Archive | August, 2011

30 August 2011 3 Comments

More Vintage X-Ray Fetishism

http://youtu.be/xLg_3XyXAyc We can’t just get enough of those Naughty, Naughty Roentgen Rays. The above commercial, from 1930s Germany, nicely illustrates the fears (and titillation) surrounding Dr. Roentgen’s invention, then goes on to assure the modern woman that rumors of “Roentgetn glasses,” been true, she would be well served by the elegance of contemporary Felina lingerie. And these […]

26 August 2011 1 Comment

More Stills: Gunther von Häagen-Dazs

More Stills: Gunther von Häagen-Dazs

Someone asked for stills from our new Gunther von Häagen-Dazs video, so I’m sharing them here. If you haven’t seen it, and curious to learn about the new Bodyworld ice cream flavors Body Brickle, Vein Glorious, Blackberry Necrosis, and Cadaver Crunch, just watch the video.

25 August 2011 0 Comments

Art of Bleeding Show Announced

Art of Bleeding Show Announced

If you’re in San Francisco, September 30, you’ll have the chance to witness The Art of Bleeding stage something akin to our 2006 Halloween Car Crash show shown here. The event will celebrate the publication of The Book of the Is by punk-rock impresario, prankster, mayoral candidate, and man-about-town Chicken John.  AoB will perform alongside the daredevils of of Cyclecide’s […]

25 August 2011 0 Comments

Masaru Shichinohe’s Magic Nurse

Masaru Shichinohe’s Magic Nurse

We don’t know much about Masaru Shichinohe, but we know what we like, and we like the not-entirely-innocent magic of these dreamlike scenes of children playing doctor. His site is in Japanese, so all we can say is that he was born in 1959 and has 18 books published, none of which have yet been translated into English.  Linguists […]

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24 August 2011 0 Comments

Reserve Your Copy: Empire of Death

(photos from Empire de la Mort.) Usually we try to reign in our morbid interests right at the point where life ends and death begins, but in this case, we make an exception for  our friend artist, photographer, writer Paul Koudounaris. After years of travel and photography, Koudounaris has produced the exquisitely illustrated and painstakingly researched The Empire of Death: […]

22 August 2011 1 Comment

Gunther von Häagen-Dazs

Gunther von Häagen-Dazs

The new Art of Bleeding video’s finally done! Body Worlds’ master plastinator has wandered into the frozen desert world. You scream, I scream. We all scream, and scream… and scream….

20 August 2011 0 Comments

Video Release Monday. A Few Stills

If you’ve noticed a recent drop in the number of postings on this blog, it’s because I’ve been in a dark cave animating the next Art of Bleeding video the last couple months.  Promise to get back to more regular posts, and on Monday will be posting the video.  Please check back here or  our […]

7 August 2011 2 Comments

Jet Age Hospital

Jet Age Hospital

Vintage futurism is always good, clunky fun.  Here we have the hospital of the future as envisioned by Mr. Kaiser Permanente himself.   Newborns in file cabinet drawers….  Remote controls on everything….!

2 August 2011 1 Comment

The Anatomical Art of Fernando Vicente

Spanish illustrator and artist Fernando Vicente merges photography and painting in his illustrations for magazines, books, CDs, and film posters, but may be most well known in this country for his anatomically themed “Vanitas” and “Anatomias” painting series — the former dissecting the fashion world with a rather literal touch and the latter taking a similarly […]

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