1) Multiple limbs.
2) Insect antennae.
3) Called a "jitterBUG."
4) Dog's head.
One of these things does not belong.
Original image here.
This grown man and father is having his face transformed into a comic book villain
called Red Skull. Up to and including having the tip of his nose cut off to complete the effect. I have just one question, why?
I do believe I've featured Volto before, but I could not resist another encounter with him. Hope you all agree he deserves more fame!
The Complete Volto Archives here.
Original article here.
Apparently, back in the early part of the 20th century, it was common to have a stuffed alligator as an umbrella stand. I searched the web for an image of such a thing, but could not find one. Maybe one of our clever WU-vies can.
But I did find the great feat of taxidermy seen below. I'm so sad the piece got auctioned before I could bid. As a fan of Pogo
, I would have loved it.
Original auction here.
You recall perhaps the full-size rubber mask of the mystery half-wit
? Well, here he is again, as a hand-puppet, inexplicably consorting with legit Disney characters. The manufacturers must have loved that design.
Original ad here.
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An early example of Dakimakura
. I understand Richard Chamberlain still has a warehouse of these which he will sell upon request.
Original ad here
Guardians of the Galaxy
was great. But I'd pay twice as much to see a feature-length version of this.