Tag - squid

Mechanical Squid Vehicle!

There’s a new exhibit in Nantes, France, called “Les Machines de l’île de Nantes,” in which giant mechanical animals are on display. You can ride them, even! Check out this mechanical squid: Direct link for the...

Your Xmas Day Holiday Linkage

Classic Television Showbiz has a nice round-up of Christmas episodes of The Jack Benny Show. Plus a Christmas episode of Dragnet. A great collection of Soviet Christmas cards. Found via Ectoplasmosis. ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive has...

Devout Dolls

Web Zen clues us in to Devout Dolls, the work of Sara Lanzillotta. Everything from sweet to morbid whimsy to oh, man, that’s not right can be found here. For sweet, we would point you to the Octobabies. How can you not go awww when you...

Squidtivity

Squidtivity: Behold! Unto Us a Pod is...

Yes, it’s well known that holiday creep is upon us and it bugs the crap out of everyone to have to face down the double barrels of Xmas when we haven’t even survived the tryptophanic assault of Turkey Day. But…you know how...

Promachoteuthis sulcus

It’s Starro on Smallville! No, For...

Okay, we’re lying again. Like last time. Sorry. But that lie is certainly better than the truth. And according to Boing Boing, this damn thing is real. A squid with human-looking teeth. Normally, squid are the epitome of wicked cool...

Let Loose the Pumpkin Kraken!

Giant squid rock. Halloween also rocks. This rocked my head clean off my shoulders. I love the comment as well: One thing that Jules Verne predicted before anyone else (besides the presence of giant squid) was scuba diving. He practically...