Often attributed to Rossini
, the «Duetto buffo di due gatti
» ("humorous duet for two cats") is a popular performance piece for sopranos. [more inside]
Just fill the catapult with one or more cupids, pull the trigger, and aim at the person of your dreams!
This "love gun" alarms me, but maybe I overreact as a parent about my kid's exposure to violence. Is this just a harmless novelty, or a disturbing example of how desensitized we are to guns? At least it's for kids over 3.
Remember small scissors? Big scissors!
Remember small chocolate? Big chocolate!
Small clipboards? Pfaff... Big clipboards!
... such is life at Great Big Stuff
Magic 8 Ball Santa
Witness the jiggling fat man! This couldn't wait for a Friday humor post. I've asked questions like:
Will that cute brunette ever return my call? Will the Cincinnati Bengals go undefeated next year? Oh those lonely times at work...Huzzah!
- finally a place to purchase Unsavoury Products Online
: postmodernist door knobs, Sodom & Gemorrah Bible Playset, Six Bags of Yak Vomit, and more. Also check out their Fatal Copyright Warning
..but no more X-Ray Specs
One of those other
groups had a pointer to a review of old comic book advertisements; it made me a little nostalgic. I went out, bought a copy of 'Amazing Spider Man', two bucks worth of gum and candy, and went surfing for my old nemesis, 'The Johnson Smith Novelty Company'. I remember buying the x-ray specs (didn't work, but the girls didn't know that - just as much fun) and the six foot Frankenstein screen printed of a 6 foot plastic tablecloth... with two lil glow in the dark stickers to put on the eyes. Anybody else have memories of comic book purchases?
Everybody loves Jelly Beans!
Especially the Horseradish, Grass, Black Pepper, Sardine....and yes, Booger. Bertie Bott's Every-Flavor Beans are now a reality. (From The Leaky Cauldron
ONLY $12.95!? Where's my VISA card!? A bit of frivolity amongst the heaviness of late.
Can't get enough of the Hampster Dance remix
? Now you can buy it on CD
. I guess some people will buy just about anything -- just ask the people who made the singing fish