Category Archives: photography

Anders Petersen

It’s fitting that Waits was drawn to this image. Petersen’s gritty world of prostitutes, drug addicts and general fringe-dwellers resonates with the same seedy energy and humanity of the early Asylum-Era Waits material. Continue reading

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“be ye not afraid”

Though I know these images have made the internet rounds before, but what better time to re-assess their incredible contribution to the history of mankind!? Most of these images come from the great Nightmare Fear Factory in Niagara Falls.  All … Continue reading

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Alejandro Cartagena

    The ever-awesome Booooooom recently featured the amazing photography of Alejandro Cartagena.  Cartagena “lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico. His projects employ landscape and portraiture as a means to examine social, urban and environmental issues.” The series above is … Continue reading

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taste the glitter!

Okay, I’ll admit when I think of cosplay all I think about are tweens roaming convention centers dressed up as characters I’m far too old to recognize….. However, you can see (and read) about some of the early days over at io9 (some are … Continue reading

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Daily dose

Least ye never forget, to check Failblog.  I do admit, it can be the Interweb equivalent of man-getting-hit-in-groin-by-baseball , but man, sometimes I just laugh out loud…… I like to see older folks with a sense of humor……. and this group I normally don’t … Continue reading

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the origin of tube-light-life…

Incredible photos by Stephan Tillmans.  What you are seeing is that instant when a tube television comes on.  Check other variations here. Now I realize I’m dating myself (if only I could….), but I remember this phenomenon.  I seem to … Continue reading

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alternative pets (not animals who like smashing pumpkins….)

Great article in the new National Geographic about animal domestication…. I like reading about the domestication phenotype, the way that animals physical characteristics can change in response to their breeding:  floppy ears, fur patterns, etc…….basically how an animal goes from … Continue reading

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the past is always present

Photographer Irina Werning has great photo project on her site entitled:  Back To the Future. It’s pretty much what you see above, the reenactment of old childhood photos.  You look at some of them and think “man, did we even change at … Continue reading

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