The Story Behind Gay Bob, the World’s First Out-And-Proud Doll

Enraged consumers complained that a toy with a homosexual backstory would lead to other ”disgusting” dolls like “Priscilla the Prostitute” and “Danny the Dope Pusher” Esquire awarded Gay Bob its “Dubious Achievement Award.” And anti-gay organizations across the United States blustered. He debuted in the ’70s, to both acclaim and outrage. atlasobscura.com: The Story Behind… Read More

Pier 1 Imports Unveils New Self-Defense Vase For Smashing Onto Head Of Home Invader

FT. WORTH, TX—Calling it the ideal accent piece for safeguarding one’s property, Pier 1 Imports unveiled Wednesday a new self-defense vase for smashing on the head of a home invader. TheOnion.com: Pier 1 Imports Unveils New Self-Defense Vase For Smashing Onto Head Of Home Invader