Canada, like many countries, is constantly releasing new variations on its coins (maybe because it feels guilty for getting rid of the penny). One of the recent ones is a quarter depicting Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, a hero of the War of 1812 who allied with the British, successfully helping defend Canada against American invasion (successful for Canada, but not for Tecumseh, who died in battle). Caitlin got one of these coins at the grocery store today and showed it to me, and the first thing I noticed was that Tecumseh is wearing a big septum ring (as well as earrings) in his portrait, which I think is the first case of a non-ear piercing appearing on a Canadian coin (and probably the United States as well). Sorry it’s sort of a weird photo — this is the best I could do with my phone.
Pauly Unstoppable has been at the forefront of the “four nostril movement” since it’s very beginning. Wait… do we really live in a world so awesomely weird that we can really say there is such a thing? I think so! But the first thing I thought when I saw the latest picture of his ever-changing facial anatomy now featuring a 10g septril (using a 3/8″ Anatometal barbell with 10g 7/32 M&M beads anodized to a copper tone) is “can you imagine if he stretched that up to 1/2″ or larger!?” Can you imagine if he managed to create some bizarrely amazing pentanostril nose? I wouldn’t have to watch Star Trek any more to get my fill of aliens any more.
I think when it comes to Pauly, the words “constantly evolving” describe him very aptly… For well over a decade now he’s had a far-out-at-the-edges appearance, and more impressively, practically every six months he morphs to the next stage in his evolution, taking another step on this amazing journey. Here are a few pictures showing his most recent facial work.
Movember may be over for another year (thankfully – what can I say? Not a fan of facial hair) but that won’t stop csupakabra from donning this 20mm wooden mustache.
Those of you who are Christians and believe the Bible is the word of gawd, or who buy into the many “photos” of archeological dig sites showing it, there was a time when Andrew the Giant was known as Andre the Dwarf. Genesis chapter six begins (and you can look this up if you don’t believe me, I’m not pranking you),
There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
But what you might not know is that the Archbishop of Canterbury, when doing the King James Bible edit, removed the next line, which reads, “And those giants, they were pierced, they were pierced with fucking giant rings.” Carl, an archeologist at the California Tattoo Company, theorizes that the ring he discovered on a recent excavation is a septum ring, but I know better. It’s not called a Prince Gibborim for nothing you know. Zoom in if you’d like, by the way.
If it were not for his very modern looking glasses, I might be doing my best right now to convince you that Peter Csirmaz got his piercings in the late 1800s or something. Unfortunately I’m just not that good at photoshopping… Zoom in if you can’t tell by the pixels.
Raph looks fantastic in this portrait by Stella Morais. It’s an incredible shot that really showcases Raphael’s collection of modification, including the newly added cheek piercings.
Any landing you can walk away from is a good one right?
On the plus side, an eye patch will make her look like a pirate.
You might not recognize her, but that’s IAM: IntoXiKate in a photo shoot she did with NuStudio back in July.
I swear, every time Evil_Emil sends in a new photo, I think it’s somebody new. With his new haircut, Emil once again is unrecognizable, even though the rest of his modifications remain the same.
I had thought that the only piercing that significantly alters a person’s facial expressions are big stretched lip piercings, because they alter the base shape of the mouth by pushing the lips into a different default form. A big labret can make a frown, or two off-centre labrets can make a funny smirk. But JJ proves that my thinking is too shallow, offering up the evidence that even a septum piercing can give you a new introductory expression. Unfortunately it’s not a good one, and it gives you a bit of a dry mouth.
Look at those eyes. Seriously, how incredible are those? You know she wants to say something, but that ribbon is stopping her, so she only has her eyes to tell the story. Symmetry fans are going to love this, up until they see the nostril piercing, then all bets are off.