Chad States is an artist about whom I know nothing. But I found two especially fascinating projects on his website:
A photo series of apparent cruising spots called “cruising.”
A seemingly autobiographical installation/image series entitled
Not to mention the naked guys in his “masculinities” series.
My good buddy Nils draws whacked-out misfit comics and drawings. Here are some of my faves. Visit Skeleton Balls for more.
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Repost from old blog, 1/5/2007
It began. The shaking that always hits when I’m most afraid. And at the same time my stomach began the warm-up for the blew magoo.
“He’s gonna blow!” Hedley cried out triumphantly.
My guts began to do the wiggle. My throat began the gack dance. It was five seconds to launch. Four…three…
“Hugghgh huhhgh huhhgh-” I began.
“He can’t stop it now!” Hedley yelled joyously.
He was right. Two…one…
I blew chunks. I magooed. I showed everyone my breakfast. “Huhhghg b-b-bub-bleeeeeaaaaah!“
The barf poured from my mouth like Niagara Falls.
It shot out, then dribbled down my face. Into my hair. Into my nose. I was temporarily blinded by half-digested oatmeal.
“Now let him go!” Hedley cried gleefully.
Hands released my ankles. Gravity took over.
Down I fell into the toilet. Into a soup of steaming barf and reeking brown substance. The sound of my own cries echoed in the toilet bowl.
– From Barf-O-Rama: The Legend of Bigfart by Pat Pollari
Katherine Alice Applegate writes books for kids. In fact, K.A. Applegate writes a fuckload of books for kids – writes them as if it were a compulsion, or perhaps an obsession.
This really sort of moved me: Steve-O: Demise and Rise.
Repost from old blog, 8/12/2007
Generic pet food
Independently-owned clothing stores
The roller rink
…and more? You tell me.