Today is known as Black Friday in the United States, when everyone flees the company of the Thanksgiving houseguests they can no longer stand in order to face overwhelming, overwrought department store crowds they can't stand to buy Christmas gifts for those same houseguests they'll be entertaining again in a month's time. Truly, the joy (read: mass hysteria) of the season is upon us. But fear not, the Geekend has a cure for Black Friday, either as a gift you can order to avoid the mall, or as a defensive measure you can employ against fellow shoppers: the Chain Mail t-shirt. It offers +4 defense against unruly cousins and pushy bargain hunters. Buy three.
Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can also follow him on his personal blog.