Weird Universe Blog — December 15, 2017

Name That List, #45

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

  • Stand-Up Bread
  • Catfight
  • Pinky Nude Sinner
  • Truffle Tease
  • Grandma
  • Whipped Caviar
  • Dissolved in Dreams
  • Sexer
  • Plum Zing
  • French Fawn
  • Cherries in the Snow
  • Mousse Cafe
  • Polyester Bride
  • Asphyxia
  • Drive Me Nude
  • Fire Down Below
  • Pervette
  • But Officer
  • Fatal Apple
  • Raisin Hell
  • Fluoride


More in extended >>

Posted By: Alex - Fri Dec 15, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Name That List

Santa Was Exhausted



One can only begin to imagine...

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Dec 15, 2017 - Comments (1)
Category: Emotions, Holidays, 1960s

December 14, 2017

Women dressed as appliances

At the Los Angeles Electrical Exposition of 1936.

source: Martin Turnbull



And in case you can't figure out what appliances they are, the same image, labeled:

source: history by zim

Posted By: Alex - Thu Dec 14, 2017 - Comments (6)
Category: Conventions, 1930s

Follies of the Madmen #341



Sweeping up the crumbs from a toast carpet is a thankless task.

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Dec 14, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Domestic, Appliances, 1940s

December 13, 2017

Not ever to dance again

Is the ad implying that one of her legs got infected from a dirty bandage and had to be amputated? Or perhaps a foot? Because that's the only reason I can think of why she'll never dance again.

Pittsburgh Press - Nov 8, 1936

Posted By: Alex - Wed Dec 13, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Advertising, 1930s

Nixon and Snooks



Original article here.




Original article here.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Dec 13, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Government, Dogs, 1950s, 1960s

December 12, 2017

Shakespeare Rap

Posted By: Alex - Tue Dec 12, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Music

Mystery Illustration 64



What are these two people doing?

The answer is here.

Or after the jump.



More in extended >>

Posted By: Paul - Tue Dec 12, 2017 - Comments (3)
Category: Communications, 1960s

December 11, 2017

Wearable Furniture

It needs a lampshade-hat to round out the look.





via incrediblethings.com

Posted By: Alex - Mon Dec 11, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Fashion

Follies of the Madmen #340



Sexy zebra endorses nylons.

Original ad here.

UPDATE: alas, ad now behind a paywall since I found it.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Dec 11, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Animals, Business, Advertising, Products, Sex Symbols, Underwear, 1950s

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