Gallery: Pizza Brain: World's Largest Collection of Pizza Memorabilia in Philadelphia

Increase The Piece!!
Increase The Piece!!

The installed collection.

Official World Record Holder
Official World Record Holder

Brian shows off the official documentation to a gathered crowd.

Pizza Float
Pizza Float

Brian with his giant anthropomorphic pizza float built for the 2011 Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby.

Pizzeria Sign
Pizzeria Sign

After spotting this sign in an abandoned lot, one of Brian's buddies fixed it up (working lights and all) and gave it to him as a wedding present.

1 Square (pep)
1 Square (pep)

One of the prized pieces in the collection - a hand written, signed receipt from DiFara in Brooklyn.

Founding Fathers Of Pizza
Founding Fathers Of Pizza

Artwork makes up a big part of the collection as well. This huge mural of the founding fathers having a pizza party is Brian's work.

Pizza Fink
Pizza Fink

Rat Fink on a Ray's Pizza Box.

The Flash
The Flash

Some hilarious original art by Angelo Torres of The Flash delivering pizza - from Mad Magazine.

New Yorker
New Yorker

More Mad Magazine, and a New Yorker cover illustrated by Barbera Westman from 1987.

Cheese Fries Pizza
Cheese Fries Pizza

Of course no food art collection is complete without a Hawk Krall original. I got some good comments carrying this 3 x 5 foot painting on the subway during rush hour.

Pizza Fashion
Pizza Fashion

Various pizza related and pizza-punk t-shirts.

Granny Turtleman
Granny Turtleman

The record collection alone could be the subject of several articles. This one is an Italian disco 7" from 1983.

Pizza Party
Pizza Party

Accordion / Polka music from Joe Biviano who also brought us such classics as Queen Of The Poconos.

Pizza Punk
Pizza Punk

Wild album art from Personal And The Pizzas, a Ramones-eque pizza-punk band from Hoboken, NJ.

Pepperoni Metal
Pepperoni Metal

Of course no record collection is complete without some tongue-in-cheek "Satanic Pizza Metal".

Insanity
Insanity

Pizza tchotchka for days. Noid memorabilia, pizza books, pizza zines, toys, puzzles, sheet music...

Slice Holder
Slice Holder

Never seen these before...huge collection of single-slice pizza plates, some bearing logos from long-gone pizza chains.

Turtles Pizza Drop
Turtles Pizza Drop

Quite possibly the crown jewel of the collection—a working Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles "Pizza Drop" plinko-type arcade game that will definitely be up and running when Pizza Brain opens for business.

Team Pizza Brain
Team Pizza Brain

Brian and the whole team with Guinness Judge Johanna Hessling.