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The goofiest gifts from the SkyMall catalog


If you’ve ever been on a long flight, you know the drill: You've paged through all of your glossy mags, your book is at a slow point and your laptop's out of juice. It's at this moment you pick up the SkyMall catalog, and marvel at the wonders within.

In case it's been a while since you've taken a transatlantic, consider this a SkyMall gift guide. Whether you actually consider these items gifts depends largely on how you feel about the recipients.

"Scarface" limited-edition humidor set
A Blu-ray disc of the Pacino classic, tucked inside a humidor? Just how many times can you say "Say hello to my little friend" to your friends before they stop coming over? Trust me, you'll never get $730 of impress-a-friend value out of this.

Cast-iron giraffe toilet paper holder
"Neck not tall enough for three rolls of toilet paper," says one disgruntled reviewer. Not much more to add, is there?

StarScreen Social Backdrops
"Oh me? No, I'm not in my mom's basement, I'm at the beach. Gonna go to a luau! Okay see ya bye!" Sigh.

Skel-E-Gnome, Skel-E-Gnomette and Skel-E-Dog
There's no better way to signal to the kids next door to stay off the lawn. Just don't be surprised if the cops come by, to take a peek in your freezer.

Flair Hair Visor - Adult
Wait, an "adult" fake hair hat for bald people? Please do not show me the Flair Hair Visor for kids. It will just make me cry.

Toilet dog & cat water bowl
You better hope it's not out in the open when you bring your friends back from the bar, lest Fido get a surprise-o in the morning.


Flickin' Chicken Tournament 
What's the most perfectly tossable object since the horseshoe? You totally said rubber chicken, didn't you? Show off your chicken-tossing skills with this tournament-grade set.


Beer Machine Model 2000
Wow, brewing beer used to take know-how. But now all you do is empty a packet into the vessel, wait 7 to 10 days, then drink your very own delicious beer? With progress like this, my guess is they'll soon just start selling beer in stores.


Brobdingnagian sports chair
Only one problem with the Brobdingnagian Sports Chair: Sitting in it makes you look Lilliputian. Real swift, guys.

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