Weird Universe Blog — June 29, 2023

Kevin aftershave

Perhaps the Minions have ruined the name Kevin for me, but it sounds to me like an odd name for an aftershave.

I'm assuming that the price ($2.700,00) is not in American dollars.

Posted By: Alex - Thu Jun 29, 2023 - Comments (2)
Category: Perfume and Cologne and Other Scents

The New Domestic Landscape

Fifty years ago, a group of designers, showcased at MOMA, tried to predict the way we'd live.

As usual with these efforts, there were more misses than hits.

More pix here and here.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jun 29, 2023 - Comments (1)
Category: Domestic | Museums | 1970s | Europe | Yesterday’s Tomorrows

June 28, 2023

Name That List, #69

What is this a list of? The answer is below in extended.

  • Forty-Three Gallons of Whiskey
  • Forty Barrels and Twenty Kegs of Coca-Cola
  • One Book Called Ulysses
  • One Package of Japanese Pessaries
  • 11 1/4 Dozen Packages of Articles Labeled in Part Mrs. Moffat's Shoo-Fly Powders for Drunkenness
  • One Solid Gold Object in Form of a Rooster
  • 12 200-ft. Reels of Film
  • Article Consisting of 50,000 Cardboard Boxes More or Less, Each Containing One Pair of Clacker Balls
  • One Lucite Ball Containing Lunar Material (One Moon Rock) and One Ten Inch by Fourteen Inch Wooden Plaque

More in extended >>

Posted By: Alex - Wed Jun 28, 2023 - Comments (3)
Category: Name That List

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