I don't follow contemporary wrestling, but some cursory googling seems to reveal that there are still "little people" active in the sport.
But nothing like these glory days, I imagine...
Guardians of the Galaxy
was great. But I'd pay twice as much to see a feature-length version of this.
After being deemed innocent on charges of attempted terrorism while trying to smuggle 20,000 euros out of the UK in her underwear, Nawal Msaad
gave her unique public reaction to the verdict in the form of the video above.
Many more odd and fascinating details (Chanel-enhanced ankle monitor) at the link.
I never knew before about Morph, the forerunner
of Wallace & Gromit. On first glance, he seems less weird and manic than either Gumby or W&G.
Unless he was smoking something else.....
Original foto here.
It's number 46 in a slide show, and you'll have to click thru to reach it. But I think WUvies will enjoy the other shots of UK depravity as well.
Here's the story of a fake band that had to become real.
Their big hit:
Curiously enough, when the Strangeloves were marketed in France, they somehow became connected to another contrivance: a new manufactured dance "craze" called "the Monkiss." I can't see that they ever recorded the song heard in the following video, which was really by Rocky Roberts and the Airdales (last video).
A once-famous resident of the Bellevue Zoological Gardens
in England, known for his pipe-smoking habit.