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Introducing the Screaming Pickle! You love the Yodelling Pickle when you're happy, but now there's the Screaming Pickle for more stressful days. Why would a pickle scream? We have no idea, but we’ve found it to be a great stress reliever around the office.
It's the perfect thing to keep on your desk at work or in your car to express your frustration for you. Having a bad day? Just press the button and this pickle sounds off with a dilly of a scream so loud it can be heard in the next barrel. Lets everyone around you know to stay out of your way. Click here to listen to the pickle scream.
Boing Boing just unveiled their Happy Mutant Mobile, a fantastically modified 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon. That's right, Boing Boing is hitting the road and they're taking all sorts of wonderful weirdness with them.
The vehicle was modified by Theresa Contreras and her team at San Dimas, CA-based L&G Enterprises. The interior features a library containing all sorts of sensational reading materials provided by Fantagraphics Books and Last Gasp. The rear doors open to reveal an honest to goodness Cabinet of Curiosities. Archie McPhee was delighted to contribute a treasure trove of oddities and curiosities for this awesome feature.
The Happy Mutant Mobile is an awesome mobile library, wunderkammer and blogging/video studio perfect for on-the-road interviews. Bon voyage friends!Boing Boing]
But don't let today be the only day you show your kitty how much they mean to you. You know your kitty is the best kitty ever, so why not get the trophy to prove it?
Make it official by awarding your cat with a World's Best Cat Trophy:
Buy one here. Then hug your kitty again for good measure.
Proving once again that our Horse Head Mask can pop up just about anywhere, we recently spotted one in this funny video created by Russian videographer Michael Tivikoff, a.k.a. Mr. TVCow. Entitled "How Gamers Eat Their Food", the video demonstrates how people who play different video games (or indeed the characters from those games) have wildly different (and silly) ways of eating.
But we think the best part is that the demonstrations are presented to a person wearing everyone's favorite creepy Horse Head Mask, who listens attentively while munching on a leafy salad:[via Kotaku]
Joe J Thomas, voice actor and creator of the blog Joe's Dump, recently proposed an awesome new system of measurement, The Rubber Chicken Standard. What with the Metric System failing to take off in the US and his opinion that the Imperial System isn't very intuitive, Joe argues that it's high time we all agreed on a new standard of measurement:
I’ve chosen the Archie McPhee Deluxe Rubber Chicken as a new standard of measurement. The reason is simple: every culture knows what a chicken is, and a rubber chicken is easier to use because it won’t spoil.
One rubber chicken is the basic unit of measurement. (How many chickens tall are you?) But Joe goes on to propose the use of a "Kilo-Chicken" (kc) for measuring really large objects (It’s the size of 1,000 Rubber Chickens):
And the "Micro-Chicken" (uc) for measuring really tiny things:
Click here to learn more about The Rubber Chicken Standard. We think it's brilliant.
Tin cans are for average cats, this one is silvery. While it's true that your cat would eat out of a tin can if it had to, surely it would prefer to dine from a silver-plated ceramic Luxury Cat Dish. The 5" diameter bowl is the perfect food container whether you're serving caviar, seafood-flavored kibble or wet food. It holds 10 fl. oz., which is a lot of caviar!
Speaking of caviar, the Luxury Cat Dish is also food safe for humans, so feel free to use it for cereal in the morning or get down on all fours and chow down besides your kitties. They may appreciate this so much that they'll even acknowledge that you exist. (Sorry, no guarantees there.)
Shana, our one and only High Priestess of Rubber Chickens, recently made an appearance on King 5's New Day Northwest. On April Fools' Day, while sporting a massive pair of Man Hands, Shana showed Margaret Larsen and the studio audience a selection of products that make great pranks on a day devoted to mischief.
It's a delightful demonstration of some of our favorite new items and classic tricks:
It's just like your parents always told you—you are special. But, if that's true, where are your paparazzi and clingy fans? It's time for you to take command of your destiny. This set of five hard vinyl You're The Star figures is the adoring public you so richly deserve.
This flock of tiny, adoring photographers and autograph seekers will watch you brush your teeth in the morning, wait for you to get home from work and then hang around outside of any event you go to. In fact, occasionally you'll want to yell at them, but don't do it. You don't want to be featured on TMZ.
They've only got eyes for you.
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There's nothing worse than having people look at you in your Horse Mask and saying, "I can tell you're a human because I can see your hands, you loser." Now it'll never happen again thanks to this handsome pair of 14" long latex Horse Hooves:
Horse hooves fit smoothly over most adult hands. Like a pair of cloppy gloves, they instantly add a dash of centaur to any outfit. We recommend wearing them to math class and using them to stomp out your answers or to make shaking hands extra cloppy. Also good for dressing as your favorite rapper, 50 Centaur.
Kim Holcomb of King 5's Evening Magazine paid a visit to the Archie McPhee store on April Fools' Day where Shana, our one and only High Priestess of Rubber Chickens, hosted a game of "Real or Not" to see if viewers could guess which of our products are real and which are April Fools' Day pranks.
Watch the video and take the quiz to test your Archie McPhee savvy: