What To Buy A Grinch

Some people do not care for winter wonderlands, silver bells or "merry" anything. Some people are bitchy and bitter, perpetually pissed-off or generally annoyed. What we have here are gifts for Grinches, Scrooges, the enraged and the ill-tempered. » 12/24/10 10:14am 12/24/10 10:14am

Tickle Me Elmo Is "A Sure-Fire Way To Kick-Start Sexual Fetishism"

...and other seemingly-innocuous toys that one shrink says could psychologically scar the young for life (and may have ruined most of us). » 12/22/10 10:25am 12/22/10 10:25am

What To Buy A Pop Culture Junkie

Let's make Christmas all about vampires and '50s ad agencies! We've got gifts for Mad Men enthusiasts, True Blood fangbangers and anyone goo goo for Lady Gaga. Caution: You're gonna want most of this stuff for yourself. » 12/15/10 3:50pm 12/15/10 3:50pm

Chicks Take Christmas Seriously

No shit headline of the day: "Women Spend And Stress More Over Gifts." Well yes. Also, advertising has led us to believe that if it's not a great, awesome, amazing present that makes people gasp, we're doing something wrong. » 12/10/10 5:03pm 12/10/10 5:03pm

I Love My Hair, The T-Shirt

We loved the Sesame Street segment "I Love My Hair" — and the subsequent Willow Smith mashup — so naturally it's super exciting that there's an official T-shirt. Just in time for Christmas! » 12/10/10 12:50pm 12/10/10 12:50pm

J. Crew's Slightly Crappy Christmas

Oh J. Crew. I don't understand you. Sometimes you know exactly what I want. Often it's like you've read my mind. But the drab duds you're hocking for holiday? Sigh. Looks like it's the least wonderful time of the year. » 12/03/10 3:51pm 12/03/10 3:51pm

The Princess And The Frog Doll: A Hot Present & A "Symbol"

NPR's Guy Raz visited a Target in Washington, D.C. and checked up on sales of the doll based on Tiana from The Princess And The Frog. He says: » 12/21/09 3:20pm 12/21/09 3:20pm

Dr. Laura: How To Knit While Self-Promoting

In this video, Dr. Laura claims she spent all night knitting a vest, and that "everyone says, ‘Ohhhh, you're such a big star, how can you have any time to be doing things?'" Funny, that wasn't our first response. [Sexist] » 12/15/09 7:30pm 12/15/09 7:30pm

Harry & David's Merry, Mouth-Watering Christmas With A Crunch

The fruit in the Harry & David catalog may not appeal to you, but what about cookies? Cheesecake? Peppermint bark!?!?! Ugh. So hungry right now. » 12/11/09 4:40pm 12/11/09 4:40pm

19 Crappy & Crazy Christmas Gifts From Sky Mall

Strange things are afoot in the Sky Mall catalog! Check out lasers, kitty spaceships and sneakers that will make you "look like a million dollars" in a gallery, beginning below. » 11/17/09 4:00pm 11/17/09 4:00pm

Bloomingdale's "Gifted": Overpriced Brand Names R Us

Still not finished with the Christmas shopping? We're already 3 days into Hannukah! Before you light that fourth candle tonight, check out the random "gifts" Bloomingdale's has to offer: Burberry bags, ear muffs by Ugg and a $13,000 jacket. Let's go shopping, after the jump! » 12/07/07 2:00pm 12/07/07 2:00pm

'Tis The Season For Kooky Gadgets

The Sharper Image catalog is full of stuff you never knew you needed. Some of it is fun, some of it is cool, some of it baffles the mind. After the jump, projectors and drunk driver helpers and pink knives, oh my! » 11/20/07 3:40pm 11/20/07 3:40pm

All I Want For Christmas Is A Cocktail Ring

Portƒolio's fashion blog points us to Santa's Helper at Net-A-Porter. The virtual assistant is actually a customizable video of a foxy blonde Brit in a red dress, "assigned" to help women get what they want for Christmas via the men in their life. All users have to do is enter information via a series of drop-down… » 11/20/07 2:00pm 11/20/07 2:00pm