Be a Music Faun Yourself. A sign of the popularity of this operation is that in big cities so-called Faun-Clubs are founded one after another, where entrance is only allowed with pointed ears. The reverberating success of this new look is supported by more and more celebrities with pointed ears, amongst whom we can find not only musicians, but, for example, models, as well. via
posted by squalor
on Oct 25, 2007 -
This just caught my eye (Sorry!). It's jewelry that is implanted INTO your EYE! I think this is pretty cool and another milestone in body modding. Discuss how long until Georgia legislators ban this.
posted by Fantt
on Apr 7, 2004 -
Don't try this at home. We picked up the drill, the gloves, sterile gauze, sheets of plastic, sodium chloride, hypodermic syringes, sterile wipes, irrigation syringe, etc. etc. After acquiring all that we needed, we set up my best friend's bedroom as the operating room and prepared to perform the operation.
While I have heard of this practice
before, this article really shows how far some people are willing to go to enhance their consciousness. Apparently this has been going on for some time
First link possibly NSFW due to bloody pics
posted by bashos_frog
on Feb 23, 2004 -
was: Computer Programmer, now: Tigerman.
In San Diego, some jerk spent $150,000 to tattoo his face, file his teeth into points, etc. Why, you are clearly asking? Because he wants to be a cat
. Dude. Spend your dot-com cash on something constructive, like jackelope ranches or x10 cameras.
posted by rev-
on Aug 29, 2001 -
- just like tug of war, only with steel hooks embedded into your back. It's a gruesome article but it makes a good point. As tattoos and conventional piercings become ever more mainstream, self-respecting freaks have to push boundaries ever further. And maybe someday, even this will seem tame.
posted by jia
on May 31, 2001 -
Amputation by choice
people who want to have one or more limb cut off (and in some cases achieve their desire, by self-help or medical intervention) explored in The Atlantic
posted by MattD
on Dec 13, 2000 -