Monthly Archives: September 2005

Went and saw “Corpse Bride” last night. Cute, if somewhat short. Burton’s character designs are always so cool. It even gets credit for one of the best cute spiders ever–there was a little singing black widow that actually LOOKED like a spider, the way that, say, the spider chick in “A Bug’s Life” didn’t at […]

Reading the latest China Mieville anthology, “Looking for Jake.” As is usual for his work, it wanders between extremes of “Eh, I guess. Well written, though,” (like “Iron Council”) and “Oh sweet blithering Christ, why didn’t *I* think of that?!” (Like “Perdido Street Station and “The Scar”) One of his short stories is a fabulous […]

Slug Porn

I can take comfort in the fact that no matter how bizarre the backyard gets, I’ve yet to see THIS. Scroll down to the bottom. Strangely enough, a site with the phrase “they extrude from their heads their blue, club-shaped penis sacs which then extend into a fan shape at the tips” is pretty […]

It is entirely typical of my existence that I go through my e-mail, and selling the giant stone wang piece is followed immediately by selling A-B-C prints for a nursery. I was thinking about art instruction the other day. I was reading the memoirs of Richard Feynman, the physicist, and he was talking about taking […]

GIANT STONE WANG WARNING! NOT SAFE FOR WORK! For non DA members (click image for larger version) Ahem. One more reason I love James. I showed him this piece. J: Cool. U: The other mole rats think he’s compensating for something. J: Yeah! Like not having any hair! U: …. U: …. U: […]