Saturday, July 11, 2009

Found Magazine is Stinking Hilarious

For the times in life when you really need to laugh:
1. Go to computer
2. Get online
3. Put into address bar
4. Hold belly and laugh

You want proof? Follow me.........

exhibit A.
Why? What's on Top of Your Tree?
FOUND by Keith Sanders in Denver, Colorado
Found in a friend's garage

exhibit B.
No Boys in the Room
FOUND by Paul Druecke in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

exhibit C.
Party Party UK Stylee
FOUND by "The Guvnor" in London, UK
Found behind the radiator at work. No idea when, where, what they are celebrating or what she might be eating.

exhibit D.
Just Fake Her Handwriting!
FOUND by Seth Poppy in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
I work for a touring puppet company and, as a result, often spend time in elementary schools. I found this note on the cafeteria floor where we'd set up our stage for an afternoon show. I'm guessing this is either a rough draft of a forgery, or that Mrs. Hernandez needs to brush up on her spelling.

*These are just a few to get you interested. What is this crazy nonsense, you ask? I will give it to you straight...from their own website.

Found Magazine:

So, what's this all about?
We collect found stuff: love letters, birthday cards, kids' homework, to-do lists, ticket stubs, poetry on napkins, doodles-- anything that gives a glimpse into someone else's life. Anything goes.

We certainly didn't invent the idea of found stuff being cool. Every time we visit our friends in other towns, someone's always got some kind of unbelievable discovered note or photo on their fridge. We decided to make a bunch of projects so that everyone can check out all the strange, hilarious and heartbreaking things people have picked up and passed our way.

And how'd this all start?
One snowy winter night in Chicago a few years back, Davy went out to his car and found a note on his windshield -- a note meant for someone else, a guy named Mario:

Page Me Later

*Sorry for the language, folks...just passing on info. ANYWAY, I always get a kick out of this site, so I thought I would share it with you. Maybe it'll make you smile some gray and rainy day.

1 comment:

Jules said...

I love this site:)

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