Features 49 Shopping Guide
Features 49 Shopping Guide


The Holidays… are just a few weeks away, and there are millions of items to choose from.

Here are some items that came across my desk that impressed me & may be the perfect gift for your gay friends or loved ones.


Features 49 Shopping Guide

The Holidays… are just a few weeks away, and there are millions of items to choose from.

Here are some items that came across my desk that impressed me & may be the perfect gift for your gay friends or loved ones.






Adam Lambert

The first runner up (we all know he should of won) of American Idol Season 8, Adam Lambert, came out with his debut CD entitled “For Your Entertainment” last week. Adam is one of the most talented vocalists of our generation and his CD is amazing. Available at all major retailers, price varies.


Club Christmas

Club Christmas 3 features brand new remixes of popular Christmas songs remixed for the dance floor. Ultimate Club Christmas is a collection of all the dance music tracks from Club Christmas, Club Christmas 2 and Club Christmas 3, including remixed takes on popular classics like “O Holy Night” and “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer.” For additional information and to purchase all Club Christmas albums, visit D1Music.biz $9.99




Make the Yuletide Gay

Olaf “Gunn” Gunnunderson (Keith Jordan) goes home – and back in the closet – to be with his parents over the holidays, leaving his out-and-proud college boyfriend, Nathan Stanford (Adamo Ruggiero, “Degrassi: The Next Generation”) behind. When Nathan shows up on his doorstep for a surprise visit, Gunn tries to hide his sexuality and his relationship from his clueless Wisconsin mother, Anya (Kelly Keaton), and his frequently stoned, absent-minded father, Sven (Derek Long, “3-Day Weekend”). $19.99 Available at TLAVideo.com




Pop artist Olan Montgomery announced this week he will release the first bound collection of his work in a pocket-sized hard-cover coffee table book titled “POP – Art inspired by New York’s own subcultures from celebrity to subway.” Seven years in the making, Olan’s work takes digital based art to a thrilling new level, combining fine art photography and hand painting, along with poetry and famous art quotes. $95 Available at LipstickChic.com




U Star Novels

U Star Novels offers the world’s first personalized same-sex novels. You can be part of their specially crafted, personalized adventure romance novels by simply filling in their online order form to provide them character names (real or imagined… your favourite celebrity will work, too), eye color, hair color, favorite food, favorite music and more to co-author a 160 – 180 page novel where your details will feature on every page! $39.95 Available at UStarNovels.com






“ESCORT: 40 Profiles with Photographs of Men Who Sell Sex” by David Leddick & Heriberto Sanchez (photos by David Vance). ESCORT BOOK PARTY on Miami Beach Tuesday, December 8th at 8 pm. At Books & Books (927 Lincoln Road). $29.95





Shock Jock Extreme

Celebrity fashion designer Andrew Christian brings you the Shock Jock Extreme line. The Shock Jock Extreme line features a hidden cup that not only adds inches onto your frontal measurement, it also helps create the perfect shaped bulge every time you wear them…no matter how cold it is outside. $25 – $32 Available at AndrewChristian.com





Enjoy Baskit’s signature styles combined with the amazing feel of the brand’s new 100% cotton ribbed fabric. Baskit’s Ribbed Collection comes in three colors (palm green, phantom black and blanc de blanc white) and four distinct styles including its amazing new jockbrief (50% jock, 50% brief and 100% hot!), low-rise trunk and boxer brief, as well as a form-fitting tank tee. $18 – $21 Available at BaskitWear.com




Piss & Vine


Piss & Vinegar playfully asks guys “do you think you have enough?” and encourages men to “grab life by the balls.” The first collections in the Piss & Vinegar collection will be the “I Love…” line including the controversial “I Love Jesus” and “I Love Buddha,” as well as “I Love Boys” and “I Love Girls” briefs. Designs are available in a brief, boxer brief, low rise brief, and jock strap. Available at PissVinegar.com $25





