A cartoon of three pods with Christopher Ciccone, Norm Macdonald, and Quentin Tarantino's heads in them. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Christopher Ciccone

In case you didn't know, Christopher Ciccone is a hybridised clone made from the spliced genes of comedian Norm MacDonald and film-maker Quentin Tarantino. Norm MacDonald tried to alert the public that his DNA was blended with Quentin Tarantino's on Saturday Night Live, and yet despite this obvious cry for help, it was dismissed as … Continue reading Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Christopher Ciccone

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Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Chris Pine

It's not true what they say: Chris Pine isn't the son of actors Robert Pine and Gwynne Gilford, oh no, he's a hybridised clone! For proof, we ask you to look at Pine's Leonardo DiCaprio-esque eyes and his Brian Thompson-esque jaw, he's so obviously an amalgamation of the two actors. One day during a power … Continue reading Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Chris Pine

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Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Odeya Rush

"Thank God" the scientists shouted as the genes of Mila Kunis and Chloë Grace Moretz were successfully spliced together seconds before the deadline of May 12th 1997. The result of the experiment was then named after this celebratory outcry; “Odeya” (which means "Thank God" in Hebrew) “Rush” (signifying the time it took to create her) … Continue reading Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Odeya Rush

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Afro Puff, Puff, Pass: Looking Back At Roberta Flack’s Headphones

  More than four decades before Hip-Hop producer Dr. Dre released his own-brand headphones, soul singer Roberta Flack released hers. Flack's headphones were of course in keeping with the '70s, they were very stylish and more importantly they sounded much better than their contemporary counterparts (the overpriced Beats By Dre). Of course this was mainly … Continue reading Afro Puff, Puff, Pass: Looking Back At Roberta Flack’s Headphones

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Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Chris Isaak

It's a known fact that scientists have varied tastes in music. Some of them for example, like to listen to Elvis and some prefer The Smiths. One day after an argument over who is better, a group of experts in the field of Genomics decided to splice the genes of Elvis Presley and Morrissey together … Continue reading Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Chris Isaak

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Watts: What Are They? The History Of Speaker Wattage

Have you ever wondered how the wattage or “watt” rating for speakers is worked out?... Well wonder no more. Back in the 1970s when amplifiers and speakers were becoming louder and louder (a time when volume knobs could be turned all the way to 11) a professor of audiology named Sebastian Soundstein decided to rate … Continue reading Watts: What Are They? The History Of Speaker Wattage

A cartoon of three pods with David Mitchell, Tom Hanks, and Paul Eddington's heads in them. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Paul Eddington

This week on Celebrity Gene Splicing we bring you Paul Eddington, the late great actor who starred in Hammer's The Devil Rides Out and TV Sitcom The Good Life. Paul, in case you didn't know, was made by mixing the genes of David Mitchell with those of Tom Hanks. By combining Hanks' mouth with the … Continue reading Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Paul Eddington

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Celebrity Clone Lab: Rob Brydon And Anton Du Beke

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is Anton Du Beke, if you don't know he's the clone of Rob Brydon! Anton Du Beke, a Strictly Come Dancing dancer and professional racist, was created when a petri dish containing Rob Brydon's genes were accidentally left resting on a sequinned Saint George's Cross flag. Don't ask … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Rob Brydon And Anton Du Beke

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Celebrity Clone Lab: Salman Rushdie And Stanley Kubrick

This week on Celebrity Clone Lab it's author Salman Rushdie. If you don't already know, he's the clone of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, just look at the resemblance! Sal and Stan are known for their controversial art; Salman for his book The Satanic Protocols and Stanley for his masterful direction of the moon landings. Another controversial … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Salman Rushdie And Stanley Kubrick

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Celebrity Clone Lab: David Icke And Engelbert Humperdinck

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is ex-sports broadcaster, writer, and conspiracy theorist David Icke. If you don't know, Icke is a clone of singer Engelbert Humperdinck. Just look at the resemblance! Born in Madras, India, Engelbert moved to Leicester, England when he was aged ten and he later became famous when he released … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: David Icke And Engelbert Humperdinck

A cartoon of three pods with Harry Hill, David Suchet, and Harry Worth's heads in them. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Harry Worth

This week on Celebrity Gene Splicing it's Harry Worth, you know, that bloke from the 70s who used to do that shop window reflection joke. Now you may think that he's just a regular chap from Yorkshire but actually he was created in a laboratory by splicing the genes of Harry Hill and David Suchet. … Continue reading Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Harry Worth

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An Eclipse: Fun For Humans, Not So Fun For Werewolves

An eclipse, like the one occurring today, always draws in large crowds. People seem to marvel at the rare sight of the sun being obscured by the moon or the moon moving behind the earth's shadow. But, when you're gazing at this natural wonder today, spare a thought for all the lycanthropes out there. Since … Continue reading An Eclipse: Fun For Humans, Not So Fun For Werewolves

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Celebrity Clone Lab: Jeff Sessions And Mason Adams

Another new segment for Oddball Times is “Celebrity Clone Lab”. In this section we aim to disclose to you, the reader, all the clone-based gossip from the entertainment world, because we know that you know that Hollywood are cloning celebrities so they can multiply their profits. To kick things off we bring you Jeff Sessions, … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Jeff Sessions And Mason Adams

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The Mandela Effect: Proof That The Winnie Mandela Effect Is Real

If you don't already know, the “Winnie Mandela Effect” was named by paranormal expert Fiona Dustpan when she first realised that she wasn't the only person who wrongly believed Winnie Mandela spontaneously combusted in the 1990s. Dustpan insists that she remembers the media coverage of this event, she says that she vividly recalls video footage … Continue reading The Mandela Effect: Proof That The Winnie Mandela Effect Is Real

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Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Michael Douglas

Now and again, we at Oddball Times enjoy letting you the reader, into the inner-workings of the entertainment business. In our brand-spanking-new Celebrity Gene Splicing segment, we're going to tell you how you're favourite stars are made. Now you may think celebrities are made the old-fashioned way, but you're wrong. Instead, Hollywood fuses the genes … Continue reading Celebrity Gene Splicing: How They Made Michael Douglas