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Antisocial Activities

How To Avoid Property Taxes

"Back in 1955, the Marquis de Maussabré took drastic action when faced with a wealth tax. He blew up his château in Airvault, near Poitiers, using 150kg of dynamite."

Posted By: Paul - Wed May 13, 2020 - Comments (1)
Category: Antisocial Activities, Architecture, Excess, Overkill, Hyperbole and Too Much Is Not Enough, Government, 1950s

Follies of the Madmen #472

That mouse is definitely giving the finger. Is it supposed to be a sexy lure for male mice to entice them into the trap? I'm confused....



Source.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Apr 10, 2020 - Comments (8)
Category: Animals, Anthropomorphism, Antisocial Activities, Business, Advertising, Death, 1960s

Johanna Went



Let us know when you bail.

Halfway through 1984’s Knife Boxing, Johanna Went interrupts her incessant frenzied bopping to thrust her hands into a crudely made body part—half-buttocks, half-vagina—suspended from the roof of Club Lingerie.1 A vicious viscous excremental substance seeps down her arm. She brings her face close and sucks the stuff into her mouth before hauling out a giant goo-covered tampon that she aggressively flings at the audience. Some cringe, others laugh. Quickly she pulls on a costume, a huge mask-headed apron covered in sex doll heads, all the while screaming her unique tongue, a babble from Hell channeled through Lolita-cum-Medea. Screeching tape loops accompany her, along with a blaring saxophone and a loud percussive racket emanating from a woman drumming on found objects.2 A monstrous vagina appears stage right. Went extracts more tampons, heaving each into the mesmerized mosh pit. Completely at one with her, the audience starts hurling these back in a game of volleyball gone mad. After all, this show was held to coincide with the Los Angeles Olympics. Much art programming accompanied that event, but Went was not part of the roster. Instead, she held her own celebration of sports, on the stage of a punk club, flanked by headless stockinette figures replete with genitalia parodying the elegant cast metal kouroi made by Robert Graham to decorate the official Olympic stadiums.


Source of quote, long essay.

Another essay on the creator, here.

Her Wikipedia page.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Mar 13, 2020 - Comments (9)
Category: Ambiguity, Uncertainty and Deliberate Obscurity, Antisocial Activities, Armageddon and Apocalypses, Bad Habits, Neuroses and Psychoses, Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Music, Avant Garde, Bohemians, Beatniks, Hippies and Slackers, Twentieth Century

Skull Headlight Covers

You really need the barbed-wire grill for the total look.



More pix and purchasing at the link.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Feb 23, 2020 - Comments (3)
Category: Antisocial Activities, Skulls, Bones and Skeletons, Cars

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