All MOS units can be directly connected to a microcontroller such as a PIC, BASIC Stamp, OOPic or PICAXE using the TTL interface.
This Parallax LCD is a bare-bones, back-lit serial module for simple display applications in a 4 line, 40 character mode! But it doesn't actually have bones. That'd be gross and creepy.
The MK-2041 Mounting kit will mount most standard 20 character x 2 line display just about anywhere.
The Parallax Propeller Backpack is a compact, multipurpose Propeller-based module that is optimized for audio and video applications.