Monday, April 27, 2009
A Look At Yesteryear...
So I was sitting around, drinking beer and smoking my meat, and I thought I'd check in on Dr. Von Monkerstein just to see what he was up to. He had put up a post of illustrations from an old children's book. The text that goes with these pictures is absent, so I added some.
"Alright Bill, when I drop my hand, you put down that opium pipe and cut the rope that is holdin' this here tree down. The one who flys the farthest gets the first pick of the peyote mushrooms the girls are sortin', agreed? I'll bet you five dollars I kin do this an' still keep muh hat on!"
"You girls want to earn a shiny quarter the hard way? Just climb into my wagon..."
I know, I know. I have done something profane to otherwise good art, but it is only because I wish I could draw like that. Besides, good art deserves a shot in the ribs now and then. Take this picture for example:
The reason you alway see Napoleon with his hand in his vest is because he is rubbing his third nipple. The Japanese believe having one is a sign of virility. How else do you explain the front of his trousers?