MeFi Mall aka ShopMe
Here's a list of MeFites who have stuff they make and sell online based on this thread in MetaTalk. If you're shopping anyway, check out the stuff your fellow MeFites have available.
- hermitosis, A NYC-based professional, provides a fresh understanding of the Tarot as a tool of self-discovery; readings and lessons available for individuals and groups.
- goshling sells gift vouchers for massage at my clinic in Melbourne, Australia. Recipients will have to travel, however she's open to negotiation if anyone wants to pay for travel to exotic locations.
- frenetic has music in the BradSucks store and at iTunes: Out of It, I Don't Know What I'm Doing.
- motty's band, Fit and the Conniptions now has two CDs available, a new live acoustic EP 'Live At Monkey Chews' and the 2007 album 'Bless Your Heart' Free mp3s of both recordings are available from here so you can try before you buy.
- KathyK's band Nukariik has a debut CD entitled "Inuit throat songs and drumming", a collection of traditional/contemporary throat songs, a ja ja songs and drumming.
- Faint of Butt says "For the buccaneers and scalawags on your holiday list, A Shot Across the Bow , the first CD by Pirates For Sail is still available from CD Baby. keep a weather eye out for our new album in March!"
- Baby_Balrog's band Who Hit John? has an album available via CDBaby: Old Grey Road.
- chococat records music as bgm and is selling fresh, piping hot, homemade CDs.
Prints and Calendars
- woodblock100 - has a special 'Gift Print' page up at this time every year, with one of the woodblock prints that the Tokyo MeFites enthused about back at our previous meeting. And I'm also happy to pay commissions to people who help me spread the word about them!
- elgilito has an online gallery of posters, cards, skateboards etc. for sale at his Zazzle store.
- msbrauer is a photographer based in China and says "I've got some prints for sale of my work mostly from the past year. There are pictures from China, the US, and Europe, black and white and color, each is available in 3 sizes (8x10, 12x18, 24x36 inches). They're professionally printed, and are shipped unframed, though we can work out an arrangement for framing if need be."
Crafts and Jewelry
- Team Metsy is the go-to place for all MeFites on Etsy. Check out the team page, the blog and the Etsy mefi tag. Contact casarkos to get involved.
- hilatron runs Crafty Robot: handmade goods for discerning humans. I make bags, accessories and housewares, with a focus on re-using vintage materials. I also make Monster Stockings for those who prefer their Christmas decor to have claws, talons and flippers!
- LeiaS and jimmyhutch have a small handmade gifts store selling handmade candles, wax tarts and jewelry goodness.
- ikahime maintains The Vespiary Bindery is where she makes handsewn blank journals from scratch, some that incorporate recycled maps. She does custom orders and offers gift certificates.
- mikepop has stickers for all your bikey needs. Many stickers per sheet - great for sharing.
- Jenny is Crafty is is a multi-media artist, specializing in custom stained glass mosaic. All works are created out of local recycled/reclaimed materials (except the glue and resin). Please see Jen's website at shatteredreflections.com to view her galleries and inquire about a custom piece today!
Books and Magazines
- NolanRyanHatesMatches offers the Holiday 6-Pack deal! FOUND Magazines #1-#6: nearly 600 pages of finds for 25 bucks.
- dng makes stickmans comic books, hand-drawn self-published short comics.
- seawallrunner has written a book "a showcase of my corner of the Pacific Northwest: the big city in which I live, the province and states in which I play, and the places that I love to travel to: ocean waters, big lakes, massive waves, lush forests, endless snowfields, craggy mountains, surprising deserts. This is where I live and play. Come enjoy this beautiful place with me"
- Dr. Wu has written This is Spinal Tap a close reading of the film THIS IS SPINAL TAP. It details the film's production history, offers a detailed critical analysis of the movie, and situates it within the context of cult films. Also, it makes a great stocking-stuffer.
- yankeefog has written a series of tongue-in-cheek manuals, and they're vital reading for anybody considering a new career as a wizard, a superhero, or a pirate.
- headspace has written Shadowed Summer a southern gothic ghost story that will make you sweat in the dead of winter- and it's full of MeFi easter eggs: characters named after MeFites, sneaky shout outs, and an answer to an Ask Metafilter question in the acknowledgments.
T-Shirts, Mugs, Cafe Press type items
- Jezztek runs three t-shirt shops: Amorphia Apparel- Fun Surreal Designs, Science! - Absurdist Pro-Science Designs, Teach the Controversy - Intelligent Design parody Designs.
- Fricka has three stores: OffLine Tshirts: Geek, gamer and unique apparel and gifts; Birds n Bees Tees: Featuring "nearly identical" clothing sets for multiples; Designer Flips: Flip MinoHD and Flip Minos with creative designs and free personalization options.
- Scram has a slew of popular and unpopular cultural offerings, including tickets for offbeat Esotouric bus adventures in Los Angeles like The Real Black Dahlia, Raymond Chandler and Blood & Dumplings ; back issues of Scram, a journal of unpopular culture; plus items featuring Tony Millionaire's Bukbird, an alcoholic avian inspired by Charles Bukowski, like t-shirts, beer coasters and in fine art prints by plasticmuse.
- Blazecock Pileon has written Automata, an iPhone/iPod Touch application that generates, displays and animates one-dimensional, two-color ('binary') nearest-neighbor cellular automata, offering color variations, screenshot export and zooming features.
- -harlequin- sells Zombie Survival Gear as well as gifts for loved ones who might not take the zombie threat sufficiently seriously that just so happen to possibly also raise the general zombie apocalypse awareness of the recipient. Just In Case.
- ninazer0 runs Voodoo Kitchen which sells tagines, paella pans, sushi knives and other interesting kitchen paraphenalia. Australia only, at this point.
- ewagoner's local farmer's group has gift certificates for delicious local things.
image courtesy of Saquan Stimpson