Wired’s columnist Dylan Tweney describes his visit to the store, located in “Seattle’s earnestly funky neighborhood,” and mentions Pahlow’s memoir, Who Would Buy This? which includes stories of how Archie McPhee once ran into trouble with the Secret Service, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Some other interesting Archie McPhee facts from the article:
- Archie McPhee was named after Pahlow’s eccentric, great uncle; and
- Archie McPhee created the Devil Duckie in 2000, and it quickly went on to become a nationwide cult hit, spawning dozens of variations. $8.95 for a sleeve of six.