Here, our annual compendium of the best new gifts for the culture obsessives in your life, whether they’re comedy nerds, audiophiles, or Twin Peaks fans. Go retro and buy a Walkman (and cassette tapes) or a 1937 Hollywood star map. Or help someone get a good night’s sleep by picking up Jeff Bridges’s album of lullabies. Or, for the aspiring Marc Maron, go for the podcast microphone (and promise to listen). Find these and 16 more recommendations in the slideshow ahead.
*This article appears in the November 23, 2015 issue of New York Magazine.