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Desc:Pretty much the new Beanie Babies
Category:Religious, Business
Tags:beanie babies, Funko Pops!, plastic crab, collectibles, hummel figurines
Submitted:Cena_mark
Date:10/18/16
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Comment count is 17
bawbag
My ex's brother has a massive collection of these things. Lots of SD Comic-Con one-offs etc and he makes more than a fair amount of cash trading his doubles. It's for this reason and other interrelated ones that he is perma-single.
Cena_mark
I hope he plans to sell out soon, the bubble will burst in a few years.

Maggot Brain
The Beanie Babies of Tomorrow.
Boomer The Dog
If they're doing fandoms, there should be Furry Funkos, made like foxes, Huskies, wolves and others.

I wouldn't have these, too uniform and Humanistic, but I know people who love to make walls of items, all lined up perfectly, and they probably love this sort of thing.

Boom

freedoom
Christ, just open the boxes they will be worthless in a few years any way.
Cena_mark
There's so much to hate about these things. They all have the same look with their lifeless eyes and lack of mouths. They pander to every fandom, making pops of everything including Kiss, of course there are Kiss POPS!.
I first became aware of this rubbish when they announced the Steven Universe POPS!. There wasn't really any SU merch before that so fans were excited, the figures looked like crap (especially Pearl), but the marks ate them up anyways.
Mother Lumper
Their marketing strength lies in their banality, designs easy to digest and unlikely to offend.

Old_Zircon
Like modern art.

EvilHomer
Jeff Koons joke?

Anyway, you guys are wrong. Uncivilized and wrong. Funko Pops have a lot of artistic merit; they're the urban alternative/ underground art scene's foray into Kinkade's visionary creative model. Maybe you can't appreciate blank-eyed chibi superheroes, but the next generation - the generation unsullied by your Gen-X / Millennial cynicism - will embrace the artistry of Funko with open arms and hungry EMV cards.

EvilHomer
Oh, wait, these were the guys who did those butt-ugly Pony dolls. Nevermind, fuck 'em.

Old_Zircon
I was thinking more Damien Hirst but whichever, it's all about developing a simple, consistent brand s you can pump out easily recognizable/appraisable pieces for the super rich to use as status signaling baubles and untraceable shadow currency. That is what the high-end modern art industry boils down to. "Art" hardly enters in to it.

Jeriko-1
I get these things as Christmas gifts from my brother every year. And since I can't sell a gift without feeling guilty I am stuck with the awful things.
TeenerTot
I hear ya. My brother insists on getting me some sort of action figure(s) for any gift holiday. I guess it's too hard for him to think of something I might actually enjoy.

Kid Fenris
I maintain a five-year statute of limitations on any store-bought item I get as a gift. After that it's just another thing to be sold or kept as I please.

Sanest Man Alive
I have more respect for the guys who post footage of their walls of dip cans.
SolRo
ugly little fuckers.
TeenerTot
Oh I get it!
"Pops" stands for "pieces of plastic shit."
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