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Some people are hard to shop for. Some people have very specific tastes, while others simply prefer their gifts on the, um, humorous side. This novelty gift guide is for all those people.
The internet is a vast place, with many, many weird and wonderful gift ideas. So, while this guide is a great place to start, we suggest browsing through our sortable gift guides or our helpful gift finding tool if you're looking for something maybe a little less eccentric.
Happy gifting, everyone!
- Bestselling funny gifts
- Best funny gifts
- Best funny food gifts
- Best funny pop culture gifts
- Best funny book gifts
- Best funny coffee gifts
- Best funny wine gifts
- Best funny animal gifts
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Bestselling funny gifts
If you know someone who needs a reminder that "we don't make mistakes, we just have happy accidents," this talking bobblehead will do the trick. It even comes with a book filled with Bob Ross paintings!
Know someone who literally can't do anything without that first cup of coffee? They'll deeply relate to this coffee mug that tells people exactly when it's acceptable to speak.
If you have someone on your list who can't get enough Chipotle, they are bound to love this burrito blanket that went viral earlier in the year. There's also an adorable baby version with a matching cap.
Best funny gifts
Prepare to laugh-cry during your next game night. Blending old-school faves like Telephone and Pictionary, this "game of miscommunications" is perfect for family and friends of all ages. Best of all, you don't have to be a good drawer to have a good time!
Whether you're feeling as optimistic or pessimistic as these toucans, it's hard not to giggle when you see this punny tote.
Everyone appreciates a good novelty sock, especially if their face is plastered all over it! Choose their most unflattering selfie to make it extra hilarious.
Best funny food gifts
Pair this delicious looking blanket with a gift card to their favorite pizza joint and you've got the perfect gift for your pepperoni-loving friend. If they prefer sweet treats, there's also throws resembling a waffle and cookie.
2. Taco Booties
Know a new parent who wants to turn their newborn into a full-blown foodie? These handmade booties will get them on the right track.
Christmas pajamas are cute and all, but for pizza lovers, there's nothing cuter than a comfy pair of joggers featuring cheesy goodness.
Carb-lovers are sure to enjoy these bread-shaped slippers — or should we say loafers?
Did you hear that millennials aren't buying houses because they eat too much avocado toast? Whether or not that's true, at least you can savor these hand-painted chocolates that look like the controversial brunch dish.
Best funny pop culture gifts
Know somebody who's been binge-watching "The Office" lately? They'll proudly display this collectible figure of Steve Carell's loveably incompetent character, Michael Scott. Funko also makes a "Classy Santa" version if you're looking for something a little more festive. Other fan-favorite characters like Jim Halpert and Pam Beesly are also available.
"Bob's Burgers" is one of the most popular comedies around and now the characters have been introduced to the world of Clue. You'll search all through the Belchers' house to solve the mystery while playing as your favorite characters.
Everyone knows a Sophia. Her feisty, quick wit has withstood the test of time. Any true "Golden Girls" fan can recall a savage zinger or two from the matriarch of the clan ... which Dorothy did not appreciate as much as we did.
Best funny book gifts
Rachel Bloom had quite a busy few years with the success of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," upcoming projects for the stage and screen and the birth of her daughter. She's wrapping up 2020 with a hilarious collection of essays.
Comedian Cameron Esposito is known for her hilarious stand-up comedy and podcast appearances. Her wry wit shines in her memoir, and readers on Amazon have described it as a "balance between transformative vulnerability and endearing humor."
Is it just me, or does it seem like every teenager nowadays wants to become an influencer? Though the title of this book is funny, it features some useful tips on how to build a personal brand for anyone looking to really become Instagram famous.
If you thought your family's photos were awkward, this book filled with questionable poses and outfits will make you feel much better.
Best funny coffee gifts
Loyal Starbucks stans will relate to this T-shirt, available in three colors and sizes up to 3XL.
There's nothing like a caffeine boost to help you focus on doing absolutely nothing. This sloth-adorned coffee mug is perfect for your favorite co-worker or your lazy partner in crime.
3. Coffee Socks
My mom got my aunt these socks last Christmas because every morning, instead of making her own coffee, she asks if someone else is already on coffee duty. Sound familiar?
Your favorite bookworm probably already owns most of the books they plan on reading. Instead, get them this clever mug for drinking tea or coffee by the fire as they curl up with their next epic novel.
Best funny wine gifts
This wine glass attaches to your favorite bottle of pinot or chardonnay — just what you need to make it through the year.
A few glasses of chardonnay might inspire them to get in touch with their creative side. This adult coloring book is a solid outlet for wine lovers looking for an artistic outlet.
Some people abide by wine Wednesdays. Other people start their mornings with mimosas. Brunch, anyone?
This glass will let everyone at home know just how your day at work went.
Best funny animal gifts
Are you Team Llama or Team Unicorn? Only one adorable creature can come out on top in this kid-friendly edition of the classic board game.
Dinosaurs may have been extinct millions of years ago, but this one found its way to the 21st century. With a light lavender scent and microwave-friendly design, it's the perfect cuddle buddy for restless nights.
If they're the sort of dog lover who squeals in delight whenever they see a corgi in the wild, they'll go nuts over this silicone mouse pad.
If you have a friend who firmly believes cats are ready to take over the world, they'll love proudly displaying it with this witty shirt.
This adorable llama is sure to elicit some giggles as it makes noises as it chews and spits.
Still looking for the perfect gift? Be sure to check out Shop TODAY’s Gift Guide to shop for everyone on your list, including:
- The most unique gifts to give your family and friends
- Personalized gifts to show them how much you care
- The 20 best gifts for people who can't stop drinking coffee
- Gifts under $50 that are perfect for everyone on your list
- From cameras to charcuterie, gifts for the dad who has it all
This gift guide was originally published on Nov. 21, 2018.