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The Only Actor Who was in a Beatles Movie and an Elvis Movie

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Eighty-two-year-old actor Victor Spinetti passed away on June 19th, reportedly from cancer. Perhaps not well-known to the general moving-going public, Vic was, nonetheless, both famous and popular with all us Beatles fans around the world. Victor is [...]

Morbid Road Trip: American Medical Oddities

On our last macabre getaway, we planned an almost-cross-country trip to see various items tied to Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. This time around, we’re hitting the road to gawk at cadavers, outdated instruments and the rest of America’s finest medical curios and anatomical monstrosities. Let’s go! 2000+ Objects Removed from People’s Throats © Richard T. Nowitz/CORBIS We’ll start, [...]

Doctor Who: Mangling History

Doctor Who has a long and noble history of attempting to convey history to its young viewers. It has not always been completely successful, however. Here are a few stories where they dipped into history — but didn’t get the history quite right. The Gunfighters On Doctor Who: The TARDIS arrives in Tombstone, Arizona, just as the Clanton [...]

Three Minute Superman Musical Is Still Two Minutes Too Long

(YouTube Link) Beaming to you live from 1975, it’s Superman The TV Minute Musical! With cast members like Lesley Warren and Loretta Swit you may be asking yourself “How can such an epic production go so horribly wrong?” The answer is quite simple-hire a goofy looking guy who needs to hit the gym more than once a [...]

The Controversial Case of Typhoid Mary

Did your mother ever call you “Typhoid Mary” when she caught you coughing without covering your mouth? Typhoid Mary was a real person, an Irish immigrant  by the name of Mary Mallon who cooked for wealthy New York families, until 1906, when her life took a downward turn. She spent the summer working for the Warren [...]

The Most Expensive Drink at Starbucks

Talk about supersizing! Logan Warren set out to see how many add-ons he could order at Starbucks and how far he could run the bill up for one drink. After about a half-hour with a laughing barista, we created the most expensive drink possible: one Java Chip Frappuccino in a Trenta cup, 16 shots of espresso, [...]

Man Tried to Stop Car the Flintstone’s Way and Crashed

Most people would stop driving their car when the brake failed, but not this Fred Flintstone-wanna be: he tried to use his feet instead. Roseville Police arrested a 24-year-old man Wednesday who tried to use his feet to brake his moving car and failed, hitting four cars along the way. The Fred Flintstone wannabe, a roofer [...]

Eight Amazing Garage Sale Finds

I made $8 at my mom’s garage sale last weekend. That wasn’t a typo – I only made eight dollars, which put me in the hole about $79 when you factor in the speeding ticket I got on the way to her house. Suffice it to say, I wish my luck ran more like that [...]

Homeowners Foreclose on Bank

Warren and Maureen Nyerges of Collier County, Florida, didn’t owe a single cent on their house, but that didn’t stop Bank of America from trying to foreclose on it. The Nyerges fought it in court, and won. The court ordered Bank of America to pay court costs and attorneys’ fees, which they didn’t. So the [...]

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme IV

It’s Thursday night, which means that it is time for everyone’s favorite game: GUESS THE THEME! In the comments, take your best guess at what the clips have in common. Mumford & Sons – The Cave Pinback – Fortress No Doubt – Spiderwebs Warren G featuring Nate Dogg – Regulate Rush – The Trees Starsky & Hutch Theme Song