Category Archives: Art

The Advertising Art of Paramount Records

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Juxtaposin’: The Erotic David

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I’ve always preferred Donatello’s twink David to Michelangelo’s angry, rough-trade interpretation.

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The Album Covers of Les Baxter and Martin Denny

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Sophisticated women with primitive passions. Or primitive women with sophisticated passions. Either way, what more do you need?

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The UR Syllabus of Shitlordery

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Browsing my Facebook feed the past few days, I’ve been astonished at the amount of hysterical, sloppy thinking I’ve seen from many of my otherwise smart friends. How you can see a (likely gay) Muslim man shoot up … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour (Anzac Day 2016 Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: Horace Moore-Jones, Simpson And His Donkey (1918) Related Previous ANZAC-themed AdJ here, and here.

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Doors of Ghent

Fenster writes: Front doors, as points of transit between public and private spaces, assume some of the qualities of each sphere.  And if one were to anthropomorphize a house while the windows would be the eyes the door would be … Continue reading

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Bronze Is Not the Most Durable of Monuments

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Near three months, without excepting the holy season of Lent, were consumed in skirmishes and preparations, before the Latins were ready or resolved for a general assault. The land fortifications had been found impregnable; and the … Continue reading

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