Category Archives: Art

Custom ketchup labels

Heinz is offering a make-your-own custom ketchup label service. My former band-mate Robin D. used to put ketchup on everything!  At $6 per, it’s not a terrible deal if you’ve got a stone ketchup junkie in the family.   Link … Continue reading

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The Heyday of the Dead

New York Times YES, it’s July. The sun’s shining. People are heading to the beach or just out, to catch some UV, drink some Mountain Dew and indulge in some good clean summer fun. WHY WAIT? WEAR IT NOW A … Continue reading

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Chimeric animal photoshopping contest

Today on the Worth 1000 photoshopping contest: animal chimeras. Link Posted Sun Jul 23rd, 2006

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“Tourist Remover” removes people from photographs

FutureLab has a nifty service that erases people, cars, etc. from photographs. It works by comparing several photos of a scene, and getting rid of the stuff that’s different from the other photos. Check out the gallery of “ghost town” … Continue reading

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Vintage psych drug ads

Here’s a gallery of (mostly unsettling) Japanese advertisements (1956-2003) for psychiatric drugs. (Previous post about vintage pharma ads here.) This is an ad for Serenace (haloperidol), an anti-psychotic, from a 1970 issue of Psychiatria et Neurologia Japonica. Link (via Mind … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Science | Leave a comment Humiliating defenseless ephemera since 1966. Posted Thu Jun 22nd, 2006

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Stick figure danger sign Flickr pool

Nearly 4000 photos of stick figures in peril in this Flickr pool. Link Posted Mon Jun 19th, 2006

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Movie Title Screen Archive

A treasured resource. Posted Sun Jun 18th, 2006

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TV Lamps

First came TV, then came lamps to put on top of your TV. Posted Fri Jun 16th, 2006

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The Cat Came Back

“Now old Mr. Johnson had troubles of his own. Still the yellow cat that wouldn’t leave his home. Steps were needed to remove the little curse. The old man knew it couldn’t get any worse…” — lyrics from ‘The Cat … Continue reading

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Chick Tracts

I remember seeing my first Chick tract sometime around 1973… Posted Tue Jun 13th, 2006

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the Museum of Bad Album Covers

An exquisite, handpicked selection of some of the worst music ever. So now you can assault your ears AND your eyes at the same time! … Features “artists” from the museum, as well as old favorites such as “Mr T”, … Continue reading

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Dime-story packaging gallery

This mini-gallery of 50 dime-store packages is great — takes me right back to the corner store where I used to get my fake teeth, fake cigarettes, itching powder and temporary monster tattoos. I only wish there were some high-rez … Continue reading

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Zoom forever into this photomosaic

  It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted a cool photomosaic. The photo on this page is made up of tiny photos. Click on the photo to zoom in. More tiny photos. Forever. And ever. Link See previous entry: Starry … Continue reading

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