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Body

Follies of the Mad Men #145





The twentieth-century's maddest genius touts chocolate and antacid.

Thanks to the sharp eyes of Warren Ellis.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Jun 21, 2011 - Comments (3)
Category: Art, Avant Garde, Performance Art, Surrealism, Body, Business, Advertising, Products, Food, 1960s

Follies of the Mad Men #142



1) Brenda Vaccaro is scary and threatening.

2) Not a mother, but will have her say anyhow.

3) Plastic better than cardboard?

4) Giant swimming pool = all the embarrassing flood dangers women risk if wrong tampon is chosen.

Posted By: Paul - Wed May 25, 2011 - Comments (13)
Category: Body, Blood, Business, Advertising, Products, Hollywood, Hygiene, Body Fluids, 1980s

Running the Sahara



Yes, they were technically insane.


Posted By: Paul - Thu Mar 31, 2011 - Comments (2)
Category: Body, Sports, World Records, Africa, Brain Damage

Faux Foreign Toon

Foreign Cartoon About Hands from Dan Meth on Vimeo.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Dec 06, 2010 - Comments (5)
Category: Body, Humor, Cartoons

Follies of the Mad Men #128



This is the deodorant for habitual teeter-totter users and sculptors of totem poles.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Dec 01, 2010 - Comments (7)
Category: Body, Business, Advertising, Products, Hygiene, 1960s

Martha Friedman’s Tongue

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Please share your thoughts about a piece of artwork consisting of two of these giants tongues supporting an olive between their tips, and whether or not you would care to have such a piece 24/7/365 in your living room.

More on the artist here.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Nov 30, 2010 - Comments (6)
Category: Art, Body

Horny Humans



Not Safe for Stomachs.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Oct 09, 2010 - Comments (6)
Category: Body, Skin and Skin Conditions, Medicine

What’s The Loss Of Your Hair Worth?

When I saw the words 'hair insurance', I thought "What a great idea! Finally people who suffer from any type of genetic baldness can relax." So I was disappointed when I followed the link and read the article. Turns out it's not some fabulous hair loss coverage plan. Instead, Troy Polamalu (who plays Football for the Pittsburgh Steelers) has gotten his long, flowing locks insured for one million dollars. The insurance is covered by Lloyd's of London and was purchased by shampoo brand Head and Shoulders. You can read more about it here.

Posted By: Nethie - Thu Oct 07, 2010 - Comments (5)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Body, Eccentrics, Sports, Hair Styling

The Fine Art of Hand Dancing



Spotted by Bob Di Filippo.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Oct 01, 2010 - Comments (3)
Category: Body, Music, Reader Recommendation, Dance, Natural Wonders

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