Energy & Sustainability

There’s something divinely surreal about giant cupcakes tooling around with human heads poking out of their centers. We had the cupcake cars at last year’s Bay Area Maker Faire and I had a laugh every time they trundled by the MAKE booth.

In this BBtv video, Xeni rides with the Cupcake Cutthroats (shiver me sprinkles!) and gets a guided tour of their motorized muffins. Think: Russ Myers meets Hostess.

Cupcake Cutthroats: muffin-shaped electric art cars gone wild

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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