Each week, I check out what the indie kids are making and selling on everyone's favorite online marketplace for DIY goods, Etsy.com.
You don't have to own a glue gun, a silkscreen machine, or a Bedazzler
to send out all the right signifiers! Someone else already made that
post-ironic-whatever so that you don't have to. Let's build a new
economy together by buying handmade!
Wall Street Beadboxman Bead Storage Cigarbox Lampwork, by bedboxman
Great for keeping beads, bric-a-brac, or the hundos you got when you cashed in all your Certificates of Deposit organized. With a chilling pictorial reminder of what's goin' DOWN.
Economically Depressed Silkscreen T-Shirt by CubistLiterature
Whenever you rock this, you'll be telling the world: I'm suffering from fiscal melancholia, which is maybe the new emo? And I'm making sad-faces about it! That peacock looks sadder than the moose heads hanging in Sarah Palin's renovated basement. Poor little dude.