Much like a baby’s skull, The Art of Bleeding has a soft spot — spot in question being a fondness for of old safety educational films. Above is a prime parodic example in which catnip tidily substitutes for the bogeyman LSD. Odd fact: creator Jason Willis is actually one of the kids in the “Halloween Safety” [...]
Thanks, Skary Nurse, for reminding us about this video…. (From Wikipedia) Benway is the name of a character in many of William S. Burroughs’ novels, including Naked Lunch. Usually referred to as “Dr. Benway” or “Doc Benway,” (his first name is not revealed), he was used by the author to parody the medical profession and, [...]
Regardless when the Rolling Stones offered their smirky musical comment on the subject, the reckless use of prescription meds to counteract suburban angst and ennui is hardly a thing of the past. Yet there’s a certain irreproducible naivete (or is that naked cynicism?) in some of these ads from back in the day. Better living through chemistry, indeed!