Category:
Holidays

Happy Labor Day 2019!

Posted By: Paul - Mon Sep 02, 2019 - Comments (1)
Category: Holidays, Jobs and Occupations

Happy 4th of July 2019!

Be safe!

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jul 04, 2019 - Comments (1)
Category: Fireworks and Pyrotechnics, Holidays

Happy Easter 2019!

Not sure if Jesus sanctions fairies and gnomes as part of His holiday.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Apr 21, 2019 - Comments (0)
Category: Holidays, Religion, Fantasy, Fictional Monsters

Happy April Fool’s Day 2019

Jokes were more gruesome in 1909.



Source.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Apr 01, 2019 - Comments (4)
Category: Customs, Death, Hoaxes and Imposters and Imitators, Holidays, Humor, 1900s

Miss Christmas Tree 1951



Selected 'Miss Christmas Tree of 1951' by 40 members of the UCLA chapter, Sigma Chi fraternity, is 24-year-old Diane Dearborn. Miss Dearborn, who arrived in the United States seven weeks ago from Paris, France, is a singer. The collegians saw her picture in a newspaper, reported 'she seemed prettier that the rest of them'.


Source.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Jan 16, 2019 - Comments (3)
Category: Awards, Prizes, Competitions and Contests, Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Holidays, 1950s

Happy New Year 2019

All the best for a happy and healthy New Year from Alex, Paul and our partners!

Posted By: Paul - Tue Jan 01, 2019 - Comments (2)
Category: Holidays, Alex, Paul

Merry Christmas 2018!



Posted By: Paul - Tue Dec 25, 2018 - Comments (1)
Category: Animals, Holidays, Music, 1950s

Christmas Cracker

The first item is okay if bland, but the next two are fairly weird.

Christmas Cracker, Jeff Hale, Norman McLaren, Grant Munro & Gerald Potterton, provided by the National Film Board of Canada


Posted By: Paul - Mon Dec 24, 2018 - Comments (3)
Category: Holidays, Cartoons, Stop-motion Animation, 1960s

The girl who inhaled a Christmas tree

Fort Myers News-Press - Dec 17, 1995


Posted By: Alex - Sun Dec 09, 2018 - Comments (5)
Category: Holidays, 1990s

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Alex is the creator and curator of the Museum of Hoaxes. He's also the author of various weird, non-fiction, science-themed books such as Elephants on Acid and Psychedelic Apes.

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