Gifts for Your “Ironic’’ Friends With Offbeat Senses of Humor

Do you have a friend in your life who might be considered a “hipster’’ by some, but really just has a wacky sense of humor? Have trouble shopping for him or her? We thought so. Let us guide you through the process with these gift suggestions.

Need some Bard for that burn? These Shakespearean Insult Bandages will do the trick. “Do thou amend thy face, and I’ll amend my life’’ may just be the first-ever “your face’’ joke.

Is it getting hot in here, or is the oven just on? Get freaky in the kitchen with Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook. Recipes include “Bacon-Bound Wings,’’ “Mustard-Spanked Chicken,’’ and “Learning-to-Truss-You Chicken.’’


Miss 1950s domesticity? Afraid your constant womanly nagging will drive your man away? This How to Keep Your Husband Apron offers tips in both English and French and is très misogynistic.

Ever felt like the Magic 8 Ball was too nice? Try the Sarcastic Ball instead: “Ask a simple question, get a sarcastic answer.’’

Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean you can’t act like a kid. According to this Coloring Book for Pregnant Ladies, “it’s time for creating while you’re busy gestating!’’

Have a friend who won’t shut up about crafty coffee brews and speciality roasts? This mug, which simply says, “Customary Hot Beverage’’ will put them in their place.

No ironic action figure collection is complete without this Crazy Cat Lady, which comes with six (plastic) cats.

While you’re at it, here’s an Emergency Meow Button,which is “great for cat ladies away from home.’’

Pair that Emergency Meow Button with this Knit-Your-Own Pet guide and, with a little yarn, you can basically have a cat, but without the litter box.

Don’t like your friend very much, but don’t want to literally give them nothing? With The Gift of Nothing, you can give them something and nothing at the same time. Happy holidays!


These Pick-Your-Nose Paper Cups are more acceptable than the alternative.

Are people at the bar simply not amused by your shoddy accent imitations? Instant Irish Accent Breath Spray will fix that for ye.

According to the customer reviews, this Yodeling Pickle sounds better than Justin Bieber, and may be able to perform miracles.

This VW Camper Tent will recall the hippie days your 1960s-obsessed friend almost certainly didn’t even live through.

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