I haven't verified these personally, but according to www.hotdealsclub.com Staples has some realy hot in-store deals. Maybe you will get lucky and your local store will have some stock available:
Maxtor 80 GB Firewire external drive - $30 (yes thirty dollars - yikes!!)
Sony 40x12x48 CD-RW (this is a LiteOn) - $12 after MIR
Pacific Digital 16x10x40 USB 2.0 external CD-RW - $80, including free PCI USB 2.0 card
Go to www.hotdealsclub.com to check the details.