DAVE BARRY GIFT GUIDE

Flying Alarm Clock

 
JOSHUA PREZANT / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

$19.99 plus shipping and handling from iKitchen, 256 West 36th Street, New York, N.Y. 10018; www.ekitchengadgets.com/teflalclpi.html

Suggested by Mary and Peter Sandberg of Minneapolis, Minn.

This brilliant technological innovation is the ultimate gift for anybody who has trouble getting out of bed in the morning. This is an alarm clock with a propeller on top. When the alarm sounds, the propeller takes off and flies around the room. The only way to make the alarm go off is to get out of bed, find the propeller, and put it back into the clock. It's brilliant! And it's foolproof! Unless of course the sleeper happens to be a sportsperson.

ALARM: BUZZZZZ

SHOTGUN: BLAM!

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