I can’t remember exactly where I first encountered Celery Man. But it was on the Internet. On that, I am clear. It wasn’t on TV. Even though that’s where it originated. On Adult Swim. And as much as I’ve appreciated its appearance and reappearance over the years, nothing tops what Portland developer Alex Meub has built. With the Celery Man Simulator. Read More
Now, I’ll be honest. Me? I’m a tad more than gullible. So on days like today? I fall left and right. For pranks. For fibs. For whatever.
But for all the fun of April Fools’ Day, it’s not often that you get more than a few chuckles out of any given prank. No matter how good it is. Well, leave it to Urban Airship to change that. Read More
Maybe they’ve got a broken down car in the front yard. Maybe they like to stand on their roof and water their lawn. Maybe they choose to yodel at 4 AM on a Tuesday. Whatever the case, they’re crazy neighbors. And we’ve all got them.
But so many of these priceless crazy neighbor moments have been lost somewhere in the ether. Smatterings of utter weirdness that defy explanation. All fleeting. Like attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. Or like tears in the rain. Until now.
You’ve all seen them. Sitting on trees. Decorating houses. And filling shelves throughout the retail environment. Sad representational effigies of that secular symbol of the holiday season, good ol’ Santa Claus.
They’re not pretty. They can easily change your happy holiday spirit into one of gloom and disgust. And something tells me that the folks who come up with them aren’t going to be getting anything but coal in their stockings.