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Man and His Culture

Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Jun 05, 2009 | Comments (0)
Category: Aliens, Movies, Documentaries, Anthropology, 1950's

Towel Day: May 25

For those of you who are not already aware, May 25 is Towel Day, a celebration of the life and literature of Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
If you want to see some pictures of froods in the know, they have their own group on Flickr
Posted By: fyshstyxx | Date: Sun May 24, 2009 | Comments (5)
Category: Aliens, Armageddon and Apocalypses, Holidays, Literature, Science Fiction, Writers


Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Apr 06, 2009 | Comments (6)
Category: Aliens, Death, Cartoons

Git Gob

For some reason, the video below reminded me of the under-appreciated song by Walter Becker, "Hat Too Flat." You can hear a sample of that track at the Amazon page for the Becker album, via the link at right.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Mar 18, 2009 | Comments (4)
Category: Aliens, Fashion, Music, Cartoons

Do the Twist!

This scary graphic of noseless and mouthless aliens conducting an intergalactic diplomatic mission comes from Ray Charles's 1961 album, Do the Twist!, Atlantic 8054.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Mar 05, 2009 | Comments (8)
Category: Aliens, Design and Designers, Graphics, 1960's, Dance

Repo Chick

Remember one of the weirdest films ever made, REPO MAN? This month marks the start of filming for a sequel titled REPO CHICK. Let's hope it can live up to its predecessor.

Bjork and Her Television

I really think the beloved and utterly unique Bjork should be the official spokesgal for WEIRD UNIVERSE.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Oct 21, 2008 | Comments (5)
Category: Aliens, Science, Television, Foreign Customs

Weird Poster


[Photographed in Providence, Rhode Island, October 2008, corner of North Main and Branch.]

If anyone can possibly explain the meaning of this poster, please do so.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Oct 20, 2008 | Comments (14)
Category: Aliens, Art, Sexuality, Signage, Posters, Gender-bending

Bigfoot Lawn Statue

Xmas is coming right up! Don't you know someone who would love their very own Bigfoot statue...?

World D

Here's another strange book I purchased but have not yet read. The real author is Joseph K. Heydon, using the pen-name of Hal Trevarthen. Time has swallowed up all details related to Heydon and his book, leaving us only with the text itself.

Here's the description from the amazingly ugly dustjacket.

Here's the title page, followed by a sample of the actual bafflegab inside.

image Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Sep 11, 2008 | Comments (11)
Category: Aliens, Eccentrics, Government, Inventions, Literature, Books, Science Fiction, Writers, Nature, New Age, Paranormal, Pop Culture, Science, Psychology, Self-help Schemes, Foreign Customs, 1930's, Yesterday's Tomorrows
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