Tonight at Citi Field, they’ll give a trophy to the guy who hits the most home runs off a 60-year-old
Tomorrow, they’ll give one to a team that wins a game that barely even counts.
So what you’ve got to be asking yourself about now is: where’s your
Glad you asked...
Check out Trophy Buffet
, a local outfit making trophies for some of life’s more unexpected
award-worthy occasions, available for preorder now.
Before we begin: yes, this is a Kickstarter. But it just crossed its funding threshold yesterday, and they
expect to start shipping today’s orders in September. Oh, and it’s all being done by a former ad man
who’s been making these things for his wife for years. (So if Mad Men
ends with Don making
Essentially, these are gifts you’ll give or receive in lieu of, say, a thank-you card or I’m-sorry
jewelry. Just a few examples:
—A “Greatest of All Time” one with a goat on top.
—“I apologize for my future f**k-ups” with a pair of praying hands.
—“Thanks for loving me just the way I am”... with a pig.
—Or you could go the custom route, with both the message and what’s on top.
Look out, Lord Stanley.