Horrors, indeedThe blog Retrospace, an assiduous curator of all things kitsch, has a Tumblr page that recently gave us a Woolworth's Halloween-costume ad from the early `70s or so. Costumes were $1.99 or $2.99, the candy was cheaper than today, but still a price was paid. This ad -- this one ... More >>
Today is not only Memorial Day, it's also the birthday of the voice behind many of the most beloved cartoon characters of all time. In his more than 50 years in Hollywood, Mel Blanc (1908-1989) gave audiences countless "Merry Melodies" via Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, ... More >>
Nicklas Gagliardi: Quick (and dumb) thinking.Nicklas Gagliardi was already facing one felony charge Wednesday night. The 27-year-old College Station man had to use his head to come up with another one -- literally. Gagliardi was pulled over after a College Station cop saw him make a wide rig ... More >>
With their 21-foot loincloths, two big guys belly up to an ancient Eastern sport
Was Terry Gilliam the man who killed Don Quixote?