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NEW BOOK! BOB MIZER: AMG's 1000 MODEL DIRECTORY

June 22, 2016
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It’s Raining Men: Two volumes and two decades of top physique models...

Review: 'The Male Form in Motion' combines action, Mizer's trademark whimsy

June 17, 2016
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There’s just something about the title of The Bob Mizer Foundation’s latest DVD compilation, “The Male Form in Motion: 19 Films for Artistic Study.” By now, if you’ve studied Mizer, you’re aware that his earlier works were......

Warhol films celebrated beauty of the mundane

March 01, 2016
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At the same time photographer and filmmaker Bob Mizer’s empire expanded and embraced nudity in front of the lens at his L.A. compound, on the other side of the country, pop artist Andy Warhol’s fame also grew. Next year will mark the......

Spoiled Beauty - Jim Paris

February 19, 2016
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Jim Paris was one of the Athletic Model Guild’s most popular models in the 1960s. When Jim Paris first appeared at the AMG gate on Valentine’s Day 1964 he told Bob Mizer he was 18. He was actually only 17. Born in......

Mizer compound at center of photographer's empire

January 05, 2016
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When the neighbors watched Delia Mizer and her precocious 5-year-old son Bob move into the Victorian house at 1834 W. 11th St. in Los Angeles in 1927, no one could have predicted just how many people would call the residence......

FOCUS ON Photographer Ben McNutt

December 15, 2015
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Ben McNutt is a young photographer who focuses his camera on one of Bob's favorite subjects, wrestling. As a student at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Ben presented his thesis in the form of a photography show that paired his......

Models of color have graced pages of 'Physique Pictorial' since its beginning

November 19, 2015
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Racial diversity has long been displayed in Bob Mizer’s “Physique Pictorial” – since the publication’s infancy, in fact. The increasing number of African-American models in the magazine, as well as Mizer’s own notations that......

Oil Fields and Oiled Bodies

October 20, 2015
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We don't know how model Terry Douglas made his way to AMG in the early 1970s for a few early photo sessions, but after moving to Alaska to work in the oil fields for almost 10 years, Terry returned to Los Angeles to become one of the most......

My Buddy, My Buddy, your buddy misses you

October 06, 2015
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Buddies through all the gay days, Buddies when something went wrong; I wait alone through the gray days, Missing your smile and your song. -- Frank Sinatra Popular AMG model Buddy Ault was born in 1961 in Detroit,......

Volunteer Spotlight - Keith Foote

September 02, 2015
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Each month in this newsletter, we hope to spotlight one of our volunteers both onsite and offsite.This month, meet Keith Foote of San Francisco....

Vivienne Westwood, Leonard Peltier & Bob Mizer?

February 19, 2010
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It should come as no surprise that the fashion industry has once again mined the visual language of physique photography’s past to sell over-priced goods in an over-sexed consumer market. Likewise,......

How d’ya Like Them Apples? AMG Receives 16 GAYVN Nods

February 09, 2009
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If you haven’t already heard, the nominations for the 2009 GAYVN awards were announced earlier this morning. And, as per usual, AMG’s racked up quite the list of nominations. In fact our premium Brasilian brand, AMG Brasil,......

Wrestling Live DVDs, Rare Glimpse at Mizer in the 80s

July 30, 2008
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If you haven’t already heard, we just released two of the hottest nude wrestling DVDs ever produced. Not only are they super sexy, but they’re also super rare. (Most of Bob Mizer’s work from this period was never published or......

Vintage Man of the Month: Stavlos Aeokomas

June 18, 2008
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We may not know how to pronounce his name, but Stavlos Aeokomas has fast become an office favorite here at AMG. His sweet smile, palable sense of humor, and hulking frame are almost enough incentive to send us to Crete for a little lesson......

New Remasters Get Down and Dirty

June 03, 2008
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It’s been a bit since we released an AMG classics DVD, but we’re coming back in full force. Right now, you can order both Wresting Live 23 and Wrestling Live 25 for the low price of $39.95 each. That’s a pre-order......

A Presidential Doppelganger in the AMG Archives

April 24, 2008
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I know, this isn’t a perfect match, but doesn’t Rick Vascot (the guy on the right) look like George W. Bush after a little too much time in the tanning bed? Photo from a 1986 wrestling shoot with Brian Diaz. By Bob......

Tico Patterson and Brian Diaz, Hardcore

April 18, 2008
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Creating a DVD of Bob Mizer’s work is like a treasure hunt. It’s not always easy to pull together all of the necessary materials, but in the process we always find a few real gems. We start by watching a batch of old film reels to......

Mr. January 2007

January 31, 2007
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