Really, really tired. Here's my humor blog the past week.
- In Which I Am Not Caught Up With My Tires And Stuff
- Statistics Saturday: 30 Most Popular Words You Can Make With Horizontally Symmetric Letters
- What’s Going On In The Phantom (Sundays)? September – December 2017
- Statistics Monday: What November 2017 Did For My Readership
- The Eighth Talkartoon: Barnacle Bill; and Betty Boop gets a name (it’s not Betty)
- Thoughts While Pondering The Year Without A Santa Claus, Plus Trains
- Still Not That Flated
So besides the replica carousel horses maybe for sale there is this little lighthouse on offer. Also that humanoid figure for Jack Daniels. I don't think the hot air balloon is part of the giant track for airplane models but I couldn't swear to that.
Looking from near the men's room back towards the pinball games (you can see The Wizard of Oz, bottom right), with stuff in the way, the motif of all marvin's.
The Old King Cole machine is a bunch of marionette figures that do play a song if you put in a quarter and the machine is working, which is not something you can always rely on. Well, it's a complicated place to keep working.
Stuff more towards the back of the museum, with the giant popcorn bucket the location of the food and drinks stand.
Among the many things Marvin's gathered are circus posters for Carter the Great and other magicians, including as you can see at least one named Marvin. Not sure if that's a real piece or a modern replica in honor of Marvin Yagoda.
Back end of the redemption counter and what they say they truly believe to be P T Barnum's Fake Cardiff Giant. Barnum's was a plaster replica, covertly made in wax, from the original gypsum-carved thing.
And Barnum's Fake Cardiff Giant, which is concealed below the waist which is why I don't have any full-body shots of it. It's got a spot near but looking away from the women's bathroom.
Trivia: Until February of 1971 the tentative scheduled date for Apollo 17 was June 1972. Source: Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of NASA's Lunar Expeditions, William David Compton. NASA SP-4214.
Currently Reading: Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure The Heavens, Andrea Wulf.
PS: As I Try To Make Wronski's Formula For Pi Into Something I Like, some more mathematics manipulation and I reveal some tricks.