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Who needs the Kwik E Mart? I doooooo….

As you may already know, I am an obsessive fan of the Simpsons. As luck would have it, they opened a Kwik E Mart in Chicago. Ha! Take that Detroit! 😛 Here are some pics from our visit. Unfortunately, there are non-vegan foods and cigarettes pictured so this post is a one-time exception for my blog.

Kwik E Mart sign:

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The Kwik E Mart:

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Love this parking sign:

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Now it’s Marge’s time to shine:

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Comic Book Guy…once again my underwear has become tangled in a cow catcher:

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Maggie (and donuts):

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Police Chief Wiggum…how do you like that, it’s also illegal to put squirrels down your pants for the purpose of gambling:

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With a flute up his nose…Ralph Wiggum:

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Moon pie…what a time to be alive….Frozen Jasper:

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Apu….never have I seen such abuse of the take a penny leave a penny tray:

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There were great signs like this posted around the store:

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I thought this sign was hilarious:

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I had to ask if they had any Krusty O’s and sadly they were sold out. We did buy a pack of Buzz cola and two Squishees. It was fun to see the store and I can’t wait for the movie to open.

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  • Midwest Vegan July 9, 2007, 10:44 pm

    Oh my gosh, how funny! I love the five minute sign. Thanks for the laugh.

  • Judy July 10, 2007, 7:35 am

    Oh my gosh, that is so cool! I’m not a huge Simpsons fan, but I’m still impressed!

  • bazu July 10, 2007, 7:44 am

    You just made my day! I’m also a huge fan of the simpsons, and had seen the kwik-e-marts on the news, but hadn’t seen one in person. thanks for the tour! how fun.

    as comic book store guy would say, “best. post. ever.”

  • Sara July 10, 2007, 9:03 am

    Wow, they really went all out, didn’t they? I love Jasper in the cooler, very cool (heh, literally too!)

  • mikaela July 10, 2007, 9:48 am

    OMG. I’ve never heard of a real life Kwik E Mart! 😀

  • Chris July 10, 2007, 10:24 am

    It’d be nice if they changed the hot dogs to tofu like on the show.

  • selina July 10, 2007, 11:19 am

    Thats Awesome! I love the Simpsons too! I can’t wait for the movie to come out.

    Did you see the Simpsons Movie Experience at Taste of Chicago?

  • vicki July 10, 2007, 10:40 pm

    Is this for real?! I’ve never heard of Kwik E Mart. Waay funny!!

  • K July 11, 2007, 12:09 am

    That is hilarious! i love Matt Groening’s work. He’s so funny. Thank you for the fun photos.

    And Emmy, thank you for your e-mail and your kind words on my blog. i’ve been a bit distracted as you can imagine… i really appreciate your support and kindness. Mattie’s doing better, FINALLY.


    P.S. Have you seen “Family Guy”? i have taken out a few DVDs from the video store on that show and it’s hilarious, too…

  • atxvegn July 12, 2007, 8:48 pm

    I’m not as big a fan as you are, but I heard about this store and it is too cute. Thanks for posting these pictures – Chase will love it.

  • pinknest July 16, 2007, 9:10 am

    this is so insane!! lol! i want one of those freakish pink donuts.