Most Handsome, Best Dressed, Most Popular, Best Legs – Yearbook “Class Favorites” From The 1970s

Perhaps the best part of a yearbook is awards section spotlighting the students voted “most likely to succeed”, “best dressed”, “most handsome”, etc. They’re especially interesting to look back on forty years later. We can take note of what passed for “best looking” in those days, and enjoy the fashions, haircuts, and other nostalgic goodies that come from these popularity contest portions of every American yearbook. Continue reading »

Handsome Devils Puppets: These Eerie Puppets Are Made With Human Hair, Antique Lace, And A Dead Grandmother’s Jewelry

The artist Han overcomes personal trauma by making puppets reminiscent of memento mori. Inspired by morbid memories and antique funerary rituals, the Handsome Devils are hand-sculpted, incredibly detailed puppets, decorated with spooky ephemera like bones found in a field or fragments of the artist’s grandmother’s jewelry. In addition to original characters, many of the puppets Han builds are based on iconic horror films or famously mysterious personalities, like Sylvia Plath. Continue reading »

From Homeless to Handsome Overnight


45 year old Steve Rimmer has shot to instant stardom since he played his accordion on Manchester’s 103FM radio station after a band failed to show up. Listeners loved him. The former bum got a snazzy new $6,000 makeover to go with his new job as a permanent radio station employee. Continue reading »