April 25, 2018
I read somewhere on the internet that farts were just food ghosts and if that is the case this Scaredy Labbit from Amanda Visell has unleashed some grade a poltergeists. We’ve all been there, with such distress that only an incantation and some holy water could possibly make us feel better. After getting burned at a buffet that forced me to learn the whereabouts of every public bathroom from Virginia to New Jersey, I created a hierarchy of bad food ideas to help others prevent intestinal hauntings. Here it is, presented in order:
– Gas station/roadside seafood. You may not have experienced this where you live, but it is common in the coastal south east. The opportunity will present itself with misspelled hand painted signs, ice filled coolers, and a white pick up truck whose accent color is rust. Avoid at all costs unless death by shrimp sounds attractive to you.
– Dollar store frozen meat products. I was unaware this was a thing until someone I know bought a bag of chicken nuggets from the dollar store and was surprised how good they were. I was surprised I knew someone that reckless and cut them out of my life.
– Diner seafood. Diners are another regional gem which can be the greatest places to eat as long as you know what to get. Breakfast and any red meat dish are fine; not so much scallops. When there are literally 190 things on the menu something is bound to be overlooked and I’m betting it’s the scallops.
– Street hot dogs. The water they bathe in is what gets me about these. We all know that grilling is a superior way to cook, so why aren’t there any grilled hot dog carts? Hot dogs themselves are a sketchy, albeit delicious creation, so eliminate the weird juice and I’m on board.
– Buffets. It’s easy to be tempted by the promise of all you can eat for a tiny amount of money, but the price you pay may not always come from your wallet. This is the one that got me and inspired this very list, as I am cheap but can eat like a pack mule on holiday. Sure I saved some cash, but I tested my relationship with my wife in more ways than they test Naval ships for seaworthyness. We are bonded in ways we will never tell another soul.
There you have it. By using my helpful guide you will be able to celebrate Labbit Appreciation Week for many years to come! Celebrate your new found wisdom by clearing some shelf space for this distressed friend. At 10 inches he is a big boy, but that’s just more Labbit to love. And featuring Amanda’s signature dry brushing he’s as stylish as he is large.
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April 23, 2020
Q & A with Toy Designer One-Eyed Girl AKA Kasey Tararuj on release of The Rejects - Dark Chocolate Edition on Kidrobot.com. "I’ve been paralyzed and in a wheelchair for almost 20 years and I spent so much of that time creating all this weird, emotional art to help deal with it. I got to a point where that got old and making these silly characters was way more therapeutic than trying to put my feelings into a painting. So now I make my little guys to make myself laugh or smile and hope that it does the same for others." -One-Eyed Girl AKA Kasey Tararuj
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April 10, 2020
A few years ago, a member of the Kidrobot team met architect and Locknesters founder Fleet Hower at a trade show. At this show, Locknesters was introducing BEAR, their first three-dimensional puzzle bear figure...
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April 06, 2020
Fleet Hower of LOCKNESTERS has temporarily converted their New York-based studio from the production of art decor items like the Puzzle Dunny to the production of face shield visors for health care workers due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
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