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.
Thinkgeek’s $150 Bluetooth Communicators are based on 3D scans of a prop communicator; pair it with your phone and clip it to your belt: when you get a ring, the psychedelic hypno-disc in the middle will spin prettily, flick it open and start talking.
Harrison Young devised a miraculously cool “fiber-reinforced actuator” — a gripping robot-hand that can get traction on irregularly shaped, heavy objects, without any 3D printed parts and without any power-supply!
I first read George RR Martin’s 1982 vampire novel Fevre Dream as a young teenager, around the time I was also discovering Anne Rice and a host of other “contemporary” vampire novels who were reinventing the genre; now, decades later, I’ve been transported anew to the slavery-haunted riverboat where Joshua York and Abner Marsh tried to tame the ancient vampire before it was too late.
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