Some popular novelty catalogs include Harriet Carter, Things You Never Knew Existed, What on Earth, Archie McPhee and Miles Kimball. All these catalogs have online sites where customers may browse goods and make purchases, but customers can also request a free mail catalog from each company.
In business since 1958, the Harriet Carter catalog features a wide array of kitchen gadgets, kitschy gifts and as-seen-on-TV products. Things You Never Knew Existed focuses more on pure novelty goods, with a vast selection of gag gifts, funny T-shirts and unusual collectibles. What on Earth offers many personalized items perfect for gift giving, while Archie McPhee features a unique selection of novelty items from just a little strange to totally bizarre. Miles Kimball provides fun and funky home decor, much of it with a seasonal theme, and useful organizational items.