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Can I Live?

Posted in clothing, humor, wish list with tags , , on November 29, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

Although deceptively simple, this is actually a brilliant shirt with a range of interpretations as vast as the imagination itself.

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Is it a sarcastic quip you utter when a stranger is crowding you on the subway? A sincere supplication? I must confess, the impish little trickster in me who delights in somewhat inappropriate humor wants to wear this to my next medical treatment (as I’ve found myself asking this question in earnest many times). The possibilities are endless!

Can I Live?

Desktop Goodies 11/27

Posted in absurd, art, clothing, comics, craft, humor, retro, sci-fi, sea, toys, undead, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 27, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

Did anyone have these toys?
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Inbread people…
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This is an excellent shop concept because it enables you to shoot the people who disturb your reading without making extra store stops.
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“BURST WITH THE TERROR OF A BREAKUP!” You better believe I’ll be turning this into a sympathy greeting card if my friends ever need it…but I hope they don’t.
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Ah, I knew it. See you in hell.
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This makes me cry like the ASPCA commercials. I want to rescue every one.
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Pretty much the greatest photo of all time:
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Love this rare art nouveau piece, complete with giant fish.
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A bookstore sign in the Netherlands. Amazing…
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Time to bundle up for winter! I’m always freezing. I don’t know how I’ve lived without a knit Facehugger in the winter.
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I’m never going to be part of Tinder culture…but this would be useful in real life if it were possible.
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Gorgeous painting by Megan Buccere.
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Great advice!
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Halloween Countdown: Chills! Horror! Suspense!

Posted in clothing, halloween, horror with tags , , on October 23, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

Vintage spookshow posters are fantastic (I have a large collection of them in my image files; I wish I could post them all). This shirt really appeals to me because it’s not only a throwback to the golden era of spookshows…it gets to the point. The hell with subtlety.

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Even better? It’s hand screen printed for only $12! Unfortunately, being the elfin creature that I am, an adult “small” T-shirt (the smallest they make) nearly fits me like a dress…perhaps I will have to create my own.

Chills! Horror! Suspense!

Desktop Goodies 4/27

Posted in absurd, advertising, art, Books, clothing, creatures, horror, humor, monsters, retro, sci-fi, street art, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 27, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

WHY don’t more buses look like this? It’s such a missed opportunity NOT to paint giant teeth on all of them.
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I’m sure this valid excuse resulted in instant exoneration:
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Yeah, but the Wild Germ has anger issues…
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One must look at the tagline and consider whether it is really the kind of attention ones wants.
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What has she seen?
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…Perhaps Karloff’s carload of arsenic?
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If I ever get to space, I’m traveling via giant, helmet-clad intergalactic puppy.
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A very touching piece of street art.
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AS fellow fans of The IT Crowd know, two is the best number of eyes.
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Yep.
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The sweet, pink title image is excellent with a cat that looks exceedingly unamused.
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GO SPORTS!

Posted in clothing, humor, wish list with tags , , on February 1, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

Since today is “Superbowl Day” (as I call it), I feel it’s appropriate to showcase this genius T-shirt. This is what I hear in my head, and have probably blurted out loud a few times, when fans are watching in my presence:

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Don’t get me wrong. I can be entertained by athletic events; I even know all the rules of tennis and most of hockey. But I believe I will fully comprehend the world’s collected works on theoretical physics before I “get” football.

Do you get football? I’m impressed.

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A close second favorite in Woot’s athletic section: Always Picked Last (there should be an ALWAYS PICKED FIRST (in spelling bees) shirt).
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Enjoy the Superbowl, if you’re watching!

GO SPORTS!

Thank you, Brian, for sharing this!

Coline Design: Text Tights

Posted in clothing, fashion, geek, wish list with tags , , , on January 15, 2015 by shewalkssoftly

I definitely want to get my hands on some Text Printed Tights.

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Coline Design makes a variety of colorful tights with famous literary quotes (from the likes of William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Lewis Caroll). OR, and I love this option, you can order custom text.

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You will also find a number of different fonts and styles. I’m such a sentimental fool; I’d probably love to get a pair with memorable words from a loved one.

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What quote would you emblazon on your legwear?

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I Don’t Get Fashion: 1970’s His N’ Hers

Posted in absurd, advertising, clothing, fashion, humor, retro, vintage with tags , , , , , , on November 7, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

I was only alive for mere months of the 70’s, so I did not have the benefit (detriment?) of seeing these fashions arise and fade organically with the changing times. It’s basically a given that anything worn in one time period will be reviled in another (then worn ironically by hipsters). But…was couples dressing really a thing?

This is, as far as I can tell, an actual catalog item, not a Roman Tarzan Baby Wrestling Champion costume.
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I feel like the outfits on the left are what 70’s superheroes wore on their days off, if not too concerned with safeguarding a secret identity.
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Did no one involved in this entire photoshoot notice that something is missing here? This is not how one leaves leaves the house for (presumably, by the background image) a boat ride.
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“We’re soulmates. We finish each other’s sen…sible mint green mini dress sweaters.”
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This is what happens when you overshoot the mark after practicing your Catalog Faces too hard.
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See more here.

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