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Psychedelic Interpretations Of Cartoon Characters

These freaky paintings look like what you’ll see if you watch cartoons while on acid. Created by Tina Lugo, they have a pop art flavor coupled with psychedelic melting madness, and yet the cartoon characters that star in these paintings are still recognizable. Tina creates these bizarre pieces by painting enamel on sheets of Plexiglass, which enhances [...]

The Late Movies: 1971

Labor Day weekend is traditionally what we think of as the end of summer. That’s just a little sad, even if you love autumn as I do. For some folks, the summer of 2011 will be the most important summer they will ever remember. I had a summer like that forty years ago in 1971. [...]

Cop Pulling D.A.R.E. Trailer Charged with DUI

Scott and Tina Robbins called 911 after hearing a crash in the street outside their home in Salem, Indiana. A truck had hit a tree so hard that the vehicle appeared to be wrapped around it. The truck was driven by John Newcomb, a Seymour, Indiana police officer. “He was sitting on the wall out of [...]

10 Things You Don’t Know About Tina Fey

I don’t know about you guys, but I have a serious girl-crush on Tina Fey. It’s hard not to when the woman in question is unbelievably talented, smart, funny and beautiful. That’s why I’m so happy to get to write this Neatorama article about one of my biggest idols, who will be celebrating her forty-first [...]

Murderous Doll from The Twilight Zone Now on Sale

In The Twilight Zone episode “Living Doll“, a young girl is given a doll. Talky Tina, as she is known, speaks cute phrases to the girl, but death threats against the child’s father. Now you can have one in your own home! Entertainment Earth is selling Talky Tina replicas which say the following phrases: “My name [...]

Celebrity Portraits Made from Their Own Trash

Through uncertain methods, San Francisco-based artist Jason Mecier convinces celebrities to donate personal trash to them. He turns the individual contributions into portraits of each celebrity: He uses junk and discarded items donated by top stars, so yes…that Trojan condom box in the top left corner of Tina Fey‘s portrait actually came from Tina herself. Mecier [...]

RIP Soupy Sales (1926-2009)

My addiction to television started very early and my parents were enablers, even though that term hadn’t been coined at the time. Mom tells me that I regularly refused my strained carrots unless she placed my high chair in front of the TV and tuned it to Channel 7 for Lunch with Soupy. The antics [...]