Lick ‘Em!: New Tom Of Finland Stamps

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Finland's new stamps feature drawings by Finnish-born artist Touko Laaksonen, aka Tom of Finland. Tom's hyper-masculine homoerotic drawings have attained iconic status in the gay genre and had an influence on pop culture and fashion in general. All stamps today are self-adhesive, of course but this reminds of an old joke on SNL's Weekend update – ... See the Rest

That’s So Gay: Kingis Ice Cream Commercial from Finland

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Big Finnish: Disco Dancing in Finland – A Vintage Tutorial

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Big Finnish to the Day!

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This brightly colored movie from Finland, Toivelauluja, made in 1961, two years before Bye Bye Birdie, was one of the first movies in that country to be made in color. They sure got it right. Here's a big swinging production number from it. (via Dangerous Minds) ... See the Rest

Angry Bird Couture

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Last night, Teija Vesterbacka arrived at the Finish Presidential Palace to celebrate the country's independence in this lovely off-the-shoulder Angry Bird ball gown. According to Kotaku: "We assume she's wearing the dress not just out of a love for the addictive cell phone game, but because she's married to one of the executives at Rovio, the ... See the Rest