Presidential Monsters
February 6, 2013 8:26 PM   Subscribe

Presidential Monsters -- And now you know the truth about our government!
posted by Chocolate Pickle (19 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
It's strange, my first instinct these days is to assume any cool thing like this is in fact a piece of contemporary art and thusly will not be for general purchase. In this case I was proven wrong. Granted, I'm left with a lot of complex thoughts regarding what art is in this day and age.....Also, Bill Clinton as The Werewolf had me laughing in an out loud fashion.
posted by sendai sleep master at 8:32 PM on February 6, 2013

A friend of mine lost his late-night talk show on the local radio station because he interviewed someone who claimed he'd seen President Obama "morph into a Reptilian".

the same station that uncritically plays shows claiming that john of god can cure cancer by sticking things up your nose. apparently only certain wacky stuff is ok.
posted by dunkadunc at 8:33 PM on February 6, 2013 [4 favorites]

And some times they are birds!
posted by The Whelk at 8:46 PM on February 6, 2013 [4 favorites]

Needs FDR as a Dalek.
posted by Grimgrin at 8:48 PM on February 6, 2013 [11 favorites]

Those are way better than they have any right to be.
posted by empath at 9:00 PM on February 6, 2013

Romney was president when?

(And Bush wasn't a monster enough?)
posted by Mezentian at 9:02 PM on February 6, 2013 [2 favorites]

Oh. Ron-mey. Stupid eyes.
posted by Mezentian at 9:03 PM on February 6, 2013

And some times they are birds!
posted by Nomiconic at 9:05 PM on February 6, 2013

My friend collects modded action figures, like the ones Sucklord makes. He also has an action figure he bought of Obama pleasuring himself. He's going to love these.
posted by Charlemagne In Sweatpants at 9:12 PM on February 6, 2013

I'm just going to pretend that's Kennedy.
posted by phaedon at 9:46 PM on February 6, 2013

Wolf Bill *

* Now with new "get some action" grip
posted by J.W. at 10:01 PM on February 6, 2013 [1 favorite]

My fave is Zombush. In Canada we have this creepy offering.
posted by chapps at 10:08 PM on February 6, 2013

In Canada we have the creepy offering.
posted by mazola at 10:12 PM on February 6, 2013 [1 favorite]

Baracula Available in Set of 7 Only

posted by The Hamms Bear at 10:16 PM on February 6, 2013

These are so neat. There's been a lot written about how the rise of different monsters in the collective consciousness can indicate fears about certain things, and I love how they've lined them up so neatly. Barack the Vampire, the perpetually foreign, too sexy other; Bush the Zombie, unthinking follower, mindless consumer, sexless and inherently corrupt. Werewolves are associated with rampant uncontrollable animal desire, especially sexual desire, so making Clinton a wolfman makes perfect sense. I suppose you could say Lincoln is not his own man really any more, but exists as a pastiche of images, speeches, and ideologically charged histories. I particularly like Mummy Regan, dusty and preserved, a continuing curse on the political landscape.

/too much plate, not enough beans.
posted by Jilder at 1:12 AM on February 7, 2013 [16 favorites]

And W. H. Taft as The Blob!
posted by The 10th Regiment of Foot at 4:18 AM on February 7, 2013 [2 favorites]

I believe at this moment Taft is toottling around in magic bathtub as one of the Undead Presidents in Deadpool.
Wearing a top hat.
posted by Mezentian at 5:06 AM on February 7, 2013

Wave 2 Pre-Order Bonus Figure: Jimmy Carter as The Amazing Colossal Man.
posted by Strange Interlude at 8:11 AM on February 7, 2013

More are coming!
Jacksferatu and Yeti Roosevelt! Martian Van Buren! Romney the Robot!
posted by Mezentian at 8:18 PM on February 20, 2013

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