Apparently it is the moment when everyone from infants to athletes need to have high heeled shoes. A company called Heelarious has put out a line of high-heeled infant shoes. They would really irritate me if it weren’t for the fact that they are aimed at the pre-walking set and so won’t do any harm. Wanna mess with peoples’ heads? Put a pair on a boy baby. People flip when they see anything that even smacks of transgender “transgression” in a kid. When he was 5, CD jr. went out for Halloween as one of the Power Puff Girls. The looks we recieved when people said what a pretty girl and he said “boy” were wonderful. I’m like, he’s 5 — gender is not yet an issue for him. Can we wait a few more years before we start the stereotyping?
(If you are interested in doing the same to your car or walls the stickers may be found here. Be prepared for a bit of attention if you put them on the old gas guzzler.)
Fortunately the rest of the world seems to share my fascination. Herewith a few of the more interesting things I have come across that pay homage to our Space Invader overlords. So in honor of the 30th Anniversary of the
We will begin with apparel (and skip over the entire t-shirt aisle — cuz there’s a zillion of those).