I’ll Have What She’s Having

Low-res screen shot.

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We Would Really Like to See a Chairiot

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Goldfield is All About Peace of Mind

Yup, no pesky impenetrable jungle to fight through for survival. No subconscious reminders of how poorly you treated your workers on that rubber tree plantation in Java. No jolts from the past when you tried to find your time share in Costa Rica but had to spend weeks instead with friendly indigenous people who finally guided you out. Nope, just open country out here, where simply setting your vehicle on fire will get you located within hours. Goldfield is all about peace of mind. #goldfield#goldfieldrevival#enigmataesoterica#travel#travelnevada#tourism#ghosttown#daytripo#getoutside#exploremore

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Barabajagal by Donovan

Donovan vocals sound like scat but there are lyrics to this song, an infectious piece that lost out on airplay to Atlantis. Session men included, possibly, Jeff Beck.

She came, she came to meet a man
She found an angel
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
He very wise in the herbal lore
Has got your cure, now
She came, she came to free the pain
With his wildflower
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Fine, fine, fine, fine celandine
He prepared for her
Tea, tea, tea, tea to make her free
While incense burned
In love pool eyes
Float feathers after the struggle
The hopes burst and shot joy
All through the mind
Sorrow more distant than a star
Multi-color run down over your body
Then the liquid passing all into all
(Love is hot, love is hot)
Love is hot, truth is molten
True, true, true, true the song he sang her
While the leaves cooked
Ting, ting, tiny little bell he rang her
Sleepily, she looked
He filled, he filled a leather cup
Holding her gaze
She took, she took a little sip
While this song he sang
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was his name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, was my name, was my name
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now, now, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Eh-de-de-dah, oh, was my name
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now, yeah
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Did you get that, did you get that, now?
Goo-goo, goo-goo, Barabajagal
Was my name, now

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Secret British Art Colony Revealed

With the death of the late Queen, the Brits are starting to reveal some of Elizabeth’s secret projects, notably this one in the south Atlantic. It’s said she routinely had her Corgi’s flown to Tristan da Goldfield for their portraits. Grim work indeed for any artist who has labored long to rid themselves of pet sittings. This proposed postage stamp shows the horrible artistic restrictions these artists worked under, toiling to please their square minded “patrons.” As recognition of their work, Goldfield has adopted Tristan da Goldfield as its official sister-in-law city.

#art#enigmataesoterica#goldfieldrevival#graphicarts#tourism#goldfield#nevadatourism#silverstate

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Sign of the Times

#Enigmataesoterica graciously lent me Ranald’s 1932 work, Masters of Destiny. “The Hands and Careers of Seventy-Five Famous Men and Women.” Reading palms, you know, the line of life, line of brilliancy, line of heart and so on.

Among the highlights are the fault line, common to many geologists, the Lifeline Line, fleetingly seen only on Who Wants to be A Millionaire contestants, the line in the sand line, which apparently Saddam Hussein and George Bush both shared in common, and the morning line, associated with degenerate horse gamblers. #illustrations#palmreading#hands#graphicarts#enigmataesoterica#georgebush

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Best. Traffic. Cops. Ever.

Promoting Goldfield, Nevada and celebrating the brave men and women of law enforcement. 20″ X 24″ available now at my Etsy Store. Bring your own police dog and handcuffs.

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Mobile Design is a Joke and a Fraud

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Mobile Design is a Joke and a Fraud

Insanity! As an experiment I put this poor production together on my phone. Twenty minutes when I could have done a much better job on my desktop with its big monitor in five minutes. Mobile operating is only pushed to get you on a phone where studies show you are more likely to buy something or go somewhere to buy something. Design on a three inch screen is a joke and a fraud. #photoshop#vixer#premiererush#video#motiongraphics

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The Best Traffic Cops are In Goldfield

But a police dog and handcuffs are extra.

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Blood and Fire *Trigger Warning* by Arthur Kwon Lee

Like myself, Arthur Kwon Lee is a politically conservative visual artist. This brings about an estrangement from most other artists, unless we silence ourselves and hide our true beliefs. This is far easier for me than Kwon Lee.

I personally have no inherent or driving interest to share my political or world views with other artists. But I respect his efforts, especially the art project he is working on now, an effort to show how redeeming and necessary masculine qualities are in the face of a society that ridicules, dishonors, and destroys men who act like men.

This is a reprint of his original post which is here: https://arthurkwonlee.substack.com/p/blood-and-fire-trigger-warning

BLOOD & FIRE *Trigger Warning*

Masculinity will save the world.

