The Seeing Trails Issue

  • The Pornographer’s Manifesto

    We recently drove into the sleepy northern Italian hamlet of Ponzone to meet Ando Gilardi, an 89-year-old Italian photographer, author, journalist, editor, and the perviest old perv on the peninsula.

  • Love And Rockers

    Theodoros Bafaloukos wrote and directed Rockers, the film that single-handedly made Jamaica and reggae interesting to couch-cozy white folks, their stoner kids, and a bunch of famous English punks with guitars.

  • Positive Thinking

    Brendon Annesley is the editor of Negative Guest List, the best fanzine in the world right now. He is scrawny and has pasty skin and every time I've met him he's been awkward, with a brain full of chemicals.

  • Erotic Fiction, Puritan Censorship And Gynaecological Detail

    Jack Fritscher, the award-winning author of hundreds of stories and articles and 20 books, is about as informed as anyone on the history of erotic fiction, its importance, and the state of erotic publishing today.

  • The Icelandic Skin-disease Mushroom Fashion Fiasco

    I have never heard of Iceland fashion week, but it's not really important. What is important is that Iceland is supposed to have endless fields of P. Semilanceata, the legendary liberty cap mushroom.

  • The Battle Of Lazy Dog Hill

    In the air was a sound Ken Ely had become all too familiar with over the past year: the dull rumble of truck tires on the old two-lane that ran past the bottom of his 183 acres of bluestone and timber in this remote corner of northern Pennsylvania.

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  • Mom’s Last Resort

    Ellen Pakkies, a Lavender Hill mother whose 20 year-old son Abie exemplified the zombified, kleptomaniac ‘tik monsters’ that prowl the streets of Lavender Hill, had tried everything she could think of to get him off the junk.

  • Employees Of The Month

    We faced some serious obstacles when we decided to do a fashion shoot featuring custom-made merkins (aka pubic wigs) for this month’s issue. Have you ever asked a wigmaker to craft a vagina toupee for you?

  • Records

    I cannot believe this is what normal music sounds like. Some French guy who’s friends with a celebrity hermaphrodite singing fake dancehall songs through an Auto-Tune over.

  • Sonic Titans From Beyond

    Between them, the four members of Shrinebuilder have served in Sleep, OM, Neurosis, the Melvins, the Obsessed, Spirit Caravan, and the Hidden Hand. Oh, and Saint Vitus. If you're not familiar with these names then you could be reading the wrong...

  • Sonic Titans From Beyond

    Between them, the four members of Shrinebuilder have served in Sleep, OM, Neurosis, the Melvins, the Obsessed, Spirit Caravan, and the Hidden Hand. Oh, and Saint Vitus. If you're not familiar with these names then you could be reading the wrong...

  • Raw 2

    This movie is genius! This is not porn - this is art. No. Wait. Art doesn't make money. This is sexual capitalism at its finest.