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Haunting Scavenger Hunts
Haunting Scavenger Hunts
Annabelle Teamed Up with Mezco to Take Over Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Mezco Toyz joined forces with Warner Brother to promote its upcoming horror film Annabelle: Creation and took over the Times Square location of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! The results were,... MORE
Unity-Promoting Bodypainting Stunts
Unity-Promoting Bodypainting Stunts
This Painted Model Supports the Subway Therapy Project
Renowned bodypainting artist Ish Peralta went beneath the bustling streets of Manhattan to show his support for the Subway Therapy project. The project features Post-It notes that have taken over a... MORE
Campaigning Doll Kits
Campaigning Doll Kits
Mezco's Living Dead Doll 'Sadie' is Running for President
As the race for the American presidency gains momentum, an unexpected candidate has playfully thrown her hat into the ring: Sadie, the Living Dead Doll. Not quite mainstream yet not entirely... MORE
Wearable Feline Headpieces
Wearable Feline Headpieces
Artist Housetu Sato Makes Photo-Realistic Fantasy Cat Heads
Sometimes the line between popular fashion and quirky ideas are imperceptibly thin. This is especially the case with the enormously oversized cat heads from Japanese artist Housetu Sato. Called... MORE
Mermaid Unicorn Toys
Mermaid Unicorn Toys
Tokidoki's 'Mermicorno' Series is Sold in Mystery Boxes
Blind boxes are big in the world of collecting. The concept is simple: you buy a small box with an item wrapped in a translucent mylar, so that you know the item is part of a collection, but not... MORE
Sci-Fi Body Art
Sci-Fi Body Art
This Back to the Future Art Celebrates an Iconic Film
New York-based artist Ish Peralta celebrated the cultural touchstone that is Back To The Future with an eye-popping bodypaint design on model Jessica Mellow. Jessica, who some have called “The... MORE
Legendary Creature Toys
Legendary Creature Toys
Mezco Toyz' Living Dead Doll Takes After a Monster From the Deep
Mezco Toyz, one of the leading innovators in the toy industry have raised the bar once again with a new Living Dead Doll based on the ever-popular Creature From The Black Lagoon. Mezco’s newest... MORE
Macabre Cartoons
Macabre Cartoons
Eric Pigors, an Ex-Disney Animator, Goes Evil With Toxic Toons
Eric Pigors began as an animator for Disney who worked on such films as 'The Lion King' and 'The Little Mermaid.' Then something happened, and Pigors draws Frankenstein-like creatures and ghostly curvaceous… MORE
Charitable Monsterfied Pigs
Charitable Monsterfied Pigs
Boaris Frankenswine by Anthony Kosar Invades Illinois School
Although only 25 years old, Anthony Kosar, a former Stan Winston intern and president of Kosart Effects Studio, has accomplished more than most can only dream to do. Kosar has worked on Indiana Jones… MORE
Immortalized Body-Mod Icons
Immortalized Body-Mod Icons
Ripley's Builds an Army of Lizard Men Modeled After Erik Sprague
Lizardman's (aka Erik Sprague) dream has finally come true: he has an army of Lizardmen that look just like him. Actually, his army was created directly from detailed molds of his entire body. Ripley’s… MORE
Eerie Object Hunts
Eerie Object Hunts
The New Discovery Channel 'Oddities' Series Features Interesting Finds
Discovery Channel’s new show 'Oddities' follows the owners of NY’s popular OBSCURA as they examine strange and extraordinary science artifacts and the unique individuals who collect them. From mummy… MORE
Dia de los Muertos Toys
Dia de los Muertos Toys
Day of the Dead Living Dead Dolls Are a Macabre Way to Celebrate
You wouldn’t normally expect to find dolls with names like Santaria or El Luchador Muerto in your local toy store, but thanks to one New York toy company you can -- at least, for a little while. The… MORE
Collaborated Toy Collections
Collaborated Toy Collections
Mezco Recruits Array of Designers for Special Metz-Its Exhibit
Mezco Toyz has long been associated with the world of urban vinyl toys, being one of the first American companies to produce them. Now, as they introduce their new line of Designer Vinyl toys, they return… MORE
Naughty Presidential Art
Naughty Presidential Art
Justine Lai Shows Her Love for Democracy in 'Join or Die'
Justine Lai’s new series of presidential portraits titled 'Join or Die' is unlike any you've ever seen before. Eschewing the standard stiff and staid stances used in these paintings, Lai has created a… MORE
Wallpaper for Trekkies
Wallpaper for Trekkies
Life-Size Star Trek Wall Murals Let Captain Kirk Hang Out
Wide screen TV in place? Ultra plush movie theater style recliners? LED mood lighting? What more could the lair of a swinging Trekker need? Life-size Star Trek murals, of course! Space beckons, and the… MORE
Personalized Superhero Costumes
Personalized Superhero Costumes
Super You Helps Kids Officially Become Superhuman
When I was a young boy, I often fastened a towel to my shoulders, pretended it was a cape and ran around pretending to be a superhero. Most of my friends did the same. Now a website has been created that… MORE
Director-Owned Vacation Estates
Director-Owned Vacation Estates
Francis Ford Coppola's Jardin Escondido in Buenos Aires
Francis Ford Coppola, legendary director of the award-winning "Godfather" trilogy and numerous other films, has opened his Buenos Aires estate, Jardin Escondido. I’ve always wanted to say “Last weekend?… MORE
4,800 Calorie Burgers
4,800 Calorie Burgers
