Andres Serrano. Semen and Blood III. 1990.
1964. Color transparency by John Dominis, Life magazine photo archive.
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That connection between language and magic may be clearer in the word “spell.” It denotes both the order of letters to form words and an incantation to show your mystical power and influence. As that great grammarian Screamin’ Jay Hawkins once explained, “I put a spell on you … cause you’re mine.
To bee or not 2B
The Post-Literate (R)Evolution