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The Bizarrest Date in History March 29, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
The Bizarrest Date in History

Long-term readers of this blog will know that Beachcombing has a thing about futurist food: previous posts have included, indeed, an overview of attempts by the futurists to revolutionize what we eat and, perhaps better, still an unusual meal that ended with a woman being devoured. For those who have not the time or the […]

The Meal that Stopped a Suicide October 9, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
The Meal that Stopped a Suicide

As Beach soars out of his convalescence here is a modern nonsense post to enjoy from the immortal meals series. The problem is that Beach cannot be sure that this meal ever took place: given the loons involved it may just have been a Futurist fantasy. But where the likes of Marinetti and Fillìa are […]

Zoological Soup and Aroused Pig: Futurist Cooking November 19, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
Zoological Soup and Aroused Pig: Futurist Cooking

Futurism was one of the twentieth century’s more bizarre ideologies. Founded in Italy just before the First World War – though coming to maturity in the 1920s – it made a cult out of what was new while despising the ‘old’. So speeding planes, falling bombs or soaring modern buildings were good. Whereas the canals […]