Not all fathers are the same, but at the end of the day, they all fall into a sub-category that everyone can point to and say, "Yup, that guy is the dadliest." Whether yours is the golf dad, the fanny pack dad, the tech-savvy dad, the dad-joke dad, or any of the other types, we've got the perfect gift idea for this coming Father's Day, June 19th.
1. THE GADGET DAD
PhoneSoap - A UV sanitizer and phone charger
Let's face it - all dads use their phones in the bathroom. And while they may wash their hands, they can't wash their phone, which by now will have accumulated the bacteria of hundreds (or thousands!) of bathroom visits. That's where PhoneSoap comes in. PhoneSoap uses UV light to destroy bacteria at the DNA level. Just put the phone in the box, plug it in, and in 10 minutes, your dad's phone is 99.9% sanitized. And because dads love gadgets that multitask, the PhoneSoap can also charge your phone while it's being cleaned.
2. THE DIY DAD
MR. BEER PREMIUM EDITION HOME BREWING CRAFT BEER
This gift combines two prototypical dad interests - beer, and DIY projects. Sure, the ingredients are organic and GMO-free - two very un-dad-like qualities - but don't let that stop you from making his time in the garage/basement/man-cave more productive and enjoyable.
3. THE OUTDOOR DAD
Meat and convenience go hand in hand with this practical yet stylish briefcase full of heat-resistant utensils designed to get the job done, whether at home in the backyard or out and about at a local park.
4. THE SUBSCRIPTION DAD
If your dad is like most, he probably hates shaving and loves saving money. Like many dads, he might also leave the toilet paper roll empty, drive too far with the fuel light on, and of course, forget to replace his ridiculously expensive drugstore blades until its too late. Don't let his last-minute ways condemn his face to a dull, sandpaper-like fate. Have fresh blades sent to him every month at a fraction of the price of the big brands, and give him the smoothness every dad deserves.
5. THE BORING DAD
'The Secret of Golf' by Joe Posnanski
This gift is for that rarest of dads, the one that can be hardest to please - the dad whose interests lie at the sleepy intersection of golf, history, and reading. Usually you just get him a tie and call it a day, but now is your chance to impress him with a gift that shows you really understand him.
6. THE UTILITARIAN DAD
JBL Clip+ Splashproof Bluetooth Speaker
The most outwardly obvious of dads, you know him by his accessories. The cell phone belt clip. The fanny pack. The carabiner key chain. This is the type of dad that never met a fastener he didn't like. That's why he'll love the JBL Clip+, which can be attached to almost anything, packs a big sound in a small package, and is splashproof to boot.