Captain ‘n’ Hammille

[Breaking News Bumper Music]

We interrupt the A & E Cold Case marathon to bring you this redonklous story of two costumed pets battling for the win over at the MSO/C.O. costume contest.



We now return you to regularly scheduled programming. In the meantime, the watchdogs will continue to keep score.


Let’s check in on the Costume Contest

Hmm, looks like we’ve got:

"I’d Relish some Ketchup",
"Exscuuuse My Beauty",
"Most Dangerous Catch",
"Shaken and Stirred with a Quill",
"Who Called for the Escort?" and
"Yippee Kai yei, M&%$***#ers!"

Yep, everything seems to be going well so far.



Got a pet and costume you think will win the Martha Stewart / Cute Overload Costume contest!? Submit a photo here! Or check out all photos in the Gallery.

OMG Martha Stewart / Cute Overload Pet Costume Contest

Does your kitteh, hamster or puppeh have the Halloween SPIRIT?

Upload a photo of your pet in costume, and you could be one of 10 winners chosen by and to win a Seagate FreeAgent Go portable hard drive to store photos, music, videos, and like, more!

The Deadline? November 4, 2008!

Check it OUT!





You can do eet! (Win that is.)

Special thanks to the Pup with antennae from Chien Y., Lion pug submitted by Thurston and Kiki, Pumpkin Patch Pom by T. Brown, Channeling the inner Lion by TSun.

Meg on Martha: Video!

Oi Peeps!  Meg is en route back to San Fran, but I’ve got video for youuuu…

This is of course our Fearless Leader featured this morning on The Martha Stewart Show.  Big hello to Martha & Co.!  I especially wanted to say hi to Eliad Laskin, too; Eliad is more-or-less my counterpart over at The Martha Blog.  w00t!

Oh — and those really are some nice cameras.  Not at all jealous.  ;)
One more thing: The chow chow puppy post is here!

Watch for Cute Overload on the Martha Stewart Show!

1_3People! Listen up! [crowd quiets from watching kitteh videos]

Martha Stewart is back on the air with a fresh batch of shows this week—the Wednesday episode is about… BLOGGINGK!

Cute Overload has been invited to be a part of it… Be sure to watch the WEDNESDAY EPISODE on blogging, and catch a glimpse of Meg and our 2009 calendar!

The Management

p.s. Find out where the show is airing in your area.

Clinically-tested safer than caffeine!

Friends, is your drab, everyday calendar putting you to sleep?  Does your Sudoku have the same effect as Sudafed?  Have you learned 365 new words — for "boring"?  Then you need the mind-expanding power of the Cute Overload 2009 Desk Calendar, the only calendar scientifically engineered to safely stimulate the Cutanenal Lobe, that hard-to-reach area of your brain that makes you jump up and down and go "squeeeeeeeee!"

So order your Cute Overload 2009 Desk Calendar today, from, or!  Specially-trained pandas are standing by to ship your order!

... brain ... too ... weak ... must ... order ... cute ... ness ...

You may need the extra-strength version for that one, Zoe P.


"DUDE! Where can I find the 2009 calendar!? It’s tewtelly sold OUT on Amazon!"

People, if I had a NICKEL for every time I hear that question, I’d have like, one-fiddy.

There are plenty of other places to find the calendar. Try: !

More distributors to come. Watch this here space.


We’re #1! We’re #1! (on Amazon Calendars)

USA! USA! Wait—


THANK YOU to everyone who has purchased a 2009 calendar! Wow!

Buy, Buy Buy like a baby…. _?


The Cute Overload Calendar is HERE!

Your wait is OVER.

The Cute Overload calendar is here. Order your copy TODAY!

CHECK IT OUT! only $12.99 at Amazon. Swears!

Just what can you expect on your desk with this little Slice of Heaven? Just the hilariousness and proshness you’ve come to expect from Cute Overload, only in daily, tear-offable, print form:


Yay! Goes great with Gerbera daisies and Red Pandas on your desk. Pencil and/or doing actual work is optional.


Look how easy it is to change the day! [Ffffffftttt]


Here’s what some of the pages look like—check it! [wiki wiki wiki! hand on turntables]


Shuh-zaaam! Look at these helpful tips!


Yes, yes! To answer your questions—all your favorite posts are in there…


Who would love this more than your favorite back-to-school student!? Think of the ridiculous wall art you could make from the torn off sheets just in time for Burning Man! In conclusion, you must have eet.

Available at and other fine online establishmints.

Check it out!

Please Do Not Climb the Otter

Welcome, welcome one and all, to Minnesota’s Fergus Falls!

Home of The Otters!

We got otter football, otter softball, otter pops, otter sculpture…

…oh fer cryin.  We got otter tourists.  [sigh]

Not to be too smug, but how jealous are our friends at now, eh??  Grins.


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