Father's Day Entertainment and Culture Gift Guide - 2008

All Items are Sorted by Price - Most Expensive to Least Expensive

Cigar Rollers, Cigar Servers for Events

The Art of Cigar Rolling

The Art of Cigar Rolling



Description: CF Dominicana Cigars provides Cigar Rollers - known as Cigar Catering® - that roll cigars for upscale events in 19 cities and has grown a celebrity following that has fueled their latest feature, "Cigars To The Stars™". High profile, celebrity, and red carpet events are coordinated by the company and there are some great photos which would make a very unique feature - click the attached photo and you'll see what we are talking about. CIGARS TO THE STARS http://www.CigarsToTheStars.com CIGAR CATERING http://www.CigarCatering.com RELEASE - PR NEWSWIRE http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/cfcigars/32392/ Feel free to contact me directly. Sincerely, Joe Sanders Niche PR, Inc. 323-482-1404 [email protected] www.CigarCatering.com, www.CigarsToTheStars.com, www.CFcigars.com
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Price: $148.75 to $975.00




miBook-first portable video book

Cooking content from Wolfgang Puck, 30 Minute Meals with Rachel Ray and many more

Cooking content from Wolfgang Puck, 30 Minute Meals with Rachel Ray and many more



Description: mibook is launching with titles from Food Network, HGTV, DIY and Parents TV. The titles take the viewer through easy to follow step-by-step instructions, automatically pausing after each step. Additionally it can serve as a digital photo frame, an MP3 player, a clock, timer or calendar. miBook will soon be available in Macy's, Bed Bath & Beyond, Linens 'n Things, Borders, Circuit City and a few other stores nationwide.
Price: $129.99




Mario Kart (Nintendo Wii exclusive)

Mario Kart

Mario Kart



Description: Are you looking for the gift Dad would really love this Father’s Day or the perfect present for that accomplished grad in your life? Another tie for the office, or a briefcase for the first day of a new job? Boring! Help Dads and Grads get their game on Mario Kart. This high-tech, competitive auto racing game is reminiscent of classic Mario Kart, but incorporates new state-of-the-art designs and visual landscapes along with more secret codes and pathways for the ultimate Wii gaming experience. Mario Kart is a Nintendo Wii esclusive and available at GameStop retail stores nation wide and online at www.gamestop.com
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Price: $49.99




Playaway

Playaway

Playaway



Description: Playaway is the first and only pre-loaded digital audiobook on the market. This battery-powered unit combines a wide variety of content with an easy-to-use player that fits in the palm of your hand. This unique format provides a quick and simple alternative to download and compact disc audiobooks. With over 1,400 titles currently available, Playaway has an audiobook for everyone. Playaway’s titles start at $29.99 and are available online at www.playawaydigital.com, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Hudson Books and Brookstone as well as through over 11,000 libraries and schools nationwide.
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Price: $34.99




OneShare Gift

OneShare Gift Stock

OneShare Gift Stock



Description: At OneShare.com, you can purchase an individual share in any of 150 of America's most beloved companies. There's a stock to suit every passion and pastime. Dads will appreciate Microsoft, Sony, or Harley-Davidson. Add a personalized engraving and you have a gift that they will never forget or throw away. Cost is $34-$64 plus the market price of the stock. For a motorcycle enthusiast, give a share of Harley Davison with a message saying, “Harleys don’t leak oil; they mark their territory.” For a beer lover, a framed share of Boston Beer can be personalized with a plaque that reads: “May you always have a share of beer and a beer to share.” For the do-it-yourselfer or new home owner, give him a share of Home Depot or Lowe’s and tell him, “Here’s to building a great future.”
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Price: $34.00 to $64.00




