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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

Entries in FarSideSeries (17)


The Far Side Of The Wreck

I grew up reading The Far Side. My folks owned several of the books, and I can remember many happy nights curled up with the dry wit and bizarre observations of Mr. Gary Larson. I have no doubt this affected my own somewhat twisted sense of humor, because sometimes - usually after seeing something just a bit off - I'll hear an unmistakably Larson-esque narration start in my head.

You know, kind of like this:

Alone and outnumbered, C3pO did his best to blend in.


After a spritz of soda and a quick scrubbing, no one would ever guess at the dark events that transpired that fateful, frosting-filled night.


"So I says to him, 'Hey, Rabbit, it's my house and I'll hang a singing fish if I want to. And if you don't like his politics, find yourself another honey pot!'"


Bob surveyed his handiwork with pride. If only the Society of Delicate Penmanship and Context-Appropriate Color Coordination could see him now!


Buck couldn't help it: he laughed.

Unfortunately, the hunter's hearing turned out to be much better than his eyesight.

Thanks, Leah W., Julie B., Jaclyn B., Deborah F., & Matt W. You guys are far out.


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The Far Side of Cake, Vol. 12

As the bees closed in, Pooh and Tigger realized they'd made a horrible mistake.



"'Put a few leaves on it,' she said. 'It looks too plain,' she said. 'You've got to learn to fill the space,' she said! Well FINE."



Maurice was famous for being the only butterfly who could successfully do "the worm."

Which was handy, since he couldn't fly for sh*t.



There was a long, uncomfortable silence.

The Hello Kitties had, at last, run out of hellos.



When Ghosts Wish Each Other Happy Birthday:



Elmo looked around. Had anyone seen?
But no, the road was deserted.
Plus he was late for Abby's party, and had no time for paperwork or prying questions.

Whistling cheerfully, Elmo turned the wheel and drove on into the night.


Thanks to Cheryl N., Jodee R., Katie M., Lana R., Mary Jane, & Mary K. for keeping it far out.


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