Can’t Unsee of the Day: Cyriak’s “Malfunction”

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I feel funny. Has somebody slipped something in my Red Bull-and-prune? I haven't tripped this hard in 20 years. It's the latest from video artist/madman Cyriak, whose disturbing and often surreal "brain spillages" have been delighting YouTubers for years. This time around, a weird mouth monster terrorizes '50s surburbia, as things fall apart, the ... Watch Now

‘Toon for Today


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Christmas in London During the Great Smog of ’52


Interesting stuff about the Great Smog on Wikipedia: "The Great Smog of '52 or Big Smoke was a severe air-pollution event that affected London during December 1952. A period of cold weather, combined with an anticyclone and windless conditions, collected airborne pollutants mostly from the use of coal to form a thick layer of smog over the city. It ... See the Rest

Vintage Christmas Cards from the ’50s and ’60s, Part 1

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Recently Dead: W.A. Sarmiento

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W.A. Sarmiento, the man who changed the way banks looked by making them friendlier and more inviting, has died of natural causes. He was 91. From the LA Times: "With their soaring pillars, immense bronze doors and dimly lit interiors, banks used to make small depositors feel even smaller – but at least they believed their money would be safe. By ... See the Rest

Flashback 1950s: A Fascinating Overhead Shot of the I Love Lucy Set


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Pink Marilyn


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Flashback 1953: Illicit Gay Photobooth Kiss


Via FussyFaggot: "Photobooths were super popular for homosexuals to keep a memento of their relationship when they were first introduced because of their privacy. Getting developed footage of two people of the same gender kissing in 1950 (as well as being caught in any homosexual activity) would have the subjects charged and sentenced to undergo ... See the Rest