Don't you just love the look on someone's face when they unwrap a present only to find that it contains something -- tasteless? pointless? absurd? And you see them, just for a moment, working out how to smile naturally and say something like "Wow! Another singing fish for my collection. Thanks, Uncle Walter."
The Onion Store offers Gotcha Boxes to achieve that special moment of cognitive dissonance without the lasting effects:
Real Boxes. Fake Products.
Give that special someone a gift that will confuse, disappoint and
possibly anger. Give it to them in an Onion GotchaBoxâ„¢. These special
gift boxes, printed with fake product graphics and descriptions, hold
your actual gifts inside. The victim/recipient will congratulate you
(eventually) for providing them an utterly perplexing and wonderfully
Via Real Tech News