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Abandoned Clown Cars = Scarier Than Halloween

I ran across a couple of pics of abandoned clown cars and I’ve now given myself a case of the creepy willies (not to be confused with Groundskeeper Willy and don’t ask what I was originally looking for; I will never confess).

First there’s this little orange number.

From Panoramio.

And then, there’s this to give you an extra nightmare after you wake up in a cold sweat from the first clowns-are-chasing-me scream dream.

Found it in the comment thread on this City Noise post about the Ghost Ships of Coney Island Creek.

I can imagine this clown train previously devouring toddlers in one of these abandoned amusement parks.

While I’m at it, I’ll throw in the freaky new ad for Garmin that has officially turned me into a fan of theĀ  TomTom GPS navigational systems.

It all looks like fodder for a new Stephen King novel if you ask me. It II anyone?

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Halloween Costume Fail

Not everyone can come up with a cool costume idea and then execute it to perfection like these sushi costumes.

Often, the idea is interesting, but the final result falls short of expectations.

Two buddies or a couple opt to do a tandem costume, say Bert & Ernie.

In theory, great idea.

These creepy make-up mock-ups are more a scary pairing of Nightmare on Elm Street and Sesame Street.

Also, creepy in this pic – the pink frilly bear behind them. What?

How about we double the fun and expand things to four with The Simpsons.

Lisa’s eyes are wigging me out, but I do appreciate the fact that Homer has the appropriate liquid accessory.

And even more strange is the fact that in the background you can spot a Christmas tree. Which holiday are they celebrating?

Check out a costume based on everyone’s favorite buzzing childhood game – Operation.

Look closely and you can spot the familiar red nose. Hey, there’s the broken heart and Adam’s apple hot glued to his T-shirt, however, I don’t believe my original game included that piece attached to his left thigh.

Alrighty, let’s get our geek on now.

Gather up your friends, some garbage bags, pieces of cardboard and put on your own version of Star Wars.

You read that piece of paper in the pic correctly. That’s a blue garbage can standing in for R2D2.

Break out the silverware – we’re going to go all Wolverine on you now.

That’s right. Just don’t shave for a day, use saran wrap or packing tape to bind some butter knives and a few forks to your hands and get your X on.

The next duo’s costumes are actually well done, but they just don’t realize that in six or seven years, their good and evil paradox will likely play out all over again when they’re at the mercy of the double whammy of puberty and peer pressure.

And in 2009, the year of the celebrity death, how about an officially licensed Michael Jackson costume.

For more Halloween fails and some comic-con fails, visit yeselguapo.com and sloshspot.com

The Simpsons and Star Trek Themes Collide

It’s Bart Simpson vs Captain Kirk or Lisa Simpson meets Spock.

Using a Theremin, a funnel and a Rhodes piano, a combination of The Simpsons and the Star Trek theme songs has been mashed together.

It’s not quite Gwen Stefani and the Soggy Bottom Boys, but it is different.

And how often do you get to see a Theremin in action.

Simpsons iPod

I want one NOW!!!!

Please !!!!!

Pretty Please !!!!

They have all varieties from shuffles to touches with three different Simpsons logos etched on.

They’re a bit pricier, but not a ton more than the regular cost and you get your name etched on it.

Cool beans, if you ask me.

Here‘s where you can order one for me.

Go ahead.

I promise I’ll say “Thank you very much.”

Los Simpsons

It’s freaky.

It’s odd.

It’s disturbing.

It’s Spanish television.

The show is “Cruz y raya.com

The skit involves a Simpsons skit with actors painted yellow sporting buggy pingpong ball eyes.

I thought the untooning pics of Homer I linked to were weird enough, but feast your eyes on this.

H/T to Laughing Squid

Untooning Update

I recently featured the photoshop work of pixeloo here at the Squirrel Queen’s palace. His reworking of Homer Simpson from yellow fellow to human flesh tones was amazing. He’s also reworked Sonic the Hedgehog and Jessica Rabbit with incredible skill.

Since then, Worth 1000 had a photoshop contest in which cartoon characters were revised into human form. The work is sharp and creative.

My favorites were Moe and half of the Beavis and Butthead tandem.

Human Homer Simpson

I love the yellow denizens of Springfield, that city that’s hard to pinpoint exactly on a map of the United States.

The Simpsons are the ultimate “nuclear” family and have been a source of inspiration and entertainment for many.

Digital artist Pixeloo has spent some time replacing Homer’s jaundiced complexion and making him a bit more human. It’s actually kind of creepy to see.

Bart’s dad isn’t the only one to get the Pixeloo treatment. He calls it “untooning” and he’s done Mario from the video game and he’s taken Jessica Rabbit from the movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” to a full-flesh forum. Vavavoom.

At his site, you can see a video of how he transformed Jessica. It’s pretty fascinating stuff.

For something even a bit weirder, a fan of Pixeloo has animated the human Homer.