Monday, March 22, 2010

A Haiku for You, Deer

Monday, March 22, 2010


Soft blue and brown swirls
somehow incomplete without
a beheaded deer.


Grace R., I hear this costs about 10 bucks.

- Related Wreckage: Fire!
The Boob Nazi said...

I wasn't aware deer were blue.... Am I missing something?

That deer head is awesome.

hessica said...

Woa... woaaa... I've been reading this site for a long time and this has to be one of the more confusing and absurd "cakes!"

Kirsty said...

There's something kind of gorgeous about this cake, in a kind of 'hey guys, I took a load of acid and then made a deer-themed CCC inspired by Van Gogh's Starry Night' kind of way.

jo said...

What the hell is that? What was the occasion? truly perplexing. was this an order, or (being blank) a *gasp* STOCK CAKE?

I love the haiku. Great way to deal with a WTF cake situation. Hilarious!

Becky said...

Whiskey. Tango. Foxtrot.

?!?!?!?!

Anonymous said...

What in the world??? Blue sky, white clouds, is this to celebrate the death of a deer or some such?
(My verification word is FRICITHY --- so they made the rest of the deer into a deer fricithy?)

Gary said...

"Grace R., I hear this costs about 10 bucks."

Really? I only see one buck.

Laura Dotson-Thomson said...

Do I get 30 points toward my next purchase? I hope I have enough doe. I wonder how many people are fawning over this one. I guess I'll have to stag-ger away from this before I'm caught in the headlights... (I was going to say "steer clear" but figured I shouldn't confuse my animals any more than I have).

Anonymous said...

... I kind of love it!

morriganscrow said...

"Permafrost icing,
Plastic deer's head a trophy -
I say ptooie!"

LisAway said...

So beautiful. If it was sold with the haiku it would have been a big hit for Valentine's Day.

duffylou said...

10 Bucks. Bwa hahaha!

Linda said...

And it's a cupcake cake! *shudder*

Kate in Italy said...

Sometimes it makes you wonder... If this is a stock cake, what OOPS are they covering up with Deer Bits? And if it *shocked gulp* ISN'T a stock cake who in the name of all that is good left in the world would ORDER, SPECIFICALLY, THAT CAKE!?

It looks like a Duck-Fart Cocktail made with Blue Curaçao! GNARLY.

mn_me said...

god bless you, becky
you took the words right out of my mouth...

Lon said...

Wow. You've certainly posted more aesthetically unappealing wrecks, but I think this one wins the WTF-prize!

Anonymous said...

I'm not ashamed to say I'd buy this just for the sheer absurdity of it.

A Girl In Her Kitchen said...

Weird, just weird!

http://agirlinherkitchen.blogspot.com

SimplySweeter said...

Hee hee hee. This one is really hilarious!

Gloom Raider said...

This may be the prettiest Wreck I've seen on here—admittedly, without the deer head I would have thought it was a very, very impressionistic beach scene...

Fluffy Cow said...

I am at a loss-

This cake is too perplexing.

I need more coffee.

T.A.Y.L.O.R. said...

@Kirsty
I'm with you, it's definitely a drug-induced homage to Starry Night. That actually makes the most sense.

soapbox said...

Mindboggling... WTH were the wreckerators on???

Jerry said...

Ba-dum-dum *cymbal crash*

Thank you, I'll be here all week.

Anonymous said...

WTF???

Dharmamama said...

Between sky and land
A deer emerges from fog;
I will make a cake.

Kamity said...

I call the cupcake with the deer head on it!!!

Anonymous said...

This one's definitely a real head scratcher!!! Maybe the blue deer is related to Babe The Blue Ox?

WV: ingulfo -- Bambi's forest was ingulfo a strange blue fog.

joules

Blue Jean said...

"See, boss? This is my impressionistic CCC! I call it "Foggy Forest." See, the blue swirlies are the sky and the brown swirlies are the forest!"

"But how are they gonna know it's a forest, Milo?"

"Ohhh, good point, boss. I'll just stick a deer head on the forest part. That'll show everybody!"

Vanessa said...

"Hello, Cake Wreckery, how may we help you?"

"Yes, I'd like a cupcake cake for my husband. Something simple, maybe in his favorite colors of blue and brown..."

