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A Conversation Between James Dean and Audrey Hepburn – Two 1950s-Era Thespians I Know Very Little About

Classics scholar James Franco, seen here portraying sausage magnate James Dean.

Matt Passet, the only Whim contributor to rebel with a cause, scripts a scene between two actors whose cardboard cutouts adorn every single gift shop along Hollywood Boulevard.

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Novelty Gifts from Whimpleton K. Junglefowl Industries

See through walls, clothing, even human skin!

In honor of Cyber Monday, Whim is proud to present these great deals on gifts and gadgets from our parent company, Whimpleton K. Junglefowl Industries. Buy one for each of the 26 shopping days between now and Christmas!

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Treehouse of Terror Inspired Names for New York City Subway Stops

Captain-Jack-O-Lantern-will-get-you-high-tonight

Keeping in the spirit of Halloween week, please read this aloud in the Crypt Keeper’s voice: “This station is Flay Street Boo-rough Hall. The next stop will be Lurch Avenue. Stand clear of the closing doors…if you DARE!”

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Point/Counterpoint: Brock’s Rejoinder to Elliott’s Claptrap Bunkum

Coat of Arms of Slovakia

After three days of intractable verbal warfare over the capital of Slovakia, Elliott and Brock reach an unsteady d├ętente as Brock begins to question everything he knows… and realizes his true enemy may be closer than he thinks.

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Point/Counterpoint: Brock’s Opening Statement

Coat of Arms of Slovakia

Whim’s week-long debate to determine the capital of Slovakia continues as editor Brock Mahan posits his own theory as to where the seat of the Slovak government is located.

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From the Whim Archives: 1937

First published in the “Those Daffy Dames” issue of Whim, Fall 1937.