For the Car-Buff Dad: Crap Cars
Men can be so difficult to shop for which makes Father’s Day especially challenging. Besides the cute projects your kids will undoubtedly bring home from school, we’ve pulled together some great options for you to get for dear old Dad — yours or your children’s! If you miss one, visit our Father’s Day Gift Guide category.
Suitable for both dads who are into cars and those who have owned some jalopies, Crap Cars ($15) is sure to please. The book highlights “the cheapest, the tackiest, and the most mechanically inept” models, including those from manufacturers like Porsche, BMW, Renault and Rolls-Royce. Available at CatchingFireflies.com.
And perhaps pair the book with a sports car. Well, a mouse that looks like a sports car! Check out RoadMice.com, a line of wired and wireless optical computer mice shaped like today’s hottest high-end automobiles like the Ford GT or Dodge Viper SRT10. Compatible with both Mac and PC desktops and/or laptops, Road Mice are $33 for wired and $45.95 for wireless versions plus save 10% with coupon code RMFDP10 through 7/31/09.