June 30, 2009

Dimitri Daniloff's Disturbing and Racy Shockvertising Concepts

Artist Dimitri Daniloff is a veritable photoshop wiz in the commercial advertising business; his carefully orchestrated visuals bring creepy and shocking advertising concepts to life. The first two eerie and racy images below where two women are having sex with two ginormous bugs, were designed to promote protection against the HIV virus. Other shocking visuals include two individuals tongue-kissing animals to "literally illustrate the effects that smoking can have on your breath."


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Dimitri Daniloff

Fantastic Artistic Photography Without the Use of Computers: 'Thirteen Queens' by “Alexandfelix“

Swiss Artists Alex Gertschen & Felix Meier created “Alexandfelix“, the photographic studio from where these quirky and magnificent work called "Thirteen Queens" was produced without the use (gasp!) of computers. Thirteen Queens made the cover of the summer issue 2009 of Eyemazing Magazine.


Stylish Duct Tape Dresses and Tux: Prom Attires Made from the Multi-Purpose Utility Tape

Duck Products annually sponsors a competition that offers a college scholarship to the person who creates the most stylish prom formal wear made from duct tape. The number of uses to which duct tape can be put is a source of humor (many of these are collected in books by "The Duct Tape Guys").

Some people enjoy making novelty items out of duct tape or decorating objects with it. Increased interest in creating these novelty and fashion pieces (such as duct tape prom dresses and handbags) has given rise to designer duct tape handbags, wallets, belts and related items. -Wikipedia-


Jon Bon Jovi Sings in Farsi in Support of Iran Protests

Reuters: A new version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" featuring Jon Bon Jovi dueting in Farsi with exiled Iranian singer Andy Madadian, is making the rounds as an online video.

The track's co-producer, Don Was, says the video is meant to send "a musical message of worldwide solidarity" to the Iranian people in the aftermath of the country's recent disputed election.

Was tells Billboard.com that the session, which took place last Wednesday in Los Angeles, was spurred by a conversation he had with Madadian about "whether there was something we could do just to send out a little message of solidarity, remembering the '60s, believing music can change things

June 25, 2009

RIP Michael Jackson. Thriller, Billie Jean, Audio Stream of Remake Of His Song "The Girl Is Mine", Street Performances of Thriller

Dancers "hijack" a subway car to perform "Thriller". Repeat performance in London's Chinatown

"The Girl is Mine" audio stream

Farrah Fawcett, 1947-2009

Farrah Fawcett, the Texas-born actress and sex symbol who shot to fame as one of “Charlie’s Angels” and later earned acclaim in serious roles including telepic “The Burning Bed,” died at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., of cancer at the age of 62.

Fawcett was diagnosed with anal cancer in September 2006 and traveled to Germany in 2007 for alternative treatments. An NBC documentary about her cancer battle that aired in May, “Farrah’s Story,” caused controversy over the final editing of the piece.

The tanned, blonde actress was one of the biggest celebrities of the 1970s, parlaying commercials and guest TV spots into a starring role in the popular detective drama “Charlie’s Angels” in 1976. Around the same time, a swimsuit poster featuring the beauty’s tousled mane, flirtatious smile and enviable figure -- graphically outlined in a tight red swimsuit -- sold a still-unrivaled 12 million copies.


14 Strange and Bizarre Must-See Architectural Structures

Love this quaint, bizarre but very creative architectural structures. My favorites you ask? The "binocular" building and the "book" structure. Architectural creations never looked so much fun!

Public library garage in Kansas City, Mo.

The Waldspirale or Forest Spiral in Darmstadt, Germany,

The Chiat/Day building in California

The Torre Galatea in Figueres, Spain

The Kubuswoning Cubic Houses in Rotterdam

Part of an Erwin Wurm exhibition at the Austrian Museum Moderner Kunst,

Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas

The Esplanade Theaters on the Bay in Singapore

This upside down house is in Syzmbark, Poland.

The Ray and Maria Stata Center at the Massachusetts Institute

Palais Ideal in Hauterives, France,

Longaberger Co.'s seven-story home office in Ohio.

The Dancing House in the Czech Republic

Palais Bulles (Palace of Bubbles) near Cannes, France