Fantasy Baseball Sherpa

Fantasy Baseball Sherpa

Fantasy Baseball Sherpa



Description: We're a service that provides objective, data-driven advice to fantasy baseball league participants. This advice is customized to the specific characteristics of your league (e.g.- type of league, eligible players, roster requirements, scoring categories). Fantasy Baseball Sherpa offers you a unique, easy-to-understand, and easy-to-use system that will give you a major advantage over your competition in the race for your league's bragging rights. Whether you play in a free league, a high-stakes league, or something in between, put our products to work for you!
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Price: $29.95




Salary Negotiation Strategies Audio CD

Salary Negotiation Strategies Audio CD

Salary Negotiation Strategies Audio CD



Description: If you want a larger paycheck, than you must learn HOW to negotiate a better compensation package with a new employer. There are some cardinal rules you need to follow such as: avoid directly answering any salary history questions. Salary Negotiation Strategies will teach you: • The fatal mistakes you must avoid • How to determine exactly what your skills are worth • What you should and should not say • How to handle any salary interview questions effectively • The three rules of salary negotiations • How to secure a better benefits package “Scoring a pay hike in a new job hinges on following Robin Ryan's advice.” -- Investors Business Daily
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Price: $29.00




Handstand Kids Mexican Cookbook

Handstand Kids Mexican Cookbook

Handstand Kids Mexican Cookbook



Description: The Handstand Kids cookbooks are the perfect recipe for kids to learn how to cook, while discovering the people, places, and language of a new country. The second Handstand Kids book journeys to Mexico with five fun characters to make delicious and nutritious Mexican recipes. Each illustrated book comes with an adorable oven mitt in a “tortilla bag.” (the first cookbook in the fully-illustrated character series journeys to Italy packaged in a pizza box with a chef's hat www.handstandkids.com). All of the ingredients and utensils are translated to give kid chefs an introduction to the Spanish language. Each of the five Handstand Kids has a story: Felix is a vegetarian, Izzy has a diabetic sister, Ari loves to use her cooking skills to volunteer at kid's charities, Gabby speaks three languages, and Marvin is an aspiring chef.
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Price: $28.00




Zino Platinum Cigars

Tubos Box

Tubos Box



Description: For Father’s Day, why not treat your father to cigars he will really enjoy! Zino Platinum has two amazing new gift sets that are a no-brainer gift for any cigar-smoking enthusiast. Please see the attached information on the Zino Barrel and Zino Chubby and let me know what you think. Because Zino Platinum is such a high-end brand, these gifts are ideal for all Splash readers.
Price: $27.00 to $35.00




Indy Jazz Fest

Indy Jazz Fest

Indy Jazz Fest



Description: Produced by the American Pianists Association (APA), the Tenth Annual Kroger Indy Jazz Fest presented by Coca-Cola is a three-day event with two stages that feature top regional and national performers in jazz, blues, roots, rhythm and blues and much more! The headliner for this year is John Legend. Other top performing artists include: Buddy Guy, Ramsey Lewis, Four Play and many more. The annual festival is a fundraiser for the APA, an organization whose mission is to discover, promote and advance the careers of young American jazz and classical pianists.
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Price: $25.00 to $65.00




"A LICENSE TO STEAL" by Walter T. Shaw

A License To Steal

A License To Steal



Description: A LICENSE TO STEAL by Walter T. Shaw A father’s genius; a son’s revenge, but payback has its price. Walter T. Shaw is considered the world’s most notorious (former) jewel thief. His long-awaited memoir, A License To Steal, (Omega Publishing, April ’08, $24.95, hardcover) chronicles the saga of his father, probably one of the most important inventors of our time, who was ripped off by corporate America and the mafia, and how this drove Walter himself to become one of the country’s most famous jewel thieves, having taken an estimated $70 million from the rich and famous from Long Island to Florida. In the forward by Frank Vincent (Phil Leotardo in The Sopranos) writes, “Full of love, fear, violence, hate and the quest for redemption, this book is an unbelievable journey through life.”
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Price: $24.95




