A couple days ago, we gave you book recommendations from the Deadspin commentariat. But we've also excerpted from a good number of books this year, too. Here's a list of those in case you're still in the market for gift ideas.
Last week, we asked you to recommend some books for people who do the whole gift-giving thing. Here's what you came up with.
Another edition of the Deadspin Gift Guide Roundup here, this time updating you on the best gift ideas for people who actually play sports. Here's what passed our strenuous vetting process:
Music. There's so much you can do with it—listen to it, make it, read about it, hate it—which is to say that it's fertile grounds for gift ideas. Leave some suggestions for presents for the music lover below in the discussion section.
Previously, we asked you for gift ideas of cool, sports-related art. You didn't disappoint. Here's some of what you came up with:
As athletes have been reminding us for years, reading is fundamental. So, what have you been reading this year that you'd recommend as a good gift for others of similar fundamental soundness? Let us know in the discussion section below.
Remember those halcyon days of yesteryear, before middle school team cuts codified who could and couldn't play, when everyone regularly played sports solely for the love? For some, those days never ended. Others need to be reminded that sport without an audience is worthwhile, too. For them, we would like your gift…
Earlier this week we asked you for gift ideas for Knicks fans in their perpetual state of sadness. Here's what you guys came up with.
Assuming you are older than 13, you are probably past the age where decorating your living space with sports posters is acceptable. But the need to decorate remains, so why not get some sports-inspired art? Leave your recommendations in the discussion section and we'll pick the best later.
Some of us like to drink, some of us need to drink, and some don't care about the distinction and frankly are a little miffed at you for bringing it up in the first place. One thing we all can agree on, though, is that free sauce is always a welcome gift. Share with us your gift ideas for drinkers in the discussion…
We're in the midst of a typical New York Knicks season, meaning yet another talented but disjointed squad is underachieving for fans with both unrealistic expectations and a fatalistic acknowledgment of what was always to be. To cheer them up—or kick them while they're down—we're enlisting you for gift ideas for sad…
We asked you, our scholarly readers, to let us know what books would make for great Christmas gifts. We had some suggestions of our own, too. Here's what to buy for the bookworm in your life—there's still time!
We suggested bacon-themed gifts last Christmas, but now we're opening things up a bit, because your arteries aren't all the way clogged yet: What do you get for someone who likes to eat meat and cheese? Cookware suggestions, meat suggestions, whatever—we want all of it. Just none of that Williams-Sonoma shit. Meat.…
Some people like to jog, despite all the horrible things that may happen to them when they do. Perhaps you know one such person and would like to buy them a gift this holiday season. We asked you to get the ball rolling and suggest gifts for your unfortunate jogger friends.
Books! Everyone loves them, and they can make for great Christmas gifts, so long as they are not written by Mike Lupica or Mitch Albom. With that in mind, we'd like to know what books you read this year that you think other people should read. They don't have to be sports-themed, but those are certainly welcome. Give…
The holiday season is also the booze season, and so we had the lot of you help us come up with some great gift ideas for people who like alcohol. Here's what we ended up with.
The NHL lockout continues apace, and all of your friends who are hockey fans continue to be sad about it. Based on your helpful suggestions, here are some things you should consider buying those sad sacks for Christmas.