Wet Hot American Style: Prepare Yourself For Camp

first_imgREI evrgrn Starry Nights 2P TentWe’re guessing you probably won’t do much camping around cabins or bunkhouses. For shelter, allow us to recommend the REI evrgrn Starry Nights two-person tent, which has plenty of headroom and a seamless mesh roof that provides a peek at the stars.$199.00REI evrgrn Downtime HammockCamping should be relaxing; it is technically vacation, after all. If you’d like to feel the breeze while you read or take naps,  you might check out the Downtime Hammock. It can accommodate two or three people, making it a sort of wilderness couch.$130.00 The Opus OP15′ Is a Tricked-Out, Off-Road-Ready Travel Trailer Experience Life on Mars With TripAdvisor’s Astroland Agency 5 Survival Knives That Could Save Your Life Editors’ Recommendations Alternative Light French Terry Contrast ShortsA good pair of comfy shorts is a must for the summer. These lightweight French terry shorts are highly breathable and flexible. Also, they boast the simple charm of shorts you probably wore back when you were at camp.$64.00K-Swiss Classic VNThe K-Swiss Classic is one of those shoes that never changes because it never needs to change. The iconic design came to us in 1966 — it was stylish in 1981 (when Wet Hot American Summer is set), and it still looks fly today.$75.00The James Brand Knife Though you’d probably get in trouble if you brought a knife to Camp Firewood, it’s an essential tool to have when you’re camping under most other circumstances. This 2.81″ blade can hold an edge and resist corrosion for virtually a lifetime.$275.00Fjallraven Rucksack No.21 MediumIf you’re planning some day hikes this summer, you’d do well to outfit yourself with one of these. This rucksack is made with strong waxed fabric and natural tone leather. You’ll be the fliest fella on the trail with this Fjallraven rucksack on your back.$180.00center_img Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is premiering on Netflix on July 31, and we couldn’t be more excited. The 8-episode follow-up to the 2001 cult classic will take place before the events of the original, despite being filmed 14 years later. We’re not precisely sure what to expect, but it’s probably safe to bet on another delirious romp through 1980s camp life.After you take in Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, you might consider doing a little camping yourself — that’s why we’ve put together this list of WHAS-inspired throwback camping gear. This gear will serve you well as you attend a tasteful lakeside wedding, engage in an absurd fitness montage, or repeatedly roll a D-20 to prevent a wayward satellite from destroying your camp.Alternative Contrast Eco-Jersey Ringer T-ShirtThis comfy number from Alternative is made with eco-friendly materials, and includes bands along the neck and sleeves for a splash of throwback style.$32.00Cotton Modal Baseball T-ShirtThis shirt has your classic 3/4-length baseball sleeves, and is made of 60% cotton and 40% modal. You might recognize this as Michael Showalter’s character’s shirt of choice throughout much of the first Wet Hot American Summer.$48.00 It’s Time to Ditch Your Sleeping Bag for a Versatile, Lightweight Camping Quilt Hang Tight with the Best Camping and Backpacking Hammocks  Related: Pack It In: Summer Car CampingPalladium Pampa Sport TWThe Palladium Pampa Sport TW is a sturdy hightop boot made of cotton canvas twill, with an EVA footbed that provides outstanding comfort all day long. There are several color and lace options, making customization easy.$75.00Fjallraven Kiruna HatThis soft, water-resistant hat offers excellent comfort and 360 degrees of sun protection. It’s also easy to fold, allowing you to shove it in your pocket when you’re in the shade.$45.00Shwood Canby Fifty FiftySlick shades and summertime go together like Camp Firewood counselors and neglect. If you’re looking for a good pair of throwback shades, we suggest these bad boys from Shwood. These wayfarer shades are just like the retro ones you’re bound to see in WHAS.$109.00REI evrgrn Crash SackGetting up in the morning is one of the hardest parts of camping. No one wants to forsake a warm sleeping bag for the cold wilderness air. REI and evrgrn have taken care of this problem with the “Crash Sack” sleeping bag-jacket hybrid.$119.00last_img read more

Target Corp to get US16billion tax break in US for exiting Canada

TORONTO — Target Corp.’s swift exit from Canada will reap about US$1.6 billion in tax breaks for the retailer in the United States, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.The Minneapolis, Mn.-based company says it has already recognized the majority of the tax benefits in its first quarter filings and expects to book most of the rest before the end of 2015.The filings say Target made a “strategic shift” in its business when it chose to exit Canada.Target Corp eyes US$10-million settlement of data breach class-action suitTarget Corp considered Canadian retreat or partial closure in September, but didn’t decide for monthsTarget Corp. announced in January that it would close all 133 Canadian stores, most which opened in 2013 in phases beginning in Ontario, saying it would take years to turn a profit.The retailer has been in court to iron out the details of its departure, with a variety of creditors that include landlords, suppliers and others impacted by the closures.Liquidation companies have been overseeing the sale of Target’s inventory since last month. read more