Cigotine is an electronic cigarette that looks, feels and tastes like a tobacco cigarette, delivering the same enjoyment but without the tar, chemicals, and negative societal effects associated with smoking. The Cigotine Starter Pack retails for $79.95 and includes two disposable atomizer cartridges, a rechargeable Cigotine battery and a USB connection to recharge the device. $129.95 & $199.95

Available at Cigotine.com 


Roku Digital Video Player instantly delivers top quality movies, TV episodes, and much more to your TV. The smallest Netflix streaming player available, it comes with everything you need to start enjoying endless entertainment. You can pause, fast forward, rewind or return to where you left off anytime! Built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) and wired internet connectivity make the Roku Digital Video Player easy to set up. Roku is offering free shipping and Netflix is offering free trials to help you get the most out of this entertainment bargain. $79 Available at Roku.com



Socket Sense


Socket Sense is the only surge strip that expands to fit consumer’s needs. With Socket Sense, each outlet can expand allowing oversized power adapters to plug in. There is no need to rearrange other plugs to make them fit. Just pull Socket Sense to expand, plug in your oversized adapter, then push Socket Sense back to just the right size. Socket Sense guarantees you can use every outlet, even with the large power adapters. It really saves consumers money by doing the job of two other surge protectors. $29.99 Available at SocketSense.com



If you like fun electronic stuff like I do, you need to check out CableOrganizer.com

Some of the highlights include:


Multi-Gadget Charger


From cell phones to iPods to handheld GPS systems, gadgets reign supreme in many households, but most need to be charged to remain functional. The Power Station Traveler, which can charge up to 3 small portable devices simultaneously, will allow the recipient to tote an array of fully functional electronics with ease. $32.99



Solar Charger


The JuiceBar Multi-Device Solar Pocket Solar Charger allows you to charge your portable devices using the power of the sun. This product allows you to charge various portable devices using a solar powered battery, reduces the need for multiple chargers or adapters, provides a totally clean energy source and can be used anywhere in the world to provide up to 15 hours (on average) of use for an mp3 player music. $40.21


USB and FireWire Hub


Take your USB connection from drab to fab. If you’ve always thought that USB hubs are nothing special to look at, then take a look at the LaCie USB and FireWire Hub which is sleek, futuristic, and downright sculptural. It’s not just easy on the eyes; with the capacity to connect up to 6 peripherals at a time, it might just help you get a few things done. $79.99



Digital Camera Tripod


Gorillapod uses its 30 adjustable joints to grip to trees, fences or posts–anything it can wrap its legs around–to provide a steady and secure platform for your digicam! No more hunting for flat surfaces at eye-level: just wrap or hang Gorillapod on any handy object and get in the picture! $32.95



holidayguide17iPod Cases


Pelican i1010 and i1030 iPod Cases – $24.78 Designed to protect your iPod (but not limited to this function), it features all the great qualities of Pelican products such as durability, strength and the infamous feel and look that has made this brand world famous. Available colors include a few to match iPod shades. $24.78


We went to 8 local retailers and asked them what they thought was the hottest holiday gift item in their stores, and here’s what they said:



To The Moon Marketplace (map)


Wizard of Oz Barbie Collector’s edition singing dolls (Wicked Witch, Dorothy, Tin Man, Scarecrow or Lion) $59.99



holidayguide19Chic Optique (map)


Oakley Dispatch designer sunglasses $120



Bottoms & Tops (map)


Diesel watch with black studded wristband and white face $150


J Miles (map)


Gendarme Cologne in 2, 4 or 10 ounces from $48 to $100, less 25% for their Christmas special.



M4M Leather & Out (map)


Wilton Manors 100% cotton t-shirts in sizes small to extra large in multiple colors. $14 for one, $20 for 2 and $25 for 3.


Pride Factory (map)


2010 calendars – over 30 calendars filled with hot men in stock. Average price is $15.95



TropiXXX Video (map)


Blake Riley’s cyberskin 7x vibrating butt – $249.95


Rock Hard (map)

 Fleshjack, the #1 male sex toy in the country. $69.99