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Michael Jackson’s shower bench sold for $4,480 at auction

Julien’s Auctions held a sale in December that included much of the contents of the giant Holmby Hills estate Michael Jackson had been renting at the time of his death. Included in the auction was a shower bench that had been customized by Michael with several stick figure drawings. The winning bid for the bench […]

Deadstock Mid-Century ‘Slot Loading’ Car Turntable

Never mounted or installed and allegedly in the original box, which I wish they had included photos of in the listing. Not sure what year this dates to, the seller described it as being from the ’50s/60s’. I’ve seen versions of the in-car record player where it was installed in the glove box area, but […]

Hijacker Hall of Fame Member George Wright Caught in Portugal

One of the more interesting commercial jet hijackers in US history has been caught after being on the run for 41 years. George Wright, who escaped from a New Jersey prison in 1970 where he was serving time for murder, famously hijacked a Delta jet while dressed as a priest, concealing a gun in a […]

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2012 Apocalypse: At least we’ll have pr0n

I am not entirely convinced this isn’t a joke or a publicity stunt but according to the LA Weekly, the San Fernando Valley based adult film company Pink Visual is building a massive underground bunker so they can survive the end of days and continue their film production business despite there being no longer a […]

UK police open fake ‘Hip Hop Shop’ to catch thugs

Kinda surprised this never happened in the US (or has it?). Not sure you if you could make it work here now though. If a new independent record store specializing in hip hop opened on my block, it would have to be the cops running it. No way anyone is getting into that business in […]

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