The Müscleheaded Blog

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Welcome to the new home of the Müscleheaded Blog.

My name is Chris, and I’m a mature, married, Southern power-lifter who likes to hear himself write.

I’m a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a graduate of the Brown Institute, and currently compete in Masters Strongman.

Snarky humor, vintage pinups, and weirdos in the news are just a few of the things I like ……

And I’ve been known to sneak all kinds of things in this here blog.

You really never know what’s gonna be showing up next.

So, my advice would be to subscribe, and try to visit right-regular like.

My blog theme is called ‘Dusk to Dawn’, and it’s kinda appropriate, since I’m usually here in the late evening/early morning EST.

a1It’s also rather androcentric and iconoclastic—

so, if you offend easily, can’t stand sexual references, or if you just hate men,

please take a raincheck on the follow, with no hard feelings.

I don’t consider masculinity a ‘persona’ or a ‘put on’….

— it’s simply how men are, and should be.

If you don’t like the way I express that,
well, that’s tough.
See ya.

How you read my posts, whether you want to take them at face value, or whether you want to look harder, well, I leave that up to you.

Art, if that’s what it is, always means something different to the viewer than the creator… so, don’t let that worry you none.

A lot of the art featured on the Muscleheaded Blog is vintage —

I like to collect postcards and published ephemera from the early 1900’s in particular….

….. and you’ll see a lot of my collection here.

If you want to know more about the Muscleheaded Blog,
you can read my post:  ” Just What The Hell Is It All About Anyway?

You can also visit my online gym, which features articles about fitness, strength, and gym culture–
at http://muscleheadgym.wordpress.com .

I love motorcycles–
my most popular post, on British Motorcycles, is here.

I also like to write about travel…
like: ” The Beaches of St. John, USVI

Do you like vintage pin ups?
Well, we have an awful lot of posts on that subject to choose from,
but you can start here: ” The Pin Up Art of Gil Elvgren ” —

or– ” The Sensual Art of Raphael Kirchner ” .

( There’s an index on that post that will lead you to a lot of other posts about Pin Up Artists, too. )

You can read what I like to call my best general art blogs:
The Art of Maxfield Parrish
or
“The Poster Art of Leonetto Cappiello” .

You could read one of my humor blogs like:
“Weirdly Radioactive “,
Misogyny and You
or
“Advice for the Hopelessly Hopeless“.

Yeah…

I’m thinking one of those posts might let you know what you’re really letting yourself in for.

lossecannonA loose cannon?

Sure.

Hey, like it or lump it …

I never said this blog was for everyone.

Submissions are always welcome-

I’m trying very hard to make this blog interactive,

… and I love to get mail !

Please send them to carolinamuscle@outlook.com .

I sincerely appreciate visitors, and enjoy reading comments to my posts.

So, jump on and hold tight…

The only thing I’ll promise ya is a wild ride.

HOY!

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Rubbing It The Right Way

attentionAlrighty….
now that
I’ve got your attention.

I’m sorry…
I’ve been feeling
really randy —

Man, you got no idea.

(no knothole is safe right now)

— and I guess I haven’t been
taking it out on the readers
near as much as
I think I should be.a32

Umm…
wait,
maybe that sentence
needs a rewrite.

Or maybe this
whole blog does,
now that I think about it.

So, meh.

As I was saying before
I rudely interupted myself
by giving in, once again,
to my short attention span —

flower— about the only subject
that CAN hold my attention
for any length of time
is our general topic today.

Well, alright….
I guess I should narrow
it down a bit, huh?

I do love vintage
dirty paperback covers —

— the kind that were hidden
behind the counter so
you could see ’em,
but just barely —

if you were an adult –

(which at the time,lovecamp
I certainly was not)

and had some money –

(which at the time,
I certainly did not)

you could just mosey
on back there
real casual like,
and pick up two or three
of these literary gems.

Hey, for 75 cents,
you could get
cheap thrills galore.

Being a visual guyhoyden
that I am, though,
when I was able
to get my greedy
little hands on
one of these things,
I found the fact
that there were
no pictures inside
rather disappointing,
because the cover art
seemed to be making
promises that words,
any words,
but especially the
words found in thesewild
cheap novelettes,
just couldn’t keep.

Talk about
writing bad checks.

Still,
I managed to suffer through.

And I can now look back
with semi-fond memories
of hiding these things
and somehow always having
my Mom find em anyway.

Boys will be boys, ya know.

!!!!!! HOY !!!!!!

(for more on this subject,
see my post “Pulp Fantasy
on most of these channels. )

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