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Weird Website(s) of the Week: Sad Don Drapers Love to Party

Today's weird website is a two-fer, and they're both equally weird. The first is a site called Panda Loves to Party, which is entirely comprised of non-photoshopped photographs of pandas devouring birthday cakes and wearing party hats and generally yukking it up (despite being in captivity). We swear, this website doesn't exist just to make people feel better about jailing pandas so we can look at them in zoos.

The next website is something I can just barely grasp, it is so strange and post-whatever and meta-whatever. It's called Sad Don Draper and it features one cut-out screengrab of Don Draper from an episode of Mad Men I haven't seen, and inserts it into all manner of weird/bizarrely appropriate contexts, and/or makes odd animated gifs out of them, as per the below:

I think the image above may have something to do with my post from yesterday.

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Mister Rogers Is Now a Funko Pop! and It’s Such a Good Feeling, a Very Good Feeling
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It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood for fans of Mister Rogers, as Funko has announced that, just in time for the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the kindest soul to ever grace a television screen will be honored with a series of Funko toys, some of them limited-edition versions.

The news broke at the New York Toy Fair, where the pop culture-loving toy company revealed a new Pop Funko! in Fred Rogers’s likeness—he’ll be holding onto the Neighborhood Trolley—plus a Mister Rogers Pop! keychain and a SuperCute Plush.

In addition to the standard Pop! figurine, there will also be a Funko Shop exclusive version, in which everyone’s favorite neighbor will be wearing a special blue sweater. Barnes & Noble will also carry its own special edition, which will see Fred wearing a red cardigan and holding a King Friday puppet instead of the Neighborhood Trolley.

 

Barnes & Noble's special edition Mister Rogers Funko Pop!
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Mister Rogers’s seemingly endless supply of colored cardigans was an integral part of the show, and a sweet tribute to his mom (who knitted all of them). But don’t go running out to snatch up the whole collection just yet; Funko won’t release these sure-to-sell-out items until June 1, but you can pre-order your Pop! on Amazon right now.

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