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THIS PISSES ME OFF. THIS PISSES ME THE FUCK OFF.
I’m so angry
“Japanese singer shaves head after sex scandal”
“An online apology from a Japanese pop star is causing an internet firestorm…
“[All-girl band AKB48’s] selling point is their kawaii: a word that combines the qualities of cuteness and innocence…But when a tabloid newspaper photographed [band member] Minami Minegishi after spending the night with a man [and breaking her management company’s “no dating” rule], she makes the traditional gesture of contrition and shaves her head.”
(Source: Al Jazeera)
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Otto Muehl. Astronaut 1963/2004. b/w-photography on aluminium. 125 x 125 cm, 2/3
Jonathan Meese, Der Eiserne Monch im Geheimland, 2005, Mixed Media and Oil on Canvas, 210 x 140.3 x 2.4cm
Instead of decomposing normally, bodies buried in the tombs beneath the cathedral in Venzone, Italy were perfectly preserved and still recognizable even after many decades. Townspeople periodically retrieved and commune dwith their dead loved ones. In modern times, scientists finally traced the source of this wonder to Hypha tombicina, a microscopic, parasitic fungus that rapidly dehydrates the bodies before decomposition can even begin.
Graffiti & Occultism
Kim Thompson answered “What’s Wrong with Comics?” for a feature in the March, 1983 issue of Heavy Metal.