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The Headless Women of Hollywood

It's a truly amazing time to be a headless female body part in Hollywood! This Tumblr examines the time-honored tradition of movie posters displaying women’s bodies without their heads or faces. AVClub asks "How can gender equality ever be achieved in movies if women are being chopped up for spare parts in the ads?"
posted by Cookiebastard on Apr 25, 2016 - 41 comments

Heads above the rest? No. Below.

We all know that people messed around with photos long before there was Photoshop. But you might not have realized how crazy the Victorians were about headless portraits. They literally lost their heads over this trend. Check it out.
posted by flapjax at midnite on Apr 12, 2013 - 25 comments


Mike the headless chicken was a rooster who lived for 18 months after he was beheaded. In that time he grew from 2 1/2 to almost 8 pounds. When the veracity of this was questioned, the owner brought it to the University of Utah to have it's authenticity confirmed.
posted by quin on Aug 7, 2008 - 30 comments

Behold the power of the Fly!

Laser-controlled headless zombie flies.
I, for one, welcome our remote-controlled headless zombie fly overlords.
posted by crankydoodle on Apr 14, 2005 - 17 comments

What's a couple of hours?

What's a couple of hours? Some men fishing made a gruesome discovery - a human head. The men placed it in a garbage bag. Then they kept right on fishing: "We didn't want to come in right away… It'd been out there awhile."
posted by ao4047 on Aug 28, 2002 - 40 comments

Sculpture honors chicken who lived 18 months without a head.

Sculpture honors chicken who lived 18 months without a head. This sentence really touched me: "Olsen started putting feed and water directly into Mike's gullet with an eyedropper."
posted by adrober on Nov 19, 2001 - 22 comments

Lost but not forgotten?

Lost but not forgotten? My days of not consuming animals based on the assumption that they are thinking, feeling beings may be swayed by this article on a chicken that lived four and a half years…without a head.
posted by poodle on Feb 5, 2001 - 7 comments

Mike The Headless Chicken Festival

Mike The Headless Chicken Festival [via memepool]- Check out the ad for Wendy's Chicken Sandwhich further down. Somethings are just too good to be true.
posted by plinth on May 10, 2000 - 2 comments

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