Kids love blowing bubbles, that much we know. When I was a kid, I also enjoyed this fun pastime, although back then bubble liquid came in plain plastic bottles (yawn, so boring) and not an insanely cute bottle shaped like a Pig. Life is not fair.
How lucky was I that an accidental glance at a friend’s Instagram feed brought me to Pier 17 at the tail end of a two-day visit by a 50-foot inflatable Pink Bear from Korea, which goes by the name of Bellygom. Answer: so lucky! On the morning of September 21st, I noticed a friend had posted a photo of her with the tall ships of Pier 17 in the background, along with a very large pink teddy bear. The accompanying hashtag simply said “#BellygomNY.” Of course, I had to investigate immediately. Because, Giant Pink Bear. Continue reading Pink Thing of The Day: The Bellygom Visits NYC!
Do you like Doughnuts? You know I do. I was recently introduced to this children’s book called Arnie the Doughnut — which has its own companion plush toy — written and illustrated by award-winner Laurie Keller, and it tells a rather hilarious story.
If you like music and also wiener dogs, maybe this is something you need to own. Jam out with the help of man’s best friend — the Mini SubWOOFer wireless speaker! Purchase includes:
- 3″ Dog-shaped wireless speaker
- Miniature USB cord for charging
- 32-page illustrated mini “users manual” by author Victoria Potenza
As a grown woman who sometimes still feels the sting of decades-past adolescent bullying and ostracism, I will never discount the importance of feeling included. Living in NYC, however, I feel comfortable embracing my inner nerd goddess without fear of judgement — and if you don’t like me, seriously, you can fuck right off. I get to attend and cover a lot of fun events for this website, but my very favorite pop culture convention is Flame Con: the largest LGBTQ comic convention in the world. At Flame Con, trust me, nothing is shocking and even a straight geek like me feels that she has found her tribe.
Continue reading Flame Con 2022: The Photo Recap!