"OK, we can do that. Do you want it to say anything?"

"No, he's not into that sort of thing...but he did just get back from a deer hunting trip. Maybe you can put a little deer on it -- you know, from his "dear" wife?"

"Hah ha, yeah sure, we can do that. It'll be ready this afternoon."

"Thanks!"

Stella said...

Bambi's mom in heaven? Whoops. Sorry it's a MAN deer...

Becky said...

"Congratulations on your First Kill"... or maybe "Happy First Day of Hunting Season"... I dunno.

Mella said...

So if that's supposed to be a fluffy deer I don't get the blue part

Onyx said...

I give you an A+ for the haiku, and a D for whoever tried to pass htat off as a professional cake

Kristers said...

I am really intrigued by this cake. Is there some astrological sign or system I'm not aware of and includes a cloudy deer?

Dennis said...

Considering it's just the head, it must have cost a ... sawbuck!

Jennifer said...

I think it is supposed to be coming out of the mist. Like on a cold November morning when you are getting up to go hunting and the deer clears the mist and you blow it away. Which kinda makes it creepier.

Sarah Alexander said...

I like the blue over-spray, personally; it just adds a little something extra.

Jamie said...

Why??!?! My eyes! They burn! By the way, the word verification for my comment is "penris" *snort snort*

Bek said...

but...

what...

I am completely dumb-founded. Wh... no, no, I just don't get it.

This has to be the most baffling cake I have ever seen. Anywhere. At all.

sendingtheclowns said...

"Starry Night" my left buttock cheek! That doesn't look like nighttime at all! A nightMARE, yes. I just hope that it's not a new picture, because the "BEST BY" date on it is Dec 24 09...but that's neither here nor there.
It's just ridiculous.
The only *haiku" I'd reference would be to say, "Haiku out into the woods and TOSS that thing!"

Oh, and @ANONYMOUS--That "fricithy" SO reminds me of Sylvester the cat and Tweety Bird--he was always drooling about fricathy of Tweety. =^~.~^=

Terry Lee said...

oh deer me. this is one helluva ccc wreck. what the what?!

Anonymous said...

Oh Dear!

= to add even more surrealism to the whole thing I stupidly thought your reference was to a Maori haka and was wondering how that was going to be presented on a cake, but anyway congratulations on your haiku

msyendor said...

WV: Oxylkel -- the "prescription" the wreckerator followed when creating the cake.

Next Campfire horror story:
Bambi in The Mist.

jj said...

I'm going to have to view this one as art. I don't understand where they were going with this, and it sort of looks too old and crunchy for much else but hanging on the wall, so surely no one wants to eat it.

I mean, should we be surprised to find that this was created by a failed artist who never got the attention he's finding by turning to cake? Not that the world was ready for his work in this arena either, mind you....

CJ said...

10 bucks? That's a lot of doe.

Valerie said...

It actually costs about 20 bucks, you're off by 10 ;)

Anonymous said...

.... What?

I'm with Hessica on this one. Never seen a cake this confusing.

I love the colors though. So soft. Almost like I can reach out and touch it.

sendingtheclowns said...

Blue Jean said...
"See, boss? This is my impressionistic CCC! I call it "Foggy Forest." See, the blue swirlies are the sky and the brown swirlies are the forest!"
******
Yeeaahhh....okey dokey.
But I was kind of under the impression that "the forest" should be...oh, I don't know...maybe GREEN??

(FOR MORE OPTIONS, PRESS "ONE"!)

>^e,e^<

Caroline B said...

Aw, the Monarch of the Glen got lost in the fog, poor dear....but why make a cake out of it.......

Melissa (& Billy) said...

...I got nothin'. 0_o

Erin said...

It would actually be quite pretty without the random deer head.

lisadh said...

Jen - you are a poetic inspiration to us all. Great haikus from the readers.
@Dharmamama - that "takes the cake!" Loved it!

Anonymous said...

Well it could always be worse, like red icing around the deer to signify what happens after deer hunting season. just sayin'

Stephanie said...

10 bucks... *chuckles* Nice... ;)
As far as the "cake" itself is concerned, I am at a loss to explain what prompted that.

Pam said...

Great haiku!!! That cake is amazing and I'd be almost afraid to ruin it by slicing into it and eating it!

