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Bradley Ellison and the Homies, picking the pockets of little kiddies

Bradley Ellison, a.k.a. Sugarman, is "one of coin-op's most colorful characters." Vice profiled Ellison on his vending machine empire (also on YouTube, both with NSFW language) and his most lucrative toys, Homies, which he brought to the East Coast from David Gonzales' Los Angeles-based line of miniature figures. In 2003, New York Times profiled the minifigs, which Ellison credits for the downfall of his main moneymaker. But Ellison keeps plugging on, and Homies are still around (warning: auto-playing music).
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 6, 2015 - 5 comments

Used Book Vending Machine

A Random Used-Book Vending Machine
posted by nadawi on Nov 16, 2012 - 26 comments

Make your own money, kid

My dad taught me cashflow with a soda machine After a brief, failed experiment paying me to do chores, my dad tried something really neat. It clearly took a bit of legwork, but maybe there are some transferrable lessons for parents who want to lay an entrepreneurial foundation. He gave me a vending machine.
posted by elemenopee on Nov 11, 2011 - 100 comments

Gold dispensing ATM machines

Gold dispensing ATM machines are becoming more popular. [more inside]
posted by stbalbach on Dec 17, 2010 - 97 comments

Crab Vending Machine.

Here is the live crab vending machine you have been asking for all this time. Love, China.
posted by XQUZYPHYR on Oct 22, 2010 - 99 comments

Now if only there were some way to get snacks out of a machine...

Marijuana vending machines. [more inside]
posted by Mister_A on Jan 30, 2008 - 90 comments


Koolio is a traveling autonomous refrigerator robot ... a cross between R2D2 and a vending machine.
posted by lola on Apr 21, 2004 - 8 comments

Postal Savings is great.

Postal Savings is great. Nothing beats having a cash machine on every corner. Except maybe having a cashless Coke machine on every corner.
posted by dfowler on Apr 26, 2001 - 17 comments

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