Some books just can't be enjoyed on a Kindle. While text-heavy reads are making that slow journey to closets, basements, and, ultimately, garbage dumps, coffee table books aren't likely going anywhere. Sure, you can put your iPad in a book's place, but the risk of spilling the coffee that is kept on said table is just too high. So, we return to the old stand-by conversation piece, the coffee table book.

We know that the readers of Complex have refined taste, so rather than subject you to mundane books filled with pictures of famous buildings or flowers or supermodels, we wanted to give you some options that will show your true colors and let your freak flag fly. If you lay one of these 25 Ridiculous Coffee Table Books out for the ladies to peep, they are going to know that you're a little off-kilter, a little spontaneous—or maybe they will just think you're nuts. Now all you have to do is get your ass down to Ikea and get yourself a damn table.

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Written by Brenden Gallagher (@muddycreekU)