…It was simply a part of the world’s normality. The world itself, afterall, is fairly enigmatic: at the beginning it wasn’t there, and then it was, and no one has any idea where it came from.
Anna Maria Ortese, The Iguana, 1965.

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Friday bonus stills from perennial favorite Shuji Terayama’s exquisite 1979 feverdream of memory and desire Grass Labyrinth.


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Tonight and all month, Paul Morrissey’s 1968 Flesh, via a deliriously steamy poster design from Zack Williams.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 7 – 10:00 PMTUESDAY, AUGUST 12 – 7:30 PMFRIDAY, AUGUST 22 – 7:30 PMSUNDAY, AUGUST 31 – 5:00 PM

spectacletheater:

Tonight and all month, Paul Morrissey’s 1968 Flesh, via a deliriously steamy poster design from Zack Williams.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 7 – 10:00 PM
TUESDAY, AUGUST 12 – 7:30 PM
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22 – 7:30 PM
SUNDAY, AUGUST 31 – 5:00 PM


Unn in the Ice Palace.

In retrospect, it seems almost impossible to translate the tone of Tarjei Vesaas’ novel precisely, and this does’t quite get it, but the Ice Palace itself is fantastic.

Is-Slottet / The Ice Palace (Per Blom, 1988)


A few of the credited cast of Magic of the Universe (Philippines, 1988). Yes, Globo was excellent as himself.



Michael Olivo!

Michael Olivo!


Two examples of 60s fake postmodern smut book cover design.

Two examples of 60s fake postmodern smut book cover design.


Sam Alden in the print Study Group 2.

Sam Alden in the print Study Group 2.


A Rebekka Dunlap postcard from the Brooklyn Zine Fest.

Rebekka Dunlap postcard from the Brooklyn Zine Fest.


Stridulum (Michael Paradise, 1979)


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As performed by Phillipine creature puppets tonight at midnight!


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Thai posters for familiar productions.

(I’m not sure where exactly credit is due for the huge folder of these I just stumbled on, but Monster Brains has a pretty comprehensive high-res set up. 


Motion-capturing the uncanny valley.


Extreme post-modernist sci-fi deconstruction from the probably by 1975 quite jaded Malzberg. Cover artist unknown — anyone?

Extreme post-modernist sci-fi deconstruction from the probably by 1975 quite jaded Malzberg. Cover artist unknown — anyone?