Last week at a roleplaying session, we started doing what I’ve now found out are called exquisite corpses. Armed with the knowledge that what we did was, in fact, not silly children’s games, but subversive surrealist art, I decided to ink up the plain pencil drawings we made, and make some proper pieces out of them.
Some of my older posts only have small images. This is one of those posts, sorry about that.
We started off pretty straightforwardly with this two-parter: (mer…)
Quick and sloppy explanation: Solipsism is a theory in philosophy that says the only thing that exists is your mind (wikipedia link) — the video illustrates this, by pulling out from a point on earth to a view of the entire universe that spells out the word — the word is inside a dot representing the head of the symbol of a person — which again represents the idea of the mind of the person.
Discovery one: This is a German doll from the 1600s:
A Journey Round My Skull has a long post with some fun old toys — how about some «comic figures with space inside to hold a bird which in its struggles gives to the figures all kind of motions»? That and more here: Apes on a horse and more toys from the void
Second discovery: Testosterone in four acts:
this episode of a Chicago public radio show includes an interview with a man who lost all his testosterone for a while, a former woman who had massive testosterone injections and more information about this notorious chemical: This American Life