Here you see a touching encounter between the Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid, a couple from the 1920s.
a) Socialites who eloped?
b) Tightrope walkers?
e) None of the above?
Answer after the jump.
Have you ever seen a bicycle-built-for-two where the riders sit side-by-side? Me neither! And the fact that this one is ridden by Walt Disney and wife Lillian makes the whole scenario even more tantalizing.
From the Life
June, the month of weddings, is practically around the corner. Why not plan for an underwater one, like this couple from 1954, courtesy of the Life
Online Photo Archives...?
for December 11 1964.]
Those darn males! We've already seen that they need to be spritzed regularly with Poo-Pourri, and now we find out that they make three times as much mucus as women!
for December 1936. Two image files, click separately.]
Sniffles = Death.
Not the most subtle or believable of Madison Avenue appeals. Sure, in that pre-antibiotic age, pneumonia was deadly. But I can't imagine that the proportion of cold-sufferers who contracted pneumonia--at least among the affluent audience for Fortune
--was any higher then than it is today. In other words, miniscule.
As anyone who has not been living for the past several years deep in Carlsbad Caverns knows, the great nation of France, upholding its richest traditions, boasts one of the sexiest first ladies around, in the person of Carla Bruni
But as we are reminded today, in this profile of Vaclav Havel
in The New York Times
, Czechoslovakia once boasted an equally alluring first lady in the person of Dagmar Veskrnova
. (We've been forced to hide Mrs. Havel's photo behind the jump, due to its mildly NSFW nature.)
Now, both Cindy McCain and Michelle Obama are great-looking women, and will certainly grace the White House. But it seems to me that Dagmar Veskrnova's bar-raising status as "an actress almost 20 years [Havel's] junior known for her role as a topless vampire" could only be met here in the USA by someone such as Elvira
or Julie Strain
Since McCain seems arguably the underdog in the race for president, Weird Universe
hereby offers this free political advice: ditch Cindy, and pick up either Elvira or Julie.
It would certainly change our
I will definitely not
be adopting this look on the beach.
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