Time Square’s normal smelly, bat shit insane playground of tourist hell became even more unpleasant when two women dressed in Minnie Mouse and Hello Kitty costumes got into an epic fight.
Behind the cat and mouse were Sandra Mocha, 34, and Giovanna Melendez, 40.
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Last week, our worldview was forever changed when anthropologist/Hello Kitty expert Christine R. Yano told the L.A. Times that our favorite cat is actually not a cat at all, but a girl. More specifically, “she’s a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She’s never depicted on all… More »
You guys, this is very important: according Christine R. Yano, who wrote a book last year about Kitty’s rise to fame, “Hello Kitty is not a cat. She’s a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She’s never depicted on all fours. She walks… More »
This new limited edition Leica camera combines Hello Kitty and the Playboy bunny, because wh0 doesn’t want a twee cartoon cat adorned with those famous bunny ears? I mean, they both have major birthdays this year (Hello Kitty turns 40 and Playboy turns 60), so I guess that’s as good an excuse to pair them… More »
It’s not so unusual to have a stockpile of Hello Kitty-themed waffle irons, toasters, tattoos, and toe socks, but apparently some fans want to take it a step further. These questionably creepy contacts are oversized for anime-like effect and offer the stunning design of Hello Kitty heads swirling around the pupil, with the option of… More »
Hello Kitty was born in 1974, and since then, the beloved Sanrio character has only grown in popularity, as evidenced by the plethora of travel options that will fulfill every Hello Kitty lover’s fantasy. To read while you travel: Christine R. Yano’s cultural exploration Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific and to bookmark:… More »
Listen, I know, sometimes we just want to be cute. Cute is fine, but in my estimation, this dress goes over the cliff from cute to infantilizing. This “Kawaii Not?” dress from Modcloth puts a Hello Kitty face on your boobs, and just seems like an adult-man repeller. But what do you think?
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Just now, as I was walking to get lunch, I spied a guy with a beautiful huge husky dog walking down 5th Avenue. Because I’m a total dog perv, I was checking the pup out, and then I looked up at the guy, and realized he was wearing what I thought was a Hello Kitty… More »
I’m literally speechless after watching this video of Courtney Stodden channelling Hello Kitty. Either she’s certifiable or she has a bright future as a performance artist. The girl has no inhibitions. It’s quite remarkable, actually. Her and James Franco should collaborate. [You Tube] … More »
“I’m pretty amazed by Hello Kitty. I see so many women in their 30s walking around in Hello Kitty shit and nobody is concerned for them … [Is it] the one iconic teenage symbol that seems okay for women in their 30s? The world seems to not have an issue with it … [I] said… More »
Bangkok, Thailand has taken a pretty non-traditional approach to curbing police corruption. Of late, they’ve been punishing officers who act out of line by requiring that they wear pink Hello Kitty armbands on their uniforms. “This new twist is expected to make them feel guilt and shame and prevent them from repeating the offense, no… More »
By now, you can imagine how I personally feel about Forever 21. (It’s the pits.) However, I’m dutybound to inform you of the company’s latest collaboration with Sanrio’s very own Ms. Hello Kitty. The very low-priced collection — every piece is below $30 bucks — will appear in Forevs stores in November, and will surely be… More »
Some fads go too far. And this slimy-looking Hello Kitty in utero is the exact location of where “too far” exists. [Crushable] … More »
So you know how your car sometimes runs out of motor oil and you take it to your local gas station or Jiffy Lube or something and say “fill ‘er up with that high grade Hello Kitty brand motor oil, ‘ol chap!”? Oh, that doesn’t sound familiar? That’s probably because it’s utterly ridiculous. In fact,… More »
If you ever find yourself being wheeled around a hospital in a Hello Kitty wheelchair, you should probably consider switching to a facility that doesn’t employ Sanrio-branded equipment. (You think this is bad, wait until you see the Hello Kitty sutures they have waiting for you in the operating room!) Sadly, if you’re in the… More »
Got a thing for Hello Kitty? Dig old-school Doc Martens? These new Hello Kitty Doc Marten boots will be right up your fashion alley, then. The line is Sanrio x Doc Martens, and the models include pink on black, red and blue on white, and a multicolored Hello Kitty-covered pair. No price point yet, though,… More »
I consider my taste in wine to be pretty, well, non-judgmental. I mean, I will savor the hell out of a nice Barolo, but if you hand me a glass of cheap champagne, I’ll guzzle that too. (Hell, I have even been known to enjoy Franzia.) That said, wine made by pretty pink pussycat Hello… More »
Seriously, will Hello Kitty ever cease to be hilarious when associated with tampons, toilets, weaponry, or life-threatening mechanical devices? Survey says: no. [Geekologie] … More »
In Taiwan, Eva Airlines has decked out an Airbus Hello Kitty-style. Think this would relax fearful flyers or make them more freaked-out? Hmm … we wonder if the safety card features HK illustrations as well. If Hello Kitty can survive an airplane crash … [PSFK] … More »