OGRE Mark V. Design by Trevor Blake, printed by Crawford Smith. Background is the map from OGRE fifth edition, published in 2000. Previously: 30 July 2010 Trevor Blake & OGRE 24 June 2010 Heavy Tank and Mark V OGRE 27 July 2009 Tank Top 8 July 2009 OGRE Mark 1 4 September 2008 OGRE II [...]
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Pro-Mutant. Freedom of Speech. Learn by Publishing.
Trevor Blake: Sleepchamber Soundtrax. Digital image, 2009. Commissioned (and rejected) art work for the CD Sleepchamber Soundtracks, published in a DVD case. Previously unpublished. Much more information at sleepchamber.info.
New episode of The Old Silverback Hour! One full hour of variety in the popular music genre. Originally broadcast over the experimental HEER-ZUM radio network on or about the week of April 1st 1927. Fans of old time radio will enjoy this offering. Restored from the original 13-inch Armed Forces Network discs. Featuring the
Welcome to the Easter Challenge! Our panel of experts – Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and our Mystery Guest – have two thousand years to give consistent answer to simple questions about the resurrection of Christ. No proof is required, only consistent answers. Our questions are prepared by Dan Baker, author of Losing Faith
Creative Maladjustment Week. About David: “David W. Oaks, Executive Director of MindFreedom International, has been a psychiatric survivor human rights activist since 1976. David is also on the Board of Directors of the United States International Council on Disability and Oregon Consumer/Survivor Coalition.” De
Cross-posted from my site about Buckminster Fuller: I remember, in 1978, showing [Fuller] our Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts and being startled when he asked: “How much does your building weigh?” The question was far from rhetorical. He was challenging us to discover how efficient it was; to identify how m
Buy ECCLESIASTÉS / ECCLESIASTES / DER PREDIGER for $4.95 for Kindle at amazon.com Todo lo que te viniere a la mano para hacer, hazlo con todas tus fuerzas; porque en el sepulcro, adonde tú vas, no hay obra, ni industria, ni ciencia, ni sabiduría. / Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy [...]
DADA would break the meaning of meaning in 1916. Technocracy Inc. told us technology trumped tyranny in 1919. The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus warned us about words in 1921. Magritte’s treacherous pipe smoked us out in 1928. General Semantics conducted the war between map and territory in 1933. The situationi
Download free HTML / Kindle / PDF (3.3 MB, 30,00 words, 72 pages). For Ourselves The Right to Be Greedy Theses On The Practical Necessity Of Demanding Everything Table of Contents Introduction I. Wealth II. Individualism and Collectivism III. The Dialectic of Egoism IV. The Resonance of Egoisms V. Communist Society VI. Rad
If you’re fortunate enough to have visited me in my very home, you will surely have learned by now that more than anything else I listen to jazz from the 1920s and 1930s. Night and day, my friend. Now you can have that very self-same experience in your own home, by listening via podcast to [...]
In the beginning God made man all messed up and prone to do bad things, which got God mad. So God cursed man and even killed everybody except one family in a flood. God was still mad but later said okay man here’s a second chance. God sent God to man as a sacrifice [...]
The World Spent time with some of the finest men and women I’ve met. Reconnected with old friends near and far. Accepted more invitations to do things before I thought of reasons to say no. Settled in to a new job. Got some hiking in, a little bike riding, plenty of walking. Bought a year [...]
Fan film based on The Invisibles by Grant Morrison, Volume 2 Number 19. 3 minutes 30 seconds, color, sound. Grant Morrison: creator and writer. Chris Weston: penciller. Ray Kryssing: Inker. Daniel Vozzo: color and separation. Todd Klein: letterer. Shelly Roeberg: editor. Nabil Shaban: Mr. Quimper. eph.zero: Jolly Roger. Tre
Subscribe now to a weekly tumblr of quotes from Dora Marsden, scheduled to begin January 2013. Read more about Dora Marsden here.
Today, 25 November, was a special day in the life of Yukio Mishima. May you have a special day as well. I don’t want to do what Mishima did, I want to do what I do as fully as he did what he did. “When someone seeks to tell the truth, words always falter in [...]
Here’s the haiku version… OVO supports these: Pro-mutant, freedom of speech, Learn by publishing. Still reading? Here’s the extended version… OVO is a collection of new works in the public domain edited and published by Trevor Blake since 1987. OVO began as a printed work, then became an onlin
If the slogan “Everyone is an artist” is to transcend the cliché, then artists had best exemplify more than alienated rage-driven hallucinatory infantilism or we’re in big trouble. – Walter Alter, Little Wally’s Reader. Unto the pure, all things are pure. But unto them that are defiled is noth
Circa 1997, previously unpublished. I have the great good fortune to be a used and rare book dealer in one of the best book cities of the world, Portland Oregon. I buy and sell children’s books out of my apartment, but this was not always the case. For many years I worked at stores around town, [...]
Trevor Blake: Eggs Are Eggs. Digital Image. Public Domain. August 2012.
I self-publish as a means to teach myself new skills and topics. The following is an expansion on one section of that mission statement, organized around the mistakes I made and how I fixed them. My self-publishing began in 1979. Most of those items are lost. My mistake with the work from 1979 to the beginning [...]
Buy I Was Robot for $4.95 for Kindle at amazon.com. I Was Robot is the best of Ernest Mann’s newspaper, Little Free Press. In 1969, at the age of 42, Mann cashed out and spent the rest of his life living the Priceless Economic System (PES). His secret? Accept no payment for your work. Unlike other [...]
Nyarlathotep Diabolus Rex. 30 September 2012. Oregon, USA. Photo credit: Trevor Blake. Public Domain.
American Library Association, Banned Book Week: Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms o
Barton Fink or Eraserhead? From Film Threat Magazine issue number 6, 1992.
Here is what is to be done in the United States: Subject religious organizations to the same requirements as secular non-profit organizations: demonstrate they perform a quantifiable public good to receive tax-exempt status. Do not donate any funds, labor or resources to Islamic organizations: there are secular equivalents
I will be making and giving away 300 model rocket kits and demonstrating model rocket skills at the Portland Mini Maker Faire, September 15-16. Details at… punkrockets.com
New readers: here’s my first essay on the Heretical Two, here’s my exhaustive timeline of the Heretical Two. This just in from Simon Sheppard, one of the Heretical Two: Actually there are some interesting aspects of my license conditions on that front. I have a strong suspicion that they were written by one of
“The prose equivalent of R. Crumb and S. Clay Wilson on evil speed and sterno.” - Hakim Bey. “Striking and original… by turns zestful and frightening.” – Publishers Weekly. “Something original, something entertaining, and something not bound by the conventions of the mass market hor
“Cutting,” “abrasive,” “sarcastic,” offensive” … These are just some of the words used to describe the Freethinker magazine, which was launched in Britain in 1881 and has continued publishing without a break ever since. But it was the word “blasphemous,” dropped fr
The egoist edict on freedom of speech. BORN EVERY MINUTE Roll up, roll up, freedom of speech is a big circus tent. All the freaks are alive, alive, alive on the inside. We’ve got speech and the press, association and behavior, drug use and faith healing, an orgy of opinion and a panoply of perspectives. [...]