The snow softly blanketing the headquarters of your humble aggregators at the Atlantic Wire only serves as a gentle-yet-slightly-ominous reminder that all holiday shopping must be completed soon. We’ve been waiting since Halloween candy went on sale for inspiration to strike, for the perfect holiday gift idea light bulb to blink on over our hardworking little heads. But alas, our muse has not sprung forth.

So where do we turn? A handy holiday gift guide! But the internet offers so many gift guides for so many demographics they’re nearly impossible to sift through. Fearing that our dear readers might be in a similar predicament, we offer this, a Guide to Gift Guides.