About this time every year, the internet floods with posts about the outrageous “Everyone Wins” swag bags gifted to the current crop of Oscar nominees. This is not that post. Sure, we’d be remiss if we failed to acknowledge the artist-crafted stained glass portrait or the small-ship excursion to the Galapagos. But, there’s a bunch of cheap and perplexing stuff in the bags too, items that don’t quite reach the private-beachfront-villa-in-Greece level. Here’s a few of our favorite “cool…thanks” gifts.
Knotty Floss dental floss
This isn’t your average Oral-B strings. Actually it basically is, except it’s registered vegan and costs $14.95 a pack.
Pepperidge Farm Milano cookies
Wow, I bet Bradley Cooper’s never had one of those.
Soul Shropshire Candle
According to the press release: “A Soul Candle is a lifestyle choice.”
Mister Poop Plunger
It’s a plunger. But, a plunger designed to look like the poop emoji (sort of?), but something about its wide smile, bulging eyes, and raised eyebrows is very frightening. And who doesn’t need an excuse to think of their favorite actor’s clogged toilet.
Happiest in Los Angeles T-Shirt
Or, if L.A. doesn’t put a smile on your face, they have four other options—NYC, London, Paris, and Australia. Because maybe the nominees won’t have time to stop at the airport souvenir store next time they go out of town.
Optimum Nutrition Bar
Who doesn’t want a high-protein, great tasting snack? Granted, everyone is probably starving and could use this more than a trip to an island inhabited by tortoises.
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