Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Elephant in the (Family) Room

The phrase “elephant in the room” has become popular in the last few years, often referring to an object too big to ignore or perhaps even a person or topic that simply cannot be overlooked.   For the purposes of this … Continue reading

Posted in 1940's, Advertising, Americana, Costumes, Jim, Planters Peanut, Weird | 3 Comments

The Little Horribles Meet Dali

The Weakling from The Little Horribles For my first blog on, I wanted to share an observation that I made several years ago when I discovered the amazing pottery of Hagen Renaker.  I guess this story starts on a … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, Amy, Art, Hagen Renaker, Miniatures, Monsters, Pottery, Weird | 3 Comments