Own Your Own Thing From 'The Thing'

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If you haven't seen John Carpenter's classic The Thing, which shows you just how scary a remote Antarctic ice station can be when a parasitic alien thaws out, you should. If you have seen it, then you'll recognize this sucker designed by FX whiz Rob Bottin. Remember when Kurt Russell starts testing everyone's blood to see if they've become infected and have shapeshifted into an alien? Well, this is what pops out of the petri dish in one of those "shit your pants" screen moments, and it can be yours for the semi-outrageous opening bid of $3,499.00. Although there's no certificate of authenticity, there is a very nice glass case, which might explain the upcharge. If it were made out of diamond. [Ain't It Cool]


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Speaking of alien parasites and blood, anyone remember the movie Ginger Snaps 3? Where they would test if you were bitten by a werewolf or not by sticking a leech on you, and if you were bitten, the leech becomes monstrously huge in 0-60 proportions?