Casey’s Annual Gift Guide For Guys – 2014 Edition

It’s that time of year again. The time when regret sets in for wasting your money by overpaying for stupid ‘gifts’ that were ‘on sale’ for Black Friday. The panic is starting to set in, and you aren’t quite sure how to save Christmas and look like the awesome gift giver you know you truly are. Every year you look to one source to help you get the best, most unique gift for the men in your life … my annual For .

The annual guide has unique gifts that men will love, and aren’t common.  Chances are, if you get these gifts, his buddies will be jealous.


Age Your Own™ Whiskey Kit | Woodinville Whiskey Company – $149.99 : Narrative Clip Wearable Camera (Gray) : Camera & Photo – $229

  • Capture, store and relive special moments with the world’s most wearable camera
  • Just Clip it on – Double tap to capture a special moment or put it face down to make it sleep
  • Automatically takes two photos every minute – a memory for 6000 photos and a battery that lasts 30 hours
  • Capture the moment as it happens, without interference. Complement your staged photos of majestic scenery with the intensity of the small moments that matter the most
  • Unlimited storage, image processing and momentification – includes 3 months of subscription to the Narrative Cloud service


Chain Mail Necktie | ThinkGeek – $29.99

The ThinkGeek Chain Mail Necktie is honest-to-goodness real metal chain mail hand-forged by dwarves in forbidden mines near the center of the earth and delivered to the ThinkGeek warehouse by shrieking black apparitions in the dead of night. Its bright shine and relative light weight comes from its anodized aluminum construction.


Man Crates – $24.99 and up


SteakStones Let You Cook Your Meal Anywhere – $79

All you have to do is toss the stone in the oven, drop it back in place, and fire up a few cowboy rib-eyes wherever you like. Choose from a range of different SteakStone layouts, and get ready to add some sizzle to your next meal.


The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide – $9.99 and up


The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse is a cookbook and culinary field guide for the busy zpoc survivor. With more than 80 recipes (from Overnight of the Living Dead French Toast and It’s Not Easy Growing Greens Salad to Down & Out Sauerkraut, Honey & Blackberry Mead, and Twinkie Trifle), scads of gastronomic survival tips, and dozens of diagrams and illustrations that help you scavenge, forage, and improvise your way to an artful post-apocalypse meal. The Art of Eating is the ideal handbook for efficient food sourcing and inventive meal preparation in the event of an undead uprising.


Vargo Titanium Swing Blade Tool – $28 and up

Razor Blade Tool for your wallet. Razor blades provide a level of cutting accuracy that most knives lack. The Vargo Swing Blade Tool offers precision cutting on an ultralight, multifunctional titanium base. The tension locked blade swings out for use and swings back for safe stowage. The built in bottle opener pops open your favorite brew at the end of the day.


SeeMeCNC – Orion Delta 3D Printer – $1199 with coupon code 953MNC

Regular listeners know I own this printer, and love it! A 3D printer has been on this annual list for at least 5 years, but this is the first time I’ve actually owned one. I can’t provide any higher endorsement for a product than I can for this printer, and the company behind it. 3D printers aren’t just awesome gadgets, they are powerful tools for designers, inventors, and small businesses. Throw in basic home repairs and lifestyle enhancements and you’ll see why 3D printing at home is blowing up right now.


HANDY DAD | How To Guide For Father, DIY Projects, Children’s Activities – $20

Pass along practical fatherly advice your kids can use today: like how to build sling shots or launch water balloons on the fly! In this illustrative, easy-to-follow how-to guide, HGTV’s Over Your Head host, Todd Davis, turns DIY projects into playtime with his hardcover collection of 25 kid-approved props. Busy Dads can choose from projects within three levels of time commitments: Easy Projects (e.g. lava lamp), Afternoon Projects (e.g. tire swing) or Weekend Projects (e.g. tree house).



You may not be able to get water from a stone, but you can tap your favorite spirits. Cut from cobbled granite and affixed with a stainless steel spigot with a beach stone lever, Jeff Henderson’s sturdy and sophisticated drink dispenser adds instant pizazz to any event. Handmade in New Hampshire.