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Dead Eyes, Hinged Mouth, Never Sleep Again, Dead Eyes, Hinged Mouth, Never Sleep Again...

Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits is a new book by Matthew Rolston which explores the history and style of ventriloquist dummies. Buzzfeed has collected some of the most interesting (and creepy) of the portraits contained within.
posted by quin on Jan 4, 2013 - 10 comments

Vintage Ventriloquism

Vintage Ventriloquism (via neatorama)
posted by twoleftfeet on May 28, 2012 - 15 comments

"There's a hand stuffed up inside of meee..."

VentriloChoir performs "Yesterday" on Hungarian TV show. And the story of how they got there. [more inside]
posted by Atom Eyes on May 27, 2010 - 12 comments

Voice Throwin' Blues

Voice Throwin' Blues: On June 14, 1929 in Richmond, Indiana, Walter "Buddy Boy" Hawkins recorded the first, best and possibly only ventriloquist blues song.
posted by neroli on Jan 12, 2010 - 7 comments

Why Are Ventriloquists' Dummies So Damn Scary?

Why Are Ventriloquists' Dummies So Damn Scary? Their annual Convention is this July. Don't go there! Their web site reads like a nightmare. The kind that makes Night of the Living Dead look like Rebecca From Sunnybrook Farm. But why? I'm curious and can't find an answer anywhere. Why are ventriloquists and their dummies so damn scary? Someone please tell me what's wrong with this monkey! He's...he's only wood...right?[Via Bonny Burton's guest weblog over on Boing Boing]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Apr 4, 2002 - 39 comments

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