Photo of barrage balloon from America from the Great Depression to World War II, at the Library of Congress.
Stan Murmur is famous. No, really. He's even been written up in the Weekly World News! And for nothing more than using his own natural assets to create floral and woodland scenes in acrylics. It's not just his butt that he uses--his "Cattails," particularly, had to involve some other body parts. Much of Stan's work is for sale: his unhealthy addiction to air-cooled Volkswagens has to be expensive.
(Thanks to Sarah for the link!)
Need a dozen dead roses in a coffin-shaped box? How about a set of beautifully crafted, coffin-shaped cufflinks? A Jazz Funeral CD? Pushin' Daisies is a "Mortuary Novelty Shop" created by a New Jersey mortician. She sells everything from gruesome office supplies to morbid miniatures, and tops it all off with funereal chocolate candies. Plus, in July, she'll be sponsoring a t-shirt contest! "Take a look at the lighter side of the dark side of life..." Secure ordering, quick shipping, and all major credit cards accepted.
Spoolyfoods bills itself as "an up-and-coming 'vast global conglomerate' with ambitions of world domination." To that end, it's selling gift boxes of odd Asian snack foods on the Internet. (Hey, everyone needs to start somewhere!) EveryBurger Chocolates, Pocari Sweat, Men's Pocky (The Super Snack), Pearl Milk Tea, and my favorite--Shower Candy. This stuff'll satisfy cravings you didn't even know you had.
(Thanks to Scott for the link!)
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