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December 31, 2011

The Crawling Hand

If you like the trailer, the entire version--as filtered thru MST3K--is online, with part 1 below:

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Dec 31, 2011 | Comments (4)
Category: Body Modifications, Horror, Movies, 1950's

December 30, 2011


This is my New Years post since I'm going out of town. I hope all my wonderful friends here at WU have a fun and safe New Years Eve. See you all next year!
Posted By: patty | Date: Fri Dec 30, 2011 | Comments (7)

Mystery Gadget 5


What is the nature of this machine inside which the bikini-clad woman resides?

More in extended >>
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Dec 30, 2011 | Comments (6)
Category: Technology, 1960's

Happy New Year’s!

Here's wishing a splendid 2012 for the whole world!

Meanwhile, everyone party like Felix!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Dec 30, 2011 | Comments (2)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Holidays, Surrealism, Cats, 1920's, Alcohol

December 29, 2011

Drug Search

Police did $12,000 worth of damage to a car during a drug search and turned up nothing. During a traffic stop officers thought they smelled marijuana and had the car impounded. Three weeks later the owner received the damaged car back and the insurance totaled it. They were not amused!
Posted By: patty | Date: Thu Dec 29, 2011 | Comments (8)

The Giant Isopod


This is a giant isopod from the gulf of mexico. Read more about isopods HERE
For scale the red and black handles under it's head are just under 6" long.
This isopod is just under 2 FEET long!
Posted By: Tyrusguy | Date: Thu Dec 29, 2011 | Comments (9)
Category: Fish

Insane Sweeney Todd Sentient Barber Pole Wants Your Blood!



You know how little boys often freak out the first time they go to the barbershop? That's how I'm feeling now. Those red-tinged scissors--

Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Dec 29, 2011 | Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Death, Evil, Signage, Fictional Monsters

December 28, 2011

Follies of the Mad Men #172

Our brand of liquor will destroy your country and its most cherished landmarks.

What? That's not the message you intended?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Dec 28, 2011 | Comments (4)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, South America, Fictional Monsters, Alcohol

December 27, 2011

Sugar Hill

Learn more here--if you dare!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Dec 27, 2011 | Comments (2)
Category: Horror, Movies, Religion, Stereotypes and Cliches, Subcultures, 1970's

December 26, 2011

Torchy the Battery Boy

My brain will never fully recover from viewing this.

Information here.

PS: do not confuse Torchy the Battery Boy with Bill Ward's Torchy.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Dec 26, 2011 | Comments (8)
Category: Puppets and Automatons, Sex Symbols, 1950's
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