Monthly Archives: November 2010

Escape from the Ordinary

There are several groups that offer suspension performance as part of their services, but few that are completely captivating even in just their still photos. With their excellent attention to details such as costuming, makeup, and theatrics, Escape Suspension is...
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Pull Grandpa’s Finger

Once upon a time the suspension world was full of young-uns.  Of course there was the occasional old guy that got involved, but for the most part it was a young person’s games.  Now a couple of decades later, what...
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Flesh Hook Foosball

A few weeks ago Facebook started buzzing with stories of mixing sports and suspension.  At first glance I thought the messages were saying “Football.” Hmmm, how do you put on a game of suspension football?  Work was busy so I...
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Getting Sketchy

Many of you may have already heard the name Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School before. For those of you who are less familiar with it, Dr. Sketchy’s is an alternative art movement that brings together artists of every level with underground...
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Cutting Loose in Vienna

For anyone who has had the opportunity to see Pain Solution in person, I doubt I need to explain what a fantastic show they put on. They recently performed for the Vienna Tattoo Convention which was held November 6th and...
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Blood Manor Review

From guest writer Ricky Williams: DiSgrACeLaND Hook Squad hosted another month of hooks and blood at NYC’s Blood Manor. It was great to see everyone from all over the states and even Ireland come out and participate in this months...
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Dead Acres

There was no shortage of Halloween suspensions this year, and one of the best videos I have had the pleasure of seeing came from the Haunted Hoochie at Dead Acres in Pataskala, OH. This haunted attraction has been making people...
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A Weekend of Wickedness

Halloween weekend brought more than just trick-or-treating to Omaha, Nebraska. The Something Wicked Goth Ball returned for it’s seventh year, which I am told makes it one of the longest running goth events of this type in the nation. There...
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Corinth Park Cleanup

***Update: The date has been changed to Sunday November 21st.*** As some of you may have heard Corinth Park (1837 Corinth/1800 Lear) was recently vandalized. All the artwork was ruined, main power cut, toilets destroyed and cement poured into the...
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Ritual Arisings

Forearm suspensions are one of those poses that make me stop and stare for a moment. I don’t know if it’s that many of the women I have seen doing it look so gracefully positioned, or the fact that, being...
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