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Mannequin kiss

tcr! · May 11, 2018 at 4:54 pm

Mannequin kiss

#photos #mannequins #galena2018

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The Wax Amish Army

tcr! · Apr 3, 2018 at 8:15 am

For sale: 40 life-size Amish figures from Lancaster County Wax Museum

For sale: 40 life-size Amish figures from Lancaster County Wax Museum

The Amish are a kind, peaceful people.

That being said, let dread’s cold hand grip your spine as you gaze into the soulless eyes of 40 life-size Amish wax models for sale in a Lancaster County Craigslist ad.

Dana DiCicco, who’s selling them, said they didn’t seem “creepy at all” when she was a kid in Pennsylvania Dutch country.

keamoose sent this to me not long ago. It’s too good not to post publicly.

I especially like these three guys:

Jacob, quit being a drama queen about yer hand

Jacob, quit being a drama queen about yer hand.

#mannequins

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Mildy Seeking Mannequins

tcr! · Oct 31, 2017 at 8:50 am

20171031 Mildy Seeking Mannequins

I still need to get a couple mannequins. I think about this often, at least daily. Well, maybe every other day. They’ll provide some kind of ambience, some kind of atmosphere that I need. In my house. Preferably the dining room.

No, there’s nothing sexual or weird going on behind the scenes here. I’m not gonna drill any holes in them or have different outfits based on different seasons. I may, however, throw a scarf around one if it’s chilly outside. Something to keep them looking current and fresh.

Think of them more as art pieces, as sculptures, and less as companions. I’m not J.F. Sebastian over here. They won’t have backstories or names or be scantily dressed.

Having a set has been on my mind ever since I was a kid and had my first run in with a JCPenney mannequin while shopping with my mom. Well, my mom was shopping and I was wandering around aimlessly. Because there’s nothing to do in the women’s section when you’re a 10 year old boy other than to try and get lost in rack after rack of clothes you despise touching and will most certainly never wear.

Daydream of a Roger Moore style spy chase through the ladies tops. Avoid whatever KGB agent that had tracked my location to this particular department store on this particular day.

And then I bumped into a mannequin. Fairly hard but not on purpose for sure. I was looking one way and going another. This was all well before I stopped seeing the world just from my eyes and only ever paid attention to what was right in front of me.

And then the female mannequin all but fell over. Luckily, I was the hero with my 007 reflexes and saved that day, saved the towering figure from the public shame of lying face down on dense carpet made for heavy traffic.

Somehow I twisted its arm around backwards and upside down or something. But with my superior mechanical and fashionable skills, I was able to repose the mannequin into a style, into a position that was fitting for the outfit. Obviously those store designers had little sense for fashion in the first place. Well, I guess I shouldn’t judge too harshly. We were only two miles from rural Iowa and all the farmland they had to offer.

Anyways, I don’t think my life will be complete until I have at least two mannequins. I need a pair minimum. One male and one female. So they can keep each other company. And having just one mannequin would be weird. And having a whole fleet would be bizarre.[1] And not in a good way.

And I can’t buy them online. Having mannequins shipped to your house would definitely be cause for alarm. I need them from like a Sears that’s going out of business or so. But they can’t be scoffed or marred. Seeing the white, chipped plaster (or whatever it is) underneath is just tacky.

#mannequins #homeimprovement #diariespodcast


  1. Okay, so this whole post is mildly bizarre considering it’s a little before 9 am. But I wrote most of it while driving home from work yesterday and only polished it this morning.

keamoose keamoose · Oct 31, 2017 at 10:20 am

Ironically, Sears Canada is going out of business, but you’d probably have to have them shipped to your house.

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tcr! tcr! · Oct 31, 2017 at 10:42 am

Can you pilfer a few from out back behind your local center?

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keamoose keamoose · Oct 31, 2017 at 10:54 am

I would, but up here in the wilderness we only had a Sears appliance store and it closed a couple of years ago.

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tcr! tcr! · Oct 31, 2017 at 11:50 am

Ah.. Our Sears appliance closed sometime over the summer. I was kinda sad because that’s where I got my washer and dryer.

Richard Warren, what has become of your empire? 😢

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Zurko’s mannequins at Wheaton’s All Night Flea Market

tcr! · Aug 19, 2017 at 9:56 pm

Zurkos mannequins Anna the half mannequin Anna the half mannequin note

Can’t go wrong with mannequins.

World Famous Wheaton Illinois All Night Flea Market

August 19, 2017 - 3pm to 3am
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187

#photos #mannequins #allnightfleamarket

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Jul 27th, 2017 at 12:14:03 pm

tcr! · Jul 27, 2017 at 12:14 pm

How creepy would it be to have 2-3 mannequins just hanging out in my dining room?

#homeimprovement #mannequins

tcr! tcr! · Jul 27, 2017 at 1:17 pm

Ok, so my search on Amazon is returning borderline absurd for your basic department store mannequin.

Set of 2, 4 nipples total:
https://smile.amazon.com/Only-Mannequins-Female-Hanging-White/dp/B00HHEND2Y/

Egghead with enlarged groin:
https://smile.amazon.com/Durable-Plastic-Abstract-Mannequin-Movable/dp/B00JLYEYIK/

Headless tree yogi:
https://smile.amazon.com/Newtech-Display-MAF-A1-YOGA1-BL-Mannequin/dp/B010S5YF7U/

Disgruntle who may or may not be taking a dump in their robot diaper:
https://smile.amazon.com/Prestan-Infant-CPR-AED-Manikin-Monitor/dp/B00AXOWLPU/

So my question now is where does one find a mannequin like they used to have at K-mart when I was a kid?

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Dunkin Donuts mannequin

tcr! · May 27, 2017 at 8:45 pm

Dunkin Donuts mannequin

Not sure what to make of this mannequin at the Dunkin Donuts in St Charles.

Is he a mascot? A dance partner? Just a regular dude who lost his arm?

#photos #mannequins #dunkindonuts

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