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Collage 10 Interpretation 01

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As good as any. We can return to Collage 09 if needed. Who lives in the white house that dominates 10?

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bb:

I hate to say it, Hucka D., but it may be a racist that lives there. Like McCoy.

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Hucka D.:

That would be the little yellow one. You are[ unfortunately] correct. Brak’s stars and stripes gives him away. Here’s a picture from “Baker Bloch in England”. Brak is the King. We do not have a picture of his Queen in the new series. But this is the same Brak and giving the same warm welcome. This is his house[ once more]. We are in Stonethwaite, true — another farm — but we are still also in Wiltshire. We’ve never left Wiltshire. We will never leave, you and I. You can still visit me, Baker Bloch, Baker Blinker at the Temple Farm.

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bb:

But it’s more than that, I’m picking up you want to say.

Hucka D.:

Yes. You have limited yourself in your talking[ about carrcasses] to others to SID’s 1st Oz and before. You are acting like nothing happened after the Civil War (yourself) in this respect. You have not freed the true carrcasses beyond SID’s 1st Oz. You are still fighting the Civil War.

bb:

Interesting and perhaps a little peculiar comparison.

Hucka D.:

You are lying to others, true?

bb:

Yes.

Hucka D.:

They do not appreciate this.

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bb:

But it’s more.

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Hucka D.:

Yes. This is about Arkansas, one of the loser states. I’ve always stated that you should center everything on Arkansas and not pay attention to that Show-Me state just to the north.

bb:

Missouri[ you mean].

Hucka D.:

I’m not saying that name.

bb:

Why do you hate Missouri so much, Hucka D.?

Hucka D.:

Because it isn’t the center. *Your* center.

bb:

But you are also limiting yourself in this way.

Hucka D.:

We can only go so far in this life. There are winners and there are losers[ always]. (pause)

bb:

So what I’m thinking — picking up — is that you are equating Arkansas with SID’s 1st Oz.

Hucka D.:

You know it.

bb:

Hillary is from Arkansas. Bill…

Hucka D.:

What happened in [delete name]?

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Collage 12: “Triumph of the Toys”

Part 1:

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Part 2:

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I think this might be finished.

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Collage 09 Interpretation 02

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We’ve already mentioned recently that Sam Parr Model in Sam Parr collage 07 has the head of a fox: Redd Foxx once more. This would be the collage just after his first appearance in my work in the Collage 06/07 diptych of that earlier series. And this same Sam Parr Model image now appears in both parts of “Darth Redder”, and, in its second part, with the superimposed head of Redd Foxx once more (2x larger than before in respect to the body). Is this a representation of the akh or haunting spirit?

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So his head is covered with the Darth Vader helmet, but simultaneously appears on Sam Parr Model in the background to the right. The group of people in front of her from the first part of the animation have meanwhile disappeared. They seem to be the same as the floating body in front of them. We know this from a prior interpretation of Collage 07 in the new series, which contain these same images. Instead of reproducing the collages, I’ll just give links to the 2 part interpretation:

https://bakerbloch.wordpress.com/2015/05/21/collage-07-analysis-01/

https://bakerbloch.wordpress.com/2015/05/21/collage-07-analysis-02/

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Hucka D.:

What’s Darth Redder reaching for on the right side?

bb:

Good morning, Hucka D. I was hoping you’d show up. The tetraptych is a difficult one to interpret because of the overall complexity. I had the same problem with the Falmouth tetraptych, the first one I did. The analysis of Gilatona-Lis, going pretty smoothly up to that point, got a bit mired there. And it’s Darth Vader on the right side. Darth Redder is just a name I invented to fuse Redd Foxx and Darth Vader together. He’s reaching for… well, he had [a dancing] *Brak* in his hand. Here’s the source image. We can go from there.

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It’s the logo of sorts for the carrcass I’ve numbered “Carrcass-0”. Can I give the actual name out here?

Hucka D.:

Might as well. It’s Aunt Frylock. (pause) Isn’t it?

bb:

No. It’s [delete name]. Well, I don’t seem to be able to give the name out. Wait… silly me, that’s not the name anyway. Okay, I’ll say it. It’s [delete name].

Hucka D.:

Let me try. “Empire Strikes Brak”. How’s that? Did you hear that well enough?

bb:

Let me check the blog post (checks). Yes (!). It showed up for you. Hmmm.

Hucka D.:

It’s because I’m a Greenheader next to Red Head.

bb:

Anyway, so we have a mashup of named “Empire Strikes Back” with “The Brak Show”, like in the carrcass. The scene is Darth Vader “reaching” out to his son Luke Skywalker, asking him to join him, or to join the Dark Side.

Hucka D.:

That’s correct. Like he did.

bb:

No, Hucka D., he didn’t join his father. He stayed on the Light Side of The Force.

Hucka D.:

Well, how did he do that without getting killed? There was no way off that pole but down, and that was a mile long fall at least. He couldn’t have made it. Movie sequel over after [roughly] 1 hour. Partial price of tickets had to be refunded. You tell me how he did it?

bb (smiling):

Yes, Hucka D., you’re setting me up. We know now how Luke Skywalker escaped the clutches of Darth Vader and didn’t fall to his death. It is because he had a magic toenail and simply wished himself into at least a slightly better place. This is a gift from *Brak*.

