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What's a Wreck?

A Cake Wreck is any cake that is unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate - you name it. A Wreck is not necessarily a poorly-made cake; it's simply one I find funny, for any of a number of reasons. Anyone who has ever smeared frosting on a baked good has made a Wreck at one time or another, so I'm not here to vilify decorators: Cake Wrecks is just about finding the funny in unexpected, sugar-filled places.

Now, don't you have a photo you want to send me? ;)

- Jen

Ghost Taunters

"Hello and welcome to Ghost Investigator Dudes. I'm Brad Johnson, a frat boy jock who isn't afraid of ANYTHING and enjoys taunting the afterlife by yelling challenges into empty cellars.

"With me are Joey..."


"...and Mike."


"Today we're here at the old Chattanooga asylum, where, like, a bunch of people died 'n stuff and we're totally gonna lock ourselves in all night and see what happens and film everything with shaky pocket infrared cameras and bad sound equipment.


"Awright, let's get started! So we're going down to the dungeons to...

"WHOA!!! Something touched me! Dude! Did you get that on camera?!?"


"Aw, dude."

(Geeet oooouuuut!!)


"Righteous. So, like, now we're going down into the kitchens where they kille..."

"WHOA!!! Did you see that?"

"No." "There! In the corner! Were you filming?"

"Sorry, man, no - but I did feel a little cold just then."


(No seeeeeriously. Geeeet oooouuuut!!!)


"Shyah. That was, like, almost totally spiritual. So, check it! The caretaker here says there's this dog? That's like a ghost? That haunts the library and kills people? So we should totally go there."


*beep* *beep* *beeeeeeeeeeeep*

"Did you *beeeep*'n see that?!?"

[camera swinging wildly, sound of scuffling feet]


"Dude, tell me you got that on tape!!"

"Sorry, bra. It was pointed at the floor."


(I kill you!!)


"Ok, so, like, there's a wedding chapel in this asylum that's, like, totally haunted, right? And a bunch of people died there last week so, like, let's turn off all our lights and point our cameras at the floor."

[girlish shriek]

"DUDE! I saw something move!"

"Something walked by me!!"

"Someone's massaging my shoulders!!!"


(Well, hello there.)


Thanks to Emily L., Jessica L., Leslie H., Urvashi, & Tama, but we still don't know what happened to André.


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Reader Comments (32)

I got the eyes blasted out of their face/Supernatural reference yesterday, but it feels like today's post is poking fun at the episode with the Ghost Facers?

These cakes are very scary and odd...'specially the last one!!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterRuthie

I'm loving that little "steak" that the dead dog has! So cute with that little round bone and the ring of fat around the outside! so what if it's shaped more like a burger.

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterBin

Andre is at Red Lobster with Tim!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAnne

oh GAWD! not SANTINO from project runway!?!?!! aiieeeeeeeeeee!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterterri

Was I supposed to read "I kill you" in the voice of Achmed the dead terrorist?

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterTrista

How dare you mock science!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterSuBee

One of my favorite posts, still makes me laugh

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered Commentermindy1

Another great post, although I was expecting some sort of Back to the Future Day theme.

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDrockbox

This was an awesome post... and then I scrolled to the last cake and just about snorted chai all over my computer!! ROFLMAO I. Cannot. Even!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterLadybugFaerie

Who the heck wanted a Santino Rice cake?

hah..."rice cake"

(The fifth and final cake is Santino Rice from Project Runway season 2.)

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterClint

The dog one isn't too bad, except for that pile of poo with eyes on the floor that I'm guessing is suppose to be a second dog.

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMoxie Man

Who asks for a two-dogs-and-a-library-table cake? I'm guessing that IS the cake, right?

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterCass

I would never have thought of using barbecue pork rinds to decorate a cake. It must be a Southern thing. Unless they're chitterlings.

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterEoin

It's like Wayne and Garth met Bill and Ted and filmed "The Blair Witch Project."

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterGinger

Hee, I just reread this post last week and it made me laugh then and today as well!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJodi

Seriously?! Those are not the worst cakes, but... It does not help that my name is Kim and I know a guy named Brad! He does NOT look like the guy on the cake, he does not look better either! No thanks! I would have to scrape that picture off before I could even cut into the cake! Thanks for the laughs!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterKim

I want to know who won the Jagrita vs Vishay bout. Also somebody is a big fan of Danny Trejo.

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterQuichepup

@Eoin, I think you may be thinking of cracklin's. Chitlin's and cracklin's are VERY different things. Cracklin's belong in cornbread. Chitlin's belong inside a pig, performing the functions God intended them to do. (Note to grammar nerds: Those apostrophes indicate missing letters, not possessiveness.)

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAngelaS

That is exactly what I think of those ghost investigator type shows! They for some reason never get the stuff they came to film on film. They see it, but oops, I didn't get it on film.

I'm not really a believer, but I find the supernatural interesting. I like the shows they have on this time of year where they just tell you about a haunted place - the history, why it's haunted, some notable cases, etc. But I hate the I'll film my scared face as I exclaim "what was that" instead of filming what that was type of show.

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJen

Anyone else totally picturing the Ghostfacers when they were reading this? Lol!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterLaura P.

Which one of the guys is the one sent alone to all the scary places, then he hears the wind moving through the hollowed out cellar, does the bug eye, suck cheeks thing?

Love to make fun of the dude bros and enjoyed this post.

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterBarbara - Oklahoma

@Trista: Yes, you were. i did too.

Santino? NNNNNOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Please pass the brain bleach!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterTLC

I love how Santino looks like he's doing a cover shoot for Tiger Beat.

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMountainponies

Chattanooga is a long way from Amityville, isn't it?

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterjackwire

CW- you own my soul! Love your posts. Such creepy cakes and the last one, SHUDDER! That was the creepiest!

October 21, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterKare

Why "Chattanooga"? That's my home...come on. Pick somewhere a little more obscure, huh? hahaha. For example: Tuscaloosa, AL, in fact, DOES have an abandoned & reportedly haunted (also super-creepy)asylum.

October 22, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterNichole

This post reminds me of Ghost Adventures lol. I love that show and these cakes would be perfect on it. Holy moley that first one is creepy as are the rest of em.

October 23, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterArlene Marie

That Santino cake is serving WalMart Heart throb REALNESS, Mamas!

(I know him best as a judge on RuPaul's Drag Race; that fool has the nerve to come in lookin' like he just woke up in a dumpster and tries to tell drag queens that their look/style is crappy. Mary, please.)



October 23, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterStorm

you said Chattanooga! Nearly exactly 3 years since I met you in Atl on your book tour!

October 23, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterValerie

I thought the last cake was Yakov Smirnoff.

October 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterSammy


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