The terrifying image above is an Asian sausage (already cooked) involving a lot of different parts of a lot of different animals. And guess what? I tried it. And guess what? I liked it. And guess what? I ate a bunch of it. The lovely wife is pretty grossed out by this stuff (she is by no means an adventurous eater) and for some reason kept at arm's length from me all weekend after watching me shovel this delicacy down.
Not only did I enjoy eating it, I was inspired by it. If you can take all of the unwanted parts of dead animals and make something delicious out of it, why can't you do the same for baseball cards? Naturally, I decided to make my own baseball card sausage.
This was not as easy as I thought it would be. I couldn't quite get the idea fully baked in my head. I narrowed my initial project down to a player who is kind of a sausage/meathead himself: Jose Canseco.
Like many of my blog ideas, I quickly realized this was pretty stupid. However, after going to all the trouble of gluing this mess together, I couldn't bring myself to scrap this post.
They say that the process of making sausage is something you don't want to see. Same for the process of me cutting up my junk cards. Here are the remnants: