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Fictional Monsters

The Great Garloo



How many toy trains sets were destroyed by Garloo? Although his fearsomeness is somewhat weakened by his receiving a smooch from the little girl.

In color!

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Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Feb 26, 2014 | Comments (9)
Category: Toys, 1960's, Fictional Monsters

Weird 1915 Kite

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What was this home handyman in Popular Mechanics smoking?

Original plans here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Dec 21, 2013 | Comments (4)
Category: Recreation, Toys, Surrealism, Children, 1910's, Face and Facial Expressions, Fictional Monsters

Weird-Ohs

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How could Weird Universe not do a feature on a line of model kits dubbed "Weird-ohs"...?

This blog features a good writeup on them.

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Here's a period ad from BOYS LIFE.

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And the horrifying reality of the finished product. Buy yours now through the link below!




Coin

Coin from EXIT 73 studios on Vimeo.



I think you will have to watch this multiple times on fullscreen to enjoy everything.

Antics of the Artists



The filmmaker's home page.

Those wacky, outrageous bohemians!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Sep 21, 2013 | Comments (2)
Category: Aliens, Literature, Movies, Avant Garde, Surrealism, Fictional Monsters

Monsters of Iowa

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Who would ever suspect that boring old Iowa was host to so many odd creatures?

Consider this winged monster from 1903, above.

Or this account, below, found along with more Iowa monsters in UNNATURAL PHENOMENA. (See book sidebar.)


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Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Jul 08, 2013 | Comments (4)
Category: Cryptozoology, Fictional Monsters, Regionalism, Superstition, 1900's, North America, Nineteenth Century
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