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WHO IS ULRIC? behind the digital mask: ulric colette

bf in a bag: phermone partys sound cooking: turntablism ducks in a row: being ocd

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fetish friendly: trash love and hate: beards

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WHO IS ULRIC?

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The newest Photoshop mastermind, Ulric Colette, reveal’s his latest works of digital human art.

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BF IN A BAG

The buzz behind the newest way to meet your next spouse: through a plastic bag and a t-shirt.

SOUND COOKING

SOUND COOKING/71 BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE/83 THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS/85 NIGHT, NIGHT/87 RUNNING WITH SCISSORS/90

The history behind Turntablism, it’d biggest contributers, founders and how it’s transformed.

DEPARTMENTS BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE

Spotlight on an emerging artist and her odd rendering of barbies and baby dolls into eerie works of art.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR/08 COMPOSER/21 LOVE AND HATE/23 FETISH FRIENDLY/30 MENTAL VALUES/32 CRACK IN THE HEAD/40

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HELLO.

NOVEMBER 2012 EDITORS LETTER

I KNOW, I KNOW. I bet when you first saw this magazine, whether you grabbed it hot off an airport newsstand or yanked it from the stuffed turkey cavity of your mailbox, you glowered for a second. Don't even try to tell me this is a special issue. And I would not argue with the sweep of your generous assessment, my kind and magazine buying brother. Instead, I would merely ask you to check out the pages inside and witness our enhanced style coverage enhanced, we hope, by way of being more useful, more concrete, creative, thorough, helpful, and packed with information.

MY DAY!

I was attacked by an evil spaghetti monster today. He took out one of my eyes, so I got new glasses.

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Mini Bio

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout. The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal of letters, as opposed to using ‘Content here, content here’, making it look the right way super distracted.

Interview

Which movies? I like Thomas Newman's scores, so American Beauty?

I don’t know whether to call you Lana or Lizzie, can I call you Lizzie? Sure. You can call me whatever you want, honey.

American Beauty is fantastic. And you like Eminem? Yeah, I like Eminem. I've just been thinking about him more because people always ask me about hip-hop, so I don't know.

Have you changed your name legally, or are you still Lizzie to your friends? Oh, that’s a good question. No, I went down to the courthouse and I don’t know, I don’t have that many friends, so it depends? Some of them call me Lana and some of them call me Lizzie. Why don’t you have many friends? No, I do have friends; I have really good friends... yeah, I do. Some of them call me Lizzie, some of them call me Lana. What did you do for work while you trying to break into singing? I did a couple of things, I did a website called Craigslist and I would just sort of look online for $100 jobs. Like, people will pay you $100 to do different things around the house or drive someone to New Jersey. That’s pretty brave. You can find some fucked-up stuff on Craigslist. How did you know which ones were legit? I mean, you often don’t know until you get there. Cool. What sort of music do you like? Well, I like only a couple of things. I’ve pretty much listened to Nirvana ever since I found them, which wasn’t until I was about 18. I like Eminem, I like sixties music, and I have a couple of movie soundtracks that I really like listening to just, like, sound scores.

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Is it still there, or did you delete it? Ummm, I don't know. I'm going online right now to look at it. Let's see? No. It just says "dope" [laughs]. OK, so you're not "gangsta Nancy Sinatra" any more. Just Lana Del Rey. Yup. Do you like Kreayshawn? I've only heard 'Gucci Gucci'. Do you think you're similar in that you like making your own videos for YouTube? She makes her own videos? So, do you like "gangsta" music? I like hip-hop, but I don't know if I'd call it gangster music; I mean, I don't want to get shot. I like hip hop the same way everyone else does. What about your own brand of music? You originally called it Hollywood sadcore. Is that like emo? I don't know, what's emo? You know, the kids with eyeliner and black hair. I don't know? I feel like you're going to write a really fucked-up article about me. I'm a little nervous.


CHECK IT OUT

Lana Del Rey’s new album, Born To Die, in stores every where starting October 1st.

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love + hate

beards

A beard is the collection of hair that grows on the chin, upper lip, cheeks and neck of human beings. Usually, only pubescent or adult males are able to grow beards. Between upper and lower facial hair, a beard includes the moustache, which refers to hair above and around the upper lip. Over the course of history, men with facial hair have been ascribed various attributes such as wisdom, sexual virility, masculinity, or a higher status; although beards may also be perceived to be associated with a lack of general cleanliness and a loss of utter andclear refinement.

Readers Top 10 List i LOVE beards 'cus...

-Feel Soft -Hide blemishes -Look smart -Design canvas -Masculinity -Chick magnets -Disguise fat -Are comfy -Help store food -Don't judge me

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Wild Man is the perfect conditioner for any beard or beard lover. Buy it for only $10. Where we got it: www.amazon.com

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i HATE beards 'cus...

-Feel Soft -Hide blemishes -Look smart -Design canvas -Masculinity -Chick magnets -Disguise fat -Are comfy -Help store food -Don't judge me

IN WITH YOUR VOTE PLUS write 10 REASONS WHY YOU LOVE/HATE. UPCOMING ISSUE TOPICS: CAT’S, JORT’S, MAYONNAISE!


According to a study in Quebec:

yum yum tid bits

The hypothesis according to which male common baldness has developed in the human species as a lover for the growth of a beard in order to achieve heat loss has been tested In 100 clean shaven men. During light the way evaporation rate on the bald scalp was 2 to 3 times higher than on the hairy scalp. The results support the that male baldness is a compenate or the growth of a beard in adults.

