The Zoomdoggle Gift Guide
Zoomdoggle was lucky enough to have an intern for a couple of days, and he was kind enough to make us a gift guide. Still, this is very much a work in progress. We’ll be adding to it right up until the big day…
Instant Excuse Ball $9.75; LINK: Amazon.
Before you go owning up to your mistakes, try the Instant Excuse ball, it may keep you from getting in a whole mess of trouble.
Sharp Shootin’ Remote Gun Shaped TV Remote $6.00; LINK: Amazon.
Gun shaped TV remote control? Fun!
Banana cell phone holder $8.99; LINK: Amazon.
This banana cell phone cover from Nanaco will no doubt crack you up! A hilarious way to keep in touch with friends and attract curious stares!
iKaraoke $9.59; LINK: Amazon.
iKaraoke sends the music from your iPod to your stereo minus the lead vocals, so you can step up to the mic and sing the lead in your favorite tunes!
YouDoo Doll Â£9.99; LINK: YouDoo.
Youdoodoll is the first ever make your own mini-me kit! You can create a youdoodoll of yourself, your boyfriend, girlfriend, mum or dad, siblings or anyone! The youdoodoll is the most unique creative novelty gift you can give to someone for their birthday, christmas, or just because you want to give them a cool funky present!
Urban Dictionary:2009 day to day calender $11.04; LINK: Amazon.
The Urban Dictionary 2009 Calendar culls from the phenomenally popular Urbandictionary.com. Easily one of the funniest, wittiest, and most provocative blank-of-the-day things you’ll see this season.
Travel Chopsticks $11.99; LINK: Amazon.
Stainless steel handles; these puppies break down to half their size for travel!
Digital Photo Keychain $12.94; LINK: Amazon.
Coby 1.5-Inch Digital Photo Keychain – holds 60 photos. How fun is that?
Cube World $14.95; LINK: Amazon.
This sweet toy which works kind of like Tamagochi, but better. How? Instead of digital pet, there’s a stick man live in the cube. Each stick man in each cube has different behaviors, but when they are connected together, the folks in each cube will start interacting to each other!
Shamwow $17.39; LINK: Amazon.
Set of 6 Shammy Shamwow Towels with more suction than your mother-in-law’s, well, you get the idea.
Office Anger Management Boxing Set $17.95; LINK: Wrapables.
This game contains essential stress relieving equipment: 2 giant inflatable boxing gloves and a booklet containing “10 Great Ways to Reduce Office Stress”. Use the gloves to create a harmless Office Fight Club or use as an office pillow – the choice is yours!
Borat Mankini $17.99; LINK: Amazon.
The Borat Mankini: The greatest innovation in men’s fashion since sliced bread!
Grow-A-Frog $19.70; LINK: Amazon.
Grow a tadpole into a frog. What will they think of next?
Nintendo NES console $40; LINK: Amazon.
Did you know you can now buy vintage nintendo games consoles on Amazon? Did you know how hard dudes love them?
Donald Duck Eco-Powered Nohohon $24.99; LINK: Perpetualkid.
This awesome card/photo holder works needs no batteries as the warm, bright rays of the sun energizes him.
Cardboard Classic iPod Mini Boom Box $29.95; LINK: Amazon.
Fold it yourself, a mini Boom Box stereo for your iPod or other MP3 player. Complete with real, fully working and amplified speakers!
Radio Control Sumo Wrestlers $34; LINK: Amazon.
Radio controlled sumo wrestling game.
Sheer Jersey T-Shirt $34; LINK: Americanapparel.
Ultralight Sheer Jersey T-shirt, made with a temperature sensitive pigment that changes between two colors – one when cold, one when warm. We know what you’re thinking, “What’s so fun about that?” Simply put, we’re pretty sure a guy with a mustache had sex with a lithe young girl somewhere in the process.
Sorry we screwed up basket of cookies $49; LINK: Findgift.
