Category Archives: WTF

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


How to Succeed with Brunettes

While the Vietnam War was raging, the U.S. military was coaching aspiring officers on “How to Succeed with Brunettes.” Imagine a Pentagon version of “Mad Men” without the sex.

It’s part of a stash of 2,700 films and videos received from the Pentagon’s Defense Visual Information Center and opens an entertaining, at times intentionally tongue-in-cheek, look at America in the mid-1960s.


The Girl With Half a Brain

For three years, little Cameron Mott’s life was a nightmarish succession of violent seizures that consumed her days and threatened her life. Finally, doctors told her parents there was a way to stop them: All they had to do was remove half of Cameron’s brain.

It was not a diagnosis a parent wants to hear. And going through with the operation was not an easy decision. But the alternative was a steady deterioration of the right half of Cameron’s brain — and her whole life.

Read the full story here…