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January 15th, 2005

High Weirdness by Mail

Unbelievable. The classic nutty cuckoo book, High Weirdness By Mail is now available on the web. It’s right here.

I actually got this book when I was young – maybe a little too young for what was in it – after reading about it in a Fender Tucker editorial on Loadstar. The book was a total treasure trove, and a trip, with just amazing fringe and not-so-fringe stuff you could get for free or cheap by mail. If memory serves, it’s what introduced me to Archie McPhee.

I have yet to really dive into the web version but the sheer number of links is promising. Check it out.

Posted in Just Plain Odd

DATE: Saturday January 15, 2005 -- 11:02:00 am
It always felt good to read something your parents wouldnt want you seeing when i was like 8 or 9.

DATE: Saturday January 15, 2005 -- 11:22:19 pm
Wow, slow day

FROM: Modemac [E-Mail]
DATE: Friday May 20, 2005 -- 2:12:05 pm
You may want to know that a successor to "High Weirdness by Mail" is up and running on the web: The High Weirdness Project. This is a wiki-based site (similar to Wikipedia) that accepts entries and additions by any and all visitors. There are already a fair amount of strange weird sites listed there...feel free to add yours!

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