Today I stumbled across this article.
And went to this website.
And then clicked to see how much money they were charging for this crap, and found that out here.
That's right folks, you too can have a marvelously super-tacky 9" pair of straight needles for the low low price of 38 bucks plus shipping and handling.
If you like these, I'm sorry, we obviously have different tastes. I won't condemn you for them; you might still be a cool person, but know that I might think your knitting uber-tacky.