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Oscar 2015 Gift Bags: 70% Pricier, 100% Weirder

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For the stars who will walk away from the 87th Academy Awards with a golden statue, congrats. For the nominees who lose, still congratsyou'll still be the proud owner of a super expensive goodie bag. According to Page Six, last year's gift bags were only worth $88K, making this year's roughly 70% pricier at roughly $150K. Price estimates vary, depending on the estimated cost of certain 'experiences' included in the package. The 'Playing-It-SafeAcademy handed the gift bag task to a company called Distinctive Assets, who pulled all stops of weird for the freebies offered to the nominees in the leading and supporting actor and actress role. Here goes:

  • A haze vaporizer worth $249.99. Taking cues from Sarah Silverman?
  • A Rocky Mountaineer luxury rail trip through the Canadian Rockies, worth $14,584.
  • Something called a "Couples Love Shot, which can be an "orgasm shot" or penis-rejuvenation injection, from Dr. Charles Runels. This one's worth $5,000.
  • A year's worth of Silvercar rentals, worth $20,000.
  • A three-night stay at Villa Armena in Tuscany, worth $1,500. Italy would look good on Bradley Cooper.
  • Customized candy and dessert buffet from Candy Vixen, worth $800.
  • 10,000 meal donation of Halo Natural Pet Food to the shelter of your choice, worth $6,270.
  • Limited-edition signed print from artist Gunner Fox, worth $5,000.
  • An Afterglow Pulsewave Vibrator worth $250.
  • A Broken Bones bicycle worth $1,000.
  • Ventura Lipo-Light liposuction and fat reduction package, worth $4,068.
  • A session with the founder of Enigma Life to discuss your horoscope and analyze your dreams, worth $20,000.
  • A custom piece of furniture from EF+Facto, worth $25,000.
  • A "Complete Lifestyle Makeover" from Reset Yourself, worth $14,239.
  • Rouge maple syrup package worth $280. Yum, syrup.

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