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The Real Bob Mizer – An Interview with David Hurles

May 11, 2010
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When I first saw Bob Mizer’s late period color work, it looked to me like the work of an outsider – someone who created great art unintentionally, foolishly stumbling upon something truly provocative. It was so unpolished, so......

What a CHAMPION – An Abridged Introduction to Walter Kundzicz

April 26, 2010
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Compiled from an autobiographical account of the photographer’s life appearing in Reed Massingill’s book, CHAMPION. “Have you gentlemen picked up any of these models to prove your contention that these guys have......

Beefcake Zombies of Mass Destruction

April 25, 2010
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While hiding out from the zombie brain-crunchers in a red-neck church, a minister discovers that Lance and Tom are gay, and forcefully subjects them to undergo aversion therapy, which means tying them to a chair and making them......

Physique Pictorial, The Disco Years

April 23, 2010
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Porn, cocaine and disco – these mainstays of the 1970s had America horny, hyper and ready to dance. And while they may have collectively peaked nearly 40 years ago, their influence is still evident today. Take Lady Gaga for example, or,......

Physique Pictorial in the Swinging ’60s

April 12, 2010
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The 1960s brought on the rise of the quaalude, the creation of the key party and the discovery of those precocious Brits, the Beatles. For those beefcake rags that survived the conservatively cold 1950s, it was a time of great change and......

Sticky Pages, A Tribute to Queer Pulp

April 07, 2010
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While photographers like Bob Mizer and Bruce of LA were busy capturing the well-oiled bodies of off-duty military men and muscle beach bodybuilders, careful to couch their work in terms of health and fitness, a new wave......

Physique Pictorial Model Shot by LAPD

April 01, 2010
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It seems the LAPD, that stronghold of racial profiling and police brutality, has been playing fast and loose with its night stick for decades now. Sure, we’ve all heard of Rodney King, but what of the victims that came before? Case......

Before Ameircan Apparel & Dov Charney, There Was Delia Mizer & AMG

March 27, 2010
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Since we’re on a bit of a fashion kick this week, we thought we’d draw attention to some rather fashionable drawers – underwear, that is. When AMG first started out, it was intended as a sort of agency for......

Old Reliable Update: David Hurles & John Waters in NYC

March 26, 2010
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Raging hard-ons, sketchy prison tattoos, and junkies, junkies, junkies – they have all been represented in contemporary art, but never like this. Starting June 4, and continuing through June 26, David’s work will be on display at one......

Your Guide to the Perfect Summer Look – AMG S/S 2010

March 24, 2010
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A little over a year ago, we received a request from the illustrious men’s magazine, BUTT, for a set of fully clothed models from the Bob Mizer archives. Spurred on by an interview with Vince Aletti, in which the photo......