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(vimeo link) You’re not the only one who feels this way about Mondays. Get your mind off the couch! This short is from the creative minds at The Magnificent Itch. -via the Presurfer

Comfy Cushioned Couch Looks Like Solid Wood

You may be pleasantly surprised when you first sit on this couch by Front Design. It’s padded, but covered with a photorealistic print of untreated wood. Link | Designers’ Website

Simpsons Chairs

It’s not a couch gag, but it’s close. 56th Studio, a design firm in Bangkok, made chairs in the images of four characters from The Simpsons. May I suggest a high chair inspired by little Maggie, who is conspicuously absent? Link | Studio Website

Game of Thrones Theme Sung by a Dog

(Video Link) Will you take all of the risks that come with playing the Game of Bones? If so, then pay the kibble price. You may eventually lay upon the Iron Couch. -via Geekosystem 

The Cat Tunnel Couch

Well, we know who rules the roost in this house! The Cat Tunnel Couch by Korean designer Seungji Mun is perfect for people who want to design their living rooms around their pets. It looks like a toddler or two may fit in there as well. See pictures of the building of the couch at [...]

The Portable Couch Perfect For An Active Lifestyle

There are many times in life when I find myself wishing for a comfortable place to sit, but who has the strength to lug an entire sofa around on their back? Enter the Picnic Time Reflex Portable Reclining Travel Couch, a portable couch with a really long name that conveniently folds up into a bag like [...]

The Simpson Couch Gag By Bill Plympton

(YouTube Link)  In case you missed the latest episode of The Simpsons, here is the only part of the show that really mattered-a strange yet rather touching couch gag by the king of sketchy animated sequences Billy Plympton! Watch as a bizarro version of Homer struggles with his feelings for both the couch and Marge, with frenetic [...]

John Kricfalusi’s Couch Gag for The Simpsons

(Video Link) John Kricfalusi, the animator for the legendary Ren & Stimpy Show, got a chance to direct the couch gag for last night’s episode of The Simpsons. Kricfalusi is not one to hold back his creative vision, even for a children’s show (Nickelodeon ultimately fired him). His work in this short is deliciously weird and [...]

The World’s Fastest Couch Can Go 101 MPH

(Video Link) On Monday, Glen Sutton did something most men only get to dream about: driving a couch faster than anyone else ever has. He set a Guinness World Record by driving a couch equipped with a 1400 cc motorcycle engine up to 101 miles per hour. This shattered the previous record of 92 miles per [...]

mental_floss Gets Curbed

If you’re a fan of Curb Your Enthusiasm and you watched the season finale this past sunday night, you might have noticed a mental_floss cameo appearance. Larry sat down to wait for his date, who was running a few minutes late, and looked over the coffee table where a bunch of magazines were sitting, including [...]