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Check Out This Weird Vintage Disney Mascot Training Video!

By Steven RomanoJune 20, 2014
Think being a costumed Disney Park mascot is all pantomiming and photo ops? Okay, maybe it partly is, but as this 1976 training video goes to show, it certainly isn’t for the weak-willed. From putting up with spontaneously violent children and knowing your performance puts ... More  →
Check Out This Weird Vintage Disney Mascot Training Video!
The 7 Strangest Books in Existence

The 7 Strangest Books in Existence

By Steven RomanoJune 12, 2014
In a chilling revelation that sounds like it could only come from an Evil Dead movie, Harvard University library officials confirmed last week that one of their books, a 19th century text entitled “Des destinees de l’ame," is bound in human flesh. While it’s weird to b More  →

Tiny Terrors from TV and Film

By Steven RomanoJune 9, 2014
Hulking chainsaw-wielding maniacs? Towering hockey mask-wearing mama’s boys? Please! Sometimes the scariest things in life come in surprisingly small packages—as the victims of these eight tiny terrors from TV and film can more than attest to! More  →
Tiny Terrors from TV and Film

The Top 10 Dragons From Fiction

By Steven RomanoJune 6, 2014
For as long as mankind has been telling stories, dragons have always been a source of wonder, fear, and excitement. Even in our modern times, these mythical creatures still manage to capture our imaginations as they did centuries ago, with many finding a place in the annals More  →
The Top 10 Dragons From Fiction

The Top 5 Greatest Transformers Toys

By Steven RomanoJune 5, 2014
Because Michael Bay doesn’t believe in limits, the fourth all-action-all-the-time installment in the Transformers franchise—Age of Extinction—will be hitting theaters nationwide June 27th. Some of us might be feeling the franchise fatigue, but it hasn’t diminished our love for the classic source material—especially the toys. ... More  →
The Top 5 Greatest Transformers Toys

8 Marvel Comics That Need Animated Movies

By Steven RomanoJune 3, 2014
here’s two reasons to be excited about the impending release of Big Hero 6 this fall: Aside from its doubtlessly being a rip-roaring good time, the movie marks Disney’s first theatrical production of a Marvel property since the acquisition. Hopefully it won’t be the la More  →
8 Marvel Comics That Need Animated Movies

5 Creepy Corporate Mascots

By Steven RomanoJune 2, 2014
Surely kicking themselves—hard—for ever phasing out the original McDonald’s gang, the fast food juggernaut unveiled its newest mascot, Happy the anthropomorphic Happy Meal, last week to a negative reception. Despised by the Internet, McDonald’s big-mouthed monstrosity has been called “creepy" and “scary,” among other colorful ... More  →
5 Creepy Corporate Mascots

5 Really Weird Video Game Commercials

By Steven RomanoMay 29, 2014
The video game market can be an unforgivably competitive place, meaning one has to pull out all the stops in order to stand above the riffraff. That’s why the savvy advertising agency knows if the consumer limelight is what you’re desperate for, then you’ve got ... More  →
5 Really Weird Video Game Commercials
About the Author
Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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