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oldbookillustrations:

I’ve often sat and howled for hours.
Peter Newell, from The hunting of the snark, by Lewis Carroll, New York, 1903.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

I’ve often sat and howled for hours.

Peter Newell, from The hunting of the snark, by Lewis Carroll, New York, 1903.

(Source: archive.org)

kateoplis:

Top: Londoners arriving at a competition in 1937 for the Men’s Dress Reform Party, a group that advocated loosening the rigid standards of men’s fashion.

Bottom: 2015 NYFW: Pieter dress; J. W. Anderson’s crop top; Thom Browne’s voluptuous silhouette; Prada’s sheer knits

I’m not an idiot. I know the vast majority of these clothes won’t touch human skin. It’s a sad fact. Nevertheless, it’s important that they do exist, because they propose an alternative. To borrow the words of Craig Green, “Everything doesn’t have to be sports and anger.””

A Men’s Wear Revolution

As a masochist, use pain to free yourself from fear of pain and to exhilarate your life. Allow the sadist to therapeutically express anger upon you while cultivating a sense of devotion. In this way, you will bring happiness to yourself and others.
(via 3liza)
You fellas think of comics in terms of comic books, but you’re wrong. I think you fellas should think of comics in terms of drugs, in terms of war, in terms of journalism, in terms of selling, in terms of business. And if you have a viewpoint on drugs, or if you have a viewpoint on war, or if you have a viewpoint on the economy, I think you can tell it more effectively in comics than you can in words. I think nobody is doing it. Comics is journalism.
Jack Kirby
You never see my attitude in the press. That’s what bugs me. For instance : gays in the military. Now I don’t know how you feel about it, gays want to be in the military. Here’s my thought: anyone dumb enough to want to be in the military should be allowed in. End of fucking story. That should be the only requirement. I don’t care how many push ups you can do; put on a helmet, go wait in that foxhole, we’ll tell you when we need you to kill somebody. You know? I see these Congressional hearing on TV: The decorum will be effected and we are such a moral… excuse me, aren’t you all fucking hired killers? SHUT UP! You are thugs, and when we need you to go blow the fuck out of a nation of little brown people, we’ll let you know. Until then, shut the fuck up. When did the fucking military get all ‘We are the military. Is that a village of children and kids? Where’s the napalm? I don’t want any gay people around me when I’m killing kids. I just don’t want to see it.’ Don’t tell me this military protects our freedom. There’s no one out there who’s a fucking threat to us. I’m talking now only countries we don’t arm first. If you want to split hairs, you have a point. ‘Bill what about the nations we sell arms to and then go blow the fuck out of them?’ Ok, they might be scary for about a day. We give them the old weapons,we use the new ones on them.
Bill Hicks, 1993. Military (via billhicks)

fantagraphics:

Holy smokes, has it really been 20 years since the “Hateball” tour with Peter Bagge & Dan Clowes? Our old pal Devlin Thompson of Bizarro Wuxtry in Athens, GA shares memories and photos of their stop there.

leftside1312:

"Communists proletarians women of PKK fighting ISIS islamists and defending the civilian population in Iraq.
The official press release says nothing of these fighters.”

https://www.facebook.com/internationalriot

songeriddle:

Some color sketches for a poster project I was working on over the summer.
Mixed media.

hypnoperv:

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hypnoperv:

breathing tree maidenfed.tumblr.com hypnoperv.com

humansofnewyork:

"Before I went to the protest that day, I stood in front of a picture of the Dalai Lama, and I swore an oath: ‘If I am arrested, I will not give the names of any of my friends.’ They put me through eight months of interrogation. They burned cigarettes on my face. They made me stand in ice for four hours, until my skin froze into the ice, and then they pushed me forward. They gave me electric shocks on my tongue. They told me they were going to kill my father and mother. After eight months, I had a trial. Two guards stood next to me when I testified, and they hid electric shocks in my sleeves in case I said something they didn’t like. I was sentenced to four years. Sometimes I’d get so hungry I’d eat toothpaste. And sometimes I’d get so thirsty, I’d drink my urine. When I finally got out, I weighed 39 kilograms."
(Dharamshala, India)

humansofnewyork:

"Before I went to the protest that day, I stood in front of a picture of the Dalai Lama, and I swore an oath: ‘If I am arrested, I will not give the names of any of my friends.’ They put me through eight months of interrogation. They burned cigarettes on my face. They made me stand in ice for four hours, until my skin froze into the ice, and then they pushed me forward. They gave me electric shocks on my tongue. They told me they were going to kill my father and mother. After eight months, I had a trial. Two guards stood next to me when I testified, and they hid electric shocks in my sleeves in case I said something they didn’t like. I was sentenced to four years. Sometimes I’d get so hungry I’d eat toothpaste. And sometimes I’d get so thirsty, I’d drink my urine. When I finally got out, I weighed 39 kilograms."

(Dharamshala, India)

fharperart:

Sketch pad. Drawing at 55 Bar last week.

fharperart:

Sketch pad. Drawing at 55 Bar last week.

ultrafacts:

aussietory:

third-way-is-best-way:

tuxedoandex:

kvotheunkvothe:

ultrafacts:

Source For more facts follow Ultrafacts

EVERY TIME SOMEONE BRINGS UP THE LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA I GET SO ANGRY.

but why

Because it got burned. All of that knowledge, lost forever.



The library was destroyed over 1000’s of years ago. The library consisted of thousands of scrolls and books about mathematics, engineering, physiology, geography, blueprints, medicine, plays, & important scriptures. Thinkers from all over the Mediterranean used to come to Alexandria to study.Most of the major work of civilization up until that point was lost. If the library still survived till this day, society may have been more advanced and we would sure know more about the ancient world.

ultrafacts:

aussietory:

third-way-is-best-way:

tuxedoandex:

kvotheunkvothe:

ultrafacts:

Source For more facts follow Ultrafacts

EVERY TIME SOMEONE BRINGS UP THE LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA I GET SO ANGRY.

but why

Because it got burned. All of that knowledge, lost forever.

The library was destroyed over 1000’s of years ago. The library consisted of thousands of scrolls and books about mathematics, engineering, physiology, geography, blueprints, medicine, plays, & important scriptures. Thinkers from all over the Mediterranean used to come to Alexandria to study.Most of the major work of civilization up until that point was lost. If the library still survived till this day, society may have been more advanced and we would sure know more about the ancient world.

errandofmercy:

lemonsharks:

umiko-hitara:

poisonpawz:

zftw:

voyagebysexualdiscovery:

Uh oh

wouldn’t that be awkward

Can I get some credible sources?

Here’s one

and another

and one more for the road

THIS is one of the many MANY reasons why we have to consider history a living field. We FIND things.

*george takei voice* oh my…