Friday, May 20, 2005

Eckstatickal

Myself and my dear friend Dudly (spelled without the "e") went to see some wondrous art relics in the Chelsea Forest yesterday. We focused our trip and ended it after 2 hours with a nice fried snack. This makes it easier to see art, when you have tan foods to look forward to.

The reason I am eckstatickal is due to the paintings of Andre Ethier. He has a show in the back gallery of Derek Eller. MM and Dudly were magnetically pulled to these little paintings of mythical beings: a ramhead with rows of tiny teeth and a strange ruddy pirate with an implosive Michael Jackson nose and glam eye make-up. Many many fine and somewhat disgusting little characters with violent presence in their beady stares, a possessed mirthfulness about them. MM would like to save up and buy one, for they are not so expensive. There is a single image up of his on Derek Eller's website which was our favorite painting.

Sloth, you may like one for your log wall, I am not sure.

Also, we witnessed the loveliness of Dana Carlson's owl and cat paintings at Baumgartner Gallery. Snug owls nestled into each other on tree branches. A fluffy cat sat magestically on the mountainous horizon like a hopeful beacon to quell all anxious-making antics. Dudly was lulled by the passages of stitching and beadwork, pom poms and patches that accumulated into soothing jumbles. Very lovely-style. Very wondrous.

Those were our favorite items. MM is permeated with positivity and hope for future days to come. He is actively interested in life as a result of his pilgrimage, he is not depressed at all but instead truly soothed, as though he has performed the truly stretching Toad Contortion. Dudly too, normally a very stiff and ponderous fellow, seems more relaxed than I have seen him in years.

119 comments:

Transmogrifier said...

This is good news. I am in need of soothing. I will see these shows immediately. Thank you MM and Dudly.

Helpful said...

I saw these shows and loved them. You are right. Dudly, I haven't seen you in so long. I am glad to hear you've lightened up.

Shirley Preston said...

I am feeling positive but for other reasons. My glands have stopped swelling and my corns have all but vanished.

Shirley Jackson said...

My corns are healing too. Maybe it's something soothing in the particles.

mountain man said...

Hi Shirleys. Are you related?

Shirley Jackson said...

We are related in that both of our first names are Shirley. But thats where it ends.

Dudly said...

YES!! Mountain Man and I saw some sparkly gems yesterday that restored my faith in the schmearing practice and all things beige. But you forgot the snazzy end..pre-fried food..Rauch's (spelling?) wonderous pixtures.

Dudly said...

I never knew I was so stiff. I did just have a long wooden plank removed....

mountain man said...

Dudly you are right. I only neglected to mention the fabulousness of Neo Rauch, because I felt that DC and AE made such a nice combo together.

But Neo Rauch is one of the best painters ever, on earth, and this is no fooling. I would like to go back in fact and stare at them longer.

mountain man said...

Dudly I hope you know, no offense was meant.

Fried Dinner said...

What was your fried snack, may I inquire?

Dudly said...

No offense taken MM...I was happy to know you noticed my more flexible self.

I hear what you're saying about DC and AE--great pairing.

Zazzle said...

I love painting--don't you?? It is such a fun sport.

Anonymous said...

I am so pooey. it is smoky like a cat.

zazzle said...

I also love the art of the knit.

mountain man said...

Zazzle you sound FANTASTICKAL. I love the tight knit. I like knots too.

Plank said...

Although I was removed from you Dudly, I would like to re-enter. I think you need me.

Zazzle said...

I also like the art of the knead.

rope said...

I gotcha. It's complicated.

mountain man said...

What about the art of knubbling?

mountain man said...

Who do you gotcha, rope?

Gotcha said...

You are not Gotcha, Rope, I am.

rope said...

You Mountain Maniac.
It's difficult to restrain, I mean, complain, er, explain.

Sorrell said...

I kneads me a little knubbling--ya know?

mountain man said...

Knubbling is a sport where you lick and stick. It is not sexual, you know.

mountain man said...

I truly mean it is not sexual. Licking happens with your paws and sticking happens with pen nibs, gently sticked.

sorrell said...

ooh, I am not so sure of the knubbling.

