The Shadow Over Mary

Detail of 'Mary Death' by Matt Tarpley, 5 June 2015.

First world problems.

What? What else need we say?Detail of 'Mary Death' by Matt Tarpley, 7 October 2014.

C’mon. It’s Mary. It’s always the end of the world when Death is your best friend.

And, besides, it’s Matt Tarpley, whose sense of tragedy is infamous.


Tarpley, Matt. “Despair”. Mary Death. 5 June 2015.

—————. “Dead Meat”. Mary Death. 7 October 2014.

A Bug With Nipples

Detail of 'Bug Martini' by Adam Huber, 20 May 2015.This is the quandary: We could accept the narrative explanation. But it is much more fun if we don’t.

All the usual disclaimers go here, including the bit about how it all goes downhill from there.

Actually, I think doomed from the outset is the better phrase.

What? It’s a Bug with nipples. And nipple rings. Where can you possibly go from there, save straight into the chasm?

Sisyphus, stay!


Huber, Adam. “Ring Around the Dopey”. Bug Martini. 20 May 2015.