Monday, May 4, 2009

Rice Stick Boy

The other day, my son brought home a rice stick that one of his classmates had given him. On the packaging was a picture of a weird-looking kid, and my son thought that the wrapping would be a great entry in the Gallery of the Absurd. He was right:

Go ahead, take a closer look:

Remember, sweets can be bad for your (mental) health.

UPDATE: According to one Gallery watcher, the Japanese name for the rice stick is Tabetaibou, which translates into "The Stick You Want to Eat." I think we can all agree that this information adds an extra layer of creepiness to this product.

2 comments:

Nora said...

And the name of the product (it's Japanese) is Tabetaibou, or "The Stick You Want To Eat". ::shudders::

tantra flower said...

I've seen these at the Asian market I shop at, but never noticed the creep factor. lol

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