Pop Art Toaster

A while ago I wrote about an egg poacher toaster, which I thought was pretty cool at the time. But now there’s a new toaster on the block, one that I think every toaster lover will want.

The Pop Art Toaster from Urban Outfitters (via FreshArrival) lets you customize your toast design. Just slip in a slice with one of the templates — a smiley face, a snowflake, a birthday cake — and your toast will be imprinted with

Or, if you’re more of a religious sort, you can get the lo-fi Virgin Mary toast embosser. Press the embosser on a piece of bread before toasting, and the Holy Mother’s visage will miraculously appear on the toast. I must say, the resemblance is much closer than the one in the grilled cheese sandwich that someone sold on eBay for $28,000.

pop art toaster
virgin mary toast embosser

For something completely unrelated, the folks at PopGadget have linked to the new Benjamin Moore Pocket Palette, a tiny spectrophotometer for immediate color matching. Just hold it up to a color, and it’ll tell you which Benjamin Moore paint color it matches.

pocket palette

How cool is that?

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3 Responses to Pop Art Toaster

  1. your wife says:

    now you’ve ruined the surprise! surely you were going to buy me one of those spectrophotometers….
    (i’m not joking).
    love your website, babe.
    S.

  2. Nicole says:

    Yo, karl…
    Would the toaster be a gift you wouldn’t send back if, say, a certain birdie were to grant this to you on your birthday or another gift-giving holiday, such as Arbor Day?? No, seriously…
    Nicole-guacamole-ravioli-canoli
    ps check out the off bway show my friend Erica (the Green Girl who sings Goldfinger) is in…
    http://www.shoutthemodmusical.com
    the show is called SHOUT, the Mod Musical

  3. Karl says:

    Hmmm. It’s a nice thought, Nicole, but I think the novelty would wear off pretty fast. Besides, I already have a toaster.

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