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340x monolith action figure main zoom 2001 monolith "action" figure

OK, sorry to meander off-topic, here, but when I saw this my L was actually OL, and I just had to share. This rectangular block of black plastic is the latest brainstorm from the clever marketeers over at ThinkGeek. (“Helps your other action figures evolve.”) [via Gizmodo]

Update: Thanks to Facebook reader Fritz Grobe for discovering that this is, in fact, one of ThinkGeek’s “April Fools” products. You can’t actually buy one, yet. As he pointed out, however, their prank products have a way of becoming real products if there’s enough interest.

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Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


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