Archive for March, 2012

Erotica Post 1,399.22

Posted in erotic, FLICKR, PHOTOGRAPHY, Sexy, women with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 11, 2012 by cliffmichaels

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Photo by Contradiccions69, subject to this creative commons license

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ใหญ่ (Big Breasts – Thai)

Posted in erotic, fetish, FLICKR, photographers, PHOTOGRAPHY, Sexy, women with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 11, 2012 by cliffmichaels

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Photo by Glauco Pentenero, subject to this creative commons license

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Then Was Then & Now Is Now

Posted in fashion, history, Sexy, women with tags , , , , , , , on March 10, 2012 by cliffmichaels

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The above photo isn’t from Flickr. I found it on a site of vintage photographs. There’s no credit listed since the image is clearly in the public domain (it was taken in 1905).

If we assume the fair maids in the shot were eighteen at the time, they would have been born in 1887 or so. They would each be 125 years old now. For them WWI started when they were 27, the Great Depression when they were 46; their age at the end of WWII was 58. When I was twenty they were 81. Surely by 1990 or so they were all dead.

During their lives they saw the invention of the automobile, movies, the air plane, penicillin, the telephone, radio, television, and the digital computer. They lived through two world wars, the struggle for civil rights by blacks and women, the cold war, Beatlemania, and Watergate.

How many children did each of them have? Did they have jobs or careers? What did they read? What did they believe? Who did they love…?

I wonder what they thought about the tumult they lived through. Did they embrace the vast changes they saw; or did they seek to hide from their future (our past)?

The beach loving ladies below were most likely born somewhere around 1994. Assuming a life expectancy of 80 years, they will live to see the 2070’s. What will they live through? What triumphs and tragedies will they experience; what miracles will they see? Will their lves mirror their great grandmothers’ or follow a  completely different path?

Photo by Jacrews7, remixed by me, subject to this creative commons license 

Jacrews7’s Set The Girl Nest Door 

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Can’t Believe I’m Saying This, But…

Posted in history, politics with tags , , , on March 10, 2012 by cliffmichaels

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Rush Limbaugh is an asshole. A prick. A villain. An all around rotten to the core ogre

When he was on in the morning on one of our more offensive radio stations, whenever I felt sluggish I’d listen to him for a matter of mere minutes till his outrageous statements would wake me up. “I can’t believe he said that!!”

Of  course he latest outrage was no fluke, just a bit more vile than usual. Everyone is up in arms and for good reason.

But the effort to get him kicked off the air is horribly misguided. He didn’t advocate the overthrow of the government, didn’t call for the assassination of Obama or other hight government officials. All he did was make a vile comment about a woman who spoke publicly about a matter of political concern.

If we all start trying to silence speakers for what we consider comments beyond a certain line,  surely we must grant the same right to those on the opposite side of the political divide. After all, Bill Maher, may no god bless him, does say some outrageous things on Friday nights on HBO. Doubtless countless folks on the right are genuinely outraged by his profane, snide – if  hilarious – commentary.

Political and cultural debate in mass media is already stunted. Some poor TV pundit gets axed monthly, it seems, for making “inappropriate comments”. Juan Williams was dumped by NPR for revealing his fear of Muslims on airliners (a wrongheaded attitude no doubt shared by a big chunk of the flying public).  Lou Dobbs  got eased out by CNN for making inflammatory comments about undocumented aliens.

Strictly speaking, secondary boycotts of those who sponsor some pundit we abhor do not raise First Amendment concerns (the amendment only applies to efforts by government to censor comment). But we are better served by public debate having a wide range of voices. Yesterday’s censored speech may be tomorrow’s conventional wisdom. We must consider all ideas, hear all voices, to advance in the constant process of reforging America.  If we start silencing those whose voices we find anathema, we will end up with a mere exchange of unthinking platitudes and talking points by pundits too frightened of losing their place in the lucrative talking head biz. If each side declares a fatwa on those it considers too obnoxious, if both sides engage in jihad, we will soon be left  with a very narrow range of political discourse on public media. Tweedledum will be vigorously opposed only by Tweedledee.

The remedy for bad speech (I know you’ve this before) is more speech. Feel the outrage – speak your outrage – encourage others to do likewise – but don’t try to muzzle your opponent. He may end up muzzling you instead….

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Now here’s a really lunkheaded idea: some sober group or other wants TV and radio stations to refuse to run political ads that aren’t “true”. Imagine the debate and battles that would engender! In politicas truth is in the eye of the beholder…

And here’s an  unbelievably bad idea!

Photo by Brett Tatman, subject to this creative commons license

One of Brett’s sets

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They Made Me Do It

Posted in erotic, fashion, FLICKR, photographers, PHOTOGRAPHY, Sexy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 4, 2012 by cliffmichaels

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Photo by Erotic Gem, subject to this creative commons license

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Photo by Tara Loughead, subject to this creative commons license 

A set by Tara

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Too Damn Good

Posted in FLICKR, photographers, PHOTOGRAPHY with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 4, 2012 by cliffmichaels

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There are entirely too many really, really good photographers on Flickr. I try to avoid them. If I look at their work I get an urge to sell my cameras and take up wild fern collecting. It’s not fair. There should be a rule that no one better than me can post on Flickr – or maybe there should be a separate and restricted section for these killjoys so us pedestrian Flickr photographers can safely avoid them.

I mean, really, take Bogna Patrycja Altman for example. His keen sense of composition is depressing. Here’s a set of his, but I warn you it might make you throw up, the shots are that good.

Then there’s Vilhjálmur Ingi Vilhjálmsson. I’ve written Flickr demanding his photos be banned. Not only is his oeuvre impressive, but he’s in Iceland, possibly the most photogenic country in the world. Looking at this set put me back in therapy.

Don’t get me started about Philipp Klinger. I’ve been on Flickr six years, posted over 11,600 photos. Not one of those shots has been faved 500 times. No, the best I’ve got is a paltry one fifty something. But Klinger’s got sixty-three photographs with 500+ faves. Shoot the man…

When I’m stuck in a masochistic mood and just want to feel really, really bad  I sneak a peep at Michael Poliza’s photostream. He’s a nature and wildlife photographer. When I first saw the photos in this set my wife had to call me an ambulance…

Then there’s Patrick Smith. Don’t visit his site unless you have passed a rigorous physical and mental exam within the past thirty days. Viewing his best shots has killed more than a dozen mediocre Flickr photographers. He has to carry a million dollar liability insurance policy now. I’ve written about him elsewhere on this blog. My goal in life is to take just one photo as good as his worst shot. Vegas has me a 15,000 to one underdog…

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Erotic Artist of the Month!

Posted in erotic, FLICKR, photographers, PHOTOGRAPHY, Sexy, women with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 3, 2012 by cliffmichaels

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EROTIC ARTIST OF THE MONTH! 

SETS: Wonderhussy – Sweet Virginia Manami 

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