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But where Collage 09 joins with Collage 10 we have overlapping animations, an interesting effect for certain. Darth Vader reaches out to *12 Oz Mouse* here, and there’s also another animated Brak nearby — in the same driveway that Vader’s arm extends over a bit. Is this a perfect place to segue to an interpretation of Collage 10, Hucka D.?

Hucka D.:

As good as any. We can return to Collage 09 if needed. Who lives in the white house that dominates 10?

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Collage 09 Interpretation 01

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So here we go. I’m as ready as I’ll probably ever be. And Hucka D., I’m assuming, is going to help. It’s in his job description[ after all]. I call this one “Darth Redder”. It’s a two part animation, like all 4 collages making up the Collage 8, 9, 10, 11 tetraptych. Should it have an overall name? Anyway, I’ve already given an interpretation of Collage 08 (“Animation Station”) here and also here.

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“Darth Redder, Part 1”

What are we looking at here? We’re seeing the image of Redd Foxx playing Fred Sanford doing his famous heart attack routine already mentioned a couple of times recently in this blog. To remind everyone of the story — and the cruel, ironic twist about it — check here:

http://www.wikilou.com/1.20.0/index.php?title=Redd_Foxx

Foxx appeared to be making a comeback with the 1991 series The Royal Family, in which he co-starred with his long-time friend Della Reese. During a break from rehearsals on October 11, 1991, a fatal heart attack felled him on the set. Reportedly, Reese and the rest of the cast and crew thought he was doing his classic (and in this case, ironic) “I’m coming, Elizabeth” fake heart attack routine he made famous on Sanford And Son, even going as far as collapsing to the floor, although that was not part of the usual schtick. However, this heart attack was real, and Foxx never regained consciousness.

The central picture of Mr. Foxx from “Darth Redder” of course is not the picture of his actual death but the fake one from his famous Sanford and Son series. Superimposed on his torso is an actual red fox, harking back to this older post. I’ll quote some again…

https://bakerbloch.wordpress.com/2014/08/04/oracle-time/

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bb (“reading” map):

A little carr. Spider. To navigate the narrow streets of Bath. Drive/Steer a Littcarr. Then something about Reddfoxx and racial issues. White… black. Take a Gander, I suppose.

And I believe that’s the first mention of Redd Foxx in this Frank and Herman Einstein! Blog. Slightly later we find that he could be one of the 6 or 7 enrollees at the short lived Sam Parr State College in Collagesity, Noru, and seemingly the only African-American of the bunch. We also find out that although he is only a straight “C” student, he still may have better entrance grades than anyone else.

Foxx appropriately then appears in several Sam Parr series collages, namely Collage 07 (a diptych with Collage 06), and then also in Collage 08. In Collage 07, he rises from the far edge of Sam Parr Lake, below a giant arching, frog tossing figure of Sam Parr Model, who seems to be a stand-in here for the primary Collagesity deity we call Carrcassonnee. He flashes an okay sign with his hand to the picture viewer. Although we have red foxes in a number of collages prior to this, we don’t have Redd Foxx himself appearing until now. He has manifested.

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In the first part of the same of the dipytch (left hand side) we have a red fox, the same image used in “Darth Redder”. This is also a new collage image (not the same as the old foxes), and is drawn by another Sam Parr who I call Sam Parr Artist (or SPA) to differentiate from Sam Parr Model (SPaM) and the rest.

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I consciously doubled these images in that diptych, but on opposite sides. In “Darth Redder”, the images are combined or fused in the middle. I had the feeling that the red fox in Redd’s arms is his soul or ka, perhaps to become an ahk. When it departs from his arms, he is dead, attack completed. Some ancient Egyptians believed that under favorable circumstances the ahk is created that could present itself as a ghost of the deceased. Redd Foxx himself is said to have haunted his old Las Vegas house, seized by the IRA for back taxes in 1989.

In part 2 of the animation…

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“Darth Redder, Part 2”

… the fox is gone, and instead we have a floating body appearing from behind a rock wall to the right. It has seemingly replaced the Darth Vader “reaching” image from part 1, and instead we find the dark Vader mask covering the face of the “dead” Redd Foxx. This is the departure of the ka from the body in my opinion at the moment of death.

Redd Foxx represents The Father, as he played in Sanford *and Son*. There he faked heart attacks. This one depicted here is the real deal. An sad faced orange m&m pendant hanging in the same tree looks on.

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Collage 10 (to finish!)

This is part 3 of 4 of the newest Stonethwaite tetraptych (yes, there are 2 of ’em now). I call this section of the overall work “Holey”, another 2 part animation like all the rest:

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Collage 11

I skipped Collage 10 for now and moved on to part 4 of 4 of the overall tetraptych. This collage is once again a 2 part animation, and I call it “Rainbow Men”. All grafted images originally lay solely on the right side of picture. But that changed with the addition of the rainbow m&m’s. Written interpretations soon…

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Collage 08 analysis 01

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“Apparently I’m going to create a tetraptych composed of what I’m numbering as Collage 08, 09, 10, and 11 of the new series. This series is still without a name. Is it “merely” a continuation of the Embarras series on the floor below, cobbled together earlier this year? Sam Parr (the series before the last one) might represent the final “traditional” collage series based around images gathered from a particular Jasper County geographic name. I’m confused.”

