THE 1978 GE PORTA-COLOR TV – AMERICA’S LAST TUBE TV

Even though Sony of Japan had working solid state TVs as early as 1959, the United States seem to lag decades behind the Japanese in the development and production of solid state TV designs. One prime example was the 1978 GE Porta-Color, the very last American television to use receiving tube technology, making use of […]

Aug 31, 2015 / No Comments / Read More

THOSE VINTAGE SCI FI & HORROR MOVIE POSTERS

The movie theater’s front windows used to proclaim some of the greatest, if not most outrageous, vintage movie posters. Here’s a short little tour of some of the great movie posters of all time. Enjoy!

Aug 30, 2015 / No Comments / Read More

BODY OF BEAUTIFUL 25 YEAR OLD WOMAN STOLEN FROM FUNERAL HOME

Very sadly, beautiful 25 year old Julie Mott lost her battle to cystic fibrosis on Aug 8. Her body was on display at a San Antonio funeral home awaiting cremation. One of the last persons to pay their respects was a man said to be obsessed with her. Then her body turned up missing from […]

Aug 27, 2015 / No Comments / Read More

VESTER LEE FLANAGAN’S TWISTED LAST “NEWS REPORT”

The brutal and cold blooded murder yesterday of two members of a news crew by a clearly disturbed former newsman, Vester Lee Flanagan, who had worked for a number of years under the stage name of Bryce Williams, was a crime story that even the most outlandish of crime writers could not have imagined. For […]

Aug 27, 2015 / No Comments / Read More

REPORTER AND CAMERAMAN KILLED DURING MORNING BROADCAST

Killing the messenger? For no apparent reason during a typical morning news broadcast a young reporter and her cameraman were ambushed and shot dead live on camera. Alison Parker had just turned 24 on August 19, while her cameraman, Adam Ward was 27. Both were filming one of those noncontroversial little morning “chit chat” segments […]

Aug 26, 2015 / 3 Comments / Read More

HOW THE BRADY BUNCH CAST AVOIDED A FATAL ACCIDENT

A potentially fatal accident involving THE BRADY BUNCH cast might have happened if actor Robert Reed had not noticed that something was wrong. During the filming of an episode called “THE CINCINNATI KIDS”,  the cast were to be filmed riding a roller coaster. A big heavy camera unit was supposed to be securely mounted on […]

Aug 23, 2015 / No Comments / Read More

A VERY RARE AMC MATADOR PROTOTYPE

Built as a styling experiment as a possible early 70’s AMC Matador design, this very rare car featured some interesting styling cues including the rear of the car with the beginning of the swoop design, but with an interesting front end treatment. Some of the design along the roof line was made more unique to […]

Aug 23, 2015 / 2 Comments / Read More

CENTERFOLD GIRLS 1961

Elmer Batters was a pioneer in the old time vintage girlie pin-up nylon magazines, and this vintage issue of TIP TOP, from 1961 was a classic example of the old fashioned art of the nylon pin-up model. TIP TOP Magazine from American Art Enterprises eventually became part of the Reuben Sturman adult empire known as […]

Aug 23, 2015 / No Comments / Read More

WIZBANG POP’S FUNNY CAPTION-RAMA – JARED FOGLE EDITION

Subway sandwiches defrocked former spokesman sure made bad news for himself this past week. So here’s your opportunity to vent a little and have some fun taking a few well deserved critical comments on this bad person and the bad news he made this past week. Have at it my friends and have a little […]

Aug 21, 2015 / 7 Comments / Read More

THE 1966 STUDEBAKER SCEPTRE CONCEPT CAR

Originally planned as brand new 1966 model for the cash-strapped Studebaker Corporation, Brooks Stevens was one of three design studios working on new prototype models for the company. The car had many new features including a brand new technology light bar system that was just developed by Sylvania, as well as equally impressive matching appearance […]

Aug 20, 2015 / No Comments / Read More

CATHOLIC PRIEST INSTALLED TOILET CAM IN CHURCH

A 35 year old Roman Catholic priest is on the run from the law after, and may have fled the country to escape criminal charges that he installed a phony electric plate in  the church men’s room which was actually a spy camera to photograph minor boys using the toilet. Father Ysrael Bien was a […]

Aug 20, 2015 / No Comments / Read More

MOTEL 6….WE’LL LEAVE THE GAS ON?

A natural gas leak of unknown origin caused a massive explosion in Bremerton, Washington, that actually blew some firemen 20 feet and caused a mushroom cloud over the blast that resembled a nuclear bomb blast. Reportedly two persons are missing, with one natural gas company worker reported to have suffered some serious burns while attempting […]

Aug 19, 2015 / No Comments / Read More