• Would You Eat This Birthday Cake?


    Vicky Knoop is quite the creative type. Based out of San Francisco, the artist decided that she wanted to do something extra special for her boyfriend on his birthday…and extra special, it was.

    In case you don’t recognize it, the cake she designed is based on the character Split Face, from John Carpenter’s 1982 cult classic film, “The Thing.” She did such a good job on it that it almost looks too vile to eat. But thankfully, Vicky’s boyfriend loved the gesture, and the cake turned out to be a hit with most of their party guests…with the exception of one friend who felt slightly queasy. After posting the pictures online, Knoop even received a note from John Carpenter’s wife, telling her how much the director loved her creation.

    For the curious, she used Rice Crispy treats as a base, along with painted fondant on top, to create the horrifying treat:

    You can see the entire process unfold from scratch at Vicky’s blog. Hungry yet?

    Matt Fox

    Senior Editor

    Fox has history in broadcasting that spans two decades. From his early days as an FM host and club DJ in the mid-90′s to his later experiences in political talk radio, he has always had a knack for combining topical news with his love for popular culture. Those experiences culminated in his position as executive producer for several radio shows featured in the TALKERS Heavy 100. Originally from New York, Fox has made the great pilgrimage down to sunny south Florida.

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