I don't want this to be the summer of sex scandals like Anthony Weiner and DSK. No, I want this to be the summer of the strange squalor of abandoned amusement parks. Here's footage from a doozy in Wichita, Kansas.
"No Joy," a short film by Mike Perry, was filmed at Joyland Amusement Park, which has been closed since 2004. While it doesn't have the pathos of the Six Flags New Orleans that we've grown so fond of, it still has the same nostalgic creepiness. Now, where are the other abandoned amusement parks to fuel our burgeoning obsession? [via Laughing Squid]