perfect Housewarming Gifts New Homeowners Will Actually Want

14 Best Housewarming Gifts 2016 - New Home Gift Ideas 2017

…because how many bottles of wine can you really give at the next housewarming party?  10?  20? Owning a new home (or apartment if you live in NYC) can be a super exciting time…for the homeowner.  Not so much for you! There’s so much pressure on what you should bring to that dreaded housewarming party so […]

Lolz For Days: The Funniest Gag Gifts to Give This Season

Funny Gag Gifts 2024 - Novelty Joke Gift Ideas Christmas 2024

Welp, move over classic rubber chicken!  We’ve got a whole new slew of funny novelty and gag gifts that everyone (deep down) truly wants.  Whether you gotta gift for their birthday, retirement, or the upcoming dreaded Christmas season we’ve got you covered for all your gag-related gift ideas in 2024.  Oh, and we’re still totally […]

Nerd Alert: 18 Best Geek Gifts For the Geeky Nerd in All Of Us

Funny Gifts for Geeks & Nerds 2017

Perhaps the most fun gifts to give is the “geek gift.”  We may try to pretend that we’re too cool to even think about what to buy that special nerd in our life but, truth be told, it’s a total layup…mainly because we actually want all of this stuff ourselves! From your classic Star Trek and […]

What to Gift the Hostess Who Has Everything/Nothing

10 Best Hostess Gifts 2016 - 2017: Unique & Cool Host Gift Ideas

…because you certainly don’t want to show up to the party empty-handed!  Plus, everyone else is going to be gifting the host and hostess with a bottle of wine or flowers.  Yawn.  So change things up and stand out from the rest of the party-goers with some super thoughtful and, dare we say, fun gifting […]

Gift Me: 8 Best Monthly Subscription Boxes for Men in 2024

Best Subscription Boxes to Gift Men in 2024

There are so many monthly subscription boxes floating around out there for women and, lately, the same is happening for us guys!  We have to be honest, we’re obsessed with them.  We’re still like little kids who love getting something delivered to us each and every month (outside of bills, of course).  Whether you’re shopping for […]

10 Best Baby Shower Gifts For The Coolest Mom-To-Be

Baby showers are way better than bridal showers.  While bridal showers are still a blast, baby showers are just so cute.  Everything is so small.  And so big.  Seriously, how does the tiniest human have so much stuff, and take up so much space?  If you’re stuck for gifts ideas because everything is taken (we’re […]


Everything is a trend these days, but these products are blowing up the internet so we put them to the test to see if these really were a thing.

The Easiest Moscow Mule Recipe That’s Ruling Our Life

There comes a time in your life when you sit down, quiet yourself, and come to terms with the fact that you have to do what Oprah tell you to do. It’s the law, I believe. At least biblically speaking. We all know Oprah’s favorite drink is the Moscow Mule and soon after I headed […]

Full House is Coming Back and I Hope the Jess-Man is Too!

Update: 4.21.2015:  Now I don’t want to say “we told you so” buuuuut we did report on this back in August of 2014.  Regardless, we are happy to report that IT’S OFFICIAL….Netflix has picked up a 13 episode sequel to Full House titled Fuller House and is schedule to air at some point in 2016.  It better be […]

Best Men’s Umbrellas to Combat Spring Showers

best mens umbrellas 2015 2016

A change in temperature can mean a change in more than just your wardrobe.  Stay dry this spring 2015, but turn some heads too with our picks for the best umbrellas of the season. 1.  London Undercover Camo Umbrella Because we’re all army guys in our mind.  Certainly on the more expensive end, but great quality […]

10 Best Desert Boots and Chukkas for Spring 2024

Best Desert Boots in 2016 for Men - Leather & Suede Boots

…because with the pending changing of the season it’s time to upgrade your old beaten up desert boots. Whether you’re looking for classic tans or still want to go bold with gray or a pop of blue we’ve got you covered.  This season we’re seeing two-tone chukka boots, leather-suede combos, and everything in between.  Shop our top picks for […]