Longest Female Beard: Vivian Wheeler of Wood River, Illinois, USA, grew a full beard after the death of her mother in 1990. The longest strand from the follicle to the tip of hair was measured at 11 in.

Longest Male Beard: Hans Langseth of Norway, whose whiskers stretched an incredible 17 in.

i l lu s t r at e d by r e e d k n au t h

your brain will thank you later

[fact **Did you know that Pogonophobia is the fear of beards?**

STORY OF THE BEARD MONTH [So this one time...

for winter break, I went up north to learn how to snowboard, and it turned out that my instructor was a major cutie, so I was even more excited! But Developer just when I started to do well, I fell on my butt in the middle of the snow. I 25 y/o Fresmental reader started crying because it hurt so bad, but to make everything worse, the Beard Lover cute instructor came up right behind me and smiled at me in a serious an you’re pathetic’ kind of way. This really hot guy I met in driver’s ed me to a soccer game. I was superexcited because I had a little crush on him. When they were really introducing the players I could see him shielding the sun from his eyes. Ansley Adams

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WHO IS URIC? the man behind the digital mask

we follow Canada based photographer and designer, Ulric Collete and attempt to solve the mystery of the man with the many faces


the man behind the digital mask

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lric Collette came up with probably the coolest family photo shoot idea ever. While doing “an image a day” type of project Urlic tried to age his son in Photoshop an accidentally ended up creating his first genetic potrait. It was made by splicing together photographs of himself and his son. Urlic calls his on-going series ‘Genetic Portraits’ and sees a lot of potential and other ideas related to genetics. Interestingly enough, the new combined faces of retives look quite normal or at least are not far from it. So how did it all come about? People often ask me where we find our content. The answer is everywhere. I contacted Ulric and he opened my eyes up to his whole series. Now, what’s happened to Ulric? People often ask me where we find our content. The answer is everywhere. With his permission, here is the email he recently sent to us and this is what he said:

I am literally buried with requests from press agencies and magazines, peoples who want to thank me on the project, or people who want to be part of the right project. I’ve even got some solo exhibition requests. Over the last week, about 100,000 people visited my website and my Vimeo account count received over 128,000 plays, but I’m sure that it is very little compared to the exposure I’ve received since going viral. There was also a few invitations for previous commissioned work in London and Paris. For the next couple of month, I’ll concentrate my photography work around this project. I have a few shoots that are planned in the next few week and have a lot of planning to do.

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Summary: In his new photo series, “Genetic Portraits,” photographer, Ulric

2012 WORK >> GENETIC PORTAITS

Collette, elucidates the jumbled likenesses – both obvious and subtle – between family members by splitting their faces and digitally fusing them together. It seems as if he’s fashioned entirely new relatives, Frankenstein-style, in the process.

From top to bottom: Krista and Lyle (brother and sister), Evan and Bill (Father and Son), Susan and Katie (Sisters), Laura and Steve (Sister and Brother).

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Doing “an image a day” type of project Urlic tried to age his son in Photoshop an accidentally ended up creating his first genetic potrait. It was made by splicing together photographs of himself and his son. Urlic calls his on-going series ‘Genetic Portraits’ and sees a lot of potential and other ideas related to genetics. Interestingly enough, the new combined faces of retives look quite normal or at least are not far from it. So how did it all come about? People often ask me where we find our content. The answer is everywhere. I contacted Ulric and he opened my eyes up to his whole series. Now, what’s happened to Ulric? With his permission, here is the email he recently sent to us and this is what he: oing “an image a day” type of project Urlic tried to age his son in Photoshop an accidentally ended up creating his first genetic potrait. It was made by splicing together photographs of himself and his son. Urlic calls his on-going series ‘Genetic Portraits’ and sees a lot of potential and other ideas related to genetics.

The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli.

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Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar.our content. The answer is everywhere. I contacted Ulric and he opened my eyes up to his whole series. Now, what’s happened to Ulric? With his permission, here is the email he recently sent to us and this is what he.

The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli.


2012 WORK CONT. >> MISCELLENEOUS

The copy warned the Little Blind Text, that where it came from it would have been rewritten a thousand times and every thing that was left from its origin would be the word "and" and the Little Blind Text should turn around and return to its own, safe country. But nothing the copy said could convince her and so it didn’t take long until a few insidious Copy of the Writers ambushed her, made her drunk with Longe and Parole and dragged her into their agency, where they abused her for their projects again and again. And if she hasn’t been rewritten, then they are still using her for that.

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Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the coun tries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large and language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and the supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Point ing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar. The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, be cause there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. When she reached the

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The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind.

The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. When she reached the first hills of the Italic Mountains, she had a last view back on the skyline of her hometown Bookmarksgrove, the headline of Alphabet Village and the subline of her own road, the Line Lane. Pityful a rethoric question ran over her cheek, then she continued her way. On her way she met a copy. The copy warned the Little Blind Text, that where it came from it would have been rewritten a thousand times and everything that was left from its origin would be the word "and" and the Little Blind Text should turn around and return to its own, safe country. But nothing the copy said could convince her and so it didn’t take long until a few insidious Copy Writers ambushed her, made her drunk with Longe and Parole and dragged her into their agency, where they abused her for their projects again and again. And if she hasn’t been rewritten, then they are still using her. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and There are many variations of the very passages of Lorem Ipsum available, but the majority have suffered alteration in some form, by injected humour, or ranndomised words which don’t look even slightly believable.

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the art of turntablism


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