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Funny New Blog: “Catalog Living” Captions The Absurdity Of Home Catalogs

I am a complete catalog whore. I love the styling of the clothes in the J.Crew catalog, the ramshackle, shabby chic-ness of the Anthropologie catalog, and the total randomness of some of the furniture placements in the CB2 and West Elm catalogs. Someone has taken that obsession a step further and has imagined the lives led by the imaginary people in home catalogs. On the hilarious new blog Catalog Living, comedian/actor/writer Molly Erdman has cast “Gary” and “Elaine” as the two main — but unseen — characters in the absurd life situations implied by home catalog photographs. For example, the caption for the photo above:

Elaine was not amused by Gary’s passive-aggressive response to her request to “garnish the cocktails.”

Check out more dry-witted captions for catalog scenes, after the jump … Keep reading »

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