Saturday, December 6, 2008

How Many Blogs Have Tribute Parties?

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Not many, I'm thinking. I mean, most people go to parties to drink heavily, perch awkwardly on couch armrests, and play Scrabble. (Or is that just parties I go to?) But not Wrecks readers - nosirree. They get together to drink heavily and make Wreckplicas!

Observe:
This is the handiwork of Wreckerators Marilyn N. and friends. Look familiar? And oh yes, it is a CCC: these girls didn't overlook any details. I think the coconut icing and pink bow with "it a gril!" inscription really add something, too.

Then there's this one from Mary C.:

It's even a "real" Wreck; she and her friends brought in a photo of the original Tom Selleck cake to the bakery and had a decorator copy it. Sure, the chest hair can't compare, but I think you'll agree that this brooding Neanderthal Tom is a real piece of work.

And Maggie H. provided her boyfriend Cody with a birthday Wreckplica of his favorite Wreck:

Wow, the carrot jockeys have grown, Maggie! ;) Glad to see they haven't lost their mohawks, though.

Good work, everyone!
Cottagecheap said...

I just don't think I could make myself make that first wreck! I just couldn't. The coconut icing made my stomach churn just a little!

HorribleLicensePlates said...

Yeah that first one is almost TOO good.

Ali said...

Yay, return of the mohawked infant carrot jockeys! My day just got brighter...and weirder.

The Courteous Chihuahua said...

Maybe it's because I have a bit of a hangover this a.m., but coconut icing face makes me want to hurl, and I think the Magnum PI cake is cute in a cartoon-y kind of way.

whirlygirly said...

Oh, I should've sent in a picture of my birthday cake! Here: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/vfxgirly/001a.jpg It was inspired, of course, by the "At least you're pretty" cake in this post: http://cakewrecks.blogspot.com/2008/08/cakes-for-all-ocassions.html

Jolene said...

I've seen a few car wrecks in my life, but none have made me laugh like your cake wrecks!! I'm so grateful you are a daily poster!! Thanks for sharing your humor with all of us!!! My favorite is the fireman/woman with the immense, dripping "hose".

Jim and Garret said...

Wow, imagine, someday everyone will be able to go to the bakery, and ask to see the Wreck selection.
"Oh, that one is so tacky, I'll take it."

-Garret-

Suzanne Dargie said...

Yeah, that coconut icing really does add the perfect note of unappetizing
appearance. Well done!
Just when we all thought that particular "cake" couldn't get any worse!

All Adither said...

What does a girl have to do to get a neanderthal cake for herself, hmmm?

Angie (from over at www.HalfAssedKitchen.com)

stonesoupjewelry said...

I want the Tom Selleck cake for my birthday.

Alix said...

It's like deja vu all over again! Bravo!

Mari said...

Question: do they eat their handywork?

I think that is a pretty good Tom Selleck on the one cake! Has anyone done a Hassellhoff yet?

Anonymous said...

That's hilarious! It entertains me how Tom looks so glum on cake2.

Anonymous said...

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. Considering that the "bakers" who made the wrecks being imitated deserve no flattery whatsoever, I deem this post to be Made of Fail.

writtenwyrdd said...

You can't do better than carrot jockey babies on a cake. No sirree, that right there's a good cake wreckplication. Gimme some o' dat!

CaliGirl9 said...

I was pleased to read that these were purposeful wrecks. The "It's a Gril!" CCC is going to give me nightmares and has already sent me to my medical reference books trying to figure out what horrible genetic syndrome that poor baby "gril" has.

Tom Selleck and Carrot-riding Mohawked Babies are no doubt destined to become classics.

Liz said...

Gosh, all Cake Wrecks needs now is a tribute BAND to go with all the tribute parties! Don't tell me you wouldn't go to that concert.

The Dread Pirate Roberts said...

That first cake is good that it could be improved only with an injudicious use of quotation marks.

Oshawapilot said...

I didn't "see" a single set of out of place quotations anywhere on those tribute wrecks.

Someone is slipping up. :)

Vodka Mom said...

those are so funny!

Mad Hatter said...

ohhhh, the babies are so cute.

Kat said...

I think Tom look pretty special on cake 2, the chest hair looks a little like leeches on a rampage but otherwise a cool cake..

Scritzy said...

You did notice that the Selleck cake said Hairy Birthday, didn't you?

And dang, I love those mohawk baby carrot jockeys. So utterly cool!

Hyena Overlord said...

the babies are a wreck icon.

Sadly...ccc have invaded our local bakeries. When I have a second and can find the usb cord. I'll email the pics.

wvotd spect....I 'spect someone got the Wilton book as an early Xmas gift"

janet said...

Dude, I totally have one of those creepy little mini Kewpies!

Annie Banannie said...

I was hoping for a Who reference. I saw that first one and my mind went straight to the Face of Boe. Haha

Lhyzz said...

That wrectacular version of Tom Selleck looks more like Saddam Hussein.

Calantha said...

Selleck looks a bit like a cheesed-off/drugged Inspector Clouseau with that mustache.

wvotd: bostre. I'm not sure if that's supposed to be a noun or a verb.

Eric said...

Ok, Tom Selleck ended up looking like Borat, and the babies now have a carrot hot tub?

www.goinggreenaccidently.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Sometimes when I'm feeling low, I'll look at your Curious George/Teenwolf blog entry, Jen. I immediately feel better, because I laugh like a ninny every time.

dumpsterdiva said...

I followed a link from facebook. Hilarious! I must say that the "It's A Girl!" cake looks a bit like poo to me. Sorry..but it does.

Leeva

Tora said...

Now those are some loyal readers who take their wreckreational baking seriously!

halfgk said...

I think it's a real testament to what you've accomplished here, Jen, to know that fans seek to IMITATE some of your more infamous wrecks! Mo(hawk) power to you!

Anonymous said...

I have been out of the country for a week and when eagerly opened this blog to see what I missed I was I was so glad to see my favorite wreck - steam rolled teen wolf - return in a new female form. That was the cake I originally "laughed so hard I almost went pee in my pants" over at work and caused my coworkers to wonder if I was ok. This new version caused an even louder guffaw and even some snorting. I wish I had a shirt with this... Thank you Cake Wrecks.

Amy said...

The first one looks like Bill Cosby to me.

Lillith said...

I have to say that I'm LOVING the Tom Selleck meta-wreck. I mean, seriously... how do you take something that scary and make it worse?! Good job, Mary C, for making this happen.

comicon said...

I just have to share this moment... I was scrolling down the page, showing my boyfriend my favorite posts, and when I came to this one, I just commented "Tribute cakes". He then said the most memorable thing ever (remember the first picture of this post when reading!):

"To what? Obama?!"

The Pink Queen Albatross said...

That first cake with the face actually made me gasp! I can't believe ve this was once an original cake...its insane. It kind of looks like vomit with a face.

Erin said...

where can I get some of those babies? I want to put them on my mom's birthday cake!

Anonymous said...

Hey,
This is my first time commenting on here although I am an avid fan/reader and try never to go even one day without catching up on the daily "Cakewrecks" blog.
I am commenting to say that whoever prepared that Tom Selleck remake did a creepy job on the chest hair! It looked like a infestation of bugs were running from a can of Raid or something! It literally gave me the shivers which - if we go by "Cakewreck" rules - would signify that that cake was a fantabulous wreck huh?

Kristy in Texas

party bags said...

Giving a tribute is a good idea. Very nice.