Wolf Files: Goofy Father's Day Gifts

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7. For the 'Homer Simpson' Dad: A Home-Organizing Gift Certificate

You don't want to start a family feud by reminding dad once again that he's a lazy slob who's driving your mother crazy. Give the lazy slob a break; call in a professional. And, yes, there is a National Association of Professional Organizers.

At the Web site, you can find seasoned professionals who will figure out how to shovel out your pa's garage, talk him into throwing out his Aca Joe sport shirts, and keep the basement from being declared a Superfund Site by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Rates vary from $35 to $100 an hour.

Of course, six months from now, when you ask dad if he's used his Home Organizer gift certificate, he'll say, "Oh, I think it's on my desk buried under something."

8. For the 'La-Z-Boy' Dad: The Cheesecake Easy Chair

If your pop's principal pastime is melting into the living room furniture, has come up with the ultimate La-Z-Boy treat — a 14-inch easy chair made of chocolate cheesecake.

This $175 dessert serves 12 to 14, although if dad eats the whole thing, he may be stuck in the living room for good.

Buck Wolf is entertainment producer at The Wolf Files is published Tuesdays. If you want to receive weekly notice when a new column is published, join the e-mail list.