Funny Gag Gifts for the Whole Family

Our humor editor weighs in with his ridiculous holiday gift guide.

Solo Wine Cups

Courtesy of Y'alls Products

My sister Diane is always the most refined person at Steelers tailgate parties. So for her, the Red Solo Cup Set: two wineglasses made from plastic cups atop glass bases. Stay classy, Sis. $14.96 per pair, amazon.com

Fauxballs

Courtesy of ThinkGeek

I’m buying Snowtime Anytime Snowballs for my brother, Dean, who likes to pelt me with snowballs but doesn’t like the cold. They’re made from soft, dry fabric, so if he beans me with one, it won’t hurt. $19.99 for 20, thinkgeek.com

Bluetooth Gloves

Courtesy of ThinkGeek

For my sister Adrienne—who’s convinced she doesn’t look foolish talking aloud on her hands-free phone—I’m getting these Bluetooth Handset Gloves. She’ll seem even wackier talking into her fingers. $59.99 to $99.99, thinkgeek.com

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Bubble Wrap Couture

Courtesy of ThinkGeek

The Bubble Wrap Suit is perfect for my clumsy nephew. Go ahead, Brandon, fall down that elevator shaft again! $14.99, thinkgeek.com

Chicken Diapers

Courtesy of Derek Sasaki/My Pet Chicken

Why’d the chicken cross the road? To get to the bathroom. With Chicken Diapers, my pet rooster can wander wherever he likes. $20.95, amazon.com

Nose Straighteners

Courtesy of Japan Trend Shop

The Nose Straightener is going to my uncle Paul, who answered honestly when his wife asked, “Do I look heavier now than when we first met?” $48, japantrendshop.com


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