From various sources, three penguin-related items: a Pearls Before Swine, a wall poster, and a pop album.
Archive for the ‘Penguins’ Category
(Not much about language.)
From several sources on the net, this elaborate edible penguin composition:
A more complex version of the “penguin food you can make at home” in the second section of this posting from 2011.
Wednesday miscellanea: an excellent penguin mug and a link to a posting on AZBlogX.
The mug shows a 1921 poster by Charles Paine (seen on this blog in “London zoo animals”):
The AZBlogX posting is on the gay cartoonist Josman, with a small sampling of scenes (very much X-rated) from his porn work. Josman specializes in older and younger males (often fathers and sons) together; you’ve been warned.
An assortment of short notes that have come my way recently, on errors, back-formations, penguins, gender roles, and more.
Another book of artistic postcards, this time with posters for London Transport to the zoo in the ’20s and ’30s, featuring gorgeous stylized animals, as depicted by artists and designers of the time. Very hard indeed to pick just a few, but here I’ll reproduce three.
From the Canadian pandas (Leith Chu and Chris Ambidge) on Facebook, an image from the Sears catalogue of a handsome model in a men’s 4-piece adjustable harness (plus a black pouch, sold separately). Readers marveled at the changes in the catalogue — not your grandfather’s Sears any more.
Here’s the image I got from the Canapandas, plus one of the harness worn somewhat differently on another model:
More photos from the Sears collection of kinkwear and fetishwear in a moment. Here I’ll note, with astonishment, that the collection is called Elegant Moments.
Back on 6/12/13, a Tundra penguin cartoon. And now, from Chris Waigl, another, like the earlier one, on flightlessness:
Today’s cartoon crop includes a Tundra strip (passed on by Chris Waigl) with a penguin as the central character (and a pun and an implicature) and a penguinless one (today’s Pearls Before Swine) that’s about characters from one strip appearing in another — but then leads to another cartoon penguin (and portmanteau animals and a hand signal):