The Apple and Ginger Beer Cocktail Perfect for Autumn Days

I’m 2 years in and still not over my ginger beer obsession.  Clearly, my all-time favorite is the Moscow Mule, but with Fall approaching I was looking to welcome the season with something new that had an Autumn-like kick to it.  Since I’ve boycotted apple-picking ever since Fall of ’89, I had to get my […]

I Want a Pumpkin Spice Condom Because My Penis Needs a Halloween Costume

I love the Internet for a variety of reasons, but mostly because it’s filled with celebrity death hoaxes and other information that is most likely not true.  This time around, thanks to random people on Twitter, this rumor has made its way to my desk. Apparently, allegedly (don’t sue me) Durex is coming out (pun sorta […]

12 Must-Have Men’s Scarves This Winter

2016 Scarves for Men 2017 - Best Cashmere, Wool, Plaid Men's Scarf on Sale

…because it’s that time of year (again) so let us help you pick a scarf or two to switch up your fall-into-winter look. It’s officially time to up your scarf game.  This season wide checks and thick colorful solids are the must-have trend.  We officially give you our blessing on owning more than one scarf even […]

9 Cool Halloween Cocktails & Drinks That Spooked My Liver

…because if you’re going to have a co-ed Halloween party you’re going to need a little something for everyone.  Boo!  Swipe through our favorite spooky cocktails for 2017. Check out our favorite Halloween cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks of the season.  We couldn’t love the candy corn layered milkshake any more than we do! 1.  Best […]

10 Best Messenger Bags Perfect for Laptops

2016 Best Mens Messenger Bags - Laptop & Computer Bags 2017

…because, let’s face it, we need to carry our darn laptop back and forth to work every. single. day.  Plus, sometimes it rains and so we need to store our travel umbrella and, well, we need a place for our keys too.  Oh and all those business cards…and pens…and spare set of sunglasses.  Ugh, this […]

I’m Buying This J Crew Jacket…Even If I Only Wear It Once

It was a high of 70 degrees today in New York City so, of course, that means it’s time to break out the plaid button-downs and start thinking about late-Fall jackets that really push the season to the limits.  Sure I know it’s still technically Summer, but J Crew and I are on the same […]

11 Funny Chalkboard Signs That Convinced Me to Drink

…because you don’t really need a reason, but just in case. [masterslider id=85] In New York City there’s  an abundance of bars and, well, if I need help deciding which venue I should enter to enjoy a few adult beverages (see: beer or Ensure with a vodka chaser) I’m going to need some prodding via the always classic […]

13 Best Quotes From Arrested Development

I want to live in a world that solely consists of Arrested Development gifs and quotes. And a brand new season of AD being confirmed on Netflix means we can continue loving these quotes for a lifetime.  These are my favorites. 1.  When Buster Has Had ENOUGH! 2.  When Buster is Desperate!  3.  When You Don’t Need Double […]

The Elephant That Brought Me Back to Sweatshirts

…because if I can help animals at the same time, fine, I’ll do it. I have to admit, I haven’t bought a sweatshirt in years.  Sure the occasional hoodie but a sweatshirt sans hood made me feel like I was someone on the cast of Roseanne.  I’ve been seeing the sweatpants trend for a couple […]

We are THIS Close to a Chipotle Emoji!

Chiptole Emoji 2016

…because how many times can you really use the poop emoji or the finger point into a hole with a sidewards winky face? 200? 559 times? Comedy genius and exceptional artist-to-the-stars, Avery Monsen, worked with the folks over at Funny or Die to come up with some brilliant rejected emojis. Here are the ones I […]

8 Unique Cheesecake Recipes That Made My Bucket List

…because I say “damn lactose intolerance” and just go for it. [masterslider id=”14″] I’m not a believer that cheesecake is only for special holidays.  I mean, give it a go on Flag Day if you must, but you have to try some of these insane cheesecake recipes.  Flip through the above slideshow and find out […]

My Actual Love Affair with the Original Jersey Italian Gravy

I don’t want to oversell this statement but, well, how do I put this? “Original Jersey Italian Gravy” is literally the BEST jarred tomato sauce I’ve ever had in my entire life and is basically better than any sauce I’ve had in any restaurant in the history of forever. I’m not joking either. Growing up […]