Forgot to buy someone something? Buy them this!
Blanket with sleeves $49.98; LINK: Amazon.
It’s a cold, cold world. Don’t let that stop you from reading a book or cuddling up with a lap-top.
EZ-Find $59; LINK: Amazon.
EZ-FindÂ® is a patented system that consists of a hand-held transmitter with a microchip and an LCD screen. This “finder” unit can keep track of 25 easily misplaced items. Losing things isn’t fun.
iCarta iPod Stereo Dock and Bath Tissue Holder $59.89; LINK: Amazon.
iCarta Stereo Dock lets you enjoy your iPod in the most important room in your home–the bathroom!
The ex voodoo knife set $69.99; LINK: Amazon.
Evil? Awesome? Fun? Sometimes it’s all the same.
A Share of Playboy Stock $89 (back in the summer when said intern made this list. Now? Not so much); LINK: Fingift.
True single share ownership entitles shareholder to declared dividends, annual reports. Framed with engraved personalized plaque and Hef’s printed signature.
Jonas Damon Alarm Clock $99; LINK: Amazon.
Use it to bring an understated touch of science and precision to your bedroom while having more fun than you ever thought possible with a clock. EDITORS NOTE: Last year I bought these for everyone I know. Really. Nine sets, no complaints.
Around The World Beer Bucket $89; LINK: Gormetgiftbaskets.
Like a brew super-adventure this design is the star in our collection of outstanding beer gift baskets and will delight anyone who enjoys an ice-cold beer!
Ambient Umbrella $129.99; LINK: Ambientdevices.
The Ambient Umbrella lets you know when rain or snow is in the forecast by illuminating its handle.
Bomb alarm clock $131; LINK: Bimbambanana.
This BOMB ALARM CLOCK features a glowing red LED display and when the alarm is due to go off, starts to count down with an ominous â€˜tick tockâ€™ sound that gives you enough time to defuse it if youâ€™re awake enough.
New iPod Nano $134; LINK: Amazon.
New 8GB. What you know about that?
Violet Nabazta WiFi Rabbit $165; LINK: Amazon.
Receiving information from the online world doesn’t have to be limited to a monitor anymore! Just connect your Nabaztag to your PC and you’ll have a pet that reads your news headlines, tracks stocks for you, even tells you how the traffic and weather are doing.
Slingbox media player $179.99; LINK: Slingmedia.
Watch your TV anywhere through the internet. It can even beam it to your cell phone. Amazing.
Rock Band 2 $189.99; LINK: Amazon.
Live out your fantasies Playstation 3-style.
Mr Gadget USB watch $219.95; LINK: Mrgadget.
A watch with 1GB storage, and USB port. That’s some James Bond-style fun.
Apple TV $229; LINK: Applestore.
Apple TV turns your living room into an on-demand movie theater. With a few clicks of the remote, you can rent HD movies from the same place you watch them â€” your widescreen TV.
Amazon Kindle $359; LINK: Amazon.
Read books the way they do in the future. The future: the funnest gift of all! (Ooh-ahh-ooh.)
PlayStation 3 80GB $399; LINK: Amazon.
Too fun for words; we’re already said too much.
UA 90th Anniversary Prestige Collection (90 Titles) $609; LINK: Amazon.
United Artists have put together 90 of their best movies to celebrate their 90th anniversary. It’s the only option for the movie-lover on Santa’s good list.
Mac Book Air $1,199.99; LINK: Amazon.
The 13.3 Inch Laptop (1.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, 2 GB RAM, 80 GB Hard Drive) that fits in an envelope (see also: stocking over mantle).
The Dutch Tub $6,000; LINK: Dutchtub.
Far superior to their flop of an oven, this lo-tech hot tub uses fire to heat up the water.
Audemars Piguet $50,000; LINK: Luxurybazaar.
Audemars Piguet Barrichello 2 (titanium) watch. This is gifting done Richard Branson-style.
