Hello all artists who are participating in our annual D-O-M-S-O-W-Y-T-D-B-L-L contest. (Draw or Make Something of What You Think Dirk Benedict Looks Like if you are ignorant). And to those who don’t care. You know who you are Dudley! To update you there is only just a little over 10 months left to submit your creations as July […]
Permit us yet again, Little Leaguers, as we tread a path down Memory Lane for another lesson in Hard Cheap Knock history. When you get old, you get nostalgic. When you get nostalgic, you get worried. When you get worried, you get lawyers. When you get lawyers, they make you document every last idiotic detail. This […]
A long time ago, in a Dekalb county far, far away, 6 men among boys brought forth some fun and hijinks onto what people called paper or “flexible wood”. It twas in a little zine called HardKnock. Please now witness a classic insertion from that nationwide adored collection. This one is from HardKnock#5 – published in […]
Hello creatives citizens of the USA and parts of Europe. It is finally August 14th and that means it is time to: “Draw or Make Something of What You Think Dirk Benedict Looks Like” ( Or D-O-M-S-O-W-Y-T-D-B-L-L for short.) For those just joining us we will retell the rules as some have changed. O F F I C I A L […]
The astonishing story of how Hard Cheap Knock pioneered Inner Eyelid Printing™… For decades Hard Cheap Knock has been pushing boundaries and exploring vanguard ideas in art, humor, comics, fictional ads, funny looking characters, inside jokes, commerce, soft playpen netting, erotica, and literature. But what few readers not in the industry know is that before […]
You can imagine my delight/disappointment when, while desperately tearing apart the attic in search of my September 1984 issue of Penthouse, the one with Traci Lords, I instead came across this little gem of pre-history. Since I mentioned in a recent post, in passing, that we used to be a print publication, many an astute […]
This is only somewhat related, but the best advice a fellow could ever get regarding the pursuit of romance and women’s affections, is to take a look at that Michael Jackson video where he hollers: you knock me off my feet now baby, and then bellows with unrestrained lust. Listen, just try it and you’ll see. […]
Like a million vanilla said girl you know, it’s true.* – Kool Klench™ *Ask your doctor if Kool Klench is right for you. Possible side-effects include: forgetfulness, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, nausea and vomiting, allergic reactions, heart problems, dependence, forgetfulness, restless leg syndrome, restless genital syndrome, forgetfulness, droopy eyelids, lazy eyes, lazy ears, tinnitus, colorful urine, forgetfulness, […]
1996 was a great year for lyrics.
Maximum S.F.W. – Kool Klench.