Gary said...

Deer are hard to draw.
I know! Just slap on some goo swirls,
and a plastic head.

*G*R*U*N*T*I*L*D*A* said...

That is actually really very pretty...

Tatersmama said...

Oh deer... this one certainly takes the cake! Those brown swirls remind me a "leeetle" too much of my Aunt Leotas hair, right after she came home from the beauty parlor. And who would want to eat hair? Even with a deer perched in it?
*urp*!

Anonymous said...

I heard it cost $10 and a ticket to hell!

Regards
Chucknorris

Sarah said...

Ten *bucks*! Well done. Seriously though what is a cake without a severed head on it.

PhotoGrace said...

Nothing says "Happy Deer Season!" like a cupcake cake with a plastic flotsom deer head. Right? Right?!

Anonymous said...

It's like abstract art! I love all of the comments, poetry, hypothetical conversations everyone has come up with today. Bravo!

@sendingtheclowns: maybe it was a winter forest with sky and bare trees, hence no green. some of that looks a little dirty-white too

wv: unnerm. The noise one makes when trying to figure out a wreck like this, starting to speak, than stopping to pause and reflect.

Brett said...

ten bucks? don't you think that's a little deer? aha ha ha...

Christine said...

I was going to say something cruel about this cake but I haven't the hart

BADKarma! said...

Nononononono, NO... You just don't understand...

That's Ceiling Deer! Sheesh!

Anonymous said...

For a cupcake cake, it is rather pretty ... except for the dead deer. Can't understand the connection with Christmas, though. I mean, the pull date is Christmas Eve, so it must be a holiday cake of some sort.
Tricia

Sand Mama said...

Its a deer coming out of the mist. Or maybe its a deer that got hit by a car receding back into the mist. Its up to the viewer to interpret the artists intent...

sendingtheclowns said...

Anonymous said:

@sendingtheclowns: maybe it was a winter forest with sky and bare trees, hence no green.
======================
Ahhhh--now that IS a possibilty.
Then AGAIN... maybe it was
"a winter forest with sky" and NO trees; hence no SENSE.
I give up!
*runs, babbling incoherently, into imaginary, treeless woods and floating deer heads*
=^@.@^=

Kay said...

BADKarma! said...
"Nononononono, NO... You just don't understand...

That's Ceiling Deer! Sheesh!"

Well of course - that explains everything!!

sendingtheclowns said...

Anonymous said...
"... Can't understand the connection with Christmas... it must be a holiday cake of some sort."
==================
Yeah! Maybe it's Rudolph!
Just stick a maraschino cherry on its nose!
>^~.~^<

Anonymous said...

It looks like the latest marshmallow piece in a box of Lucky Charms. Green clovers, blue diamonds, and hazy trippy-looking deer! All part of this complete breakfast!

Culinarychiq said...

Why am I getting a Narnia vibe off this cake, unless maybe because of an incredible urge to hide in a closet to escape the wrecky goodness of this "cake"?

erika said...

I sorta kinda love it. I think the cakewrecker is working on a completely different plain. I wouldn't be surprised to find out he/she is the great grandchild of Magirtte.


Ce n'est pas un gâteau de gâteau de tasse.

Kayla, Infant Potty Trainer said...

It kinda looks like EPCOT...

Courtney C. said...

This must've come from Texas. I'm from Texas, and that... that definitely screams "Redneck crossing"! *facepalm.....

Anonymous said...

Thanks, sendingtheclowns. I think we've got it. Now everyone, sing along ... "then one foggy Christmas eve, Santa came to say, Rudolph with your nose so bright ...."
Tricia

Cat's Pajamas said...

I think it's beautiful.

Shiny New Allotment Holder said...

Only 10 bucks? I'd definitely buy that for 10 bucks. Honest. So. Where exactly can I buy that for 10 bucks?

Emily said...

They''ll roll out the doe
We'll buy a cake with a buck
And fawn over it

Gary said...

Deer are hard to draw.
I know! Just slap on goo swirls,
and a plastic head.



(Revised version, with correct syllable count.)

The Gravekeeper said...

