Each year since I became a professional Clean Person—as opposed to what I was prior to that, which was a regular old compulsively clean and weirdly knowledgeable person—I've taken great joy from compiling a guide of holiday gifts to give to loved ones, clean or dirty. This year's version appears on Racked, where I…
Rock box sets are indefensible cash-sponges that will endure for as long as baby boomer parents require Christmas presents. Honestly, you don't care if they're any good any more than you worried about whether that tie you bought Dad last Father's Day was ugly. But let's pretend, just for fun, that you're a justifiably…
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.
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 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.
We asked you to point us in the direction of some cool sports shirts, and you did not disappoint. Here's what to buy people who like sports and shirts for Christmas.
Last week, we asked all of you to tell us what instant throwbacks would make for the best Christmas gifts, because instant throwbacks are funny. Here's what you came up with, and a few that we thought of as well.