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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
Friday
Aug062010

Send 'Em In

Wow, the blockbuster holidays just keep comin' this month: did you know it's national Clown Week?!?

Needless to say, the clowns of the world (the ones who wear make-up, I mean) couldn't be happier about the week-long celebration:

"Beat it, kid. I'm on a break."

Oh. Well, I mean, most of the clowns are excited. Why, just look at this giddy fella!

Tell me, Mr. Bubbles, have you ever felt more alive?

Mr. Bubbles?

Uh...sir? [honking rubber nose] Hello?


Well, maybe we'll just leave him to rest in peace, and move on to...

...uh, well, not this guy. He looks dead tired.


And I'm sure these two...severed heads... are just resting, too, kids. Ha. Ha. Erm...

Oh, look, here's a happy clown! So happy, in fact, he's gone cross-eyed!


(Give it a second.
Theeere
it is.)


On the other hand, he might be bleeding demised. You know, ceased-to-be. Expired and gone to meet his maker. Stiff, bereft of life, run down the curtain and joined the choir invisible. This may, in fact, be an EX clown.

Or he's just resting.

Well, no matter; here's a clown with a full LOAD of...uh...exuberance:

Wow, we've got a live one here! (And I think he needs a change.)


Happy Clown Week, Jennifer, Julie M., Heather B., Eve & Noelle, Ashley, & Kathryn H.! May all your pies fly true, your noses honk, and your cars maintain their TARDIS- like defiance of the laws of physics
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Reader Comments (109)

Mary

Those clowns are creeping me out. Remember "IT"!!!!

August 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Bahaha! Kudos for quoting Monty Python! (And srsly, why DO so many of those clowns have X's for eyes?)

August 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda

Clowns often have + style make up around their eyes, like this:

http://fineartamerica.com/images-medium/jason-the-clown-patty-vicknair.jpg

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/514AJ9HNH7L.jpg

I've never seen any with X eyes though!

August 9, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

Maybe they're supposed to be "cross-eyed"?

August 9, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

This is hilarious! The Monty Python quote is fully appreciated by the way.

August 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda Cooper

so do you think they all float down here?

August 13, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdee

THIS, my friend, is a DEAD! PARROT!

August 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCalvin

Ye cannae change the laws of physics!

August 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRed Wolf

Er............................................... Are...... Those...... Clowns...... Supposed to look........ Erm..... Dead? XP

October 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTokaiyaBMalfoy

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