Posts tagged "teddy bear"

This Transgender Teddy Bear Storybook Is Too Cute For Words

Jessica Walton, an Australian school teacher, had her first baby with her partner last year. They wanted to supply their child with books that reflected their family, and were able to find plenty of books that featured children with gay parents – but what they couldn’t find was a book that represented Walton’s dad, who

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 12, 2015

Do Not Want: Fifty Shades Of Grey Teddy Bear

This must stop. “Fifty Shades Of Grey,” be it the book or the movie, must stop ruining the world. I know that it’s natural to want to sell merchandise related to a phenomenon because MONEY. A Fifty Shades sex toy kit? I can make a snarky remark about the Twitchy Palm Paddle. I can wonder if it…

Ami Angelowicz / February 18, 2014

Teddy Bear The Porcupine Celebrates Christmas With Us

He may not be cuddly, but his Christmas spirit gives us the warm fuzzies.

Julie Gerstein / December 18, 2011

Placenta Teddy Bears Are Pretty Disgusting

EW! So disgusting! Some kooky designer in London is turning afterbirth placentas into teddy bears. First, London-based Alex Green cures the placenta with salt to kill bacteria; then Green softens the organ with a mixture of eggs and tannins so it’ll take on the appearance of suede or leather. (Instead of, you know, a bloody…

Jessica Wakeman / November 12, 2009

It’s Time To Stop Sleeping With A Teddy Bear

Dear Gregory,

I think we should stop sleeping together.

This is hard for me, because we’ve known each other forever. I want you to know how special your relationship has been to me: going to London and Prague together, moving into our first apartment, nursing me through that awful sinus infection. There…

Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2009