Monday, February 26, 2007

Nerds (Candy)

How cute are Nerds? They have no arms. They're always doing fun things like skateboarding and sunbathing.

I just noticed last night, cuz the store near my temporary home has no gummy bears, so I bought a box of Lemondade/Cherry Nerd for me and Bahr. They were pretty delicious too.

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Fast Food the New Owls?

Shouts to Jeremy Scott for sparking the latest hipster icon food! For Fall 2006, Scott showed a collection based around ice cream, pizza, burgers and fries:


And now, cool kids are following suit with assorted graphic greasy goodness on tees, bags and more:

Best of all, is CLAWZZY's take on it all.....BurgieMushkins with cheeeeeezy talons:

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Rob Walker & Murketing

My friend Rob Walker sent me this picture of Mr. Tiny Polar Bear Baby and it's a winner! Damn those paws are kyewt!

Rob's a writerman and loves the biz of branding, the ins and outs of the dolla dolla bill, nerds who make tees, hating on Mahattan, the 504 and the consumer landscape (he writes "Consumed" for the NY Times magazine, duh) among other things. Rob has a blog called Murketing and he recently ran a convo we had over email about Mashimoro vs. Kitty, Sanrio and San-X. Rob's kinda new to kyewt and I was more than happy to lend my retarded expertise. I was also honored to make the Murketing blog -- a good look for the kyewt crusade!

I shared the link with my sister and she said "for the record, Mashimoro sucks."

SIDE NOTE: I love to say Mashimoro (marshmallow). In fact, I love english words turned Japanese, like "Karisumasu Keiky" (Christmas Cake) which is used to refer to a woman of a certain age who hasn't yet married, like an old holiday fruit cake sittin' around uneaten. Heh heh heh.

Fisher Price Record Player

Should I buy this on Ebay?

I know, it's crazy but being a nostalgia freak (especially and almost exclusively when it has to do with MY childhood), I can't help but drool over this little beauty. I can vividly remember sitting on the floor with this, in front of my bookshelves and spinning records. Of course, I spun real records as soon as I could...

Shall I buy it and save it for my own children, or settle for something like this instead? Eew.