Crux said...

Hey, I like to do a little knuckling on you Sorrell.

Zazzle said...

I am looking forward to a dazzling night on the town!! I have my party dress and heels ready. And I can't wait to eat some string cheese.

mountain man said...

Zazzle is it a Budweiser dress? Are you soused already?

Zazzle said...

No, Miller Lite. I am a lil' tipsy, but not soused. I am waiting for Guzzle to pick me up and take me to Jersey...as that is the town I was speaking of.

form follows function said...

I have just redecorated my head. I swept away the cobwebs, and polished up my brain real nice and shiny like. I am looking to paint my capillaries orange and lime green.

Edward_ said...

I saw you at the Dana Carlson opening MM...you looked ravishing, as always.

mountain man said...

Oh Edward. I blush. (I was wearing my extra-special suede overalls outfit that night). For all you who do not realize it, Edward is tops.

McFarland said...

Hi. This blog is pretty dope. Is it for real?

nardlet said...

hey MM, did you and Dudly see the show at Brent Sikkema? Some nice-looking sparkly collages there... and a pretty flower planted in a bum.

Mc Farland said...

Does it cost anything to start a blog? I want to do it, but I'm afraid my girl will find out and then I wouldn't be able to write about her.

nardlet said...

no. it's free - go start your blog.

McFarland said...

This is cool. Thank you for your help. I have a crappy computer though. I hope it all works.

yuppyscum swing dancer said...

My partner flipped me over his shoulder and I landed hard on my head. Ow! It hurts so much I feel like dying.

mountain man said...

Yuppyscum that sounds painful. Chances are though, you probably deserved it. Mcfarland, if your girl was truly your girl, you'd have her trained to accept your misuse and/or abuse of her without complaint. Better luck next time.

Nardlet I like your name. I saw that Brent Sikkema show a few weeks back. I like the collages you speak of by Wangechi Mutu. Very abnormal, very out of body.

mountain man said...

I want to have multi eyes that sparkle.

McFarland said...

Well, I'm 19 and I know this won't be my last girl. I hope it won't anyway. But sometimes I think about other girls and want to write about it, that's all. I'm like, a decent guy.

sloth said...

and snake-lips!

mountain man said...

McFarland, no offense, but you sound like somewhat of a goon. Will you please start your blog? I think it will be therapeutic for you.

mountain man said...

Bonjour Sloth! Can you speak Schoonmaker? It is the language of the slow dunes. The language of fire and smores.

Edward_ said...

I want to have multi eyes that sparkle.

like a beaded bumble bee

Edward_ said...

OK, so a prettier beaded bumble bee.

sloth said...

MM, Sloth has picked up a little of the Schoonmaker vocabulary, but doesn't quite have the correct patois yet. The slow dunes encroach on the memory and bury the knowledge over time, without constant practice.

postmoderndebunker said...

Hi everyone. I've been so busy with tending my chia-garden that I have not been able to blog.

Edward...I love that pin!

mountain man said...

Edward, the bee is just right! If only a few more eyes of sparkle, then we would be where MM wants to be. He wants at least ten or twelve eyes. He likes the faceted idea, perhaps he could add tear leaks to the facets...Sloth knows how eyes can leak. Sloth, the patois is not so hard to re-absorb. Rock back and forth (the style of the tard is not recommended here) and it will osmose.

mountain man said...

Sloth, erosion of the slow dunes comes with rocking, but also, can be achieved more quickly through over-consumption of mars bars. The mars bar has a magickal bearing in the gullet.

sloth said...

Will it transderm?

ham paw said...

I am a very sad ham today. i cried at my desk. my stretches and colon ministrations were unsuccessful.

Edward_ said...

I imagine a Liza Lou bumble bee, four feet high, at least.

postmoderndebunker said...

Ham, what's the problem? Have you had to collate? That is directly to related to the colon, you know.

sloth said...

Oh, HP, don't despair - it's just the crummy weather. Did you try drinking some Fluffernator juice?

mountain man said...

Sloth, anything will transderm if you bequeath it to in the proper alignment methodology vocabulary.

