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Vintage Toy: The Squooshy Rubber Face Finger Puppet!

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This is Steve's and I think I recall us calling it Mr. Gaglio.



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There are four finger "tubes" on the back of this puppet's head that, with a little dexterity, allow you to twist this guy's face into all sorts of horrid expressions.

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Okay, enough of that.

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They come in at least four different faces. Here's a selection that was offered on ebay!

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I bought that when I was in art school in the early 80's at a store down the street called "Heaven" which was a store that sold pop culture stuff and t-shirts, kinda like a Hot Topic today. He never had a name until I moved to Georgia in 1993 and we started hanging out at a local pizza joint called "Gaglio's" whose owner/namesake looked exactly like this rubber puppet head. Except the real Gaglio wasn't just head. He had a complete body.
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