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It was my birthday last weekend and my wife got me the coolest thing ever! It’s a TARDIS cookie jar! When you open and close the lid, it makes that TARDIS-tastic sound and the light on top flashes. Also she filled it with peanut butter brownies and these weird Kinder chocolate hippo things. These food items are all gone now.

I love strange merchandising, like the TARDIS cookie jar or a lightsaber cheese knife (which, for some reason, doesn’t exist) and of course Astronom-O’s.

What other geeky, artsy or science-y merchandising would you like to make, see and/or buy? Van Gogh’s ear-shaped headphones, anyone?

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Brian George

Brian George

Brian George is an illustrator who lives and works in the Van Beardswick neighborhood of Brooklyn. His fierce love of cheesecake is often (but not always) thwarted by his intolerance for lactose. He will draw and paint for your amusement (‘amusement’ is archaic Etruscan slang for ‘money’). Visit his portfolio, follow his tweets @brianggeorge or on G+

5 Comments

  1. July 20, 2011 at 7:39 pm

    I have to confess to recently looking up how to make cereal (it’s basically dough extruded through a shaped nozzle and baked at high temperature). I was thinking along the lines of using a 3D printer to make custom shaped nozzles, and making limited runs of cereal. So, basically a made-to-order cereal… FSM shapes, atoms… that sort of thing.

  2. July 20, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    I would like skeptic/atheist polo shirts. I don’t wear t-shirts in public (I feel underdressed). So I want to be able to show my support through buying things I would actually wear.

    I want a pharynglua polo shirt with a little octopus in the symbol area.

  3. July 21, 2011 at 9:29 am

    I have a Firefly lunch box. What else could one need?

  4. July 21, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    @Steve: You are made of magic, aren’t you?

    @dpeabody: I can see that being a thing. Really subtle. Cool.

    @Matt: Good point 🙂

  5. July 22, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    Steve, that would definitely be all sorts of awesome.

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