Tag Archives: Squid

Cuteness Alert: Piglet Squid

Piglet Squid
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I’m not sure if it squeals, but I am squealing right now. Meet the Piglet Squid and find out more about its life deep in the sea at This Link.

Update July 2019

This Video of a Piglet Squid Just Made The News! Remember That You Saw It Here First!

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Cool Thing of The Day: Tentacle Doorstop

Tentacle Doorstop

It is the pleasure of The Worley Gig to bring you the coolest things we can find on the Interwebs. Today, we present you with a very useful household item, the ownership of which will also make you the envy of everyone you know, because of its high coolness factor: The Tentacle Doorstop. Handcrafted in USA by local artisans from a fun design by Odd Art Fabrications this clever doorstop looks like a Beastly Squid is trying to break into the room! Eek! Very scary. You want to own it so bad.

Tentacle Doorstop Features:

  • Doorstop shaped like a Tentacle inspires the fear that a mysterious creature is crawling under the door!
  • Works on all types of floor (carpet, wood, concrete, see additional photo below.)
  • Exquisite level of Detail
  • Material: tough urethane resin with 1/8″ thick rubber padding for a tight grip
  • Unique: No two are exactly alike: paint details may vary as these are hand painted.
  • Size: 5″ x 2-1/4″ x 5″ (12.7 cm x 5.7 cm x 12.7 cm)

You can own this cool thing (or give it as a fine gift) for just $19.95 by visiting This Link!

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Ceramic Giant Squid By David Zink Yi

Untitled (Architeuthis) By David Zink Yi, (Photo By Geoffrey Dicker)

Peruvian artist David Zink Yi works in all different types of artistic medium including film, photography and sculpture. Above, you can see his unique sculpture of a giant squid as displayed on the floor of the Houser & Wirth Gallery. The 16 foot long squid (weighing 660 pounds!) is crafted from ceramic coated with a lead and copper glaze. For this exhibit, the artist has it laying in a pool of what appears to be the squid’s own ink, but which is actually dyed corn syrup! Compare the photo above, which shows art fans mingling around the squid at this past Wednesday’s opening party, with the photo below of the squid on the gallery’s bare floor prior to staging, to get an idea of its impact. The squid is part of Zink Yi’s first New York City solo exhibition Pneuma, a group of seven experimental works that juxtaposes the various types of artwork through which Zink Yi expresses his vision.

David Zink Yi’s Pnuema is on Display through July 29, 2011, at Hauser & Wirth, Located at 32 East 69th Street, New York NY 10021. Gallery Hours Are Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 6 PM.