The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: For Weirdos, Crazies, And The Strange

We've got a problem. A serious problem. We've had gift guides thus far for all the world's culture and sundries, all those for the clinically sane. But what if you really, really, really like go around licking windows and using tins of spam as bumper replacements? What then? What, indeed. » 12/18/14 1:42am Today 1:42am

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: The Ten Things You Want For Your Car

You're cultured, you're smart, you're entertained, and you look good. But you've been buying all these gifts for yourself, you selfish bastard, and you forgot about that special someone in life. The someone that's with you wherever you go, protecting you, cherishing you, loving you. That's right, it's your car. » 12/18/14 1:42am Today 1:42am

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: The Ten Best Items For Looking Good

Now that you've got the best video games, movies, and books money could buy, you must be supremely cultured. But if you're going to truly be a worldly person, you've got to look the part. Or at least have a well-fitting flame-resistant race suit. » 12/18/14 1:41am Today 1:41am

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide: The Ten Best Books For Gearheads

This holiday season, you're pretty much guaranteed to be doing a bunch of traveling, where you'll be lost without a power connection. But there's a new invention going around that requires no power at all, and it's only a couple thousand years old. It's called the "book." So here's a few you should grab for that… » 12/18/14 1:40am Today 1:40am

The 2014 Jalopnik Gift Guide To The Movies

Winter is coming, and that means only one thing. No, not going outside and playing in the snow and driving like a crazy person in the Rally Sweden. That would be silly. We're talking about staying in and watching movies. Great movies and documentaries to comfort you in the long, cold nights. Here are the ones you need… » 12/18/14 1:39am Today 1:39am

The Best Video Game Gifts For A Car Enthusiast

Holiday gift guides, curated by nameless nobodies who don't give a crap about you or your tastes, generally suck. Which is why this year, we're doing it differently. We're bringing you things we actually like in nine different categories, so that you might like them too. So here's the list of video games you're going… » 12/18/14 1:38am Today 1:38am

A Holiday Gift Guide for the TV Fanatics in Your Life

The perfect gift says something about you, something about me, and something about our relationship. That's a lot of things for one consumer product to say, but it's absolutely essential that you nail this, which is a lot of pressure at an already stressful time. So let us do the heavy lifting. Presented for you… » 12/18/14 1:29am Today 1:29am

A Gift Guide for the Frugal Cook

In the years since I first learned to to cook, I have never owned anything that was over $100 that could make my cooking better. This is part due to not having the money to buy anything nice and part due to stubborn resistance. If I never had a Le Creuset then stews basically tasted as I expected them to, and if I… » 12/18/14 1:28am Today 1:28am

The Best Gifts for the Stoner in Your Life Who Refuses to Grow Up

Stoners, though an affable bunch, have regrettable taste in just about everything. It's a trope as old as thyme rolled in cigarette paper and sold as a joint, and it's true: the outside world only knows about drug rugs, mushroom posters, and the Disco Biscuits because poor weed-smoking saps actually buy into those… » 12/18/14 1:27am Today 1:27am

A Gift Guide for Someone You Hate

An unfortunate reality of the holiday season is that one must obtain gifts for those they don't necessarily like. One might even hate these people. For example, Uncle Tim's new wife Shea's daughter Melody, who once said you would be pretty if you had bangs. Or your boss, Mr. Man, who has never paid you back for the… » 12/18/14 1:26am Today 1:26am

A Gift Guide for Your Stressed-Out Friends and Family Who Need a Break

We all know someone who needs to relax. Whether they need to "relax" in the sense that they just need to chill out already, damn, or they need to "relax" in the sense that they truly deserve a break; be they a blogger who feels a base level of purposeless anxiety pretty much nonstop, or someone who has an actual… » 12/18/14 1:25am Today 1:25am

Kotaku's 2014 Gift Guide To Awesomely Bad Games

Not everyone deserves that high-end graphics card you saved up for a special holiday gift. Some people get coal for Christmas—or, if you're an adult, an excellent prank gift—and there are certainly video game equivalents to choose from. » 12/18/14 1:13am Today 1:13am

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Great Gaming Gifts for $60 and Over

The hints that your special gamer people have been dropping? You've caught them. The money required? You've saved it. They deserve something bigger, something cooler. And you're going to give it to them. Here are some finer things that just might make their holiday game run a lot more more sparkly. » 12/18/14 1:12am Today 1:12am