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Hammacher Schlemmer: 6 Truly Mental Last...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Not Christmas. That, as Dr. Lecter would say, is incidental. No, I’m talking about the Hammacher Schlemmer catalogues that arrive and have completely batshit insane items that are far too...

Georges Méliès

32 Days of Halloween V, Day 24: Georges...

The thing about pop culture (and film in general) is that it’s just too big a subject. You can’t know everything. Well, maybe you can–I know I sure as hell can’t. And I get excited when I see things I’ve never...

Stephen Fry vs. The Orb Spiders!

You might be wondering why there’s a picture of a guy’s hand there. Well, it’s because the picture that this link will take you to, and for that matter, this link, are not for the faint of heart. And definitely not for...

Baby Laugh a Lot

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Baby...

The folks at Ectoplasmosis have unearthed something that shames pretty much everything else we’ve posted during our 32 Days of Halloween festival this year. Nothing can prepare you for terror at this level. How we missed this in our...

Colosso: He’s Got the Whole World on...

Showing yet again that nothing exceeds like excess, ladies and gents, I present the Colosso–a watch that costs $550K. Yes, that was a K. It comes with a tiny Earth that rotates “for local or GMT time.” We agree with...

The Coolest Typewriter in the World

You know, we post stuff all the time about “Isn’t this amazing, I wish we could just go rob a bank and buy it.” But I’m going to chuck them all out the window. All of them. The Cartoon Network auction stuff, the Flux...

Even More “Metropolis” Found

The original Metropolis has been found. ZEITmagazin based out of Hamburg shows some bits of scenes that have been thought lost for eighty years. Apparently they found the rest of the film in the Museo del Cine in Buenos Aires. Apparently...

Darvaz

In Darvaz, They Have No Problem Keeping the...

Why is that exactly? According to English Russia, this crater near Darvaz in Uzbekistan…well, they were drilling along and found a big cavern of gas. And… …they ignited it so that no poisonous gas could come out of the...