an official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot range model air rifle with a compass in the stock. okay, maybe only ralphie gets one of those. but apparently i don't want an e-book reader, either. according to mike elgan over at computerworld, there are 7 reasons why e-book readers make lousy gifts. valid reasons for schools and libraries to consider also. maybe. bah humbug.
or check out this video of ny times david pogue, technology editor and his chat with david carr, media columnist as they talk about, what else . . . e-readers!