It’s time for some Thrift Store Gore! What is thrift store gore? I made it up with my brain! It’s a column I created after finding one too many disturbingly weird things while thrifting. I post photos of stuff that belongs at the tippy-top of Little Big’s Thrifting Pyramid and then I make fun of them. Click here for more gore, or here to learn about Thrift Store Gore Bingo, a fun game for the whole family and maybe that crazy lady who won’t stop talking to you in housewares.
Today’s edition of Thrift Store Gore is focused on items you might find in the workplace. If you don’t have any of these, get thee to a thrift store and correct this at once!
Delight visitors to your cubicle with this onyx orb. It could be a paperweight, or it could be a palantir Seeing Stone for the evil wizard Sauron. Only you and the Dread Abomination, the Nameless Enemy, the Lidless Eye, know for sure!
You don’t have to work for Frito-Lay’s to be a flavor favorites, but giving this sign to a coworker might be considered sexual harassment if not.
Show everyone you are serious about workplace safety by using the least serious font possible that still uses the English alphabet.
There’s nothing inherently gore-y about this Bow-Wow picture frame, unless you put a photo of a person it it.
What workplace is complete without a coffee mug? Probably all of them if it’s this coffee mug. (The inside of it reads “I’m always a little behind.”)
Inspirational posters are necessary to give your employees the proper motivation for success. Let everyone know you aim high with this poster.
Maybe wildlife is more your thing? Soak in the majesty of an apex predator licking its junk. It says “I love animals” and “I value genital cleanliness” at the same time.
Everyone has framed photos of their family at the office, but you will stand out with this framed photo of some turtles. (If anyone asks, tell them this is your family.)
Last but not least, all work an no play makes Jack a dull boy. Relax each time you see a frog taking a bath with this artwork titled, “My Special Time of Day.”