We’ve all heard and repeated the mantra ad nauseum, that “politics is downstream from culture.”

Its true, the Right fallaciously defined its investment solely based on the ROI [editor’s note, return on investment] in ones bank account through the lens of a one-dimensional capitalism. In turn leaving all creative industries abandoned where we find faith-based and conservative artists in the middle of the desert with no home. The radicals swarmed in with their patronage and now control the dreamscapes of your progeny through their aesthetic stranglehold of the arts and entertainment. In turn we have widespread liberalism and atheism brainwashing generations ahead of us in all creative spaces. Its time we start becoming active participants as either talent, collector or patron. Every art gallery you visit in New York City, much like every church in the city, has either a Black Lives Matter or LGBTQ rainbow flag for a reason – in other words, “If you ain’t with us, you’re against us.”

And upon deeper introspection… All of this chaos: from the welfare state breaking down the nuclear in-tact family, to the grotesque assaults and property damages displayed during these so-called protests or to the shameless identity oriented hatred of white Americans in a country that is literally 75% Caucasian. All of this is only possible only because masculinity has been silenced in conjunction to the perilous state of the American church. Just think about the last time you’ve seen an unapologetic masculine figure in the dominant narrative who’s taken the culture by storm.

The 45th President Donald Trump, cancelled.
Alex Jones, cancelled.
And even Andrew Tate, cancelled.

I’m not saying I agree with all of these men in a single wholesale write off, that would be flippant, I am however stating that these men are a phenomena in the first place because the West is starving for an honorable and traditional masculinity.
In its absence we have overcompensating and stereotypical bullies or fragile little snowflakes afraid of confrontation.
The matriarchy, or matrix, can only succeed when strong men are quiet.

As Arthur Schlesinger Jr. wrote in Esquire on November 1, 1958 – what we have here is The Crisis of American Masculinity. Even as far back as three generations we reveal the vilification of men embracing their maleness as more of a problem than a natural God given right. While they do not use disparaging terminology we hear today like “toxic masculinity” or the patriarchy, the language of the article exhibits a generation of men who feel self conscious about their own conception of masculinity.

For example I’ve stated on stages across the country a dozen times that the very phenomena of Hip-Hop’s appeal is rooted in the egregious single motherhood rate especially in the black community, the freedom to be hyper-masculine in the absence of a balanced example at home is the allure young men have to the thick gold chains, prostitutes and face tattoos.
Competitive video games, Donald Trump and gangster rap all share the desire to swing the pendulum as far as possible in the other direction in a culture that penalizes any semblance of masculinity is the public square.

Growing up watching Rocky, The Godfather, Indiana Jones, Braveheart and Shawshank Redemption with my father in the evenings were both entertaining and educational. You were being shown that Good ultimately triumphs over evil with bravery and discipline, you were shown that effeminacy in men predisposed their destiny to weakness and failure. Fast forward today where every sitcom dad is depicted as a blathering idiot who consistently trips on his own shoe laces only to be graciously corrected by his all-seeing and compassionate wife.
Look at Homer Simpson or Phil Dunphy, look at our movie titles – She-Hulk, The Woman King and Suffragette. And outside of film we have normalized terminology such as toxic masculinity and the patriarchy on college campuses. The reason Matt Walsh’s documentary “What is a Woman?” went viral in the first place is due to masculinity being shoved so far into the corner and a collective recognition that there is a strategic effort to debase and target all the trappings of classical masculinity here in the West.

What we need, is some masculine art.

THE BLOOD & FIRE PROJECT

The Blood & Fire Project is a mission-oriented art series devoted to spreading the aesthetic appreciation of masculinity. An ongoing painting series depicting the rise and fall of men throughout history rendered in fiery tones to promote awareness on the sacrifice that undergirds the very culture we take advantage of. Masculinity needs to be revitalized both in and out of the arts, with its rise means a stronger church and country. And it starts in your home. The objective of this painting series is to get men all over the country installing an original 11 x 14” art work that represents a wholesome and benevolent representation of masculinity.

The Blood & Fire Project is a reminder to endure all things in the light of God, to protect your values by never being silenced in your masculinity. We have martyrs, chruch fathers, warriors, philosophers and iconic men of the West reminding you that your masculinity is not meant to be hidden, its not mansplaining or “manspreading”.

It is self mastery and the overcoming of adversity, it is catharsis and it is liberation.
Get yourself armed, be an example, collect some art, be masculine.

“Civilizations are built by men, their blood and their fire.”

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