“Let them die in the streets” USA, 1990
This is a Gran Fury piece for ACT-UP. Landlords were evicting AIDS victims (and had been for years.) There were no legal protections to stop this, and AIDS was such a great stigma that these people were largely being erased.
ACT-UP installed an enamel sign in Petrosino Square, NYC.
The first ever “champion” of a pie eating contest was an unnamed 6-year-old boy. In 1916, he managed to scoff a 10-inch pie in 15 seconds.
why didn’t his parents name him
“Horsemanning, or fake beheading, was a popular way to pose in a photograph in the 1920’s. Sometimes spelled horsemaning, the horsemanning photo fad derives its name from the Headless Horseman, a character from “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”
HUMAN BEING ARE AND ALWAYS HAVE BEEN SUCH HUGE FUCKING DORKS OKAY.
#i love things that prove humans have had weird fads forever
people forget that memes existed before the internet
Planking was dumb, but THIS.
THIS I can get behind!
how to draw arms ? ?
holy fuck is right… but… does it work with legs???
but how much extend
I NEARLY CHOKED
finally. i can be accurate
“My mom has 5 sets of china (don’t ask) and put them in her pool prior to being evacuated from fires in northern California. The dishware survived!”
@biomechanicalfishhorror @ocoree @gallusrostromegalus
1. To quote an old engineering proverb: “If it looks stupid, but it works, it’s not stupid.”
2. I love that the two lawn chairs are in there too.