Hans Memling: Art And Wealth In The 1400s

On February 9, 2020 by Lazer Horse

Art and money rarely go hand in hand. Although, of course, individual artists can make a living and, in rare cases, make a significant income, it is not the norm. Hans Memling, born...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fórn — Rights Of Despair

On March 3, 2019 by Lazer Horse

Doom metal has morphed wildly over the last few decades. It has left the cold comfort of the shadows and now lies, gasping for breath in the searing light of the full moon....

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Artist Turns Old Dolls Into Haunting Hyperreal Toys

On March 2, 2019 by Lazer Horse

Some bloke from Ukraine picks up old dolls from charity shops and bins, and repaints their faces. It’s a simple idea, but the results are quite incredible. I must admit, I’m not a...

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Ugly Babies From The Renaissance Era

On December 9, 2017 by Lazer Horse
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Today, I present to you one of the most magnificent Tumblr accounts on the market. It showcases reams and reams of Renaissance paintings that feature ugly babies. It’s simply called Ugly Renaissance Babies; it delivers what it promises....

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Amasunzu: The World’s Freshest Haircut

On October 22, 2017 by Lazer Horse
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We don’t cover all that many fashion topics here at Lazer Horse Towers, but the Amasunzu haircut is a worthy exception. It is wonderful. The crest-like hairstyle originated in Rwanda; it was traditionally worn...

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USSR Counterculture in the 1970s

On September 24, 2017 by Lazer Horse
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In 1970s USSR it was not a great idea to stand out from the crowd. Fitting in was the safest bet; but, like kids in all cultures, the USSR youth liked to dress up and...

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Photographer Luc Kordas: Life In High Contrast

On January 10, 2017 by Lazer Horse
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Luc Kordas has been taking photos for over a decade. In the early days, he focused on portraits and street photography; still today, that’s where his passion lies. For the past 2 years, Kordas has...

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China: Weird Photos Part 1

On December 11, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Over the years, we’ve covered a lot of interesting stuff from China. We covered stories about fake graveyards, towns designed to look like London and Paris, huge ghost cities, massive statues and so-called...

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Cannibal Chickens Wearing Rose-Tinted Glasses

On October 8, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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This is a story of chicken farming, rose-tinted spectacles, and the fight against cannibalism. It’s a rather bleak affair to be honest, but worth knowing about. In the seedy world of early 20th-century chicken...

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Pokemon Cosplay: Wins And Fails

On July 15, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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You can’t have missed the Pokemon Go phenomenon that is currently sweeping the known universe. Today, purely for “research purposes.” I downloaded the Pokemon Go app myself. I’ve given it a whirl and,...

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