Social Justice Kittens 2015 Calendar

November 13, 2014 MGP 0

It comes down to this: Do you want to financially support the ideals embodied by this unique, functional gift, or refuse to purchase a copy and become a hateful fake ally who actively embraces injustice and the murder of innocents? The choice is yours. More pics from this brilliant prank-for-profit can be found here.

William Mortensen: American Grotesque and The Command To Look

September 8, 2014 MGP 0

from Wikipedia: His arguments defending romanticism photography led him to be “ostracized from most authoritative canons of photographic history.” In an essay, Larry Lytle wrote “Due to his approach—both technically and philosophically in opposition to straight or purist adherents — he is amongst the most problematic figures in photography in the twentieth-century… historians and critics have described his images as “…anecdotal, highly sentimental, mildly erotic hand-colored prints…”, “…bowdlerized versions of […]

Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation

October 12, 2013 MGP 0

Iconic uses vivid color and detail to document Apple’s journey in design, form and function — and looks back at over 35 years of Apple innovation. Four years in the making, the author captured over 150,000 photos of nearly every product Apple has made, including rare prototypes and even packaging. Complementing the photography are forewords and essays from an impressive group of luminaries, commentators and influencers in the Apple community. […]

Romney: Stuff The Ice Chest!

February 8, 2012 MGP 0

To be frank, I honestly don’t care about your silly elections or your puppet candidates. All are fair game for mockery, but so too are their worshipers and their precious little “votes.” So, you know, spin the wheel and it has to randomly land on someone. Today, it’s Mittens.

NEW From UA: Dolls of Burlesque

September 22, 2011 MGP 0

Underworld Amusements is pleased to announce the third in a series of ebooks dedicated to those queens of the stage, the burlesque dancers of days past: Dolls of Burlesque. Featuring Irma The Body, Dorian Dennis, Connie Vaughn and more vintage Strip Tease Artists. These ebooks are roughly 42 pages long, but priced low to match. Nevermind the boring and unread pages of scholarly or amateur history, there are plenty of […]

10/31/10 – Poughkeepsie, NY – 6:44 pm

February 19, 2011 MGP 0

My pals Ruth, Jacob and I were walking by this portrait hanging in a storefront window in a fairly rundown “part” of the Pok on our way back to some Halloween festivities. Amidst the bums, pimps, and crack whores, this was truly a work of art. Anyone know the story on this one? Most likely, it’s at this place.

Antique Holiday Krampus Postcards

December 6, 2010 MGP 2

from its Wikipedia entry: Krampus is a mythical creature. In various regions of the world – especially Austria and Hungary – it is believed that Krampus accompanies St. Nicholas during the Christmas season, warning and punishing bad children, in contrast to St. Nicholas, who gives gifts to good children. Due to German and Austrian influence, the myth of Krampus is also prevalent in Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia and northern Italy. The […]