Max dans un taxi
New Woman fancy dress, 1896 England, Fancy Dresses Described by Ardern Holt
(See Illustration, Fig. 29.) She wears a cloth tailor-made gown, and her bicycle is pourtrayed in front of it, together with the Sporting Times and her golf club; she carries her betting book and her latch-key at her side, her gun is slung across her shoulder, and her pretty Tam o’ Shanter is surmounted by a bicycle lamp. She has gaiters to her patent leather shoes, and is armed at all points for conquest.
This girl CAN. NOT. BE. STOPPED!!
Macabre parody of “Le Petit Echo de la Mode”, the first magazine for women (1880)
Yes, yes, everyone’s very excited to go fill in their little bubbles of quadrennial ineffectuality. Don’t forget to vote! Blah blah blah.
Just keep in mind for, y’know, the next four years: Your political responsibility doesn’t end when you get an “I Voted” sticker.
Give your money, your time and your attention to causes that matter to you.
Pay attention to who your representatives are, and whether or not they’re representing YOU.
The presidential election is all shiny and exciting and sexy, like choosing a new car — true political involvement is like owning a beat up Chevy that keeps making strange noises and knowing you can’t get rid of it for a few years…. but STAY ON IT, PEOPLE.
mad props to lauren bishop for this heartfelt letter, please read and pass it on.
I want to tell you to not vote for Romney for a lot of reasons.
I want to remind you how devastatingly dishonest he’s been regarding his own finances. How he basically committed a felony in 2009 which is why he won’t release his tax returns for that year.
How he lied blatantly about the auto…
Caricatures of Death Personified
From a pre-Revolutionary magazine, first published in Russia in 1906. Illustrations by Boris Kustodiev.
Personifications of death included depictions of the devastating 1906 drought and ensuing famine, and the ravages of cholera, in the midst of revolutionary uprisings in Moscow.
Edward John Poynter
ca. 1870-79, [tintype portrait of a pantomimist]
Tattoo artist Cindy Ray in her studio, Australia c. 1960’s