Best sweaters of British television in the 1980s

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Curious British Telly has done the work, finally, to assemble the penultimate collection of 1980s fashion errors and exaltations: 22 of the Most Hideous Jumpers on British TV in the 80s. Noel Edmonds is the presumptive winner, of course, but there are many more in store for aficionados of the era after UK scientists learned the dark art of fluffy polyester. [via Metafilter, where Devonian notes the sad omission of legendary British yarnlord and former politician Gyles Brandreth, imaged below by a probe orbiting dangerously close to the cultural event horizon.] Read the rest

Donald Trump's face appears in tub of organic butter

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Jan Castellano purchased a tub of butter from Trader Joe's with a pattern on top that looks either like three sphincters or Donald Trump's resting bitch face.

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Butter lamb mania peaks this weekend

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Once a year, some folks get a little crazy about making butter lambs, and the results vary widely in quality, from the cool ones with wool (butter pushed through a strainer), to utilitarian lamb-shaped molds, to Cake Wrecks-level disasters below: Read the rest

Wal*Mart's "I can't believe it's not Butter" clone is called "I totally thought it was Butter"

For some reason it just seems funnier to me than all the other imitators of this peculiar marketing gimmick's moist, polyunsaturated semiotic corner. Two others deserve some kind of no-prize, however. Read the rest