Category Archives: WTF

1974 – Man Orders Pizza Using Talking Computer

In 1974 a man with a communications disorder made history when he ordered a pizza over the phone with a talking computer built by Michigan State University’s Artificial Language Laboratory. He tried calling Dominoes four times, but they thought it was a prank and hung up on him. But another pizza delivery service took the order.


Animals in Heaven?

Televangelist Jack Van Impe and Rexella Van Impe try to answer the most important question of all time: “Will Your Pets Be Waiting For You In Heaven?”


1948 — Cars of the Future

This short was released theatrically on May 21, 1948 and featured “streamlined marvels on wheels.” In 1948, this was the automotive future.


The Church of the SubGenius

The Church of the SubGenius is a parody religion that promotes slack, while in a meta-commentarial way, satirizes religion, conspiracy theories, UFOs, and popular culture. The church claims to have been founded in the 1950s by the “world’s greatest salesman J. R. “Bob” Dobbs. Bob Dobbs is depicted as a cartoon of a Ward Cleaver-like man smoking a pipe. Join the cult at SubGenius.com