Dr. Samuel West - The Museum of Failure

Pictures to supplement my interview with the curator Dr. Samuel West: http://www.fascinatingnouns.com/dr-samuel-west/
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The true lesson to be learned by this whole endeavor.

The true lesson to be learned by this whole endeavor.

The one item I wish they had gotten to work:  A canine to human translator.

The one item I wish they had gotten to work: A canine to human translator.

The XFL:  A failure in 2001, but it may be making a comeback.  I say the final verdict is still out on this one.

The XFL: A failure in but it may be making a comeback. I say the final verdict is still out on this one.

This was used to give lobotomies. It was very successful at puncturing and destroying the brain, but a failure at doing anything constructive.

It was very successful at puncturing and destroying the brain, but a failure at doing anything constructive.

Google Glass.  The douchiest eye wear ever created.

Google Glass. The douchiest eye wear ever created.

The photo booth at The Museum of Failure on the fritz.  The people before me got it to work, so it was not be design, just an awesome coincidence.

The photo booth at The Museum of Failure on the fritz. The people before me got it to work, so it was not be design, just an awesome coincidence.

The item that almost (and still might) get Dr. West sued:  Colgate Frozen Dinners

The item that almost (and still might) get Dr.

The Power Glove, first seen in the movie The Wizard.  I always wanted to use one if these, and one of my best friends even had one, but alas, it stayed up in his closet for some reason.  I hope he at least resold that barely used artifact to some collector.

The Power Glove, first seen in the movie The Wizard. I always wanted to use one if these, and one of my best friends even had one, but alas, it stayed up in his closet for some reason. I hope he at least resold that barely used artifact to some collector.

The Museum of Failure sign

The Museum of Failure sign

A wall of all the failed Oreo flavors!  I have to agree with most of these, including Peeps and Swedish Fish (no offense Doc).

A wall of all the failed Oreo flavors! I have to agree with most of these, including Peeps and Swedish Fish (no offense Doc).

Me in front of the Museum of Failure promo board,  annoyed by the people running place.

Me in front of the Museum of Failure promo board, annoyed by the people running place.

Dr. Samuel West, AKA Sammy Dubs himself

Dr. Samuel West, AKA Sammy Dubs himself

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