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Photos: Folks Let Their Inner Freak Out At Pasadena's Doo Dah Parade

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Over in East Pasadena on Sunday, eccentrics, liberals, and folks who like to proudly let their freak flag fly marched and rolled in zany cars (including a literal "carpool") down Colorado Boulevard for the 38th Occasional Doo Dah Parade.

The parade, endearingly dubbed the "twisted sister" of the annual Pasadena Rose Parade, first got its start in 1978. This year we saw mutant car art paying homage to the Blues Brothers, a boy riding a bike with E.T. (or rather a French bulldog), and some rainbow rave wear. And in keeping with tradition, this year was no exception to participants slinging tortillas out to the crowd.

"I'm glad the tradition is still going. I've been watching it since I was a kid," Steven Salardino, 47, of Montrose, told the Pasadena Star News. "This is one of the best parts of Pasadena."