1 September 2011 1 Comment

Specimens from the Musée Dupuytren

Specimens from the Musée Dupuytren

I shot these a while back while visiting the Musée Dupuytren at the University of Paris medical school and thought I’d share them here. The museum itself is somewhat hard to find (some medical students queried nearby had no idea it existed) and is entered through a series of cluttered academic offices.  I was happy […]

5 May 2011 0 Comments

Abram the Safety Ape’s Cinco de Mayo

Los Angele’s Olvera Street is just a little safer today.

13 April 2011 0 Comments

The Birds, The Bees, & a Bag of Hay

Don’t scream. I know, I know — it looks like the nightmare creation of some shambling scarecrow who stole your pillows and stitched them into a “wife” and “kids” out in the barn. Either that or really messed up designer pillows. Sadly, it’s neither.  What this really represents is the 18th-century answer to Yesterday’s post — an […]

5 April 2011 0 Comments

Edible Anatomy in Thailand

Yet another reason to visit Thailand — grisly anatomy-lab tidbits baked by artist/baker Kittiwat Unarrom.  His bakery, known to weirdo tourists such as yourself simply as “The Body Bakery” in Ratchaburi Thailand is slightly off the beaten path, but a manageable day-trip from Bangkok, and there is at least one tourist agency eager to help you find […]