It takes a lot to get me to go to New Jersey, but an exhibit featuring Beatles’ memorial inspired by 1960’s-era Beatlemania ? I’m there! Through June 25th, 2023, the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center is hosting Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles! Is it worth a trip from Manhattan to Newark, on the PATH train? Oh, yeah. Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Beatles’ Bubble Bath Dolls!
This jug depicts President William McKinley dressed as Napoleon as a political satire of his policy shift towards American imperialism in the Philippines. Continue reading Yes, It Exists: President William McKinley as Napoleon
If you have children at home who still believe in Santa Claus, then you may have an Elf on The Shelf who visits each holiday season and makes your kids feel paranoid. Known as Scout Elves, theses elves are distinguished from the rest of Santa’s Helpers by their distinctive red-and-white suit, white collar and pointy hat.
I don’t have kids myself but I get that, for families with rug rats, The Elf on the Shelf is a fun Christmas tradition, even if the point is to make your kids believe that the elves are spying on them (because of that whole Naughty or Nice List that Santa supposedly keeps). Is that effed up? Maybe a little bit. Then again, what does a happily-childless person like me know?
Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Elf on The Shelf Claus Couture Line
Confession: While the Poo emoji may be a convenient way to express the feeling that something or someone is Shit (as opposed to The Shit), I am not really down with this whole ‘making poo seem cute’ thing. I don’t need to see a smiling Poo made into a pillow or a purse or a keychain. Leave me out of the Poo Renaissance, please. That goes also for the Original Bag of Poo that I spotted in a port shop in Ketchikan, Alaska. It’s just a cutesy way to market expensive Brown Cotton Candy. PASS!
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Spotted at NY Now at Javits Center!