Category Archives: Cool

RVCA – Behind the Non-Brand

The Dude is not a fan of brands in general. Who cares about who makes what. Rock what you like regardless of a name attached to it. As the wise men from Run DMC once said, “Calvin Klein ain’t no … Continue reading

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Sugru for President! Sugru Will Save the World!

A bit over the top? Perhaps. But there are a few things I know…about this post, anyway… If Sugru ran for President, I would have voted. Sugru just might save the world. From what? From anything. Sugru brings the awesomeness. … Continue reading

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That’s Tight! (TGT) The Dude Can Finally Grow Up.

My Mom’s prayers have been answered. The Dude can finally carry a wallet. Here’s the “wallet” I’ve been carrying for years. Sweet hairbands, right? Momzilla has tried numerous times to buy her bambino an actual wallet. But it’s just not … Continue reading

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A Remote Helicopter that Drops Ping Pong Balls. Need I Say More?!

“Let me write my blog post about stupid helicopters that drop ping pong balls,” says the sarcastic pregnant lady playing backseat blog writer. Ladies just don’t get it. But I bet the dudes in the audience are lovin’ this one. A remote … Continue reading

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32 Year Old Dude Interviewed by 12 Year Old Self

I don’t know anything about Jeremiah McDonald, but he has completely won the Dude over. An awesome idea played out to perfection. 12 year old Jeremiah interviews his 32 year old self. 20 years later. 1992 – 2012. Classic. Very clever. … Continue reading

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Live Music for All the Old Fogies – i.e. Parents

A few weeks ago I commented on the inverse relationship between getting older – and being a parent – and enjoying live music – i.e. the older we get, the more parenting we do, the less live music we get … Continue reading

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Sabotage for the Kids – RIP MCA

As we all probably know by now, one of the trifecta that make up the Beastie Boys passed away last week. I was tempted to scribble out a post memorializing MCA, but the interwebs were bursting at the seams with … Continue reading

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The World at Your Fingertips – MaKey MaKey

A few posts ago I linked to a Kickstarter campaign for slip-on shoes for everyone – i.e. hickies. A pretty neat idea, but sort of leaning to the goofy side of life. My next Kickstarter link seems to have a … Continue reading

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Dude’s News

The quantity of information available these days is amazing. A short 10 – 15 years ago, the biggest source of information was TV and radio. We are now inundated with information almost constantly. We are riding the information superhighway after all. … Continue reading

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Wow! We’re Small.

Rather than paraphrasing a relatively short post from another blog, I’m just going to do the old copy and paste routine. Below is a post titled “The Tiny Humanity Bubble” on the jackadamblog that offers some potential mind-blowingness. “Mankind has been broadcasting … Continue reading

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