Author Archives: Uncle Archie

Introducing Finger Hands

Finger Hands! Hey dude, did you ever wonder what it would look like if your fingers had tiny hands on the end as if they were arms? It’s a freak out! This set of five irresistible soft vinyl finger puppets fit snugly on the end of your fingers and look like a quintet of tiny [...]

Archie McPhee in LEGO form

Wow! Spike Demarais (the 8 year old son of Kirk Demarais) was going through his Archie McPhee catalog and decided to make a few of the items using LEGOs: While all the items are awesome (Spike’s LEGO version of the Party Mustache even bends!), we are especially impressed with the Dashboard Eyeball, Mr. Bacon and [...]

The Existential Coloring Book

The Existential Coloring Book is packed to the gills with animal-people paired with dark quotes from philosophers and other people worried about the essential dark unknowability of the universe. It’s also full of thoughtful yet melancholy activities! From an existential connect-the-dots to a page where you can draw what Kierkegaard is thinking about, you’ll being [...]

Dress-up your very own Bigfoot

We’re going to blow your mind a bit, but if you think about it, Bigfoot walks around naked. Sure, his fur makes it look like he’s all covered up, but he’s a forest-living, hippy nudist. Our new Dress-Up Bigfoot comes with 28 reusable vinyl cling pieces of clothing and accessories that you can use to [...]

The Modest Urn, our most modestly priced receptacle

Everybody has a cheap relative and death can be expensive. You know when they die they’d be mad at you if you spent thousands of dollars on a fancy urn! That’s why we made our Modest Urn for the frugal. This metal can, which mysteriously resembles a coffee can, comes with a sticker sheet so [...]

Horse Head Mask receives presidential handshake

Why yes, these are photos of President Obama shaking hands with someone wearing one of our Horse Head Masks. This awesomely surreal moment occurred on Tuesday night, July 8, 2014, as the President was greeting people along the streets of downtown Denver, CO. Proving once again that there’s no telling where our Horse Head Mask [...]

This pickle screams so that you don’t have to

Introducing the Screaming Pickle! You love the Yodelling Pickle when you’re happy, but now there’s the Screaming Pickle for more stressful days. Why would a pickle scream? We have no idea, but we’ve found it to be a great stress reliever around the office. It’s the perfect thing to keep on your desk at work [...]

Bon voyage to the Happy Mutant Mobile

Boing Boing just unveiled their Happy Mutant Mobile, a fantastically modified 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon. That’s right, Boing Boing is hitting the road and they’re taking all sorts of wonderful weirdness with them. The vehicle was modified by Theresa Contreras and her team at San Dimas, CA-based L&G Enterprises. The interior features a library [...]

Have you hugged your kitty today?

Today is National Hug Your Cat Day, which means you should stop whatever you’re doing and go hug your feline friend(s) just like Molly and Spyke are doing here: But don’t let today be the only day you show your kitty how much they mean to you. You know your kitty is the best kitty [...]

Horse Head Mask sighting

Proving once again that our Horse Head Mask can pop up just about anywhere, we recently spotted one in this funny video created by Russian videographer Michael Tivikoff, a.k.a. Mr. TVCow. Entitled “How Gamers Eat Their Food“, the video demonstrates how people who play different video games (or indeed the characters from those games) have [...]