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Indiana's Mascot Hall Of Fame Will Be The Stuff Of Nightmares

By Stephen Gossett in News on Jul 19, 2016 5:00PM

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Last time we checked in with Indiana, Gov. Mike Pence had just been named Donald Trump's running mate. Now, from the looks of some new nightmare-fuel renderings, the Mascot Hall of Fame, slated to break ground in Whiting this fall, could give us yet another reason to avoid our neighbor to the south.

We’re not sure what exactly the motive was behind the design, but as you can see, there’s a serious bad-trip vibe going on.

Truth be told, it’ll probably be a completely reasonable family attraction when all is said and done—maybe even the kind of uniquely Midwestern curiosity that attracts the Atlas Obscura crowd. I mean, wouldn’t you want to see the Phillie Phanatic without having to subject yourself to a Phillies game? And we're vaguely curious about what "The Department of Furry Arts" and the "Phuzzical Education" department will offer when the museum opens next year.

But these renderings. Whoa, brudder.

Courtesy Mascot Hall of Fame

Courtesy Mascot Hall of Fame

Courtesy Mascot Hall of Fame

Courtesy Mascot Hall of Fame