Sunday fun
February 11, 2007 9:35 AM   Subscribe

Sunday sillibiz: Snackimals, really fancy fashions for dogs, RubikCubism, hairstyle names from 1970s Ebony ad, burquas for men, fetish dollies [nsfw], Art Car Museum, the hideaway cosy, baby tiger cub sleeps and plays. [via]
posted by nickyskye (14 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
That RubikCubism link is extraordinary. I'm too lazy (read: dumb) to complete one cube properly, let alone have the patience to do that.
posted by potch at 9:50 AM on February 11, 2007

burquas for men look like what ku klux klan would be wearing if it were gay men's club: very stylish.
posted by three blind mice at 9:50 AM on February 11, 2007

Awesome, but what in the hell do any of these have to do with each other?
posted by loquacious at 10:07 AM on February 11, 2007

It's just a little potpourri, man.
posted by Wolfdog at 10:13 AM on February 11, 2007

Man, I really need to get me one of those hideaway cosies...
posted by miss lynnster at 10:17 AM on February 11, 2007

what in the hell do any of these have to do with each other?

They're silly, as in lacking seriousness. :)
posted by nickyskye at 10:17 AM on February 11, 2007

The comments in that hairstyles post get pretty odd. Thanks for all of this nickyskye.
posted by jessamyn at 10:24 AM on February 11, 2007

baby tiger cub sleeps is adorable. ah the lucky zookeepers who get to spend all day with these little guys.
posted by seawallrunner at 10:43 AM on February 11, 2007

What fun links, nickyskye - thanks! Thise art cars are fabulous, I love the wrought iron VW bug (#11). And that snackimals should put me off snacking for the day!

Here's another silly find, apparently a real product.
posted by madamjujujive at 1:33 PM on February 11, 2007

That ebony ad reminds me of those painted African haircutting signs that I used to see for sale in SoHo in the late 80's. Do you remember what I am talking about nickyskye? I always wanted one of those.
posted by vronsky at 4:09 PM on February 11, 2007

mjjj, I so love that Tiddy Bear gizmo!

Honest, vronsky, I have no idea what you're talking about. Wish I did though. Googled African hair sign and came up with this cool one from Togo, Ghana and Benin. Is that what you mean?
posted by nickyskye at 5:00 PM on February 11, 2007

That's it nickyskye! I used to see those for sale in soho galleries all the time (I lived on Mercer) anywhere from 300 to several thousand dollars depending on size and condition. Some were quite large. The Ghana and Benin ones are closest to what I remember.

Cool post as always. Thanks.
posted by vronsky at 12:40 PM on February 12, 2007

Oh cool vronsky. :) I sold African art briefly at the Wooster Street open market in the late 80's. Wonder if we met? (don't have yr email or I would have written that privately).
posted by nickyskye at 1:34 PM on February 12, 2007

Probably! I went there frequently especially when my sister would visit. She loves art markets like that. Long time ago though, and I am lucky if I remember what happened last week.

ps - Add 123 to my mefi name at yahoo dot com ;)
posted by vronsky at 5:30 PM on February 12, 2007

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