I’ve been working up the courage to submit my “dick” for a long time. The sun was shining and I had just gotten out of the shower, and for the first time in a long time I wasn’t feeling overly self conscious about my genitals. That “born in the wrong body” stuff gets deeply internalized. I hoped to capture that this is not the wrong body, it’s my body.
it’s a dispiriting fact that most of us feel like our bodies are moral quandaries: problems to be solved part by part; sites of discomfort and dysphoria; vessels of flesh that we deem “good” or “bad” or a bit of both, depending on where we’re looking. i’m happy for you that you had a moment of respite, and i wish that sense of peace for everyone; especially everyone who’s not cis.
your dick pic isn’t bad. it’s very close-up, which tends to be a bit clinical, but the lighting is warm and the placement of your fingers is effective. i think it’s improvable, but i’m glad you made the effort; i know it took guts.
thank you for submitting to critique my dick pic. your dick pic gets a B.
This song never gets old for me
Soft Images - Martin Dupont
Eroticism in the Time of Spectacle, that is, always mediated by and through the Image.
Here’s a list of weird/strange articles on wikipedia in no particular order for you to read and just add more useless knowledge in your puny human brain. General murder/death trigger warning for most.
Bloody Mary || Kennedy curse || Taman Shud Case || La Voisin || Greyfriars Bobby || Pripyat || Albert Fish || Mary Toft || The Cure for Insomnia || Roanoke Colony || John Murray Spear || Arecibo message || Nuckelavee || Phaistos Disc || Tanganyika laughter epidemic || Mad Gasser of Mattoon || Murder of Junko Furuta || Peoples Temple || Ed Gein || Stargate Project || Jackalope || Numbers station || UVB-76 || Bélmez Faces || Donner Party || Adam || Mariana UFO incident || Valentich disappearance || Cleveland Torso Murderer || Trepanning || Dyatlov Pass incident || Grey goo || Overtoun House || The Garden of Earthly Delights || Wilhelm Reich || Starchild skull || Original Night Stalker || Owlman || Ararat anomaly || British big cats || Jack the Ripper || Clapham Wood Mystery || Pope Lick Monster || Shadow person || Out-of-place artifact || Black Dahlia || Jersey Devil || Crawfordsville monster || Koro || Philadelphia Experiment || Glasgow smile || Roswell UFO incident || David Parker Ray || D. B. Cooper || Total Information Awareness || Goatman || Grey alien || Joachim Kroll || Peter Kürten || Gilles de Rais || Alien abduction || Joseph Vacher || Mothman || Polywater || Catacombe dei Cappuccini || Villisca Axe Murders || Grace Sherwood || Loveland frog || The Hermitage || Jatinga || Sankebetsu brown bear incident || Mongolian death worm || Devil’s Footprints || The Sick Child || H. H. Holmes || Dysaesthesia aethiopica || Bloody Benders || Lamia || Black Paintings || The Monster with 21 Faces || Shirime || Lina Medina || Exploding head syndrome || Quantum suicide and immortality || Mokele-mbembe || Spontaneous human combustion || Dulce Base || Chandre Oram || Oscar || Men in Black || Vladimir Demikhov || The Great Red Dragon Paintings || Bloop || Retroactive continuity || Elizabeth Báthory || Delphine LaLaurie || Silverpilen || Polybius || Guided rat || Robert J. White || Chelyabinsk meteor || Armin Meiwes || Big Crunch || Belchen Tunnel || Moberly–Jourdain incident || Boy Scout Lane || Princes in the Tower || Rosenheim Poltergeist || Peter Stumpp || Bermuda Triangle || Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery || Hill of Crosses || Self-immolation || Lycaon || Burke and Hare murders || Pykrete || Kate Morgan || List of unusual deaths || Sawney Bean || Rogue elephant of Aberdare Forest || Yoshio Kodaira || Incorruptibility || Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus || Toynbee tiles || Rat king || Sailing stones || Thalidomide || Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916 || Tunguska event || Head transplant || List of cryptids || Borley Rectory || Sedlec Ossuary || Alien hand syndrome || Capgras delusion || Mellified man || Atuk || Monster of Glamis || Spring-heeled Jack || Allagash Abductions || Aokigahara || Raymond Robinson (Green Man) || Premature burial || Brain transplant || Nightmarchers || Decompression illness || Midgetville || Zombie || Mercy Brown vampire incident || Necromancy || Lamkin || Harry K. Daghlian, Jr. || Icelandic Phallological Museum || Neisseria meningitidis || Unit 731 || Bunny Man || Bubbly Creek || Malleus Maleficarum || Moll Dyer || Original Spanish Kitchen || Charles Bonnet syndrome || Voynich manuscript || Black Annis || True name || Dorothy Talbye trial || Black dog || Wandering Jew || Sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway || Yara-ma-yha-who || Rod Ferrell || The Juniper Tree
Mike Ryczek, Fractured Teal House, 2011. Oil and pencil on masonite,
15” x 18”.
Suehiro Maruo originals~
The Turing Test by Jason Schneiderman
It might be urged that when playing ‘the imitation game’ the best strategy
for the machine may possibly be something other than the behaviour of a man.
Who do you think he is, this boy in the midwest
jerking off to the end of Alan Turing’s biography,
getting aroused by the parts where the shame
and degradation are exactly what he’s always wanted,
at a pornographic remove, and his history teacher
knows nothing about the end of Alan Turing’s life,
which this boy will wisely leave out of his report.
Chemical castration? Hot. Nascent breasts? Hot.
Driven to suicide? Hot. Hot. Hot. And yes,
in the morning, on the schoolbus, or in the driver’s
seat of his friend-girl’s car, he’ll think, that was
seriously fucked up, jerking off to that, and he won’t
even tent his pants by the light of day, knowing
he erased his browser history of all the chastity
blogs, and all the chatrooms where he gets to be
six foot two and the captain of the football team
who always just turned eighteen yesterday and
is enslaved to his coach, but that fantasy is getting
tired, and his mind wonders to tomorrow’s trig
exam, and soon he’ll get back to Alan Turing,
cock-slave to his government. Hot. Defeater of Nazis.
Hot. And by day, this you’re-not-fooling-anyone
president of the Gay/Straight alliance may be furious
at how this hero was treated, will start a petition
to get the science lab named for Alan Turing,
but at night he wonders, in one recurring fantasy,
if he could ever pass the Turing test, but in the other
direction. If maybe, just maybe, no one could ever tell
he was human.
JASON SCHNEIDERMAN is the author of the poetry collections Sublimation Point and Striking Surface. He is Poetry Editor of Bellevue Literary Review, and Associate Editor of Painted Bride Quarterly. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY.
3FT x 2FT CRADLED BOARD
GOUACHE AND FLASHE PAINT
Things Code Draws: COMICS
RIOT, from LOOP 15, one of my randomly generated code art sketchbooks. Drawn by writing PostScript code.