Monday, July 30, 2007

holy merchandise!

Strange but true, the other day we were discussing the lack of Bible-based merchandise, it seems that you could only really buy a Noah's Ark toy whilst we really wanted Tower of Babel Jenga or a Sodom and Gomorrah interactive playset. Well it appears those true believers at One2believe toys have answered our prayers!

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"Put it in me!"

These world famous designers of Bible-based toys have a new series coming soon called Tales of Glory; available at select Wal-Mart stores and other retailers across the good ol' US of A.

The first wave consists of:

Samson: one of the strongest men who ever lived. He was used by God to destroy his enemies and do some other pretty amazing things! He caught over three hundred foxes by himself; he killed a lion with his bare-hands; he killed 30 men in one night without any weapons; and he even used the jawbone of a donkey to single-handedly defeat one thousand men!

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"Beware Barry Gibb's fist of wrath!"

The secret to Samson’s strength was his hair! God had blessed him with this incredible gift, but it was all based on one condition: he could not cut his hair. So, Samson did all that he could to protect his secret.

One day, Samson’s enemies discovered his secret and they cut his hair. Samson’s strength left and his enemies captured him. But Samson prayed that God would let him use his strength one last time. God answered his prayer and Samson performed one of the greatest feats of strength ever! (Judges 13-16).
Children can make this story come to life with one of our amazing Spirit Warriors, Samson! This action figure comes with everything you need to help your child learn about this fascinating Tale of Glory. Item includes a colorful “Samson, The Strongest Man to Ever Live” mini-storybook and a 13” Samson action-figure (with outfit).

Esther: A Jewish orphan raised by her older cousin. He loved her and cared for her until she was all grown up. Then, the King of the land began to look for a beautiful Queen. He looked far and wide, but he could not find anyone who made him happy. Then, he saw Esther. As soon as he met her, the search was over! He had found his beautiful Queen at last. But the story does not end there. Someone came up with an evil plan to destroy all of the Jewish people. But Esther decided to be brave and try to save the Jewish people from destruction. (Esther 1-9).

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Meow.


Now children can learn more about Esther’s incredible Tale of Glory while they play! Esther narrates her own biography, and also quotes key memory verses from the Bible, including Esther 4:11a and Esther 7:3. Our unique start/stop function allows children to pause and restart the story at any point.


Daniel: He loved to pray to God and loved him so much that he would not let anything keep him from praying, not even the great threat of the lions’ den! (Daniel 6)

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"Fuck me! it's George Lucas!"

Children can make this story come to life with our interactive “Daniel” play set, featuring everything you need to help your child learn about this fascinating Tale of Glory. Set includes a “Daniel and the Lions’ Den” mini-storybook and 3 PVC figurines (Daniel, a lion and a stone wall).


All toys are aged 3+ .

the best book ever written?

I think it might be.

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Saturday, July 21, 2007

child or monster?

As requested by the lovely Ms. Linda Jones of the 'you've got your hands full' blog, more info on Tamil's favourite actor/dancer and all rounder entertainer Thavakalai.


Often cast as the cute kiddie sidekick, Thavakalai is in fact a fully grown adult (think a Tamil Peter Bark) and made his acting debut in the 1983 Tamil movie K. Bhagyaraj's"Mundhanai Mudichu". weighing in at 82 lbs and measuring just 4' 1" high, what he lacks in stature he more than makes up for in charisma!




Friday, July 13, 2007

hi-de-height!

News story of the week (maybe even the year)...not film/TeeVee/tat based but made my day!

The world's tallest man, Bao Xishun meets and shakes hands with He Pingping (possibly) the world's shortest!

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"Awight wee man!"

Mr Xishun, 56, towers above everyone at an astonishing 7.9ft, 19-year-old Mr Pingping is a mere 2.4ft high.

Bao Xishun, a herdsman from Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, was recently married in a traditional ceremony to a 28-year-old saleswoman from his hometown. At 5ft 6" Xia Shujian only comes up to his elbow and is half his age. Sly dog.

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"Awight big man?"


He claims he was of normal height until he was 16 when he experienced a growth spurt (probably due to Gamma Rays or suchlike) and reached his present height seven years later.

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"I fell aff mah rice stalk!"

Mr Pingping was born nearby in Wulanchabu city, Inner Mongolia. His father claims he was only the size of an adult's palm at birth at was (probably) left by pixies on his doorstep.

Strange but true.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

my favourite crossdressers.

Ten of the best cross dressing celebs just for you.....Enjoy!

10. David Duchovny

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9. Edward Davis Wood Jr.

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8. Crispin Glover

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7. Eddie Izzard

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6. Sean Penn

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5. Danny LaRue

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4. Ru Paul

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3. Ed Gein

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2. Candy Darling

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1. Harris Glenn Milstead

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What can we say about Baltimore's finest and self proclaimed 'filthiest person alive' that hasn't already been said before? the glorious Divine was the mainstay of many of John Waters greatest flicks.

From eating dog shit to performing pounding pop hits and flirting with Tab Hunter, there was nothing Divine couldn't or wouldn't do.

Not To Be Confused With:

The Divine Comedy

Divine Brown

Rik Waller

Diana Dors

Sonia Jackson