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The gifts with hidden surprises here go beyond chewy centers (though I do include a stuffed waffle maker you could use to make chewy centers both surprising and mind-blowing again.) They're gifts nice enough at first glance, worthy of being wrapped and presented to your chosen one and all, but...wait...

The Best Gifts for Revealing Yourself to Your Crush

It's just a little crush. Or is it a big crush? A tortuous, all-consuming, restless-nights-of-pining crush? A crush you feel like you'd do absolutely anything for...except sit them down, look them in the eye, and tell...

Another way to think of the best backhanded gifts is the best gifts for people you don't like, only sort of like, have a love / hate relationship with, or have a beef with, but who for whatever reason you still have to buy a gift for. In-laws. Bosses. Obnoxious cousins. The co-worker no one wanted...

Life-Size Cardboard Cutout Christmas Decor

Deck the halls with...life-size cardboard cutouts of characters from your favorite Christmas movies! Plus a few more generic options with empty faces primed and ready for your holiday party photo ops...

I mean that's a wrap...job. Box up a piece of your favorite person's favorite Christmas movie and cover it with festive paper and shiny string. These Christmas movie themed gifts give fans the opportunity to take a token of the films off the big screen (now the small screen since all of these flicks...

Goodies for Baddies: Gifts for Your Favorite Villains

Big picture, no. Villains do not deserve gifts or treats or brown paper packages tied up with string. They're mean. They're hateful. They're evil. But. They're also necessary. For without evil, there would be no good...

Figuring out the best gifts for women in 2018 shouldn't have been too hard for me. It's not like my wife is subtle about telling me what she wants. Or writing her Christmas gift wish list on an 8-1/2" x 11" piece of paper and hanging it on our fridge. Or leaving Post-It Notes around the house with...

The Best Gifts for Men in 2018

Another year. Another buying season. Another collection of the best gifts for men. But my collection. My gifts. Well...

Obviously the best handmade gift you can give someone this year is a piece of pottery made by a sexy lady and the ghost of her (even sexier!) murdered lover. But. In absence of that, the following handmade gifts are pretty good alternatives...

Unique Gifts for $50 or Less

Before putting together a list of unique gifts for $50 or less, I spent some time thinking about what the dollar-or-less number should be. How much do people spend on gifts, and on individual gifts, these days? I feel...

Just when you thought your Cup Noodles and microwave Ramen couldn't get any sexier, the geniuses at the Japanese brand FuRyu went and made this series of instant noodle lid stopper figurines. The ladies range in appearance from sexy and innocent to sexy and playful to sexy and devilish to sexy and...

The Best Slippers for Men

Ain't nothing quite like the warmth of a woman, but a pair of the best slippers in the land isn't a bad second for men who want to keep toasty and cozy this winter. At least from the ankles down...

I'm rounding up the best Secret Santa gifts for $20 or less in a separate pen than the best white elephant gifts for $20 or less because these gift exchanges and 2 different beasts. And not just because one is an obese man who eats like a Hoover vacuum, and the other a majestic 6-ton animal that...

White Elephant Gifts for $20 or Less

Some relish the thought of participating in a white elephant gift exchange, envisioning the gags and pranks they'll pull, the equal parts hilarity and awkwardness that will ensue when the boss ends up with the Flowering...

Gastronomes? Gourmands? Epicures? Culinarians? Nah, just call them foodies. Wouldn't want anyone thinking they're elitist snobs, after all...

The Best Advent Calendars

It's only begrudgingly that my compilation of the best Advent calendars includes any that aren't filled with chocolates. Because forget crap plastic toys and dumb erasers straight out of the gum ball machine! For me...

My sense is that most people looking at the best luxury gifts for men are not made of money. They're the people hoping to be on the receiving end of the people made of money. Myself included - how do you think I got the idea make a list of such high-end tech and gear, gadget and goodies, and style...

Harry Potter Chocolate Wands

A little Accio wand! for you? No, your new Harry Potter wand doesn't want to do magic outside the hand of its rightful wizard? Well, here's hoping it's made of chocolate like those in these series of Harry Potter spell...

The best coffee table books for men cover all of our favorite topics. Booze. Cars. Boobies. Star Wars. No need to complicate things, or pander to anyone else when it comes to decorating your bachelor pad...or the one room in the house where your wife lets you keep a 65" OLED TV and Sobro Cooler coffee...

Neon Nightlife Scary Light-Up Masks

Right about now, some of us are searching for a last-minute Halloween costume. While others of us are simply searching for a new look. I think Neon Nightlife's series of scary light-up masks nicely accommodates both parties...

First We Feast's Hot Ones brings me so much joy. Who'd have thought feeding celebrities 10 hot-sauce-slathered chicken wings of increasing spice levels, up to Scoville units that make them swear and sweat and snot all over themselves and guzzle milk like a baby to ease the pain, could be such first-rate...

The Best Men's Black & White T-Shirts

I think it almost might be easier to narrow down the best men's T-shirts overall than it is to dive into the murky waters of the best men's black and white t-shirts. As simple as a plain black T-shirt or a plain white...

Know what a Tarantula Dog Halloween costume means? Not four, not eight, but twelve furry legs scampering across the floor, wreaking havoc, and climbing up (well, humping) your leg this year...

Lost Souls Gothic Skull Chair

Ah, a chance to get inside another man's head. Or lady's. Actually, the Lady Lost Souls Gothic Skull Chairs are made 4" bigger in diameter to accurately depict real male-female skull ratios. On average ladies' skulls...