TOP THREE: BANGERS: NUMBER 2: “Jesus Built My Hotrod,” by Ministry

Personal, subjective rankings with a short commentary. (KEΦAΛHΞΘ aka) Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs Sire (1992) I must have discovered “Jesus Built My Hotrod” via the Butthole Surfers. In this propulsive, maniacal banger … Continue reading TOP THREE: BANGERS: NUMBER 2: “Jesus Built My Hotrod,” by Ministry

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Reflections in Gold and Mud: Monstrosity, Agency, and Stability in Early Modern Europe

An essay exploring agency and identity of “freaks” in early modern Europe. Continue reading Reflections in Gold and Mud: Monstrosity, Agency, and Stability in Early Modern Europe

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AMERICAN ODD: CONCLUDING UNSCIENTIFIC POSTSCRIPT; OR, DIVERSE OPINIONS REGARDING OUR AMERICAN ODDBALL CO-INHABITANTS

A celebration of everything odd, strange, and bizarre abou America. Continue reading AMERICAN ODD: CONCLUDING UNSCIENTIFIC POSTSCRIPT; OR, DIVERSE OPINIONS REGARDING OUR AMERICAN ODDBALL CO-INHABITANTS

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American Odd: Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Others Marvels of Jurassic Technology, by Lawrence Welschler

Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology, by Lawrence Weschler Vintage Books (1995) “[A] small nondescript storefront operation located along the main commercial drag of downtown Culver City in the middle of West Los Angeles’s endless pseudo-urban sprawl: the Museum of Jurassic Technology, according to the fading blue banner facing the street.” Lawrence Weschler, a staff writer for The New Yorker, describes the otherwise anonymous location for one of the oddest museums on the American landscape. He details the exhibits of the Museum and the life of its creator, … Continue reading American Odd: Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Others Marvels of Jurassic Technology, by Lawrence Welschler

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