Cox-Dorée Institure

Merry Christmas from Tickle Finger Land!

Asparagus – dir. Suzan Pitt (1979)


Asparagus by Suzan Pitt. Available on DVD here. Wonderful.

Anna & The Juniper Dog


Here’s a quick peep at our book design for Anna & The Juniper Dog, written by our dear friend and colleague, Geoff Cox. This books marks part two of the Anna trilogy following Anna & The Witch’s Bottle published in 2010. All illustrations by Rohan Daniel Eason. Available now from Black Maps.

Mary Ellen Bute (1906-1983)


The incredibly beautiful work of Mary Ellen Bute.

Conrad Schnitzler (1937-2011)


RIP Conrad Schnitzler

The Sinful Dwarf (1973)

Nice title sequence, courtesy of the Cox-Dorée Institure.

Russian Smokes


Courtesy of the Cox-Dorée Institure.

Haunted Air

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Haunted Air is a beautiful new book by Ossian Brown, featuring his collection of anonymous Hallowe’en photographs, lovingly resurrected from garage sales and junk shops across America. The images are both chilling and intriguing, and remind us of a time when this Pagan tradition meant something far more than selling themed goods. There’s a foreword by David Lynch, and (more importantly) a rather poetic afterword by long-time La Boca friend, colleague and inspiration, Geoff Cox (described as “ornate and bejewelled writing” on 6Music a couple of weeks ago). Essential viewing/reading we think.

Available at Amazon now.

Published by Jonathan Cape
ISBN: 978-0224089708

Aviaros del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary

We like Sloths. These friends are from Costa Rica and live in the worlds only Sloth orphanage.

Rabbit a La Berlin – Bartosz Konopka (2009)

Very intrigued by this movie. Hope I can catch it somewhere…

Throwie Rat vs Duck Mouse


Some nice creative taxidermy lessons over at Instructables. If you’re stuck indoors on a rainy Sunday afternoon here’s all you need to know to make your very own Throwie Rat or Duck Mouse. Thanks to the Cox-Dorée Institure.

Nobuhiko Obayashi – Hausu (1977)


Released on DVD in the UK for the first time on 25/01/2010 by Eureka!. Can’t wait.