Archive for the ‘Rainbow’ Category

The 6-fold way

May 19, 2018

A fabulous design from Elizabeth Daingerfield Zwicky yesterday:

(#1) “6-fold” (or: “The 6-fold Way”)

To come. On 6-fold symmetry: snowflakes (natural and in paper), many monocot flowers, Kekulé’s carbon ring for benzene, the major colors of the color wheel (reproduced in the rainbow flag for Gay Pride).

Then on number, color, and gender parallelisms, which will give us 6 as purple and queer. And how the opposition of the secondary hues green with purple in #1 parallels the opposition of the primary hues blue with red (and, in the background of #1, the opposition of the primary hues red with yellow).

And on the name 6-fold way, adapted from the Noble Eightfold Path of Buddhism and Murray Gell-Mann’s adaptation of the idea (under the name The Eightfold Way) to a theory organizing subatomic particles.

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On the rainbowwear beat

May 14, 2018

As we advance upon Pride Month…

Here on AZBlog, we do rainbowfare (food) and rainbowware (various manufactured objects) and lots of rainbow art — and also lots of rainbowwear (clothing — tons of underwear, but other stuff as well). Now, in the last category, from the Verillas Lifestyle company (modern kilts, kilt accessories, and Harry Potter / Nintendo accessories), the Versatta Pride Hybrid Kilt:

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Gay butterflies

May 13, 2018

(Only the first image — daddy and boy in sexual medias res — is problematic; but it’s probably over the line for Facebook these days, and it might be for you too, even though it’s penisless. The penises are in an AZBlogX posting “Gay butterflies”, in three mansex collages with word play and butterflies.)

It started with a visual re-run yesterday in “Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar”:

A collage of mine (from my 10/21/16 posting “Another Spanish lesson”, with a Daddy / Boy scene illustrating el papá taking charge of the body of his boy:

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Forever Gay

May 12, 2018

From Elizabeth Daingerfield Zwicky this morning, a little present from the workshop of artist and designer Ben Wagner:

(#1) ∞ + 🏳️‍🌈 – infinity sign (‘forever’) + rainbow flag (‘gay’)

(also available as a temporary tattoo)

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Stuff your furry friend

May 4, 2018

(Cheap, meaningless mansex. Not for everyone.)

From Roger Klorese today, a commercial sign from his posting past (thanks to timehop, which provides photos from your history):

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The (innocent) reference is to making your own stuffed toy, but then there’s a sexual verb stuff ‘screw, fuck’ and furry available to refer to (gay) bears (as well as to people in the furry subculture), and when you have people standing in line for the event, it sounds like a gangbang. Let’s all screw JoeBear!

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The rainbow beard

April 20, 2018

Displaying yourself flagrantly, for a very good cause. This is the tale of Lee Tucker and his rainbow beard … and more. It started with this:

(#1) LT: When you foolishly sign up to be the emcee for a rather amazing event at work. And it requires a rather dramatic look.

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Moments of color

April 12, 2018

From Elizabeth Daingerfield Zwicky, on her Instagram site, a flaming script Z; and from colorcompanion @alphafoodie, a stunning rainbow sandwich:

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On the fisting patrol

April 11, 2018

Things you can do with a fist.

Yesterday, in my posting “Two cartoons from friends”, significant uncertainty about whether the verb to fist in the second cartoon was intended merely as a contact-action verb (roughly, ‘to punch’) or as a reference to a sexual practice. Right after that, friends posted photos of this t-shirt, on sale (in a range of sizes, from infants’ on up) in Walmart:

(#1) The fisting love t-shirt, available from many sources on amazon.com and elsewhere

Apparently intended as a joke, but possibly understood by some as an innocent reference to fist-bumping.

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Adam Hillman: rainbows and food

March 18, 2018

… among other things in the work of this assemblage artist. Both in one work:

(#1) rainbow lollipops

Hillman’s rainbow works are typically multi-color displays not necessarily organized into the conventional rainbow hues or arranged as in the Pride flag.

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Sterek

December 26, 2017

(There will be implied or allusive steamy mansex, in addition to heavy man-on-man romance, affection, kissing, cuddling, and all that good stuff. A little bit of linguistics at the end. But perhaps not to everyone’s taste.)

Some Sterek slash art, involving the characters Stiles and Derek from the tv show Teen Wolf — introduced here in a posting on to kitchen-kiss and leading (in a posting to come) to more discussion of bromances, the bromance between the actors Dylan O’Brien (who plays Stiles) and Tyler Hoechlin (who plays Derek) being a case in point.


(#1) Sterek Pride

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