Wasteland Weekend” is a Mad Max-style ComicCon that goes down in the desert. You know, for realism. Our man Sweet Lips here got into Wastelanding with pirate-themed bitchin’ Camaro, then upgraded to a damn sand-sunken Exxon Valdez.

Sweet Lips (real name Mike Orr) explains that Wasteland Weekend is the ultimate opportunity for self-expression. At least, for those those who like to build post-apocalypticly themed vehicles and kick dust up for a few days.

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With a mermaid figurehead he stole out of a fish tank at his day job, Sweet Lips’s Camaro is fully (ironically?) ocean-themed with a harpoon cannon and salt-stain “paint.”

The mock oil tanker, bought for $1 (seriously) out of whatever Hollywood basement the last remaining Waterworld props were rotting, was the next step in the natural progression of his fleet.

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“I would like to say that all of the stuff we make at Wasteland is a group effort. I am but a cog in the machine,” Lips said in a comment on the video posted by MEL Films.

Off-roadified muscle cars sure are hot right now, huh?

I might be a little too intimidated to join the flame-throwing revelry at Wasteland Weekend but they sure are building some hysterical and awesome props.