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Kitsch and Collectibles

The Gospel Singing Jubilee



Those suits! Those hair-dos! Those pop arrangements of venerable tunes! It's Lawrence Welk for Bible-thumpers.

Some background.

Three more segments below the jump, and even more on YouTube..



More in extended >>

Posted By: Paul - Thu Apr 16, 2015 - Comments (5)
Category: Kitsch and Collectibles, Music, Religion, Television, 1960s, 1970s

World’s Biggest Cuckoo Clock

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Schonach, Germany, is the heart and homeland of the cuckoo-clock industry. Two houses in fact have been transformed into giant cuckoo clocks to commemorate this.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Mar 20, 2015 - Comments (1)
Category: Animals, Kitsch and Collectibles, Technology, Europe, Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults

Antique Bedpan Collections



1) Stella Downing.

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2) Eric Eakin.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Apr 24, 2013 - Comments (4)
Category: Eccentrics, Kitsch and Collectibles, Body Fluids

Nifty Gadgets

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Here are a few neat novelty gadgets to check out. Pictured above are metal detector sandals for that beach vacation.

Posted By: patty - Thu Feb 07, 2013 - Comments (6)
Category: Kitsch and Collectibles

Loser Liquor Dispenser

Classic home-bar kitsch from the 1970s. If you're desperate to add it to your collection, there's one on sale at eBay for $70. View the thing in action at myspace vids (myspace doesn't seem to allow video embedding). (via box vox)


Posted By: Alex - Thu Apr 12, 2012 - Comments (5)
Category: Kitsch and Collectibles

Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica






This bandleader has devoted himself to re-creating the Space Age Bachelor Pad Music of Esquivel. Read about the demented and dedicated fellow here.

The sound in the second clip is a little off, but you'll get the idea. Listen to better samples at the Amazon link.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Jan 19, 2011 - Comments (2)
Category: Eccentrics, Jabberwocky, Scat Singing, Nonsense Verse and Glossolalia, Kitsch and Collectibles, Music, 1960s

Your Perfect Xmas Gift

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Only $1400.00! Get yours here.

But shouldn't it more accurately be called "A Swiss Army Loaf?!?"

Posted By: Paul - Wed Dec 22, 2010 - Comments (10)
Category: Kitsch and Collectibles, Stupidity, Chindogu

Knight TP Holder

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Yes, King Arthur, I have brought you the Holy Grail of bathroom accessories.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Sep 16, 2010 - Comments (10)
Category: Domestic, Interior Decorating, Kitsch and Collectibles

Corn Dogs

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Summer is almost here, the ultimate corn dog season. (But is there ever a wrong time for corn dogs?)

Stock up now on batter mix and a special deep fryer, from this vendor.

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Posted By: Paul - Sat Jun 19, 2010 - Comments (3)
Category: Addictions, Animals, Food, Kitsch and Collectibles, Regionalism

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