The Compassionate Samurai

The Compassionate Samurai

The Compassionate Samurai



Description: The Compassionate Samurai is a modern day guidebook for a meaningful life and is packed with quick tips, advice, and short stories. Brian Klemmer, author, spells out the ten values in which to live by and apply to the everyday. By understanding and valuing the importance of commitment, personal responsibility, contribution, focus, honesty, honor, trust, abundance, boldness, and knowledge- one is able to become extraordinary in an ordinary world. Brian Klemmer has been studying leadership for nearly four decades. Klemmer founded the multi-million dollar company Klemmer & Associates Leadership Seminars Inc. and has shared his knowledge with hundreds of thousands of people all around the world in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Spain, and Australia. Some of Brian Klemmer's large corporate clients include General Electric, Walt Disney Attractions, Aetna Life Insurance, and American Suzuki Corporation.
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Price: $24.95




Midlife Manual for Men: Finding Significance in the Second Half

Midlife Manual for Men is a practical and encouraging book that doesn't sugarcoat men's midlife issues.

Midlife Manual for Men is a practical and encouraging book that doesn't sugarcoat men's midlife issues.



Description: A fresh and funny--yet utterly serious--book about men and midlife from bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio host Stephen Arterburn. Written for every man who is in or near midlife, it examines five roles men inhabit throughout their lives--that of He-Man, Son, Husband, Provider, and Father--and shows how God uses those roles to build the qualities that make a truly good man.
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Price: $19.99




Influencer: The Power To Change Anything

From the authors who wrote Crucial Conversations comes Influencer: The Power To Change Anything

From the authors who wrote Crucial Conversations comes Influencer: The Power To Change Anything



Description: No matter who you are, or what you do, you probably wish you had more influence with the people in your life. But most of us stop trying to make change happen because we believe it is too difficult. We don’t have to give up any longer. From the bestselling authors who taught the world how to have Crucial Conversations comes Influencer, a thought-provoking book that combines the remarkable insights of behavioral scientists and business leaders with astonishing stories of high-powered influencers from all walks of life. You’ll be taught each and every step of the influence process – including strategies for making change inevitable in your personal life, your business, and your world. Once you tap into the power of influence, you can reach out and help others work smarter, grow faster, live, look, and feel better, even save lives. The sky is the limit … for an Influencer.
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Price: $16.00 to $25.00




Unique Books from Self-Published Authors

Get great books at jexbo.com!

Get great books at jexbo.com!



Description: Are you looking for a unique gift for your mother, father, friend or co-worker? Now, you can find exactly what you are looking for at www.jexbo.com. At this new site, you’ll find new, self-published books in numerous categories. Easily search through the database of books, poetry and other works and receive your gift quickly and easily. And unlike your local store or a giant Internet reseller, you can communicate directly with the authors for additional information quickly and easily. Check it out at www.jexbo.com!
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Price: $15.00




BookSwim -- Book Rental Service

BookSwim -- Book Rental Online

BookSwim -- Book Rental Online



Description: BookSwim is the first online book rental library club lending you paperbacks and hardcovers netflix-style directly to your house without the need to purchase! Whether it's New Releases, Bestsellers, or Classics, we've got over 200,000 titles to choose from, with free shipping both ways! Read your books as long as you want. -- no late fees! Even choose to purchase and keep the titles you love! BookSwim is considered a "green gift". Trees are saved when books are shared. the very nature of book rental. BookSwim also plants a new tree for every gift card sold to help offset the production of paper.
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Price: $14.99 to $36.99




Take Dad on a BookSwim

BookSwim is Easy to Use

BookSwim is Easy to Use



Description: BookSwim.com, a Netflix for books, has the perfect gift for dads of all ages this Father’s Day, a gift card subscription to its monthly book rental program, BookSwim remedies the high cost of owning books through a Book Rental Service, allowing unlimited rentals per month on a monthly subscription plan. BookSwim gift cards can be purchased with no minimum amount online at www.bookswim.com/gift.html. Monthly rental plans start at $14.99 for upwards of two books per month. BookSwim is offering a special Father’s Day promo code on its site that will provide $5 off a $30 gift card purchase (or higher) and $15 off a $90 (or higher) gift card purchase. The promo code is "FATHERSDAY1."
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Price: $14.99




New CD from Sloan Wainwright - Loudon Wainwright's little sister!

