Category Archives: Product Stories

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 [...]

For that special couple: Unicorn and Horse Wedding Cake Topper

Spring is finally starting to creep into the air, which means wedding season is also approaching. Our new Horse and Unicorn Wedding Cake Topper is perfect for that “special” couple that wants their wedding to be a wee bit different. This 6-1/4″ tall polystone cake topper features our Magical Unicorn Mask and Creepy Horse Mask [...]

World Toilet Day

Today, November 19th, is World Toilet Day. It’s a day dedicated to spreading awareness about improving the lives of the estimated 2.5 billion people in the world who do not have access to sustainable sanitation or clean toilets. If you’ve ever encountered a nasty restroom then you should understand the importance of this issue. But [...]

They say dogs and their owners often look alike…

When our friend Linda Lombardi got her pug, Lilly, to pose in pug slippers, she took what ended up being one of the most stolen pictures on the internet: When she recently got her hands on our new Pug Mask, she couldn’t stop herself from recreating her own famous photo: As you can clearly see [...]

Neighborhood Watch

A pair of our Giant Googly Eyes have been installed in front of a home in Snohomish County, Washington. They make a great addition to the town’s Neighborhood Watch group. Skulking scoundrels are sure to think twice about getting up to no good on a street where even the shrubbery is watching them.

In praise of the Pigeon Mask

We created a new blog to celebrate our Pigeon Mask and the awesome people who choose to wear it, making the world a more fun and interesting place. To submit a Pigeon Mask picture for the site, email unicorn@mcphee.com. The get your very own Pigeon Mask just click here!

Cats love it!

We’d like to share a few recent sightings of one of our favorite products, the Inflatable Unicorn Horn for Cats. Cat’s love it! The fun began when Redditor Alterx shared this fantastic photo: Which prompted Redditor k41y17 to share a photo of her own cat clearly enjoying his/her own fabulous Inflatable Unicorn Horn: A short [...]

Doctor Who and the Emergency Bowtie

While watching the most recent and quite excellent episode of Doctor Who we couldn’t help but notice that the Doctor seems to shop at Archie McPhee.  During the the bit where he chose his new clothes, he pulled out an Emergency Bowtie and then proceeded to save the Earth. How awesome is that? We’re hoping [...]

Evolution of the Dashboard Monster

This video should be a treat for anyone who is curious about how our products come into existence, from initial inspiration to idea to final product. In this case, the final product is the Dashboard monster. It’s a great peek inside the creative heart of Archie McPhee:

Jim’s Bag of Broken Candy

Jim the Graphic Designer was shocked when he saw we were throwing out broken candy. “What a waste,” he said, “broken candy tastes the same as unbroken candy! It’s a little harder to eat when it’s in pointy shards, but so what?” Then Jim had an idea, why not sell it to less discriminating customers? [...]