Category Archives: Gift Guides

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS LEIA ON A WAMPA RUG

Earlier in the month I posted Five Great Gift Ideas For Geeks, and while I was browsing the Internets during lunch looking for gift ideas today I stumbled on to the absolutely amazing Star Wars gift section over at Think Geek. They’ve got some unique and hilarious items for sale over there, like the infamous Tauntaun sleeping bag, and a Boba Fett jetpack backpack; but none are quite as swanky as the Wampa Rug.

Yup, that’s right, nothing says “chick magnet” like a dead snow beast from the ice planet Hoth spread lusciously across the floors in your man cave. The chicks will be lining up to strap on their Leia buns and metal slave girl bikinis to lie across this velvety soft love carcass and grab a hold of your lightsaber to warm themselves on those frosty Hoth nights. Bow-chicka bow-wow!

THE CARTER’S 2010 HOLIDAY GEEK GIFT GUIDE

Chances are, even if you aren’t a geek yourself, you have someone close to you that can recite Rutger Hauer’s final monologue from Blade Runner word for word, or has a vast collection of Batman underwear. The chances are even greater that, more often than not, you’ve struggled to find said loved one a suitable geek gift at Christmastime, threw your hands up in futility, and purchased them a DVD of the latest Hollywood bastardization of a beloved comic book property. Well, I’m here to help you to not be a thoughtless, unoriginal bastard this Holiday season by giving you five great, no-brainer Geek gift ideas to appease that Star Wars or X-Men nerd on your shopping list. (And to make it even easier on you, all items have an Amazon.com link and are $50 or less). Read the rest of this entry

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