When Jacques and Charles Biederer were filming and photographing scenes of fetish and pornography in the late 1930s, they couldn’t have imagined that their pioneer films would one day lead to an industries that brings in almost $14 billion worldwide every year. They couldn’t imagine that these tasteful flogging and spanking films they created
Even as a kid, the simpering perfection of the Family Circus pissed me off. Somehow, this immensely annoying cartoon has become the most widely syndicated comic in the world, and it’s published in almost 1,500 newspapers worldwide. Just thinking about that makes me mad. So when I saw Ed Harrington’s
Twisted minds, The Taboo, The Unknown, Pushing Sexual Boundaries are the kinds of thoughts that come to my mind when I think about where certain punks went creatively in the mid 80’s. I was a teenager when I realized that the older heads around me were into shit that I just
Dunwich… Dunwich… I’ve been back on an Electric Wizard trip of late. I’ve been a fan of the band since high school when Dopethrone was released, an album that continues to freak me out with its absolutely unrelenting weight. I’ve endeavoured to check out everything they’ve released since (and before),
Most people familiar with black metal will probably at some point in a conversation about it mention the word ‘atmosphere,’ or some derivative of it. Essentially, the use of abstract terms when describing black metal to highlight the emphasis of focusing less on instrumentation in favour of “darkness” is common.
The Nine Inch Nails short film known as the Broken Movie is up online, but nobody knows for how long! This intense visual was created by Peter Christopherson of Throbbing Gristle, Coil, and Hipgnosis design group. It’s very violent and extremely graphic, which are a couple of reasons why I really