Rolly Crump (previously) was one of the weirdest, most bohemian of the original group of Imagineers; when he was tasked with developing concepts for the oft-stalled and perennially beleaguered Disneyland Haunted Mansion, he came up with the Museum of the Weird, a guided walkthrough spook house filled with mystical illusions, and psychedelic, daemonic imagery.
Redbox buys DVDs and then rents them through automated kiosks, including DVDs from Disney that come with download codes to watch the videos through a DRM player.
Redbox rents these codes separately, repackaged in their own boxes. Disney sought an injunction, arguing that the terms of service for the DVDs prohibit this activity.
A dear friend slipped me these as an Xmas gift; the provenance is unknown, but there’s vector art for all your t-shirt, wallpaper and billboard needs.
(click below for vector art)
Australian bathing-suit-area-gadget vendor Geeky Sex Toys has launched Star Toys, a line of Star Wars themedRead More
John H, a prop sculptor, sells handmade, $83 Alice in Wonderland doorknobs, which can either replace your existing knobs or fit around them. Available with painted details or brass finish. (via Geeks Are Sexy)
Within science fiction, Jo Walton (previously) is legendary for hosting small, intimate gatherings of outstanding conversation and comradeship. READRead More
On Saturday at New York Comic-Con, Marvel was scheduled to do a splashy launch event announcing the crossover between the Avengers and Northrop Grumman, a notorious arms dealer whose stealth bombers and drones have been front and center in the US campaigns of assassination in many theaters of war, declared and undeclared, in whichRead More
Kingdrippa makes and sells these fabulously trenchant mouse pins. It’s $11. In fact, there’s so many cool things in this store I might have to blog the lot.
A 32-year old man from Freeport, Florida, is in custody after a weekend rampage at the liquor store. But this was a liquor store rampageRead More
On Thingiverse, Gentlegiant’s beautiful, faithful model of the Haunted Mansion front-gate sign to 3D print at any size or remix into your other designs.
Animator Chad Essley writes, “The new MC Frontalot (previously) nerdcore video is out for the 4th of July! Celebrate our nation’s hostility toward the British crown by listening toRead More