If you're fretting over what to get that certain weirdo someone for the holidays this year -- don't. Geektress has got you covered. Take, for instance, Brandon Bird's Nic Cage Adventure Set. I don't know if you ever played with Colorforms as a kid, but you sure as hell never played with them like this. Nine vinyl stickers on two re-usable backdrops -- ALL NICOLAS CAGE.
You see, although Nic Cage is sort of scary and bizarre, I like to think we can move past Ghost Rider and learn to appreciate Cage in the abstract. Like justice, or Cheetohs. And for just $10 (plus shipping), you can appreciate him... anywhere! In the car, in the bathroom, on an international treasure hunt for historic-type objects. You never know.
(Thanks to Jack for the tip.)
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I don't think I have to really explain to you why a robot riding a triceratops is a great idea. If you want to buy it in t-shirt form, check out the listing on happyfamily's Etsy page. It's $18 + shipping.
However, if you're shopping for a special lady friend, do her a favor and get her something I always enjoy: Jewelry. Start with Molly Spilane's Etsy shop:
Yep. A Zoltar necklace. (Let's never forget that BIG is part science fiction, y'all.) In case you were wondering, it slides open and has Zoltar fortunes inside. You can even buy replacement fortunes if you feel like handing yours out. Me, I'm a hoarder.
Ms. Spilane has lots of acrylic jewelry, too, like this taco necklace that particularly interests me. Plus other assorted pendants featuring everything from cowgirls to Frida Kahlo. Of course, if you're looking for something a little more cerebral, there's always Sense & Sensibility & Sea Monsters. I haven't read it yet, but I'm hoping Mr. Willoughby gets eaten by a giant squid.