How do you stop a runaway bride?

Simple.  Propose to her when you’ve got a hold of the rope connected to the big metal hook in her chest.

When IAM: Trinket‘s boyfriend proposed to her, that’s exactly what he did.

As the story goes, Trinket decided it would be a fun afternoon to take her boyfriend to Hangman Suspension‘s 3rd annual Twisted Cedars event.  Little did she know that when she was in the middle of a pull, her boyfriend had planned some fun of his own.  As you can see by the picture, he made sure that there was no way for her to run away when he dropped to his knees to propose.

Luckily for him, Trinket said yes, and they now have a moment they can “hang” on to for all time.  The image below shows the exact moment he proposed, “suspended” in time for everyone to see.  (I apologize for my horrible use of puns.  I don’t know what’s with me today.)


I’m sure this isn’t the first time this happened.  How did you propose/get proposed to?  Or even better, how would you propose to your significant other?  And I don’t subscribe to the school of thought that says the guy HAS to be the one to propose, so ladies, how would you do the deed?

And the winner of the trivia is….

Jamie Mayhem!!!!!! Her answers were flawless and best of all she wrote out the answers so well, I can cut and paste most of hers when I post the answers later!

When I went to Jamie’s page to tell her she won, I saw this picture of some cops watching a pulling “just to check it out”. Back in the day at a BME Social I threw at my old place in Maryland, we had some cops come out because they heard we were “hanging people”. They came out and were a bit weirded out by it, but all in all they were respectful and just reminded us to be done by 11pm when the noise ordinance kicked in. Luckily for all involved they came when they did and not during the group genital pull that also took place at the same event!


Answers to the Trivia questions coming in a few hours and a feature on our winner, Jamie, should show up in the next week or so.

You can always count on Chuck for finding cool pics

As I am sure many of you have noticed BMEzine’s galleries have not updated in quite a while. Well, rest assured Rachel and crew are working diligently on getting the new BME site up (it may actually go live tomorrow), so updates will soon be back to their regular level of frequency.

For the time being though, Modblog pickings have been pretty slim, which is why I haven’t been posting as much lately. In an attempt to gain some content, I have been messaging people on IAM.

I knew Allen had a ton of pics from the Annual Agro Super Pull in Houston, so I shot him a message and asked for his top picks.  Needless to say, he had a bunch to choose from. Of the amazing pictures, none seemed more modblog worthy than these two shots from Mary Beth’s iphone showing the 30 person super pull.


That’s cool and all, but if you want to see it become a little more “super”, keep on keeping on.

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Well, This Doesn’t Seem OSHA-Compliant

So, the last time we featured Autopsy, he was showing off some bike-related scarification, and now, clearly, he is in the hospital, getting all sorts of life-preserving injections from, hmm, Nurse Ratched? It’s probably Nurse Ratched. As well, it’s nice to see the medical profession finally getting wise to the use of hooks over adjustable beds. Form over function, right?

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A somewhat raucous video of Rafa (more videos), Gordex (Gordex Piercing) and a friend pulling their little hearts out..

DivX download (86 MB) link for BME members: Extreme2 or Full members

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Nice Guys, Terrible Moving Company

John Kid, right, is the head piercer of The Piercing Lounge, in Madison, Wisconsin. Karcus is one of his longest piercing apprentices. This was John Kid’s first pulling (he’s done many suspensions), and both of their first throat pullings.

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Back Yankers

Clearly, what we have here is Dave Gillstrap learning to waterski (with CJ‘s help), or perhaps Dave showing the Bangkok, Thailand, crowd how to apprehend a suspect with some sort of futuristic (archaic?) law enforcement device, or maybe an example of what every massage will be like in 2024.

Below, the audience gasps in horror as Dave just straight-up rips all of the skin of CJ’s body, revealing an impossibly handsome skeleton, or something.

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