Bob Mizer on: “Hygeine for the Mouth”

April 27, 2009

“In addition to outside bathing, colonics and douches for the trunk orifices, have you considered the value of regularly washing the inside of the mouth with a small hose?” -Bob Mizer from Physique Pictorial Vol. 16, Issue 3,......

Did Rock Hudson Pose For AMG?

April 22, 2009

Yes, but probably not the Rock Hudson you’re thinking of. While we were thumbing through the archives the other day, we came across a set of photos labeled ‘Monte Hanson and Rock Hudson’. Our hearts immediately skipped a......

We’ll Tweet Your Twitter

April 20, 2009

We’re not completely sure that we know what that means, but we’re pretty sure it means you can watch our every move, here. Okay, so we’re not as out of touch as we let on. We know that tweeting isn’t a new sex act, and that we......

Bodybuilder, Armand Tanny’s death marks the End of an Era

April 20, 2009

Sixty-years ago, Bob Mizer was a young photographer, getting his start on the Muscle Beach circuit. Before beefcake and pornography, before steroids and gym bunnies, before Physique Pictorial and raids on the AMG......

AMG/The Magazine Penetrate BUTT

April 15, 2009

As we did our blog rounds yesterday, we were surprised to find our friends over at SF’s vintage porn palace, The Magazine, popping up on the BUTT blog. We were even more surprised to find that the interviewer gave big ups......

Taschen Debuts Tom of Finland XXL

April 07, 2009

As you might already know, Touko Laaksonen, otherwise known as Tom of Finland, got his start in the pages of Physique Pictorial, way back in 1956 – Bob Mizer even gave him his name, discarding Touko for the Americanized, Tom. Well,......

Under Pressure, Beefcake Surveillance and Physique Pictorial

March 24, 2009

Even the most timorous feels that if he will stay in his own home and mind his own business, that there at least he will be snug and secure. But there are certain insidious groups at work in our country who don’t agree, rather they......

Discovering Bob Mizer’s Portraits

March 10, 2009

In the implementation of our new archiving system, we are constantly reminded of just how prolific Bob Mizer truly was. He produced new images almost daily, and while most of his photographs focus on the male body, Mizer did in......

Vintage Man of the Month: Joe Dallesandro (Nude)

March 05, 2009

Probably AMG’s most famous model, next to Govenator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Joe Dallesandro was a gay icon long before he showed up at Andy Warhol’s Factory. Theses early nudes of Little Joe display his compact......

Bob Mizer’s Guest Album in Paco & Manolo’s Kink

February 25, 2009

A new issue of Spanish super-duo Paco & Manolo’s photographic survey, Kink, is now available for purchase. Like the previous nine editions, this first volume of 2009 is an impeccably designed salute to the male form, but unlike......

Cowboy Virgin Wins Best Mind Fuck, Hard Choice Award

February 24, 2009

Onan the Vulgarian, XX Factor’s prolific smut surveyor, just released the 2008 Hard Choice Awards, and one of our more obscure offerings seems to have caught Onan’s eye. We’re not sure if ‘Best Mind Fuck’ is a new......

Joe Dallesandro Wins Teddy at Berlin International Film Festival

February 18, 2009

Yes the Germans are kinky, but not even the Germans would try to pass off a piece of lingerie as an award. No, the teddy in question here is a little golden statuette of a bear. The man immortalized as Little Joe in Lou Reed’s......