Archive for May, 2009

For the Hypochondriac in Your Life

May 29, 2009

50001_CoverdisplayWe’re all slowly dying anyway, why not read all about it in this wonderful book by Knock Knock? The Complete Manual of Things That Might Kill You helps you stay awake nights filled with fear that an anvil will drop on your head, the swine flu will find its way into your system, or that fifth donut will be the end of ya.


Urine For a Treat

May 28, 2009

tee-whenurinelove-teal2Our When Urine Love kidney shirt is now available in fun new colors — a teal shirt with gold and purple ink. We hope you like our homage to early 90s color-combo! The original color is back in stock in all sizes, too, for those of you waiting forever for a reprint.

Guts on the Move

May 27, 2009

Picture 1My super talented friend Sean Bokenkamp made a long-time dream come true by animating the guts and putting them in a little innard show — check out Meet The Organs on Vimeo! My fabulous husband Codi Lazar wrote the awesome guts theme song.

Gutsy Giveaway!

May 27, 2009

win-free-gutsTheĀ  Tokyo Bunnie blog (the home blog of the marvelously adorable company Bored Inc.) is sponsoring an I Heart Guts giveaway starting today! Go forth and click to get first dibs on a free plush heart, gland sticker pack, plus testicle and ovary pins! Woooo hooo!

Happy Monday

May 25, 2009

Picture 8Disco Bear gets a heart transplant following a breakfast of deep-fried butter in Happy Tree Friends ultra-disturbing episode “Change of Heart.” What we learned: don’t eat deep-friend butter.

Hunting for Organs

May 25, 2009

134Medical students at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, recently took some time off their busy schedules to participate in a scavenger hunt for organs! The students wanted a creative way to encourage people to sign up as organ donors during Organ Days, a week of raising awareness about organ donation during Donate Life Month, so they enlisted our guts to use as prizes in various events. We’re pretty sure the guts had a good time, too.

Unforgettable Transplant

May 21, 2009

Picture 10Natalie Cole got a new kidney in a successful kidney transplant last Tuesday, Reuters has reported. Cole had been undergoing dialysis three times a day to treat Hepatitis C, even as she toured to promote her new album, “Still Unforgettable.” The nine-time Grammy winning singer admits she probably got to disease from drug use over 30 years ago. Let’s hope that kidney is everlasting! [photo courtesy Reuters]

I Want My Medical Television

May 21, 2009

NURSE JACKIEThis fall is shaping up to be one of the most medical drama heavy seasons ever to hit the tube. Now that “ER” and “Scrubs” are gone, we get “Nurse Jackie,” which stars Edie Falco as a nurse with a speed habit, “Miami Trauma” is a new medical drama fashioned by Jerry Bruckheimer, and “Three Rivers” is yet another medical drama about a group of organ transplant surgeons in Pittsburgh. We’re eager to see which organs will star in each episode!

Pin The Prostate on the Donkey

May 13, 2009

iheartguts-wholesale-092We are extremely excited about our new organ and gland lapel pins, so much so, in fact, that I’m writing about them again. Though you would appreciate seeing them all together and labeled and such. We’re gonna have to play a round of “Pin the Pituitary on the Body” around here. Actually, that could be really fun…

Voting Is Sexy

May 13, 2009

Picture 2The kiddie section of Apartment Therapy has a poll going on with our guts right now — are plush organs hot or not? This seems like an odd question to put to stuffed plushies, posed, as it often is, to partially clothed women trying to look like Paris Hilton and shirtless dudes. Anyway, as of 9:45 PST, 25 people think guts are hot — “much more fun than a stuffed bunny and educational” — and 5 people say the guts are “not really something to snuggle up with.” Anyway, vote if you feel like it.