Friday, November 10, 2006

Face Bra?

Hailed as the latest anti-ageing miracle... would you wear a face bra?

Before you answer, go here to read about the price of ageless beauty.

Yikes, that thing reminds me of the old B movie, "The Brain That Would Not Die."

One of my favorite movies, but the unfortunate character of the diembodied head, played by Virgina Leith, is not one I would like to emulate.

I'll think pass on the face bra.

I grow old. I grow old. I will wear my trousers rolled.



At November 10, 2006 2:33 PM, Blogger Brooke said...

Baste my face like a turkey?

Yeah, right!

Did you ever see the MST3K of The Brain That Wouldn't Die?

At November 10, 2006 2:35 PM, Blogger cube said...

No, I haven't. Sounds like fun.

At November 10, 2006 2:43 PM, Blogger Shover Robot said...

I saw that MST!

One of the funniest ones out there.

Loved that show!

At November 10, 2006 4:44 PM, Blogger birdwoman said...

I don't like a regular bra, let alone a face one. Sheesh.


At November 10, 2006 6:07 PM, Blogger cube said...

I've got to get my hands on that. Do they have MST3K on dvd?

bw: LOL! I hear you.

At November 10, 2006 8:26 PM, Blogger The Phoenix said...

I swear there was some sitcom that included somebody trying to sell a face bra contraption. Sort of a mix between Seinfeld's "Bro/Manziere" episode and The Brady Bunch's "Shampoo that turned Greg's hair orange" one.

At November 10, 2006 8:45 PM, Blogger nanc said...


At November 11, 2006 5:20 AM, Blogger Caz said...

If 50 pounds was all it took to make everyone look good, the gov't could just hand out notes to everyone over 40.

Truly, what's awful is that some women will buy this. But then, some women blow $1000 on a small jar of cream, so maybe the ones who spend only 50 pounds to wrap a reusable contraption around their head are smarter.

I'm having trouble understanding how anyone could even imagine this would "work". One born every minute.

At November 11, 2006 11:16 AM, Blogger nanc said...

looks like "prelude to a burkha!"

At November 11, 2006 9:36 PM, Blogger 8675309 said...

Hee hee! I showed this to my roommate, and her first thought was, "surely this is something Kramer from Seinfeld made up!"

I wonder if The Phoenix is right....

At November 11, 2006 10:15 PM, Blogger Caz said...

If you hang upside down for a couple of hours each day your jowlly jaw line will vanish - for a couple of hours each day.

At November 12, 2006 12:49 AM, Blogger Steve Harkonnen said...

There was another movie like this one, but it involved Nazi scientists controlling bodyless arms, and they took a girl, cut her head off, and placed it in a glass jar. Her friend found her in the dungeon, freaked out, and tried to rescue her friend, but I didn't think it worked out. Cool movie, I wish I could remember the name of it.

At November 12, 2006 12:01 PM, Blogger Brooke said...

Cube: MST is out on DVD now (some of them, anyway) and that one in particular is for sure!

At November 12, 2006 11:45 PM, Blogger WomanHonorThyself said...

sheesh how come the bizarro inventions are always for women huh!.lol

At November 13, 2006 9:44 AM, Blogger cube said...

steve: The name of the movie you mentioned is The Frozen Dead (1966). Elsa was the disembodied head who developed telepathy (don't they always?) :-)

brooke: Thanks. I'll have to hit the Blockbuster for that one.

woman: maybe it has to do with a combination of gullibility and the neurotic desire to remain young forever.

At November 18, 2006 3:22 AM, Blogger Purple Avenger said...

Ha, I watched the brain that wouldn't die just a few weeks ago!

At November 18, 2006 11:00 AM, Blogger cube said...

purple avenger: Good for you. IMO
you can't have enough telepathic disembodied head movies.


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