We'll have funn funn funn 'til your daddy takes the Funn Pack™ away
May 28, 2016 7:08 PM   Subscribe

Artist Dan Das Mann* has created a wearable Full Party System (and instant Performance Art device) called the Funn Pack™ with loudspeakers, smoke machines, a bubble machine, mirror balls AND FREAKING LAZERS, all battery-powered, self contained and wearable. (yep, this Halloween, I'm dressing up as HIM)
*of L.A.'s BIG ART LABS, LLC so you know he's a professional. Also, absolutely NOT related to Dat Boi
posted by oneswellfoop (19 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
 
His Youtube channel has video of the vehicle-sized prototype. Groovy.
posted by lharmon at 7:21 PM on May 28, 2016


I am disappointed that there's no harmonica in evidence.
posted by arcticseal at 7:48 PM on May 28, 2016 [3 favorites]


All fun and games until someone spills a drink on him and short circuits his trousers....
posted by inflatablekiwi at 7:48 PM on May 28, 2016


Looks like something Rob Cockerham would have once made.
posted by Mr.Encyclopedia at 7:49 PM on May 28, 2016 [3 favorites]


Sponsored by the Orthopaedic Surgeons of America.

My back!
posted by adept256 at 8:03 PM on May 28, 2016


Funn funn funn auf der Autobahn?
posted by SansPoint at 8:19 PM on May 28, 2016 [1 favorite]


Imagine if you will, a cacophony of light and sound that is the foundation of a generations music. Like the Pied Piper before him, a man named Dan 'The' Mann will enter that scintillating world of dream coats and advanced technological marvels that surpass a mere Jukebox.
posted by clavdivs at 8:21 PM on May 28, 2016 [2 favorites]


Love Prey Eat by P. Mantis
posted by adept256 at 8:26 PM on May 28, 2016 [1 favorite]


er, wrong thread
posted by adept256 at 8:38 PM on May 28, 2016 [1 favorite]


Wearing all that, how does he engage in the inevitable bar fight that will occur when a bunch of drunk rednecks (or whoever) don't like him in "their" bar?
posted by InsertNiftyNameHere at 10:57 PM on May 28, 2016


I wouldn't want to fight that guy. He's teetering on the verge of supervillainy. Can you rule our the possibility that he's got a panic button that will leave an attacker deaf and blinded by both smoke and lasers? Think of just how many ways there are of weaponizing a bubble machine...
posted by justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow at 12:56 AM on May 29, 2016 [6 favorites]




It looks like it built around a pretty standard external frame hiking backpack so almost all the weight is actually being supported on his hips. 50 pounds with a decent hiking backpack isn't really that bad although obviously all the disco balls sticking out make him incredibly cumbersome. My guess is that even with a nice battery though the sound system nukes the run time on that battery fast.

It probably sucks trying to get it through security checks as well.
posted by vuron at 5:29 AM on May 29, 2016


I'm not seeing the connection between the Funn Pack and Powerpuff Girls, but good for you! I love HIM.
posted by yeolcoatl at 8:12 AM on May 29, 2016


Pinkie Pie would be proud.
posted by Faint of Butt at 8:42 AM on May 29, 2016 [1 favorite]


I hope he wears earplugs.
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering at 9:15 AM on May 29, 2016


His Facebook page has a video of the wearable in action. I've no idea how to link a fb video on mobile, so here's a link to the page itself.
posted by SecretAgentSockpuppet at 10:58 AM on May 29, 2016


This guy, or someone like him, is on the bus with me every time I ride.
posted by srboisvert at 3:08 PM on May 29, 2016 [1 favorite]


Yikes, I was gonna say this has got no cake on International Dance Party which is similarly self-contained but noted that der Funn Pack loads in an additional 400W of audio.
posted by Ogre Lawless at 1:14 PM on June 1, 2016


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