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Matthew Day Jackson Exhibits Subtly Disturbing New Work at Hauser and Wirth

Matthew Day Jackson Something Ancient
All Photos By Gail

Part Surrealist Biology Lesson, part Otherworldly Natural History Museum and part full-on Horror Show, Artist Matthew Day Jackson’s latest exhibit, narratively titled Something Ancient, Something New, Something Stolen, Something Blue is sure to turn a few delicate stomachs as it blows minds and leaves jaws slack during its tenure at the gargantuan Hauser & Wirth space on West 18th Street. Continue reading Matthew Day Jackson Exhibits Subtly Disturbing New Work at Hauser and Wirth

Yes, It Exists: Winnie The Pooh Hellraiser Mash Up

Pooh Hellraiser Mash Up
Winnie The Hellbound Pooh (Photo By Gail)

I spotted this drawing on the wall at Sacred Tattoo and was immediately charmed / repulsed by its depiction of the lovable Winnie the Pooh characters morphed into the Cenobites from the Hellraiser film series (based on characters created by the great Clive Barker). Very Clever! I was able to find variations of this drawing on the Internet but couldn’t find an artist’s name, so it f anyone knows who created this please leave it in the comments so I can give him credit.

Hellraiser Winnie The Pooh Tattoo
And…it’s a tattoo as well! (Image Source)

Hellraiser Pinhead Cactus

Pinhead Cactus
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This Pinhead Cactus photo took 5th place in Worth1000.com’s Tree of Life contest. It’s kind of sad to realize that this was 100% Photoshopped, because it would be pretty cool if someone had groomed a real cactus to actually look like this!

Bad Idea Tattoo Of The Day: Hello Kitty as Pin Head from Hellraiser

Hello Kitty Pinhead Tattoo
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Yes, what you see is real, and this new level of wrong is a thing that exists. Happy Halloween, Bitches!

Clive Barker’s Midnight Meat Train Arrives on the Big Screen

Midnight Train to Meat Town
Very Scary

While Googling for information on the upcoming Dario Argento film, Giallo (starring Adrian Brody, hot) I happily stumbled on the news that Clive Barker’s totally fucked up short story Midnight Meat Train (which made me afraid to ride the subway at night for about a year after reading) has been made into a film. Although I doubt there is any possible way that the movie could be truly faithful to the story – because people’s heads would explode – hearing that Japanese horror master Ryuhei Kitamura is directing gives me some hope that this film might actually be authentically disturbing and not just another schlock torture porn flick with no substance. Continue reading Clive Barker’s Midnight Meat Train Arrives on the Big Screen