Category Archives: Pop Culture

Pink Thing of The Day: Nervous Pigs By Sad Salesman

nervous pigs photo by girl worley
Who Are you Looking At? (Photo By Gail)

Oh my, look at these cute little guys. Created by Eric Althin of Sad Salesman, the Nervous Pigs made their debut (in a limited edition series of 10)  at this year’s Five Points Festival, and I am sure they sold out immediately. Each one has a slightly different expression of earnest wariness as they sit on your shelf, or any surface with an edge that their little legs can dangle over. Follow Sad Salesman on Instagram for more of his adorable designer toys!

nervous pig photo by gail worley

Yes, It Exists: Freddie Mercury Tea

freddie mercury tea photo by gail worley
All Photos By Gail

A few exceptional products didn’t quite make it into my massive photo recap of the Summer Fancy Food Show 2022 — mostly because I wanted to save them for their own featured post. When I spotted this teabag bearing the likeness of the late Queen front man Freddie Mercury at the booth for The Teabook Teas, I knew it would need its own showcase. Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Freddie Mercury Tea

Five Points Festival 2022: The Photo Recap!

five points fest cover shot photo by gail worley
Toys By Zimotco (All Photos By Gail)

OMG. Of all the trade shows making their way back after a million billion years of Covid, no return to the land-of-the-living has thrilled me more than that of Five Points Festival — the Mother of All Toy Shows — because Five Points just plain rules! If you failed to make that scene, here’s just a smidgeon of what you missed. Losers.

robot drawing photo by gail motley
Art By Nate Bear
Continue reading Five Points Festival 2022: The Photo Recap!

Instagram Photo of The Week: Bassists Against Racists

The time for staying silent is over. The time to resist fascism is now.

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Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Mermaid Bubble For Kids!

pink mermaid bubble in box photo by gail worley
Photos By Gail

A close-out store recently opened not far from where I live in the East Village, and it was on my very first visit that I spotted this week’s Pink Thing: Bubble For Kids featuring an adorable, tiny Pink Mermaid. Squee.

pink mermaids photo by gail worley

Seriously, how cute is she? I can’t even live.