As I declutter, I often come across items that make me wonder: Why the frak do we have this? Why would anyone pay for this? Other times it’s: What the Eff IS THIS? I’ve also got some awesome, “Wow I can’t believe you have this” stuff. Some of this stuff is so WTF it’s actually pretty cool. I’d like to showcase both of these types of items today on WTF Stuff Wednesday! Take a look…
When people think of comic books they usually think of superheroes. I didn’t read those kinds of books as a kid. Instead I read Classics Illustrated and these:
And apparently I read this:
I didn’t even know boy bands, let alone New Kids on the Block, could have comic books! Then again they did have their own dolls.
A little while ago I posted this picture of a McDonald’s Happy Meal toy from 1993. It’s an anthropomorphic female milk carton with dumbbells and a headband:
… a muscly-armed steak…:
And a tennis-playing apple:
Then in 1996, McDonald’s decided to anthropomorphize in toy form a food they actually served:
There’s no fooling anyone here; that chicken nugget doesn’t do anything fun except look pretty.
Meanwhile over at Burger King, their good-looking burgers…:
… turn into ROBOTS!:
UPDATE: After writing up this post I did a bit of research and discovered that I actually own the entire Happy Meal set of March 1993′s “Food Fundamentals.” Their names are Milly Milk, Otis Sandwich, Slugger Steak, and Ruby Red Apple.