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Worleygig.com Turns Sweet Sixteen!

Worleygig Birthday Meme
Worleygig Illo By Dean Haspiel

Hey, Guess What? Today, June 10th, 2019, marks Sixteen sweet years of The Worley Gig existing in the Blogoverse! While thousands of other websites have come and gone in that considerable span of years, The Gig is still surviving and thriving — bringing you the best of Art and Design, plus Food, Pop Culture and Lifestyle posts for what is truly a Blog of Neat Things. Thanks for your continued readership! Continue reading Worleygig.com Turns Sweet Sixteen!

Shark Attack Greeting Card!

Shark Attack Greeting Card
Photos By Gail

Whoa! Graphic Designer Scott Church of <23rd Day paper goods company has created what is perhaps the ultimate design for a surprise Birthday card: a Land Shark. Because no one expects a Shark Attack in the Garden!

Land Shark

Here is Scott’s original artwork, from which the card design was adapted. I think it’s just fantastic.

Photographed at the New York Now Gift Show at Javits Center.

Yes, It Exists: Jello Birthday Cake with Clowns

Jello Cake with Clowns
Photo Courtesy of Monica Hieber

Rob and Monica are a fun couple I know from the FaceBook. They enjoy first wave British Punk Rock, shopping for vintage housewares and collecting mid-Century design. For Rob’s birthday this past week, Monica presented her true love with the dessert pictured above, which Rob described as a “Jello Cake with Clowns.”

“It really was not cake,” Monica clarified, “it was just Jello with Redi Whip on top! I used a vintage red Pyrex bowl and vintage clowns (Rob likes clowns) and a vintage birthday cake sign.” Who would not want a girlfriend who would make them such a fun and personalized dessert? Monica further explained that she made the Jello because Rob already had cake at work, and then they had more cake the next day at her sisters. And, as they say, there is always room for Jello.

The Party’s Over

Balloons in the Garbage
Photo By Gail

Colorful Happy Birthday Balloons Discarded in the Garbage Bin Located at the corner of West 19th Street and Seventh Avenue.

Happy Birthday, Angus Young

Angus Young and Guitar
Image Source

AC/DC guitarist Angus Young was born on this day, March 31st, in 1955. Happy Birthday, Angus!