Lightbulbs, Steam-Pipes, Tentacles, and Hats

Some days I sit with my sketchbook and can't come up with a single thing, and other days this happens.  


I can't be sure, but I think the catalyst here was thinking about our toaster, which is currently a little under the weather.


I'm particularly proud of that bird like creature to the gentleman's left.  Sort of half parrot, half traffic cone, half shaggy dog.