Archive for September, 2009

Our Terrible Internet: Star Wars Corsets

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Star Wars gets worse every year.  Not because the prequel movies were mediocre, or because there is a kids’ show based on the Clone Wars, but because of the Star Wars fans.  Everything you hated about Star Trek fans?  Star Wars fans will find a way to do it worse now.

But let’s combine that with corset fetishes and you have this:

Corsets can be sexy, but this isnt the way to do it...

Corsets can be sexy, but this isn't the way to do it...

It doesn’t help that their models look kind of creepy and plastic-ey like Barbie dolls.  Ew.

Haunted Gingerbread House of Doom!

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Well, it didn’t turn out like exactly on the box, but I definitely think this is the kind of house you would live in if you were a gingerbread-man vampire.

Some side angles show my wife’s clever little candy corn icicles, right before one fell off.  I’m not saying you’d want to hire us as gingerbread contractors, but most of the blame lies on the fairly dry icing that came with the set.  It works better when you mix your own.


Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Apparently upset by the possibility that they were out-nerded by Mountain Dew’s WoW-themed soda bottles and advertising, Jones has joined forces with Dungeons and Dragons.  Most of the flavors aren’t really very creative, but I have to give it up for “Bigby’s Crushing Thirst Destroyer,” because, man, that sounds like it really destroys your thirst.



You can find out more about this tragedy at their website.  I’ll try and get some and drink it.


Friday, September 18th, 2009

Ok, so I’m no X-Entertainment, but I do love me some Halloween.  Target has just started coming out in force for this holiday and I’m pretty pleased with what they’ve got.  There are items for all the important parts of your day, from toothpaste to paper towels and sandwich bags.

Scary Toothpaste!

Scary Toothpaste!

Taking a cue from Starbucks a few years ago, they have created their own trio of monsters and have literally dozens of items themed on them.

They also have some deal going on with “Skelanimals,” so there’s a lot of merchandise there, too.

All in all, my initial haul was good.  I got some of the little monsters, lot of tissues, and of course, CANDY!  I’m not sure that making a Peppermint Patty look like a pumpkin has any influence on its taste, but it seems like the right thing to do!  And now they have black cat Peeps to go with the ghost and pumpkin peeps!

As you can see, my wife even got a Hello Kitty Halloween candy bucket.  Something has to go into Hello Kitty’s empty head!