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There comes a time in every man’s life when he needs to pull out the big guns to close a deal. When we say guns we mean bling. And as impressive as your BMW Intermarine 55 Motoryacht is, you can’t exactly pull it out and lay it on the table. For this situation it would behoove you to possess the Ulysse Nardin Chairman Smartphone($50,000). In this instance, a little bling goes a long way. The high-tech mobile phone from the world-renowned Swiss watchmaker features 32GB of storage, a 3.2-inch touchscreen, Android, biometric scanner, and most notably, a self-winding rotor mechanism that supplements the phone's battery power. Available in solid gold or diamond encrusted versions ensure that the six-figure phone will send the message loud and clear.
These days you’re constantly engaged in a battle of good vs. evil (wild caviar vs. farmed) but it wasn’t so long ago that you were enraptured by the fantasy versions. The 80’s movie Monster Squad($14.00) is chuck full of all the classic monsters you loved to hate as a kid. Now you can re-live your childhood fantasies through a club of pre-teen boys trying to stop Count Dracula from taking over the world. Pop open a tin of Beluga and enjoy watching the timeless story unfold.
A man of your caliber has no reason to enter the kitchen (counter sex not included). However, if some weird twist of fate lands you there, we’ve got just the omen to ward off potential taste-testers. The Crime Scene Pot Holder($20.00) is a silicon trivet molded into a chalk line silhouette like those found at the scene of a crime. It protects your table surface from heat while warning your guests about the potentially hazardous dish before them. So you may not be a gourmet chef, but why should you be when you can easily hire one? The real crime here is making you cook at all.
You, Steve McQueen, Clint Eastwood and James Coburn are members of the same tribe. You’re all leading men and car aficionados. Which is why you’ll appreciate the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder that the Magnificent Seven star Coburn owned for more than two decades. The classic work of automotive art was a legend then and continues to be fifty years later. It sold recently for $10.9 million, setting a new world record for the highest price ever paid for an automobile at auction. Had you been there we’re sure it would’ve gone for much more.
Someone as prolific as you needs an outlet for your thoughts. It would be a shame if the world lost but one of your flowery poems. Now when the muse strikes, you can jot down every couplet in a Video Notebook($15.00). Each notebook is housed in a recycled VHS sleeve with 260 pages in ruled or plain paper format. Label them with misleading names like “Christmas 1999” and you’ll ensure your personal manuscripts will stay under wraps…until that book deal goes through.