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Nazi Musicals





The Ginger Rogers of Nazi Germany.

More on Marika Rokk here and here.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Apr 10, 2014 | Comments (6)
Category: Dictators, Tyrants and Other Harsh Rulers, Movies, War, 1930's, 1940's, Dance, Europe

French Tree-climbing Fad

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Original story here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Feb 24, 2014 | Comments (8)
Category: Fads, Nature, Public Indecency, 1940's, Europe

EDEKA Supermarket Commercial



It worked. I want to shop there now.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Feb 23, 2014 | Comments (7)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Food, Surrealism, Europe

Stag Imitation Competition



Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Feb 13, 2014 | Comments (7)
Category: Animals, Contests, Races and Other Competitions, Europe

Lampo the Traveling Dog



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Full story here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Feb 12, 2014 | Comments (5)
Category: Dogs, 1950's, Europe, Trains

Italian Spiderman



A deliberate parody from 2007, which removes a little of the weirdness factor, but still pretty weird.

Full movie--under forty minutes--below.




Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Feb 08, 2014 | Comments (1)
Category: Superheroes, Parody, Europe

The Mermen of Johann Zahn

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Wikipedia page of Johann Zahn.

Images from the NOAA archives.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Jan 24, 2014 | Comments (3)
Category: Cryptozoology, Europe, Sixteenth Century

Iceland’s First Bank Robbery

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This happened in 1984, for pete's sake!

Original article here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Jan 21, 2014 | Comments (9)
Category: Crime, 1980's, Europe
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