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Jinen Design Cat Wallet

Posted in accessories, cats, japan, products, wish list with tags , , , , , on September 1, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

Many times, I’ve looked at classy black wallets and thought “this needs a 3D cat face on it” (by many, I mean never…but now that I know this exists, I will). The effect is rather striking, don’t you think?


I’m not sure if these are available for purchase in the US. If anyone knows an online store that features Japanese goods and carries them, please share!


I also love their little tag/ID cases!


Jinen Design Cat Wallet

Pole Ka: The Tarot de Marseille

Posted in art, tarot, wish list with tags , , , on August 25, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

I first saw this deck in the Morbid Anatomy Museum online store, but it is currently sold out. I’d very much like to add French artist Pole Ka’s Tarot de Marseille to my collection one day (main website NSFW).


It’s a full collection of 78 cards, all containing original art. From the sample images, it looks rather interesting and well done.



The Tarot de Marseille (link SFW)

Weird Kid Club

Posted in craft, dolls, fashion, kitsch, skulls and skeletons, wish list with tags , , , , , on June 4, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

Weird Kid Club has a small collection of laser cut, hand finished lapel pins that are pretty great.

A Kewpie doll! I love the Kewpie doll.

The other ones are cool too.


I’d definitely wear this little feminine skull.

Weird Kid Club

The Anatomical Venus: Wax, God, Death & the Ecstatic

Posted in anatomy, antiques, Books, wish list with tags , , , on May 26, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

The inimitable Joana Ebenstein of The Morbid Anatomy Museum has just published a remarkable book on the subject of the Anatomical Venus.


Of all the artifacts from the history of medicine, the Anatomical Venus―with its heady mixture of beauty, eroticism and death―is the most seductive. These life-sized dissectible wax women reclining on moth-eaten velvet cushions―with glass eyes, strings of pearls, and golden tiaras crowning their real human hair―were created in eighteenth-century Florence as the centerpiece of the first truly public science museum.


Conceived as a means to teach human anatomy, the Venus also tacitly communicated the relationship between the human body and a divinely created cosmos; between art and science, nature and mankind. Today, she both intrigues and confounds, troubling our neat categorical divides between life and death, body and soul, effigy and pedagogy, entertainment and education, kitsch and art.


The book is extensively researched and features over 250 images. It looks absolutely amazing. I’m sure many readers of this blog will want to pick up a copy. Let me know what you think!


The Anatomical Venus: Wax, God, Death & the Ecstatic

Cookie Cutter Cat

Posted in cats, food, products, wish list with tags , , , on May 23, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

This Cookie Cutter is amazing because:

1) Cats
2) You can put icing on the cookies for a sweet feline appearance
3) You can serve them as-is as a subtle hint to unwanted guests


The Best Worst (and Worst Worst) Sweatshirt

Posted in absurd, cats, clothing, humor, wish list with tags , , , , on February 29, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

We’ve covered The Best Worst Shirt Ever (it really delivers in person). But are you ready for The Best Worst SWEATshirt ever?

BEHOLD! The ZLYC Women’s Dazzle Geometric Cat Print Sweatshirt:



I rarely wear bright clothing, but I might make an exception for this, if I take a sufficient dose of Dramamine first. The reviews are in:


And then there’s this sweatshirt, for which I still can’t figure out the target demographic.

But it sure does complement one’s neck tattoo.

So lifelike!

Loved to Death: Comparative Hearts in Lucite

Posted in anatomy, creatures, nature, sea, valentine's day, wish list with tags , , , , , on February 10, 2016 by shewalkssoftly

If you couldn’t tell, I’m not really a Hallmark card and Whitman’s chocolate sampler kind of girl on Valentine’s Day. A specimen sampler on the other hand…now that’s romantic!

This is a set of 5 genuine hearts, injected with red and blue resin. It includes 1. Fish, 2. Frog, 3. Snake, 4. Pigeon, 5. Rabbit and comes with a numbered key chart. Measures 6 1/2″ x 3″.


I maintain my extreme discomfort with specimens for which the creature was killed merely for the sake of display, and I haven’t asked the company how these hearts are sourced. But they are rather incredible to look at.


I haven’t seen too many new items that catch my fancy to post (hence the lack of “Valentine countdowns”). If you find anything amazing, please share!

Loved to Death: Comparative Hearts in Lucite

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