Gargantuan 5lb Hamburger Wows Baseball Fans, Clogs Arteries
An adult male should consume approximately 2,000 calories per day... but that hasn’t stopped The West Michigan Whitecaps from offering a whopping 4 pound, 4,800 calorie burger at their Fifth Third Ballpark.… MORE
Junk Chandeliers
Junk Chandeliers
Fancy Recycled Lighting Fixtures Turn Trashy Into Classy
When I was growing up, the must interesting chandelier I ever saw was one made out of a wagon wheel. Artist Warren Muller is out to make sure others don’t have an equally deprived childhood. Using found… MORE
Eccentric Condo Exhibits
Eccentric Condo Exhibits
New Yorker Creates Museum Of Oddities In His Own Apartment
You may think you have strange neighbors, but they can’t compare to this New York City guy. In a spacious (by NY standards) 800 square foot apartment, this eccentric city dweller assembled a bizarre and… MORE
Silly Artisan Socks
Silly Artisan Socks
Wood Grain and Raw Meat Designs Warm Tootsies With Whimsy
Say goodbye to stuffy black socks and those tube socks you wore since grade school. Thanks to the folks at Ashi Dashi, socks are anything but boring. Their new designs boggle the mind! Wood grain socks… MORE
Life-Sized Barbie Mansions
Life-Sized Barbie Mansions
Jonathan Adler Designs Real Malibu Dream House
Barbie, the queen of doll land, turns the big five-oh this year, and to celebrate, she’s making dreams come true. Her dreams. Some years ago, Toys"R"Us in Times Square NY built a life-sized Dream House… MORE
Bearded Snow Apparel
Bearded Snow Apparel
Beard Head Hats Give Snowboarders the Lumberjack Look
A tenet of good design is that form should follow function. Well, Vík Prjónsdóttir took that belief to heart and added a fun twist. They have taken the warmth provided by a full lumberjack-style beard… MORE
Superhero Registries
Superhero Registries
Global Database of Real-Life Caped Crusaders
If you love spandex, hate evildoers and have a secret lair, you may have what it takes to be a real-life superhero. No longer the stuff of childhood fantasy, many adults are now actively becoming real-life… MORE
Pub Grub Art Galleries
Pub Grub Art Galleries
Pizzeria Pub and Grill in New Jersey Is Tromp L'Oeil Tour De Force
Located in the tiny town of Middlesex, New Jersey, Pizzeria Pub and Grill may have a bland and uninspired name, but the food is above average. However, the real reason to go is the décor. Crafted by a… MORE
Cardboard Luxury
Cardboard Luxury
'Don't Stop Object Shopping' Replicas Gives You Goods Without The Cost
Intuition Kitchen Productions, by artist Mike Leavitt, is a one-man company making an amazing variety of indefinable projects between conceptual art and lowbrow product, from intricate miniatures to industrial-grade… MORE
Boxy Plush Robots
Boxy Plush Robots
Bunk Bots Are Cuddly Toy Factory Refugees
The Bunk Bots are a collection of intriguing, bizarre and cute plush robots. Each stands about 8" tall, and they all share a unique background story: "These robots got together one day after lunch and… MORE
Invisible Treehouses
Invisible Treehouses
Tree-Top Hotel Covered in Mirrors Is As Green As It Is Cool
What could be better than making your childhood dream of living in a treehouse a reality? Making it an invisible treehouse! Want to make it ever better? An eco-friendly invisible treehouse! No, this… MORE
Comic Book Naughty
Comic Book Naughty
New Book Features Bondage Art of Superman Co-Creator
Joe Shuster was one half of the duo that created Superman, the iconic superhero who grew to be known around the world and worth billions of dollars. But in 1932, things were tough for the struggling young… MORE
Sci-Fi Franchises
Sci-Fi Franchises
“The Wheel of Time” Novels to Be Adapted Into Book and Film Form
The eleven “The Wheel of Time” novels have sold more than 44 million copies, making them some of the most beloved sci-fi/fantasy books of the modern era. Now fans of “The Wheel of Time” comic books and… MORE
Recreating Film With Toys
Recreating Film With Toys
'Warriors' Come out To Play Again Through Mezco Toyz
First released in 1979, The Warriors has been a part of American culture ever since. Fox’s American Dad recently ran a Warriors-themed episode, the Simpsons has referenced it on several occasions, and… MORE
Books From Behind Bars
Books From Behind Bars
Imprisoned Texas Artist Publishes Book Of Bizarre Art
Imprisoned artist Michael Lee Ford has recently released a book of his art entitled "The Isolated Art of Michael Lee Ford." His drawings remind me of the work of author/artist Clive Barker and are very… MORE
Anti-Barbies
Anti-Barbies
Ghoulish Mezco 'Living Dead Dolls' Continue to Terrify With a New Collection
Some people say that Barbie is a bad influence on little girls. Obviously those people have never seen the Living Dead Dolls. Now in their tenth year of production, the Living Dead Dolls, or LDDs as fans… MORE
Gothic Fairy Taletography
Gothic Fairy Taletography
Germany's ‘Wahre Maerchen' Surreal Photo Exhibit
The renowned Strychnin Gallery in Berlin is about to mount a show of photos by photographer Annie Bertram. “Wahre Märchen” opens on Friday, February 6th, at 6 PM with a reading by German author Christian… MORE
Horror-Flick Photography
Horror-Flick Photography
Toy Photography Illustrates What Leatherface Does On His Day Off
What happens when Leatherface from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has a day off from slicing up teenage hitchhikers? Renowned toy photographer Jason Jerde took a few “candid” shots to show us what happens… MORE