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Mike Bender and Doug Chernack created AwkwardFamilyPetPhotos.com after the success of their hilarious website AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com. The site, featuring weirdly wonderful portraits of people and their pets, is a great time-suck when you’re looking to get lost in the Internets. But let’s face it, sometimes we need a break from being online. Luckily, there’s now a book, published by Three Rivers Press, featuring some of the best, most awkward pet portraits from the site.
Oh, turtles. Is there nothing they can’t do? I had a pet turtle when I was a kid – he was named Leonardo (after the coolest Teenage Mutant Ninja, naturally) and he was awesome. Well now I’m beating myself up, because Leo never had a taste of delicious pumpkin pie! He only ate smelly fish pellets. I promise that if I ever get another turtle (hint, hint, husband!) I’ll bake him/her a pie. I don’t know if I’ll feed them off my fork, though… seems a little unsanitary.
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Have you seen the hilarious Banter video series by the Pets Add Life ad campaign? The videos feature two humans in cat, dog, and reptile costumes re-enacting what they think pets talk about with each other while you’re not around. This one, where two dogs shoot the shit about sniffing butt, is my favorite.
I say unto you, if you regularly attend renaissance fairs, you’re a nerd. However, if you regularly attend renaissance fairs with your pet tortoise in tow, and happen to appropriately attire him in kilt and medieval-style cart, you’re an awesome nerd. Forsooth and yea verily.