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Friday, September 25, 2009

Twas the Night Before Ugly

This week is like the night before Christmas for many devoted Uglydoll collectors. Each day we are anticipating the arrival of our newly adopted handmade Uglydolls. Other collectors await their limited edition and custom Kaiju and original David Horvath drawings.

I rarely leave the house during postal hours for fear that special parcel will arrive and I will not be here to sign for it and greet my new adoptee. This may sound like a pain, bur really it's a pleasure to wait, wonder, and feel that exhileration when the postal truck pulls up. If not today, maybe tomorrow.

Every new Uglydoll arrival is an event. But a handmade Uglydoll is the Main Event, the whole enchilada. David Horvath tells us this group of handmades is the last. So this arrival is especially sweet and dear. It will be a strange new world without handmade Uglydolls to look forward to. But David and Sun-Min have never made a wrong or bad decision concerning Uglydolls and their fans, so I trust where they are going and follow happily along. The news of the end of handmades has made the few I have all the more precious to me.

To see the object of my affection cast your eyes up to the photo. See the pointy-headed red fellow at the right of the photo? That's him. That's my Pointy Max. Is he not a dreamboat?

Moving from right to left: Pointy Max red, Big Toe, Cozy Monster blue, Batty Shogun pinkish, Pointy Max blue (brother to my Pointy), Batty Shogun red, Cozy Monster green, and half of Cozy Monster orange.

Not pictured are Ket, and all the other Uglydolls in the Mono colors.

Where is all this highly anticipated Ugliness coming from? Dehara and David Have Mono art show at Stitch in Tokyo.

It is unconfirmed, but likely that many of these new handmade Uglydoll styles will make their way into the retail Uglydoll line-up, but in other colors. That would be cool for you and for me. I would dearly love to have one of each. But money and fairness prevented me from having more than one. We were limited to the purchase of one handmade Uglydoll per person. And no, it wasn't too hard to pick just one. It was love at first sight with Pointy Max. OK, it was kinda hard. I wanted MORE! I admit. But I'm happy happy happy.

Please come tomorrow, Pointy Max!

Monday, September 14, 2009

Dr. Max Abima Prescription #1

Dr. Max Abima says exercise is important. So get out your cart and have someone push you, at least a half hour a day, 5 times a week.

It's his prescription of the week. It will put the blush back into your cheeks. Just look at Max.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Mystery Man

Who is that dark and mysterious guy with Kaiju Wage and Ice Bat???

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Winkolina and the Bees

Today our little Winkie went on a bike ride with us. She and her pal Cinko road on the handlebars. Suddenly we noticed BEES. And more bees. Instinctively we peddled faster, but the bees stayed with us. And all the bees were buzzing around Winkolina. They paid no attention at all to Cinko or the rest of us. The faster we road, the faster the bees flew in their effort to stay with Winkie. Finally we went so far and so fast we lost them. Winkie was unharmed and is still talking about it. She is the bees knees.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Grass Hut

Grass Hut. Oh yeah! It was an amazing show. Meeting Bwana Spoons, Le Merde, and Scrappers was so much fun. They are all very kind and cool people. And talent too! And beards. Hum, maybe I should grow one.

Dr. Max Abima is now a patron of the arts.

Stay tuned for more pics and greater detail of our trip.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Grass Hut Here I Come

Dr. Max Abima is on his way to Grass Hut in Portland, OR for the opening of their art show .

He's so very excited to see all the new creations from some of his favorite artist. Maybe he'll get to meet Bwana Spoons, or Le Merde! Or both! He may even pick up a custom. He's been saving.

Korean Customs is on his bad side for holding up all the Horvath art and making the show start without it. And you don't want to stay on Dr. Max's bad side.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Horvath interview: Did ya miss it?

Did the David Horvath interview with Bill Handel sneak up on you and you missed it?

No problem. Thanks to a link provided by our friend, Hch, you get another chance.

Click here and you can have a listen. David is right about in the middle of the clip. You can forward to him if you let it buffer a little.

Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Happy Snack Day

On Snack Day Little Red Tooth Wedgehead was apple of everyone's eye today. Or should I say muffin. The snack was so large everyone got a piece and came back for seconds. Our two Babo's agreed to share the cream cheese center. Everyone went away stuffed and happy and wishing David had made another Nap Day for tomorrow.

The question now on all their minds is.... how many more days till the next SNACK DAY. Boy those Uglydolls can eat. And me too!


Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Ice Bat's Ice Alert System

Ice Bat has invented a tool he feels every Ice Bat will love. It's his Ice Alert. This multi-purpose tool can be used like a compass to help you locate ice anywhere, anytime. Plus it's an essential alert system to let you know when the ice supply is low or melting. The built-in ice monitor effortlessly reorders ice supplies when needed using wireless technology. Never run out of ice again. Doubles as a cd player so you can chill to your favorite tunes. Plus is has a secret bonus capability, but Ice Bat isn't telling.

What a clever Ice Bat.