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Come to the Pink Side

Even the Death Star can’t escape the reach of the all-powerful pink paintbrush: This limited-edition Darth Vader bust was sold at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con, with 10% of the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Komen, of course, has been subject to intense public scrutiny over their recent decision to stop funding Planned Parenthood’s breast care programs, and many are calling for the departure of founder Nancy Brinker, along with the rest of the board. Might I suggest she consider a career with the Imperial forces?


“Luuuuuke…. I am your CEO.”

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Italian Plumbers Gone Wild

Meet Swario, Mario and Luigi’s flamboyant cousin. Swario enjoys Jack Russell Terriers, working out at the gym, and wrestling with the strange creatures that inhabit the sewers beneath Christopher Street.

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To boldly go…

Airbrushed Star Trek Enterprise toilet seat. (Insert your own “Number One” joke here.)

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What’s next, Apple: the iUD birth control device?

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Set phasers on “spray”

trek_cologneI am simultaneously elated and horrified to learn that there is now an entire line of Star Trek perfumes. Let’s see, do I go with Red Shirt, the “daring fragrance for those brave enough to place no trust in tomorrow”? Or do I dab a little Pon Farr behind each pointy ear and wait for nature to take its course?

(thanks, Laura!)

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