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Wicked Witch of the East Night Light

  Wicked Witch of the East Night Light Are you afraid of falling houses and other things that might go boom in the night? You need the Wicked Witch of the East Night Light from the NeatoShop to light your way. This beautiful porcelain night light is perfect for reminding you that there really is no place like [...]

The Missing Links: It’s Oz-Inspiring

This Looks Oz-Some I’m sorry for the puns, but it does. * If I Didn’t Know Any Better I’d Say They Didn’t Like It The New York Times reviewed Guy Fieri’s new NYC restaurant and their thoughts are scathing at best, but very entertaining. * Alone Star State Is Texas secession actually possible? * Burning Down Buckingham Palace Sure it [...]

The Wizard of Oz Dress Sold at Auction for $480,000

If you’d love to get your hands on Judy Garland’s blue and white gingham dress from The Wizard of Oz, there’s no place like an auction house: the iconic [...]

Toto, The Wizard of Oz Dog (1932-1945)

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Contrary to popular belief, the little black Cairn terrier who played Toto in The Wizard of Oz was not named Toto. That is, until The Wizard of Oz became so popular that almost everyone forgot what her original [...]

DIY Big Head Video Screen Costume

Industrious builder of wondrous contraptions Dan Rosenfeld channelled his love of video conferencing, and the Apple Macintosh commercial from 1984, into an awesome Big Video Head rig that would make the Wizard of Oz green with envy. Here’s more about the Big Head Project: The rig is a head-mounted box with a 24-inch LCD monitor on the [...]

The Missing Links: Odd Film Credits

So, You’re Telling Me Swedish People Don’t Actually Say “Bort” In Every Sentence? According to real, actual Swedish people, they don’t see a whole lot of resemblance in the famous Muppet chef. If you aren’t terribly familiar with this culinary genius, here you go. * Through the Eyes of the Color Blind Take a look at this [...]

The Favorite Movies of 42 Famous People

Presidents & Politicians What’s with presidents and High Noon? 1. Barack Obama – The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974) When Katie Couric asked then-presidential-candidate Barack Obama what his favorite movie is, he replied, “Oh, I think it would have to be The Godfather. One and Two. Three not so much. That saga — I [...]

The Wizard of Meh

(YouTube link) Music producer and remix artist Pogo (Nick Bertke) remixed some of the sounds heard in the film The Wizard of Oz. Then he put himself in the video! -via Laughing Squid

Matching Drinks to What You’re Listening To

Drinkify is a new online tool that matches cocktails to what you happen to be currently listening to. Some of the selections seem a little random, but given that “The Iggy Pop” happens to be 12 oz of moonshine, it seems there is at least some kind of method to their choices. Link

If the Wizard of Oz Was Set in China

We all know The Wizard of Oz started out in Kansas, but what if it was transported to China? Billy Nunez’s wonderful illustrations featuring tigers, samurais and more are a great interpretation of what might have been. Link Via io9