THE CIRCUS INCIDENT

September 24, 2014
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The show is over. You begin to peel off your clown suit. Others pass by, congratulating you on your performance. You feel a surge of well being. Here you are where you want to be doing what you want to do. You linger before the mirror. Time stretches out in pleasant reverie. Silence glides in […]

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BANAL INTERVIEWS WITH CELEBRITY GHOSTS – SIR WILLIAM S GILBERT

September 21, 2014
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Loon: Today the Lords of the 4th Dimension have seen fit to deliver to us for the 3 question interview the ghost of Sir William Gilbert. I am led to believe Sir William was active in Victorian England. Sir William, did you have anything to do with investigating the Jack the Ripper murders? Ghost of […]

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THE ERIC CAMPBELL KWIZ

September 18, 2014
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Eric Campbell, between takes on a Chaplin movie set, would: a. dance on his toes and pirouette. b. eat a wheelbarrow full of potato salad. c. bask and nap on his own special giant boulder. d. make haggis.

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CHORUS GIRLS

September 9, 2014
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On a grubby roof in Los Angeles circa 1930, 9 chorus girl roommates take turns pounding each other impishly to wind down from a long sweaty day at the studio spent fending off various wise guy lotharios.

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TWILIGHT IN THE ZONE

September 4, 2014
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when it’s twilight in the zone and you find yourself alone by a field of corn as silent as can be please do not despair simply be aware that you have been transformed into a tree

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THE VINTAGE CIRCUS KWIZ

August 28, 2014
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Carlton, the Wonder Hippo & Deb, featured as the highlight of their act: a. Deb being rescued from an anaconda by Carlton. b. Carlton singing the aria ‘Nessun dorma’ from Turandot. c. Deb and Carlton pedaling on a custom-built bike around the ring singing ‘Bicycle Built for Two’. d. Deb and Carlton performing the balcony […]

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THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE KWIZ

August 21, 2014

Before assigning the name Gold Hat to this character, B. Traven, mysterious author of the unique novel, a. ate a cactus. b. lived up to his neck in a mudhole for a week. c. drank so much tequila that he levitated, and his serape turned phosphorescent green. d. slithered on his belly through mesquite, eating […]

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THE TALLULAH BANKHEAD HEADDRESS KWIZ

July 24, 2014
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Tallulah isn’t thrilled because: a. it’s 8 o’clock in the morning, and she usually gets up at 3 o’clock in the afternoon. b. she believes she looks absurd. c. the photographer is trying to make her smile by waving a stuffed bunny around. d. the photo session is eating way too much into her drinking […]

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THE CLOWN FROG KWIZ

July 17, 2014
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This clown frog is endangered because: a. he’s been fired from circus after circus for his drunken shenanigans. b. he’s unwilling to adjust to non-neon ways. c. if he hears one more LSD joke, he’ll explode. d. he’s about to go down to the river and teach that alligator a thing or two.

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LIMBURGER CHEESE AND GARLIC KWIZ

July 3, 2014
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Silent film actress Valeska Suratt in this photo is: a. preparing for a date with Bela Lugosi. b. plotting the overthrow of Mary Pickford. c. sneering at the human fools and their ridiculous superstitions. d. about to dip that garlic into the limburger cheese and eat it. e. wishing she was lazing on the beach […]

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