Although the number of guys visiting libraries has plummeted in recent years thanks to the availability of hot librarian pics on the Internet, a new public art project aims to bring back book-lending's wholesome, community-building roots. Little Free Library facilitates paperback-based neighborly bonding by encouraging people to post a wooden box in a public space, fill it with books, then invite other ordinary citizens (and men's lifestyle publications) to take one book and replace it with another, even if they forgot their library card in their other wallet. So to give your mind-grapes a squeeze, we decided to stuff the Hyde Park LFL full of the following Thrillist-approved literature.
Hipster Puppies showcases animals willing to spend $8.95 on organic no-salt peanut butter, then eat their own poop.
After you've acquainted yourself with Thrillist's Brief History of Ramen (it takes only an instant!), dig deeper with The Ramen King And I, a memoir about how the inventor of ramen noodles helped save the author's love life.
"You think you know Hollywood Hulk Hogan? Brother, you don't know squat about me.... once I was a fat kid named Terry Bollea."
From an author who wrote a book about a character with the ability to stop time (then used said power to take off women's clothes, unfreeze time for half a second, then put their clothes back on), House of Holes is a surreal short story collection in which sex toys come to life, hotel remotes are equipped with "Sex Now" buttons, and the Hall of Penises is a happening vacation destination.
If you're looking for a book for men of conscience, you're in luck, because that's the subtitle of The End of Manhood, a cultural study that aims to topple the four pillars of the manhood sham, one of which is pornography!
The making of The Dark Side of the Moon will make you want to...
... Get High Now... without drugs!
Everything you need to know about buying an Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider.
And if you're nowhere close to purchasing a Spider, you can always take solace in Shots!