Hucka D.:

Just start — or continue — analyzing the collages and let the other pieces fall naturally into place as they may. Let’s continue then with “Animation Nation.” Sorry… this is “Animation Station”. The center is the tiny Newfoundland railroad station that Finnbar McBride inherited to begin the Station Agent film. He is a wee person, and he is seen standing next to the door of the station in the second part of the animation. In the first part he is absent. Most of this animation makes simple sense, except for the human characters, which number 4 5. The rest are animation characters. They make a direct animation with themselves. Let’s list them out. Do you want to give it a shot?

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bb:

Sure. There’s Shake and Boxy Brown from Aqua Teen Hunger Force in the foreground. They’re on opposite sides of that rain puddle. A man with undefined face puts his hand directly in the middle of Boxy Brown’s hair. We know that this is the opposition of black and white across the puddle. You say it…

Hucka D.:

Taijitu.

bb:

Hmmm. Anyway. Let’s see. Then just sticking with Aqua Teen Hunger Force characters, we have an animated Insanoflex from the movie “Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters”. What a title! Boxy Brown also makes a cameo in that film. And both, along with Shake of course — a main Aqua Teen characters as opposed to the other 2 who are more role players — appear in carrcasses. Or one carrcass, and that would be Carrcass-0. Carrcasses, Hucka D.

Hucka D.:

Yes, this is about those pesky carrcasses in part. Hard to keep their influence out of collages for long. So go ahead…

bb:

The Insanoflex is dancing atop the truck, just to clarify. His head is in the sky — transparent. All of these cartoon characters have a common source in the “Space Ghost Coast to Coast” series, Hucka D. Space Ghost and direct cohorts are sitting in a central table of [Collage 08]. Brak dances right center. He is a role player in Space Ghost Coast to Coast, but becomes the star in the spinoff “The Brak Show”, and takes Space Ghost’s Zorak with him. Likewise, “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” has its origins in Space Ghost — another spinoff show as it were.

Hucka D.:

As it is. Had to add that.

bb:

And then that leaves only Fitz the mouse from “12 Oz Mouse”. It’s kind of the successor to Aqua Teen, in turn, but only through the carrcasses in main. That is, Carrcass-1 is centered around 12 Oz Mouse, while the former carrcass was based around the Aqua Teen movie. So that’s Aqua Teen and The Brak Show spinning off from Space Ghost Coast to Coast, and the 12 Oz Mouse kind of spinning off from Aqua Teen I suppose.

Hucka D.:

Correct. [He is the] culmination.

bb:

12 Oz Mouse is closer to my sensibilities than any of it, but the late Space Ghost episodes come somewhat close. Kind of like the late Beethoven quartets. Masterpieces.

Hucka D.:

Not quite. But: yeah.

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bb:

So here are all those same cartoon characters in the second part of the Collage 08 animation, Hucka D. All make simple animations with their counterparts in part 1. Shake’s mouth opens and closes. Boxy Brown nods forward and then backwards. Brak dances in place. The Insanoflex on top of the truck moves its legs back and forth in a strutting motion. Then the central table with the Space Ghost characters has a mysterious guest appear on it in part 1, actually. This is Edward Swift, the Southern writer we’ve seen in a number of other Collagesity collages. The one who spent his childhood in Camp Ruby, Texas and later treated those times as a kind of Eden. He also stands for the Second Life sim Rubi and its own paradisiacal forest. Lucky is a bridge: Camp Ruby was once called Lucky, and a Lucky’s Magic Village was found in Rubi’s VWX Town, later to become part of the town’s museum. And it’s still found in Collagesity’s museum. I didn’t make up the name, however. That was just the name of the object that I found in [insert sim location] a couple of years back, I suppose — copyable. But that’s the guy that magically appears on the table. Hmmm… Lucky’s Magic Village is now on a table in the aforementioned museum… (checks) Well, actually as I’m checking inworld through Baker Bloch now, the village sits on the ground to make room for the historic map of VWX Town above it.

Hucka D.:

You are writing swell this morning. You have covered all the cartoon characters of the Collage 08. All have source in Space Ghost. Baker Bloch’s father is actually elder Space Ghost. Baker Bloch is Space Ghost’s spinoff as well.

bb:

I suppose so, Hucka D.

Hucka D.:

Baker Blinker is also possessed by Master Shake of Aqua Teen Hunger Force pictured in the foreground. Is the curse still affected?

bb:

I don’t think so. The spell was broken with the creation of Carrcass-1 beyond Carrcass-0. 12 Oz Mouse took the upper hand over Aqua Teen Hunger Force then. 12 Oz Mouse is the chief cartoon now.

Hucka D.:

Nice. What does he do in the animation.

bb:

What he always does: drink.

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