Weirdness

It ain’t all that long ago the skateboard got upgraded from a wooden plank strapped to rollerskate wheels to an artistically rendered board of layered fiber glass and wood, set atop the newly improved urethane wheel that was functionality at its street-thrashing finest. Things have changed. Now, your inner Z-boy can roll around with Black [...]


14 Mar
Play your own MacBeth & question the existentialism of life

Look, we’re all gonna die. It fucking sucks. There’s no amount of haggling, begging or denying that will save you from the cold dark void that we will all come to embrace. So why not embrace that mortality on a daily basis? A good way to start is with this vividly detailed Black Skull Candle. [...]


If you’ve ever wondered about the history of Stan Smith, and how his shoes became a staple in skateboarding, adidas has come to inform. Did you know the famed tennis player actually cut his teeth performing 360-kick flips in Pasadena? Or that he practiced No Complies on the graffit-strewn asphalt of the Brooklyn Banks? Well, [...]


21 Feb
Dutch artist Frodo Mikkelsen's silver plated odes to mortality

The contemplation of one’s mortality can come in many mediums. Dramatic pessimists prefer poetry, intellectuals may wax eloquent in novel form, Norwegians form death metal bands and murder their rivals, while fashion types seem to prefer putting skulls on everything. Meanwhile, artist Frodo Mikkelsen has decided to sculpt pretty detailed landscapes onto the decayed heads of [...]


It’s pretty clear who the target market is for this here particular pillow. I’m not gonna say you have to be a full-on pothead to enjoy this “Giant Stash” Pillowcase, but I’m sure it helps. And who doesn’t have an adorable stoner in their lives? You know, maybe they have a pot leaf tattooed on [...]


What if the NFL existed in the Star Wars universe? Or rather, what if Jedi Knights traveled inter-dimensionally to our universe, and decided to make a little extra side cheddar playing professional ball? Chances are they’d pretty much kick everyone’s ass — I’d like to see what the Dagobah Yodas would do to Ndamukong Suh’s punk [...]


28 Jan
A transparent model kit that exposes the boney truth on snacks

If you’ve ever assumed that those delicious Gummy Bears you popped like sugary Xanax were simply chewy invertebrates, think again. The Visible Gummy Bear exposes the ugly truth: that those colorful predators are actually filled with many an organ and bone. Designed by artist Jason Freeny, the Visible Gummy Bear is a transparent plastic carapace that [...]


17 Jan
Artist Emilio Garcia's limited edition resin cephalic weaponry

Are you the type of guy who drops little nuggets of knowledge everywhere you go? Are you the sort of armchair philosopher who attends parties, passes out weed-based consumables to passersby and then casually slips Buddhist koans into conversations to blow everyone’s minds? Then you need artist Emilio Garcia’s BRAINADE!, a limited edition weapon of psychic [...]

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