Category Archives: Archie McPhee Seattle Store

Evening Magazine visits Archie McPhee

Kim Holcomb of King 5′s Evening Magazine paid a visit to the Archie McPhee store on April Fools’ Day where Shana, our one and only High Priestess of Rubber Chickens, hosted a game of “Real or Not” to see if viewers could guess which of our products are real and which are April Fools’ Day [...]

Happy Birthday Archie McPhee!

March 25th is the birthday of our namesake, the real Archie McPhee. Were he still alive today, Archie would be 111 years old. The Archie McPhee store staff will be celebrating all day long and everyone is invited to join in the festivities. Stop by and enjoy some sweet treats in honor of the man [...]

How to play a kazoo

Here’s Lesson Two from From the Archie McPhee Educational Film Series in which Professor Dan’l teach us How to play a Kazoo: If you missed the first lesson, How to Escape a Chinese Finger Trap, click here to watch it now.

Halloween at Archie McPhee

Every year the awesome Archie McPhee store staff dress in different costumes each day for an entire week leading up to Halloween. We’d like to share some of our favorites from the past week. Here is Jeff as the Grumpy Cat: Molly as a Day of the Dead Sugar Skull: Cindy as a Dead Jellyfish: [...]

Celebrating 30 Years at Archie McPhee

Archie McPhee has been keeping Seattle Strange since 1983. Time flies when you’re having fun and we’re about to celebrate our 30th anniversary and we’d like you to join us. Join us on Saturday, July 13th from noon to 4pm as we celebrate 30 years of fun and frivolity. Our brand new attraction, the Penny [...]

The Archie McPhee store is hiring!

Holy awesome opportunities Batman, the Archie McPhee store is hiring for a full-time retail customer service position! Are you a fan of the weird and wonderful?  What about working with amazing customers… …or dressing up in strange costumes? If this sounds like you, then click here to check out the complete job description and then submit your resume. You [...]

Behold the Corgicorn

One of our awesome customers recently showed the staff of Archie McPhee that the Inflatable Unicorn Horn for Cats isn’t just for cats. It turns out that Corgis love them too! In fact, according to this happy customer, his corgi specifically asked him for a unicorn horn after hearing about them at the park. So [...]

A very meaty Halloween

Archie McPhee’s Halloween Butcher Shop of Horrors was a bloody success: We loved Dan’l’s Slicey the Pig Dashboard Wiggler Halloween costume so much that we were inspired to recreate the famous GIF: We hope you enjoyed Halloween as much as we did.

Slicey the Pig comes to life

One of the highlights of the Halloween season is the entire Archie McPhee store staff dressing up in different costumes for an entire week leading up to (and including) Halloween itself. There have been many truly great costumes over the years. (You can peruse a few years’ worth via the store’s Flickr account: 2008, 2009, [...]

Superheroes for Sam

We’d like to tell you to tell you about an awesome young man named Sam: Superman Sam is a six year old boy with a generous smile, a great sense of humor, and a fondness for frogs, turtles, and comic books. We like Sam. Sam also has acute myeloid leukemia. Cancer is terrible and fighting [...]