Sloan Wainwright - Rediscovery

Sloan Wainwright - Rediscovery



Description: Contemporary folk-pop singer/songwriter Sloan Wainwright – youngest sister to folk-music luminary Loudon Wainwright, and the aunt to Rufus and Martha Wainwright – releases new CD project Rediscovery. This new work is a collection of hand picked cover tunes, a musical rediscovery of, and reconnection to, ten songs that have inspired and influenced the artist throughout her career. Stand out tracks include the fan-favorite 'Ring of Fire', a sweetly pretty version of Marvin Gaye’s ‘Mercy Me/The Ecology’, a poignant version of John Lennon’s ‘Love’ and a stark, soulful interpretation of Neil Young’s ‘After The Gold Rush’. Defying standard categorization, singer/songwriter Sloan Wainwright consistently demonstrates her easy command of a variety of American musical styles: pop, folk, jazz and blues held together by the melodious tone of her rich contralto with the end result a unique and soulful hybrid.
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Price: $13.99




Buy a Good Card For Father's Day

Charity Navigator Logo

Charity Navigator Logo



Description: Instead of another shirt or tie, how about giving dad the gift of charity? It is hard to think of a more thoughtful and unique gift for Father's Day. But, maybe you’re not sure which charity your dad is interested in supporting. No problem. Purchasing a Good Card gives him the ability to select the charity to receive the donation.
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Price: $10.00 to $250.00




A Hero for Father's Day and Everyday

FDNY Maltese Cross T-shirt

FDNY Maltese Cross T-shirt



Description: The FDNY Fire Zone store is a non-profit fire-safety learning center for kids run by the FDNY Foundation and a great place to buy Dad a unique gift this Father’s Day. Whether he plays golf, likes to relax or just appreciates the FDNY, the selection of official FDNY gear is perfect--with gift choices such as the FDNY Golf Shirt, the FDNY Maltese Cross T-shirt or even the FDNY coffee mug. Dad’s gift can be ordered online, www.fdnyfirezone.org, over the phone, 1-866-469-FDNY, or at the Rockefeller Center store, 34 West 51st New York, NY. The Maltese T-shirt is priced $19.95 and the Coffee Mug is priced at $7.95—affordable for everyone. All profit made helps fund the FDNY Fire Zone and the programs offered to educate kids on fire safety.
Price: $7.95 to $19.95




DAKSHOTS: Fine art photography by David A Knudsen

Architecture #006

Architecture #006



Description: David A Knudsen ("DAK") is a local, emerging artist, creating dynamic compositions of nature, industry, architecture, and neon lights, which add tremendous presence to their surroundings, be it by modernizing commercial offices or jazzing up a residential home.__DAK captures natural abstractions in warped reflections of buildings off of one another. His painterly canvases challenge your perception as to what is actually before your eyes. DAK's style stems from a combined background in architecture, graphic design and photography, along with his inherent nature to explore new techniques and approaches. His work can be seen in a number of galleries, including LACMA's Art Rental & Sales Gallery.
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Price: $5.00 to $700.00




Talking Photos by Razz, Inc.

Razz Talking Photos

Razz Talking Photos



Description: Looking for an alternative to the traditional greeting card or e-card for your loved ones? With Talking Photos from Razz, Inc., you can send your friends and family a picture of yourself with a voice message made just for them. You can get even more creative (and funny) and spice up a group photo with Razz’s pop culture quotes and movie lines, and you can add different borders to further customize the photo. Talking Photos are free, fun and personalized, and your loved ones will know that it was created with them in mind.
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Price: $0.01

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