Garbage Pail Kids Will Protect Your iPhone

Posted on: December 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am by

Garbage Pail Kids are mounting another comeback, albeit in a mobile medium. The franchise of foul-mouthed sticker cards is joining the iPhone generation with the creation of its own branded iPhone gel cases. Each purchase comes with a code to unlock the same image as wallpaper for your Jesus phone.  Time to relive those glory days of piecing together the puzzle of Uncle Sam with a finger up his nose (i.e. Snooty Sam) while chewing on stale Topps gum.

It was around this time last year that we presented some of our favorite city-based Garbage Pail Kids, including Bill Ding, Jess Express, and Alice Island. Still looking for the classic cards?  Economy Candy still carries unopened packs of the first-gen cards on occasion.

[via Thrillist]

Recent Stories

Epstein’s Bar Returned to Hell Square this Weekend After 2-Year Hiatus

Epstein’s Bar fought for its survival; now its revival is here. The nightspot reopened to the public on Friday night. More than two years after aborting operations at the northeast corner of Stanton and Allen Streets – for neighbors, a welcome relief – the longtime watering hole is finally back on track. The interim period was apparently […]

This is the 9-Story Glass Office Tower Replacing the Sunshine Cinema

With the Sunshine Cinema now dark – the theater closed for good last night – we have the first look at the monstrosity to replace it. A nine-story glass tower that boasts 65,000 square-feet of commercial office space and ground-floor retail. The New York Times has the scoop on the first rendering of the project, […]

Michael Shah Spent $19M on this Hell Square Tenement Building

On Wednesday, we reported that Michael Shah (Delshah Capital) picked up the Hell Square tenement at 138 Ludlow Street. With the transaction now public, it appears the controversial landlord paid $19 million for the property. Spending that kind of coin on a pre-war walkup means one thing. The requisite upscaling to luxury living. “Despite its […]

Brooklyn Diamond Coffee Fades from Lafayette Street

It’s no longer proverbial diamond in the rough (of Lafayette Street). Brooklyn Diamond, the upstart coffee shop, shuttered its SoHo java joint earlier this month. Brown butcher paper now hangs in the windows of 234 Lafayette, capping a brief tenure that barely lasted eight months. The original Brooklyn location also appears to be kaput. Both […]

Bowery Landlord Must Fix Unstable Staircase within 2 Weeks, City Says

Controversial landlord Joseph Betesh must fix the destabilized staircase inside 85 Bowery within two weeks, the city stated yesterday after dozens of tenants were evacuated from their homes. As part of the ongoing legal case between Betesh and the tenant association here, the State Supreme Court yesterday afternoon ordered a city inspection of the property. Apparently, the […]