Ham I am very very tubularly worried. I am seeking for you to channel the unknown right now. I am needing for you to reinvigorate your physical manifestation with messages from the ether that no one can read but you. You are very very special, the only Ham to possess paws in all of the world.

Anonymous said...

I have a bad case of xeroxidermis, which is fatal if it spreads to my bowels.

mountain man said...

Large encrusted bumble bee nations is what we are aiming towards. The Paw that came before the Ham can intuit these larger faceted bee versions. We are all sprouting the multi eyes now. They are leaking transparency.

mountain man said...

I hear that disease of the skin presents itself with grayscale 2-d boils on the arms and legs. Very unsightly.

postmoderndebunker said...

Ham, I made some delicious sausages for you. They are full of healthy crunchies.

Blue Sock Of Mourning said...

The serious condition of xeroxidermis is one to seek immediate medical attention for. I can direct you to the appropriate doktor.

Maelstrom said...

PD, are these sausages tubular or are they in patty form?

postmoderndebunker said...

I've got pixelated red-eye disease. I didn't want to tell anyone, but there you have it.

Anonymous said...

Please help...I am turning a darker shade of grey.

postmoderndebunker said...

These sausages are tubular...of course. This is the most flavorful and bioregenerative form.

mountain man said...

If you are turning grey then go buy a box of crayons and melt them. Consume.

Doktor Wyrd said...

These are dangerous disease times. Please beware, the treatments are mal but curative.

ham paw said...

My paw is only half here. The other half is gone. As stated earlier I am not of the world nor am I in it. I prefer another place without the clothing.

Crux said...

I have a tubular stick.

mountain man said...

Ah Paw of Ham, I prefer this world of no clothes too. The guidance of air-speckled skin, boil-free and unashamed.

Cuddles said...

Crux you sound fun. Wanna have some mars bars and get nude? Do you like pedantic art?

Worl of no Clothes said...

Hey, stop using my tribal name.

World of No Clothes said...

I mean..World of no Clothes is my tribal name.

Crux said...

I am always willing to shed the clothes...but not the tears, baby.

postmoderndebunker said...

I don't like to be without clothes very often--if someone else is around.

ham paw said...

I can feel my colon growing.THIS IS TROUBLING! It is wrapping around my head. I must practice the toad stretch with the confluence of the continuous reality of the truth tellers of the nether regions which are so wise. the continuous forces fo telecommunications are encrypting the sensors of our unification with organistic potentialities. This brings with it a shock to one's regional organs within the context of the primary functions of the colonix. I would like to add to this text but it is blocked and growing. There are tears, yes, but that is the constant in the tear of the universe due to the first intestinal tracks.

Anonymous said...

what is he talking about? Is it a disease. Why no clothes?

mountain man said...

Everything traces back to the first intestine that made all train tracks possible, as seen through the view master into the past.

PD no one expects you to get nude if you do not truly desire it. I have published a nude-style suit for you when you are in need of the Toad Applications.

ham paw said...

PD nudity is prefered but not required. You are ripe for initiation. I will need to examine your intestines, but you may remain clothed.

Neck Meteor said...

HAM PAW what instrument would you use to examine? I am unwanted but am wanting to head once again towards your necks, implanting a doleful toy-like elastic spherical situation into your neck. Toy horses inside. Stretchy plastic. In your neck. For fun. From Outer Space.

ham paw said...

I hope this is part of the hallucination cycle for which I am ardently containing collecting my samples. The toy horse is a metaphore, yes, and also literal within the same fluidity of the partnership. The cute voices around me are cutting into the baby within us all. please do not leave for a dinner. the body needs fasting as will it always be together in unity which may be compromised from without. There are ringings which cannot be contained. It is worn.

PD said...

I can roll with the nudity, and my rolls will too.

Gnostical Turpitude said...

Yes you can forgo nudity, yes you can be nude. You can strangle. And strangle. You can bleed from the intensity of the foreseeing. The martyr comes into you and allows the bleeding. Please stand back from all machinery that emits strong or dull light. It is not good for your skins.

McFarland said...

Hey I now have a blog. It's cool. Bare with me becuase I am new at this.

mountain man said...

