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What's a Wreck?

A Cake Wreck is any cake that is unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate - you name it. A Wreck is not necessarily a poorly-made cake; it's simply one I find funny, for any of a number of reasons. Anyone who has ever smeared frosting on a baked good has made a Wreck at one time or another, so I'm not here to vilify decorators: Cake Wrecks is just about finding the funny in unexpected, sugar-filled places.

Now, don't you have a photo you want to send me? ;)

- Jen

Marcus and the New Job

So Marcus gets a job with Gateway computers, and his old office mates get him a cake to say goodbye:

Obviously, this raises a few questions.

Going by the illustration, either Marcus is a wee little man or Gateway has had so many budget cuts that they're back to using the Colossus computers from World War II. Marcus also has three legs and types with his feet. He's lucky, though, because he's been hired at Gateway's exclusive beach-front cubicle office, where each week's work is delivered via the time-tested "message-in-a-bottle" method.


The bakery lost the order and slapped something together at the last minute.

One of those two, anyway. I think I like the first explanation better, though.

Maryn M., I agree: the word "enable" should probably never be on a cake.

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Reader Comments (52)


October 22, 2008 | Unregistered Commentersoawesomeimightgetarrested

Did anyone notice that his clothes are on that big rock and that hes sitting there naked on that giant computer?
and why did they have to say gateway on it. weird weird, but i'd love to eat that cake right about now.
But I still am wondering why is he naked? Is he like the office slut or someting? Is he a guy who just likes to get naked all the time?

January 22, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersarah20xoxo

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