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Talk about getting your hands dirty. When New Zealand artist Sam Mahon thinks someone is full of shit he really backs those claims up.  Upset with the fact that New Zealand Environment Minister Nick Smith has a diarrhetic approach on dairy farm pollution, artist Mahon staged a sit-in and began crafting this number two.

Number two as in $2,220.00, which just so happens to be what this bust (it doesn’t have the secret button to unlock the private bath house) sold for to the anonymous Internet buyer. Mahon really went to town on this shit (he didn’t grow his own, he collected it from a dairy farm) – going so far as to grind it in a coffee grinder, mix it with resin, and even polish the finished product with beeswax. But Mahon didn’t stop there.

Mahon, in what is sure to become an ever-escalating shit storm, outlined all the other fun aspects – “The sculpture has a hollow head, which is very fitting. It is highly polished and sits on the stand slightly to the right of center.” It’s a very Duchampian commentary, but what ever happened to the good ole flaming bag of poo?



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Ah, the waffle weave. Looks cool, feels great, reminds us of toasted Eggos. You’ve seen them before–probably in a fancy store or hotel–but Parachute’s brand new Waffle Towels are different. They’re spun using innovative Aerocotton Technology, which basically means they’ll be dry by the time your significant other finally gets out of the shower and realizes you stole their towel. Parachute’s Waffle Towels come in two sizes and two neutral colors. Plus, their 100% cotton construction means they start soft and only get softer with time. Even Kevin McCallister would approve.