Something about this suggests that this is, in fact, a dadaist cake. For starters, there's no rhyme or reason to it, nor is it, in fact, an actual cake. It is simply called a cake and is then accepted by the public as a cake even though the public knows way deep down that it is not a cake.

Or the wreckerator was high as a kite.

Anonymous said...

I don't get it.

Bree said...

I see a deer head in the clouds. Better email Snopes!b

Anonymous said...

You guys have obviously never been in the rural south on the opening day of deer season. That day is bigger than Christmas and certainly cake worthy.

This is obviously a deer hunter's dream cake.

sendingtheclowns said...

@ Tricia:
"...Rudolph with your nose so bright ...."



"...won't you frost my cake tonight?"

=^~.-^=

Anonymous said...

I think i have to agree, it's intensely odd but also kind of beautiful, and the deer head gives it the ethereal quality of a David Lynch movie.

Arlene said...

That deer looks like it got caught up in some weird hurricane. Maybe the blue is supposed to be the ocean that the poor decapitated deer is flying over.. I am still trying to figure out why on earth anyone would make a cake like this lol.

JonB said...

I was wondering if maybe it was a Hannukah Hart whose antlers could be used as a menorah, but when clicked on the photo to enlarge it, I saw 10 points. And two bloody eyes that stared into my soul.

Anonymous said...

I love the artistic way the blue spray actually goes beyond the boundaries of the cake and symbolically ties together the artwork and the frame... eh doily thingy...

My verification word is scract - makes about as much sense as this cake, I guess... It's blue, too...

dylia said...

Technically, that's a disembodied deer.

My Geek is showing...I'll put it away now.

HB Chick said...

Venison flavor
is all the rage in cake mix.
Watch out for buckshot.

from HB chick

Rachel Leastlikely said...

i LOVE the deer cloud!!!

Clurr said...

Dharmamama - AHAHAHAHAHAHA.... I LOVE your haiku. This cake, however. I don't even know.

E.M. Green said...

This plus the infamous deer in forest fire cake make me think that Wreckorators are going for a Blue Dog type theme.

Call it "Deer Head" pop art.

cakes to vijayawada said...

Wow...Nice design. Deer is good.

caferacers66 said...

epic swirl unite us

powder blue summons beyond

dead deer land arises

or something like that..egad

yes I said egad, like I'm Smedley the aghast butler or something. deal wid it playa.

BADKarma! said...

I'm tellin' you guys... It's Ceiling Deer. The Bambi equivalent of Ceiling Cat. As in "Ceiling Deer/Cat is watching you from on high".

Blue Jean said...

@sendingtheclowns:

But I was kind of under the impression that "the forest" should be...oh, I don't know...maybe GREEN??

(FOR MORE OPTIONS, PRESS "ONE"!)


LOL! You must be one of the fortunate souls who live in a sunnier clime than I do. From where I'm standing at the window, the forest is dark brown, and will be for another month at least.

In a way, I'm glad Milo (or whoever) didn't go for a green forest, or it would look like the Giant Blob was eating Bambi. Or Milo could have tried an autumn theme with red, orange and yellow; Bambi freaks out at the disco!

Ahmie said...

I think I know how to explain this one... it's Harry Potter's patronus as a cake!

Stephanie Z. said...

HAHAHA This is a Wal-Mart cake. ANd my local Wal-Mart MADE ONE last year during Hunting season!!! Bwahahahaha. I thought it was embarassing and ugly then and I think so now.

sendingtheclowns said...

Blue Jean said...

@sendingtheclowns:

"LOL! You must be one of the fortunate souls who live in a sunnier clime than I do."
................
You probably won't see this, as it's been several days, but NO, I don't live in a *sunnier* any such thing! I'm in Vermont...where the Winter lasts until about the first part of May. And in between Winter and Spring is our famous 5th season: mud season.
However, around these parts the evergreens (like your spruce, pine, balsam,etc.) have a habit of never going brown on us. Hmmm....maybe that's why they call them "evergreens."
=^~.-^=

Jake said...

I'd pay $20 for a cake that special...

Sue said...

Haven't you guys ever seen "Escanaba in da Moonlight"?? Chevy shook a sh*t!

Lollie said...

Bambi emerging, victorious, from the forest fire. Of course.

FDB said...

That's not a beheaded deer - that's a bedeered head!