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Comic Book Squirrel Monkeys

I grabbed it by its tail, and it came down on, starting literally up by my shoulder, like a drill press it landed on my arm, and every bite was breaking flesh. It was literally like an unsewing machine. It was literally unsewing my arm coming down, and I was pouring blood. The testimony of someone who actually bought one of those little monkeys advertised in the back of comic books. [more inside]
posted by marxchivist on Jan 5, 2017 - 100 comments

Vacillating mind inputs through text and video from Al Fry

Al Fry is an old-school eccentric, mostly from the pre-internet days. He lives (or lived) out in Idaho, which was his home-base for distributing Fry's Incredible Inquiry's Catalog, covering "technology, alchemy, weird science (PDF), Tesla, anti-gravity, occult, crystal power, and other fascinating fringy topics." And then there are his videos, including Hidden World History and Strange Beings 1, narrated by A. H. Fry himself. His videos have been collected a few times over on YouTube (1, 2). And he has written about making tipis.
posted by filthy light thief on May 10, 2016 - 8 comments


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posted by ardgedee on Jul 9, 2014 - 20 comments


Manpacks. The underwear-replacement start-up.
posted by dame on Mar 8, 2010 - 64 comments

Mail-Order Friends: The Comic Book Squirrel Monkeys

Mail-Order Friends: The Comic Book Squirrel Monkeys
posted by An Infinity Of Monkeys on Sep 29, 2008 - 14 comments

dog condoms?

Have you ever had one of those days where you can't decide whether you want to post about the recall of dog condoms or about the Russian mail order bride online service that tailors exclusively to amputee fetishists? I'm having that right now.
posted by jonson on Aug 8, 2005 - 34 comments

nancy nancy links

RAISING NANCIES : "Their most unexpected attribute was a weird, screeching noise they relentlessly emitted — A cross between a high-pitched belch and the sound produced by rubbing the suface of a balloon!" Amonia hazed humor from comics artist Howard Cruse, based on Ernie Bushmiller's classic, odd, and still-subversive character NANCY — who it seems for the sake of conversation was herself based on another (real life) Nancy ...(And as long as the subject is Nancy, here's one other related parody and a very addictive dada-like game).
posted by Peter H on Apr 25, 2005 - 16 comments

Online outlets for gourmet goods

Online outlets for gourmet goods : Chef's Warehouse | iGourmet | ChefShop | Earthy Delights | L'Epicerie (french) | Ethnic Grocer| La Tienda (spanish) | French Feast (french) | Gustiamo.com (italian) | Pacific East West (japanese/chinese) | Import Food (thai) . . . (via NYT)
posted by crunchland on Apr 6, 2005 - 40 comments

No Painted Hussies!

Short of finding your spouse from Jailbabes, the "mail order bride" has to be the worst notion in the proud tradition of horrible spousal selection. But for too long now, the lonely women of the world have been shut out from this marketplace of love. Not anymore, thanks to MailOrderHusbands. Order now, going fast!
posted by jonson on Jun 4, 2003 - 8 comments

Hunting for a wife?

Hunting for a wife? I want a foreign one, please. With nice Christian values. Can you make that happen?
posted by dopamine on Oct 29, 2002 - 18 comments

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