Virgin Galactic $200,000; LINK: Virgingalactic.
Buy a loved one a ticket on the virgin galactic flight into space …christmas 2010? Better than anything the reindeer are offering.
Tobias Wong’s Remote Light Switch $150; LINK: Aplusrstore.
A golden light-switch remote (lights on, lights off) in a handsome Lucite box. Could anything be funner?
The Remote Controlled Beverage Cooler $69.95; LINK: Hammacher.
A remote controlled cooler is like C3PO with a purpose. You will rule the galaxy.
Mad River Rocket Sled $95 and up; LINK: Madriverrocket.
Mad River takes sledding to the exxxtreme. Yeah, three Xs, can you handle it?
Nerf N-Strike Vulcan $43 and up; LINK: Hasbrotoyshop.
Craftsman Nextec Hammerhead Auto Hammer $99.99; LINK: Sears.
Nail something without exerting anything.
Nintendo DSi $259.99; LINK: Audiocubes.
The new DS, complete with 3MP camera, higher-res screen, and internet ready, straight from Japan.
The Flud Boombox Watch $90; LINK: Karmaloop.
Give the gift that keeps on giving: a party where sexy and cool dance on the wrist!
Fling-Ama-String Cat Toy $29.95; LINK: Whatonearth.
An auto-shaking yarn. Why? Cause cat owners are really cat voyeurs.
Takaratomy Xiao Instant Digital Camera $500; LINK: Audiocubes.
With Polaroid a thing of past, a digital camera with a built-in digital printer looks like a fun alternative.
The Spy Lens $50; LINK: Photojojo.
How best to get a candid shot? Shoot ‘em when they’re not expecting it with a side-view, periscope-style lens. Works just as well for looking around corners at celebrities and ex-girlfriend-boyfriend-whatevers.
Silver Fox Kitty Wig $50; LINK: Kittywigs.
“Silver is all about sophistication. Indoors or out, this wig takes Shaft to a special place — where everything is sleek and svelte, young and foxy.” There’s something wrong with you if you don’t find everything about that awesome.
WowWee Rovio Wi-Fi Enabled Robotic WebCam $297.97; LINK: Amazon.
This Wi-Fi enabled mobile web cam lets you see, hear, and interact even when you’re not there (read: fancy cat-tormentor).
8-Bit Dynamic Life Shirt $24.99 (for a set); LINK: Thinkgeek.
The perfect Valentines gift makes for an even better Misletoe enhancer. Get one for you and one for someone you love.
Jack Spade I Buy/You Buy Dice Set $55 (for a set); LINK: Jackspade.
End the argument of who’s picking up the bar tab with a leather-bound roll of the dice.
Glow Graffiti $59; LINK: Gnr8.
Glow graffiti cans are filled with glow-in-the-dark paint and come with a bright LED light near the nozzle that charges the paint. What better way to say ‘happy holidays’ than by encouraging loved-ones to vandalize the fun way?
Black & Decker SmartDriver with Magnetic Screw Holder $39.99; LINK: Amazon.
One handed screwing without any of the shame.
Beer Wheel $9; LINK: Organize.
Everything you ever wanted to know about beerâ€”and then someâ€”organized in a handy wheel.
Mark 1 GIANT RC Tank $10,000; LINK: Mark-I.
Sure, 10Gs is a lot of money, but the thing has 2 500-watt motors and can pull a car. Really.
Electricity Science Kit: Electric Paper Plane Launcher $29; LINK: Amazon.
Ensure the proper release of your paper airplanes and learn something along the way.
72 Hour Emergency Survival Kit $99; LINK: 4survivaltogo.
It doesn’t matter what you get them, sooner or later, they’re going to shoot eye out. Might as well get them something for that too.
Brooks Brothers Triple Guard Stripe Tie $150; LINK: Brooksbrothers.
Sometimes a tie can be whole outfit. Fun.