Tag Archive | art

Perv Paradise: Ancient Rome V

Perverted Justice When we talk today about a ‘perversion of justice’, we mean it metaphorically. It’s a way of describing how outraged we are, how unfair the trial was. In Roman times, the phrase would have been scarily literal. According to historian Vicki Leon, both the Romans and Greeks were fans of ‘unusual’ punishment. Not […]

Perv Paradise: Ancient Rome III

X-Rating Literature If you thought 50 Shades was dirty, wait till you hear about Roman literature. As with everything else in their lives, it revolved strictly round sex – and not just regular sex: weird, kinky, messy fetish sex. Take Sa tyricon, one of only two surviving Roman novels. The plot focuses on the adventures of […]

Perv Paradise: Ancient Rome

Sex Slavery It’s no secret that Roman society ran on slavery. Men and women captured during military conquests were shipped all over the Empire and auctioned off to the highest bidder – at which point they became the property of some aristocrat or other. And those aristocrats usually had one thing on their minds when […]

The Salacious Origin of Witches’ Broomsticks

Among the throngs of pop culture costumes that are sure to astound the less mundane crowd, this Halloween countless Americans will go with a fail-safe getup. “Witch” once again reigns as the No. 1 costume for adults, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2013 Halloween survey. Many of the pointy-hatted sorcerers who roam the streets […]

Budget Halloween pt 4

For this one you can use plastic hands, stickers, or if you have a printer why not print out hands, cut them out, and stick them on a high window, like a garage or bathroom. Every time you turn on the light, you’ll get this eerie back-lighting If you’re going for a witch theme why […]

Budget Halloween pt 3

Shredded cheesecloth and plastic bones make for a scary entrance to the Haunted House.   Love Nightmare on Elm St? What better way to show it than by commemorating that classic ditty. Just grab a dirty/torn up sheet and some finger paint. Don’t worry about your handwriting, the more juvenile the creepier.   You know […]

It’s the MOST wonderful time of the Year….AGAIN!!

HALLOWEEN. Kicking off the season this year with some budget diy projects to get you and your home ready for the season. Enjoy