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Meet Mandy Taylor, fetish model extraordinaire and friend of the Screaming Mime Theater. Stunningly beautiful as a blonde or with jet black tresses, Mandy impresses with every pose she strikes, her ample bosom and callipygian frame burning itself into the retinas of all who behold her. Murdered by ROBOTS are such big fans that we’ve recorded an original song in her honor, and included it on our self-titled debut album (available for free digital download on Soundcloud at https://soundcloud.com/#screaming-mime-theater/sets/tijuana-bible-college).

“No kick in the balls is ever too sore

from Mandy, the Queen of Testicle Torture

a dirty bare foot is only as good

as she who stood tall while fainter hearts falter”

Listen to and download “Mandy, the Queen of Testicle Torture”  here: https://soundcloud.com/#screaming-mime-theater/bones-wav

And check out her Model Mayhem portfolio: http://www.modelmayhem.com/MandyTaylor

And watch her in our music video short: http://youtu.be/PdODNKph0GM

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Murdered by ROBOTS returned to terrestrial airwaves Tuesday night (01/29/13), making our third appearance on Lumpytunes!, 96.5 WSLR’s premiere oasis for eclectic and experimental audio chaos, debuting our brand new cover of the obscure Monkees track “Zilch” (Dolenz, Jones, Nesmith, Tork). Our eternal gratitude goes out to The Head Lump Rob Demperio for all of his support past, present and future. For those of you who missed it, you can download the song for free off of our Soundcloud page at https://soundcloud.com/screaming-mime-theater/zilch-monkees-cover or listen to it as one of the featured cuts on our latest Murdered by ROBOTS podcast on Spreaker.com titled “Surfing the Oort Cloud” at http://www.spreaker.com/user/5289522/surfing_the_oort_cloud.

Life, be it Organic or Artificial, is GOOD.

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As a child of the 70’s and 1980’s, I developed a lifelong love affair with the low-budget movie, that oft reviled red-haired stepchild of legitimate filmmaking that is the providence of brain-eating zombies, women in prison, lusty Third Reich uber-vixxxens and Hollywood chainsaw hookers… Those craptacular midnight movies and exploitation classics that provided the raw material for drive-ins, grindhouses and late night cable television outlets, as well as creating masturbatory fodder for guinnea pigs, myself included, who hit puberty amidst this non-stop assault of celluloid decadence and delicious indecency! I was one of many Generation Xers, a casualty of the post-nuclear family, a radioactive offspring of well-meaning but distracted baby boomers who attended to their respective midlife crisis while we bathed in the loving glare of our TV’s cathode rays.  And while June Cleaver was busy burning her bra, and Ward went off to start family number two, it was shows like Chiller Theater and Commander USA’s Groovie  Movies that babysat me and my fellow forgotten, and filled our impressionable minds with non-stop images of nipply death and ill-conceived pandemonium.

The above picture is a sample of that b-movie aesthetic that I often strive for in my photography. I aspire to recreate the look and feel of sleazy pulp-fiction novel covers and exploitation movie posters, the kind of eye-raising imagery that titillates the imagination with promises lurid thrills and simple, goofy fun! It is also inspired by the Murdered by ROBOTS song “Dumpster Baby” which is featured on our self-titled debut album. To listen to the track or to download it for free, visit: https://soundcloud.com/#screaming-mime-theater/dumpsterbaby-m4a-2