Well, December is nearly here. Here is my What to Give for Christmas 2010 list!
- Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1 by Mark Twain – (much anticipated!)
- The Hunger Games Trilogy (Boxed Set) by Suzanne Collins – (one of the best YA trilogies ever!)
- The Walking Dead Compendium, Volume 1 by Robert Kirkman – (collects The Walking Dead #1-48!; t.v. series on AMC)
- The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman – (see Pullman discuss Christ here)
- The Art of How to Train Your Dragon by Tracey Miller Zarneke – (a fantastic movie too!)
- The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris – (a great promoter of science and reason)
- In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks: And Other Complaints From an Angry Middle-Aged White Guy by Adam Carolla – (if you haven’t listened to his podcast, do so!)
- For The Win by Cory Doctorow – (digital rights defender, BoingBoing co-editor and author of the great Little Brother)
- Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue With His Century: Volume 1 (1907-1948): Learning Curve by William H. Patterson – (regarding the fantastic libertarian science-fiction author)
- H.L. Mencken: Prejudices: The Complete Series by H.L. Mencken – (the wonderfully biting political and social satirist)
- The Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley – (on my “must read” list for 2010)
- Inception (Dir. Christopher Nolan; 12/7 release date) – one of the most anticipated movies of 2010 from the director of The Dark Knight
- Fantasia/Fantasia 2000 (11/30 release date) – these films were meant for Blu-Ray; very excited about this release
- The Goonies: 25th Anniversary Edition (Dir. Richard Donner; available now) – fun adventure movie from the 80s
- Millennium Actress, Perfect Blue and Paprika (Dir. Satoshi Kon; available now) – if you’re into animation, see his stuff; rest in peace
- Alien Anthology (Dir. Ridley Scott, James Cameron; available now) – on my own Christmas list; a must on Blu-Ray
- Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him?) (Dir. John Scheinfeld; available now)
- Beauty and The Beast (Dir. Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise; available now) – one of the Disney greats now on Blu-Ray!
- Vengeance Trilogy (Dir. Chan-Wook Park; available now) – ultra-violent, beautifully shot vengeance tales
- Easy A (Dir. Will Gluck; 12/21 release date) – one of my favorite comedies of 2010
- The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Dir. John Huston; available now) – one of Bogey’s best on Blu-Ray for the first time!
- Toy Story 3 (Dir. Lee Unkrich; available now) – a fantastic finish to a superb trilogy; favorite animated film of 2010
- Pelada (Dir. Luke Boughen, Ryan White) – soccer documentary; inspiring cultural event
- Book Cover T-Shirts from Out Of Print – I have my Atlas Shrugged tee; I like The Great Gatsby one too
- Austrian Economists Poster at Mises Blog – for the economics geeks out there
- Toms Shoes – buy a pair, one pair goes to someone in need; comfortable, cute, for boys and girls!
- Unique T-Shirts and Hoodies at Threadless – artist submitted designs for beautiful, and hilarious tees!
- Pillows, Jewelry and Art from Richmade – Leisa Rich’s wonderful creations were part of our wedding!
- Wooden Catapult – build your own catapult and trebuchet kits!
- Evolving Darwin Toys – for your little future scientist!
- Funny Baby Clothing from Wry Baby – why not laugh at the little balls of goo?