Haunted Mansion Etsy Rummage: the golden age of Mansion merch
Apart from 1975-80, this is the greatest time to be a Haunted Mansion fan and collector, writes Cory Doctorow -- and it's all thanks to Etsy.
Apart from the great Randotti era, this is the greatest time to be a Haunted Mansion fan and collector, and it's all thanks to Etsy. I've just had a rummage through the Mansion handicrafts for sale there, and I present herewith my favorites.
Hitchhiker Ghosts from Disneyland's Haunted Mansion. Oil on canvas board (3 separate paintings)
$150. 8" x 18", 8" x 15", 8" x 13".
Disneyland's Haunted Mansion Custom Made Shoes. ARTWORK and SHOES INCLUDED
$185. The seller does Toms, Vans, Keds and Converse. You can save $50 by supplying your own shoes.
Haunted mansion Grounds keeper. OOAK 1:4 scale figure, gothic
$500. One of a kind piece made for a Mansion-tribute gallery show, stands 23" tall.
Haunted Mansion bikini
$50. Made to order.
Hatbox Ghost Haunt Soft Black Leather Crossbody Bag Purse
$40. Handmade elk-hyde one-of-a-kind, hand-painted purse.
Madame Leota Spellbook Haunted Mansion Replica
$30. a delightful piece of contrafactual design fiction; as far as I know, this book is not a replica of a thing in the Mansion, but rather a thing that should be in the Mansion.
Haunted Mansion Stretching Portrait Italian Marble Coasters
$25. Just the thing for tiling the kitchen or bathroom.
Disneyland T-Shirt Disney T-Shirt The Haunted Mansion Ride Glow In The Dark T-Shirt Black T-Shirt
$148. This is just silly, but it's the best HM shirt they ever did, in my opinion, and I'm quite sentimental about the design since it's the shirt I was wearing when I met my first serious girlfriend, and I continued to wear it for 10+ years, until it hung in rags. I still have it.
Asaf Hanuka is a celebrated Israeli cartoonist whose astonishing, surreal illustrations serve as counterpoint to sweet (sometimes too-sweet) depictions of his family life, his complicated existence as a member of a visible minority in Israel, the fear he and his family live with, and his own pleasures and secret shames — a heady, confessional, autobiographical brew that has just been collected into The Realist: Plug and Play, the second volume of Hanuka’s comics.
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Boasting an IPX6 waterproof rating, the Trakk Bullet Ultra Compact Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker resists dust and heavy rainfall. It’s currently available in the Boing Boing Store.The Trakk Bullet offers the same wireless convenience as other portable speakers, but few are built as tough as this one. Its utilitarian construction is designed to be a totally low-maintenance […]
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