Dear McFarland. Congrats on your new blog. Did you mean for no one to be able to comment? Just curious. You are very very young. Perhaps a newbie. Are you a truant as well? Tell us more about your problems with Carla. You can always try binding her if she continues to defy you.

McFarland said...

I fixed the comment thing, I think.
Carla just called and asked if we were still on for tonight. We are going to a bar--we both have fake ids.

krixfort said...

MM, how do you feel about the full brazilian wax? This question is going around the office and I was wondering where you weighed in on it?

krixfort said...

also MM, I've been thinking. I might like to start a blog called Autistic Thoughts but I'm unsure if that infringes on your copyright? Please advise.

That is all.

Zazzle said...

Don't go Brazilian! Ouchy Ouch Ouch

mountain man said...

Krix you could never infringe upon me. Autistic Thoughts sounds good, a funny on MM. I am interested in waxing of any kind. Total waxing is pleasing to the idea.

mountain man said...

Yes to the idea but the actuality is not exciting on the skin.

mountain man said...

Sometimes when I am mentioning waxing I am thinking of being dipped in wax as in mold-making.

krixfort said...

Autistic Thoughts is of course not meant to be a joke at MM's expense. It is just how I am feeling today.

krixfort said...

today I would like to dip my head in pink wax and pretend I am an ice cream bar.

Ouchy ouch ouch said...

Yes--go Brazilian! It is funny fun fun.

krixfort said...

one year as a christmas gift, I received a parafin waxing thing for pedicures and what not. You can come over and make parafin molds of your smaller appendages if you'd like.

mountain man said...

Yes I like the ice cream bar experiment. I am much in the way of autistic myself, on most days. Have you visited Sloth's blog? It is really quite something, Krix, I think you will appreciate. logworld.blogspot.com...

mountain man said...

I believe my smallest appendages are my very very thick hairs and my pinkie fingers.

PD said...

I got my hair on my tail, but I think it's shrinking.

Frail Old Man said...

OH! I am gasping the last of the last breaths!!!!

krixfort said...

I have only visited Sloth's blog in the early days but when I spoke to mixfort on the telly she recommended it highly.

mountain man said...

Your sister, Mixfort. Does she ever like to comment? Is she shy? Does she have a bloggy too? I like her name. It ryhmes well with yours.

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mountain man said...

thank you typers. very fascination.

Toy Tool Kit said...

i am a fascist.

Preston said...

Hi all. I am so tired from the all the services I've been providing.
I hope I get something for all this
loving.

Fastest said...

I'm the fastest.

krixfort said...

Mixfort admires everyone's clever sense of fun but says she never knows what to say. She is a little shy I think.

krixfort said...

mixfort started some bloggery but she has FIVE little mixforts to take care of so she have not time. She is opposite of krixfort in many ways. But she has the same humourous funness.

krixfort said...

MM, you're the best!

I just had to say that.

mountain man said...

Thank you Krix! Back at you, my Schoonmaker. I hope one day Mixfort will have a confluence of time and lack of shyness to come on and say hello. Good luck to her with the five little mini mixforts. I am sure I would not know what to do in such a situation. Probably revert to fetus style behavior and ask someone else to come take care. I tip my scruff to her.

Mixfort said...

How sweet of you both to talk so nicely of me.

I am always entertained reading this wacky loop of blogs. It makes me smile.

And just to clarify....with the 5 mini-mixes....I often revert to fetus style behavior....and it suits me well.

Thanks for the scruff-tipping MM.

I feel like I've just met a star.

Dudly said...

Hey MM I'm back.I was sooo swamped today with my molecular biology! Tomorrow I will put on the painting cap and schmear a little.

krixfort said...

yay Mixfort!

You did meet a star! A superstar!

mountain man said...

Krixfort and Mixfort, you both truly have the magical ecstatical in your gullets. Mix, I am pleased to make your acquaintance. Thank you for your attentive eyes and pleasant word-demeanor. Krix, you must already know you are the glint of light in MM's third eye.

krixfort said...

hmmm MM, I don't know how I feel about that. Titilated?