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Entries from August 2012

Don’t Forget the Ullage Group Film Festival

August 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Here, in case you missed it, is an interview about the upcoming event, as residents of Michigan look longingly eastward. (Posted by Doug Skinner)

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The Refractory Element

August 12th, 2012 · No Comments

There’s one in every crowd.  (Please click to enlarge.) (Posted by Doug Skinner.  The photo is from Master Course in Hypnotism, by Harry Abons, Power Publishers, 1948.)

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Children’s Card Games (181)

August 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

“The Cheerful Game of Porky the Pig,” first published by Parker Brothers in 1946, got a makeover in 1961.  The original ’40s graphics (here) were replaced by the more stylized design popular in the ’50s.  Here, for comparison, are the two Porkies as well. (Posted by Doug Skinner)

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The Ullage Group Film Festival, Volume One

August 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Ullage Group presents its twelfth enjoyable event: The Ullage Group Film Festival, Volume One.  Attend, and you will see a selection of brief, rare, and unusual films.  We will project onto a screen some of the experimental films John Keel made in the ’60s.  We will show short subjects by Doug Skinner, Anthony Matt, […]

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An Ullage Dozen (46): In the Hat

August 1st, 2012 · No Comments

If you leave the house without your pants, where will you put your keys? golf without clubs Salt is best enjoyed at room temperature. The beauty of the little lamb Is that it doesn’t give a damn. Nobody ever lost money by finding money. Science still can’t create an ineffective placebo. a globe with Mercator […]

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