Category:
Humor

July 4, 2016

The Alkoholomat



Don't drive drunk on the holiday--or any day! The penalty could be worse even than ending up as an item in NOTW!

Posted By: Paul - Mon Jul 04, 2016 - Comments (2)
Category: Humor, Inventions, 1960's, Europe, Alcohol, Cars,

April 14, 2016

Tisket-a-Tasket

Posted By: Paul - Thu Apr 14, 2016 - Comments (4)
Category: Humor, Medicine, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1940's, Genitals,

April 12, 2016

Thistle Kill You

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Original article here.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Apr 12, 2016 - Comments (8)
Category: Humor, Movies, 1940's,

March 11, 2016

Tom Haywood’s Self-Kicking Machine

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Look at the sorry state of this fine invention nowadays.


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Posted By: Paul - Fri Mar 11, 2016 - Comments (8)
Category: Eccentrics, Humor, Inventions, Regionalism, 1950's,

January 26, 2016

Sex Cracks

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Source of image: Grandchild's blog.

In vain have I searched for SEX CRACKS on YouTube. But there are plenty of other RG clips.



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Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Jan 26, 2016 - Comments (5)
Category: Humor, Music, Sexuality, Stereotypes and Cliches, Bohemians, Beatniks, Hippies and Slackers, 1960's,

November 16, 2015

Jerry Lewis & Miss Cartilage



Posted By: Paul - Mon Nov 16, 2015 - Comments (2)
Category: Humor, Surrealism, Sex Symbols, 1960's, Dance,

October 24, 2015

Amusements of Our Forefathers

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Both ads here.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Oct 24, 2015 - Comments (1)
Category: Humor, Tobacco and Smoking, Sex Symbols, 1950's,

August 17, 2015

Party Record:  The Urinal



Posted By: Paul - Mon Aug 17, 2015 - Comments (4)
Category: Bathrooms, Humor, Body Fluids, 1940's, Genitals,

March 28, 2015

Is There Sex After Death?



Some R-rated shennanigans in this trailer for a semi-famous mockumentary.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Mar 28, 2015 - Comments (7)
Category: Humor, Movies, Sexuality, 1970's,

October 5, 2014

American Cornball

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Christopher Miller's new book is a must-have for any WU-vie, detailing with comprehensive wit all the old humor tropes that once delighted millions, but are now just plain weird, but with a residual underlying universality.

Read a sample here.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Oct 05, 2014 - Comments (2)
Category: Humor, Stereotypes and Cliches, Books, Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century,

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