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Looking for a last-minute gift for that one highbrow friend of yours? How about an intimate little gathering with intellectuals (we know some of you are gonna give us crap for using that term here) like Christopher Buckley, Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Gopnik and George Stephanopoulos, among others? A measly little $200,000 is all it takes, and Neiman Marcus will arrange the fête at your convenience. (So long as it's on a Monday between February and June 2010. In NYC.) We gotta admit, we totally love this idea, even though the price is a bit bonkers (for us). If they could wrangle our secret crush, Paul Krugman, we'd totally sell a kidney or whatever to raise funds and give this to ourselves for Christmas. [Neiman Marcus]