Meet the Frisco Man Sending Messages on Bananas
Davonte Wilson and an original Banana Gone Wild.
Courtesy Davonte Wilson
There’s a new “fun” business on your radar — one your mom will for sure bring up the next time you call her.
Like the great Gwen Stefani once said, “This shit is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S,” and boy, this shit really is bananas!
Davonte Wilson from Frisco got the idea for the business where you get most ideas for new businesses — at his current job, where he kept bringing bananas in to work. One co-worker drew a Yoda on the banana and from there, the idea went bananas. (We’re done. Maybe).
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Wilson officially started the business in September and says most of the early buyers were co-workers, but he’s now receiving about 50 orders per day.
It costs $9.99 to ship a banana anonymously nationally or internationally. With those 10 bucks, you can add a message or a picture. Some add-ons, like a beard for your banana or a banana dipped in glitter, are a few extra dollars.
Wilson says he’s received some unique banana orders, like one with a beard and one with Chewbacca on it. But we think things could get more unique. Here are some of our suggestions:
- I paid $10 for a banana!
- Actual size
- I clogged your toilet.
- You owe me money.
- I banged your sister.
- I love you as much as Donald Trump hates Muslims.
- Eat me.
- Once I go black, I never come back.
Do you have something better? We're sure you do. Tweet us. Order one. Or don't. We don't care.
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