The Meatball Recipe from The Meatball Shop is Literally My Reason for Living

One of the best casual, yet trendy, dining experiences in New York City is The Meatball Shop.  Once you go to one of their 6 locations you’ll be forever changed.  The co-owners, Michael Chernow and Daniel Holzman, released one of their own recipes to the public, which I highly recommend you try. However, nothing beats the […]

From Plaid to Check These are the 7 Best Flannels For Men This Season

Flannel Shirt for Men 2024 - Best Cheap Mens Flannels Into 2024

It’s officially time to upgrade your old ratty flannels and these are really the only 7 you’ll need this season. Because you need to stay warm for the walk from work to the bar (and look good all at the same time).  It’s that time of year again when you need to stay warm due to […]

The Frames Game: The Best Mens Eyeglasses Under $150

Best Eyeglasses for Men 2024 - Glasses & Men's Frames Online 2024

Welp, if you need to get glasses you’ll want to feel like Don Draper whilst doing so and, yes, that’s still a thing.  Sometimes you sport a pair of glasses just for the look and sometimes it’s for functionality. Why not find a pair that fits both?  And, well, if you can find a place […]

Everything I Need to Know About Ebola in the US…as Told By Oprah Gifs

Welcome to the United States…we have ebola! There’s a lot I’ve been hearing about this insane virus, so what better way for us to really get our mind around this “craze” than with Oprah Gifs? Here are the stages of how I processed this ebola information: 1.  The very first person I saw who posted […]

10 of the Best Beanies & Knit Hats to Get You Through Winter

10 Best Men's Winter Beanie Hats 2016 - 2017

…because you don’t have to look like someone from A Christmas Story after all. We love a nice hat. Sure it can keep you warm and, well, that’s important but we totally dig the way it can quickly and easily change up your entire look.  Browse our favorite beanies, knits and trendy winter hats of the 2024 season. 1. Drake’s Ribbed […]

These Exact Christmas Cocktails Will Get You Through the Holidays

…because if Santa Claus is coming right down Santa Claus Lane, I’m going to need a minute.  I’m also going to need to be heavily intoxicated for the majority of December.  Who’s with me? Christmas is the time of year when you surround yourself with the people that you love and, well, in order to […]

I Think The Pilgrims Drank All of These Cocktails on the Mayflower

…because you can totally blame your mid-day Thanksgiving nap on the turkey + football game, but we’ll know it’s from one of these 10 cocktails. [masterslider id=”57″] Thanksgiving always seems to get the shaft when it comes time to cool drinks to try out.  Sure there’s pumpkin beer, but there’s gotta be some other things […]

My Crazy Dad’s Favorite Banana Bread Recipe

Crazy Jack’s Homemade Banana Nut-Bread Who doesn’t like a nice, warm, comforting banana bread?  Or hug for that matter?  My dad has been making this recipe for what seems like my entire life.  This one contains walnuts, but if you have someone in your house with a nut allergy, you can easily substitute in coconut […]

The Genius Reason You’re Seeing Teal Pumpkins This Year

You may start to notice that Halloween is getting a big more colorful this year thanks to the Teal Pumpkin Project. Teal is actually the official color of food allergy awareness and since it seems like everyone has some kind of a food allergy, especially kids, Halloween can be a scary time of year…and not […]

If Barbara Evans Quotes Were Motivational Posters…My Life Would Be Complete

…because at the end of the day Barb really is just one motivational poster after another. Flip through the below slideshow of our 21 favorites. [ Swipe Left ] If you like this, be sure to follow Brostrick on Facebook here! [masterslider id=”68″] If there’s one thing that really brings a smile to my face, it’s loud-mouth […]

My List: The 47 Best TV Theme Songs of All Time

Compiling over 30 years of scientific research, I am proud to present the best television theme songs of all time! Didn’t see you favorite on the list? Comment it out at the very bottom and let’s talk. 47.  Empty Nest 46. The Brady Bunch 45. The Facts of Life 44. I Love Lucy 43. Mr. […]